Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness, by U.S. Ambassador Kenn S. George

Every July 4th Americans around the world reflect with gratitude on the Declaration of Independence of our great nation. July 4, 1776 marked the beginning of an ongoing journey toward life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness

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Uruguay´s meat processing industry: The United States is a reliable customer when doing business

On Friday 12 June, the United States Ambassador in Uruguay, Kenneth George, held a meeting at the Embassy with Dr. Marcelo Secco, CEO of Marfrig-Tacuarembó and Mr. Daniel Belerati, CEO of the Uruguayan Meatpackers Chamber. Over the past months there has been much discussion in the media about the renegotiation of Uruguayan beef export contracts …

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Country Reports on Human Rights for 2019: Uruguay

Executive Summary The Oriental Republic of Uruguay is a constitutional republic with a democratically elected president and a bicameral legislature. In November, in a free and fair general election, Luis Lacalle Pou won a five-year presidential term. No political party won a majority in parliament;consequently, party coalitions will be required to pass legislation. Legislative elections …

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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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Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) Program 2021

Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) Program 2020-2021 A program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by IREX. PROGRAM OVERVIEW FOR INTERNATIONAL TEACHERS Program Overview The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA) is an intensive non-credit, non-degree, six-week professional development …

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President Trump Announces Presidential Delegation to the Oriental Republic of Uruguay to Attend the Inauguration of Dr. Luis Lacalle Pou

President Donald J. Trump today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Montevideo, Uruguay to attend the Presidential Inauguration of Dr. Luis Lacalle Pou, President-elect of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, on March 1, 2020. The Honorable Andrew R. Wheeler, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, will lead the delegation. Members of the Presidential …

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Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2018: Uruguay

Executive Summary The Oriental Republic of Uruguay is a constitutional republic with a democratically elected president and a bicameral legislature. In 2014 in a free and fair runoff election, Tabare Vazquez won a five-year presidential term, and his Frente Amplio (Broad Front) coalition won a majority in parliament. Legislative elections were also held in 2014. …

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