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Statement by President Trump and President Ivan Duque on the Crisis in Venezuela

The White House Office of the Press Secretary February 13, 2019 Joint Statement by President Donald J. Trump and President Ivan Duque Marquez on the Crisis in Venezuela The United States and Colombia are committed to taking steps to resolve the ongoing democratic and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. Both countries strongly support Interim President of ...
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Third Rehabilitation Project Town Hall meeting for the members of the neighborhood

Eighteen neighbors attended the Third Rehabilitation Project town hall meeting on January 10, 2019, including Intendencia Councilman Gustavo Zúñiga, who also attended the previous meeting.   Overseas Building Operations (OBO) Project Director Jose Padilla began the presentation with a review of the U.S. Embassy Montevideo’s history and the reason for the project, highlighting the need for mechanical, electrical, and security upgrades to comply with building and safety regulations.  He also referred to the major upgrade to the Consular section, with the creation of a separate embassy entrance to streamline visa applicant traffic.  Mr. Padilla emphasized the contributions of local companies on the project, such as Stiler, which is ...
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Second Rehabilitation Project Town Hall meeting for the members of the neighborhood

On Wednesday June 20, 2018, the U.S. Embassy in Montevideo held the second Rehabilitation Project Town Hall meeting for the members of the neighborhood. The meeting was hosted by Ambassador Kelly Keiderling and OBO Project Director Jose Padilla, and was attended by 50 neighbors, including Councilman Gustavo Zuñiga from Junta Departamental de Montevideo. The evening ...
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Renovation and Upgrade Project for the Chancery Building

On January 22, 2018, work on the renovation and upgrade project for the Chancery building of the U.S. Embassy located on Lauro Müller St., which hosts the diplomatic mission in Uruguay, will begin. The Chancery building, designed by famous architect I. M. Pei and inaugurated in 1969, is nearing its 50th anniversary and requires a redesign of ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens: Venezuela Meeting Demonstrations

U.S. Embassy Montevideo, Uruguay Message to U.S. Citizens: Venezuela Meeting Demonstrations February 7, 2019 Location:  Plazas Independencia, Entevero, and Libertad in Montevideo Event:  On Thursday, February 7, demonstrations are planned at Plaza Independencia, Plaza Entevero and Plaza Libertad relating to the meetings being held in Montevideo regarding Venezuela.  U.S. citizens are encouraged to avoid these ...
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