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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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Uruguay will be the first country in South America to develop a screwworm eradication program

With U.S. technical support, Uruguay will be the first country in South America to develop a screwworm eradication program The technique to eradicate the screwworm plague, for which the United States are a global model, will be implemented for the first time in South America in Uruguay. On the morning of September 14, Ambassador Kenn ...
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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (Aug 21, 2020) Location:  Uruguay Event:  Limited Flights Available (August/September 2020) Amaszonas Airlines has informed the Embassy that they will offer limited flights on August 22 and 29 and September 05, 12, and 19 from Carrasco airport to Sao Paulo. Additionally, LATAM Airlines will offer limited flights on September 04, ...
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