Uruguay 2017 International Religious Freedom Report

Uruguay 2017 International Religious Freedom Report   Executive Summary The constitution provides for freedom of religion and affirms the state supports no religion.  Legal statutes prohibit discrimination based on religion. The government (the Supreme Court, the Attorney General’s Office and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs) together with the Latin American Jewish Congress sponsored an academic ...
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Trump Nominates Kenneth S. George to be Ambassador of the United States of America in Uruguay

Kenneth S. George of Texas, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Oriental Republic of Uruguay. Mr. George previously served as Assistant Secretary and Director General of the U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service in the Department of Commerce (1981-1985). He has served as a State Representative in the ...
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The United States will expel 48 Russian officials serving at Russia’s bilateral mission to the United States

On March 4, Russia used a military-grade nerve agent to attempt to murder a British citizen and his daughter in Salisbury. This attack on our Ally the United Kingdom put countless innocent lives at risk and resulted in serious injury to three people, including a police officer. In response to this outrageous violation of the ...
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White House Framework On Immigration Reform & Border Security

The White House Office of the Press Secretary January 25, 2018 White House Framework On Immigration Reform & Border Security BORDER SECURITY: Securing the Southern and Northern border of the United States takes a combination of physical infrastructure, technology, personnel, resources, authorities, and the ability to close legal loopholes that are exploited by smugglers, traffickers, cartels, criminals ...
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United States Embassy finances social project of Dartmouth and UCUDAL universities, that seeks solutions to youth unemployment in Uruguay

The Embassy of the United States in Uruguay announced that it will finance a Pilot Business Education Plan with a $60,000 grant that will be prepared by students from both universities and will be aimed at young people between 15 and 29 years of age who do not work formally or participate in the Uruguayan ...
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The United States forcefully condemns the elections imposed on July 30 for the National Constituent Assembly in Venezuela

Statement by HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON July 30, 2017 Defending Democracy in Venezuela The United States forcefully condemns the elections imposed on July 30 for the National Constituent Assembly, which is designed to replace the legitimately elected National Assembly and undermine the Venezuelan people’s right to self-determination. We will not allow Venezuela’s democracy to be eroded. ...
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In recognition of LGBTI Month

PRESS STATEMENT Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC June 7, 2017 In recognition of LGBTI Month, the Department of State affirms its solidarity with the human rights defenders and civil society organizations working around the world to uphold the fundamental freedoms of LGBTI persons to live with dignity and freedom. We also recognize ...
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