Joint Statement on the Second U.S.-Uruguay Annual Bilateral Inter-Ministerial Dialogue

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON FEBRUARY 15, 2024 The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America and the Republic of Uruguay on the occasion of the Second U.S.-Uruguay Annual Bilateral Inter-Ministerial Dialogue. Begin Text. The United States and Uruguay held their second Annual Bilateral Inter-Ministerial Dialogue in Washington on …

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Head of U.S. Southern Command to visit Uruguay for talks on bilateral defense cooperation

Richardson will visit Uruguay Feb. 5-8, 2024 to meet with senior government and military leaders and discuss the bilateral defense partnership between the United States and Uruguay.

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Remarks by José W. Fernández at the Economic Health Dialogue of the Americas Strategic Summit

REMARKS JOSE W. FERNANDEZ, UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH, ENERGY, AND THE ENVIRONMENT MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY DECEMBER 6, 2023 Good afternoon. Thank you to Dr. Barbosa of PAHO [Pan American Health Organization] and Minister Rando for your welcome and for your continued support towards the success of the Economic and Health Dialogue of the Americas [EHA]. In June 2022, the United States, under the leadership of Secretary of State …

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United States, Uruguay, Peru and Argentina join efforts to combat cybercrime

More than 30 judges, prosecutors, and police officers from Uruguay, Peru, and Argentina gathered in Montevideo from August 14 to 18 to participate in a conference on cybercrime organized by the U.S. Department of Justice’s International Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property (ICHIP) program and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. 

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The USCGC Stone (WMSL 758) arrived in the Port of Montevideo, Uruguay for a scheduled visit Sunday

Stone’s second visit to Montevideo in as many years comes at an opportune time, as the United States and Uruguay mark the 70th anniversary of the 1953 Mutual Defense Assistance Agreement between the nations.

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Apply now! Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program for International Teachers

The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA) is an intensive non-credit, non-degree, six-week professional development program at a U.S. university, for secondary school teachers of English as a Foreign Language, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Special Education teachers from these subjects. Apply now!

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International Day of Peace Overshadowed by Russian Invasion in Ukraine

Today, September 21, International Day of Peace, we reaffirm our conviction that responsible diplomacy is the only way to resolve this crisis and we call on the entire world not to divert attention from what is happening in Ukraine.

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Uruguay Navy participates in Exercise PANAMAX with U.S., 18 other nations

Two Uruguay Navy officers were funded by the U.S. Navy to travel to Mayport, Florida, U.S.A. to participate in the Exercise PANAMAX 2022. The event concluded in August at U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet (USNAVSO/4th Fleet). This is the second consecutive year in which Uruguay has participated. Last year, Uruguay sent experts from …

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President Biden Announces Host City for Ninth Summit of the Americas

The vital national interests of the United States are inextricably bound to the fortunes of our closest neighbors in the Americas. To that end, the ability of our democracies to close the gap between what we promise and what we deliver depends in no small part on what we do, together, to make it better. …

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U.S. Coast Guard Ship Donation Deal Finalized as First Step in Uruguayan Navy’s Fleet Modernization

On December 15, 2021, Admiral Jorge Wilson, Commander of the Uruguayan Navy, signed a Letter of Acceptance (LOA) finalizing the government-to-government agreement between the United States and Uruguay, allowing Uruguay to accept three Protector Class vessels as part of a grant from the United States Coast Guard as part of the Uruguayan Navy’s Fleet Modernization …

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In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, SOUTHCOM Humanitarian Assistance in Uruguay and the region shows friendship and focuses on vulnerable populations

The U.S. Office of Defense Cooperation has executed almost 10 million dollars from the U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) in construction projects in Uruguay over the last 20 years. About 1.7 million dollars have been given just to strengthen Uruguay’s response capabilities in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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United States “very encouraged” about their partnership with Uruguay

On the occasion of the inauguration ceremony for Luis Lacalle Pou last March 1st, President Donald Trump sent a Presidential Delegation to Montevideo, Uruguay. The delegation was led by Andrew Wheeler, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. cabinet member, who was joined by U.S. Ambassador to Uruguay Kenneth George and Acting Assistant Secretary …

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Statement from President Donald J. Trump Regarding the Resignation of Bolivian President Evo Morales

The White House Office of the Press Secretary November 11, 2019 Statement from President Donald J. Trump Regarding the Resignation of Bolivian President Evo Morales The resignation yesterday of Bolivian President Evo Morales is a significant moment for democracy in the Western Hemisphere. After nearly 14 years and his recent attempt to override the Bolivian …

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Rio Treaty and the next steps to address the worsening crisis in Venezuela

Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan Leads U.S. Delegation to Ministerial-level Meeting of Rio Treaty Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan led the U.S. delegation to a ministerial-level meeting of the Rio Treaty on September 23 in New York, NY, convened by the state parties.  This meeting discussed regional next steps to address …

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Remarks by President Trump at Signing of Safe Third Country Agreement with Guatemala

The White House Office of the Press Secretary July 26, 2019 Oval Office 3:48 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Well, thank you very much for being here.  We appreciate it. I’m thrilled to be with a very important man in Guatemala, the Minister Enrique Degenhart.  And we are doing a very important signing.  It’s a historic …

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Historic Accomplishments During Diplomatic Engagements in the Western Hemisphere

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo co-chaired the second Western Hemisphere Counterterrorism Ministerial from July 18-19 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The multilateral forum included 18 governments from the region and the Organization of American States’ Inter-American Committee against Terrorism, all committed to bolstering counterterrorism cooperation to deny terrorists and terrorist financiers safe haven in the region. While …

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Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Kimberly Breier Travels to Argentina and Colombia

Assistant Secretary Kimberly Breier will travel to Argentina and Colombia May 9 through 13 to strengthen regional cooperation in promoting democracy, economic prosperity, and security.

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Remarks by Secretary Tillerson at the Conference for Prosperity and Security in Central America

REMARKS Secretary of State Rex Tillerson At the Conference for Prosperity and Security in Central America Opening Plenary Session Florida International University Miami, Florida June 15, 2017  SECRETARY TILLERSON:  Well, thank you, Jorge, for that most kind introduction, and also in particular, I want to thank Florida International University for providing their campus and the …

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