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. Read More»

United States and Uruguay Collaborate to Promote Women, Peace, and Security

United States and Uruguay Collaborate to Promote Women, Peace, and Security As Uruguayan Army Lieutenant Yumae Amicone tells it, “I have seen with my own eyes how important the female presence can be in a conflict zone, to show women and children that they are not alone–to sit with them, listen to them, share moments ... Read More»

Admiral Faller’s visit signals interest by the United States in continuing to partner with Uruguay

Admiral Faller’s visit signals interest by the United States in continuing to partner with Uruguay PRESS RELEASE April 3, 2021 Admiral Craig S. Faller, Commander of U.S. Southern Command, will visit Uruguay on April 6-7, 2021. This will be the latest in a series of high-level visits from U.S. officials, highlighting the strong partnership between ... Read More»

Secretary’s Remarks: Commemoration of International Day of UN Peacekeepers

Today, on the annual International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, we mark 70 years of UN peacekeeping, and the service and sacrifice of thousands of uniformed and civilian personnel. UN peacekeepers serve under dangerous and uncertain circumstances, and too often pay the ultimate sacrifice. We honor in particular today the more than 3,700 peacekeepers who ... Read More»
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