Statement by Secretary Pompeo on Uruguay’s National Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson Statement by Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo Uruguay’s National Day August 24, 2019 On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Uruguay on the 194th anniversary of your independence on August 25. The United States and Uruguay enjoy ...
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2018 Report on International Religious Freedom: Uruguay

Executive Summary The constitution provides for freedom of religion and affirms the state does not support any particular religion.  Legal statutes prohibit discrimination based on religion.  The government launched an interagency, computer-based system to monitor and report on issues of discrimination, including discrimination based on religion.  A judge sentenced four individuals to probation for aggravated violence and hate ...
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Participation in the 49th Organization of American States General Assembly

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson MEDIA NOTE July 1, 2019 Participation in the 49th Organization of American States General Assembly Assistant Secretary of State Kimberly Breier led the U.S. delegation to the 49th Organization of American States (OAS) General Assembly in Medellin, Colombia, June 26-27, 2019. Assistant Secretary Breier reiterated our commitment ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Bradley Freden visits Tacuarembó

On May 6, 2016 U.S. Chargé d’Affaires in Uruguay Bradley Freden visited the city of Tacuarembó in north Uruguay, where he was met by Intendente Eber da Rosa. Following their official meeting, Freden and da Rosa held a press conference with local media and exchanged gifts. Weyerhaeuser’s Director for Latin America, Álvaro Molinari, and other ...
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