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International Religious Freedom Day

U.S. Department of State Office of The Spokesperson Statement by Secretary Michael R. Pompeo October 27, 2020 Twenty-two years ago today, the United States enacted the 1998 International Religious Freedom Act, reaffirming our commitment to promote and defend the fundamental right to religious freedom for all people everywhere.  Born of the vision of America’s founders, ...
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Counselor Brechbuhl visited Uruguay

Department of State Counselor Ulrich Brechbuhl visited Uruguay on Thursday, October 8, highlighting the strong friendship between the United States and Uruguay. In Montevideo Brechbuhl held meetings with Presidential Secretary Alvaro Delgado and Foreign Minister Francisco Bustillo to discuss the Foreign Minister’s upcoming trip to Washington, the bilateral relationship, and explore opportunities to expand trade ...
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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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Message for U.S. Citizens – Don’t Let the Elections Pass You By

Message for U.S. Citizens – Don’t Let the Elections Pass You By If you plan to vote in the November 2020 election it is important to ACT NOW!  Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away! Remember U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States – but you can ...
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