Travel Alert for U.S. Citizens – Updated

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (March 27, 2020) Location: Uruguay Event: Last Programmed Flight LATAM airlines has informed the Embassy of a flight departing Montevideo on Sunday, March 29, 2020, at 18:00 from Carrasco airport to Sao Paulo. Sao Paulo continues to have connecting flights to the United States. This is the last ...
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Travel Alert for U.S. Citizens

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (March 26, 2020) Location: Uruguay Event: Limited Flight Availability for Departures LATAM airlines has informed the Embassy of a flight departing Montevideo tomorrow, March 27, 2020, at 18:00 from Carrasco airport to Sao Paolo. Sao Paolo continues to have connecting flights to the United States. Tomorrow’s departing flight ...
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Travel Alert for U.S. Citizens

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (March 25, 2020) Location:  Uruguay Event:  All regularly scheduled commercial flights have been cancelled All regularly scheduled commercial flights departing Uruguay have been cancelled. Availability is extremely limited on intermittent commercial flights.  U.S. citizens should contact their airlines if they have purchased a ticket to depart Uruguay to confirm flight status.  ...
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Travel Alert for U.S. Citizens

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay (March 24, 2020) Location:  Uruguay Event:  All regularly scheduled commercial flights have been cancelled All regularly scheduled commercial flights departing Uruguay have been cancelled.  There is very limited availability on intermittent commercial flights.  U.S. citizens should contact their airlines if they have purchased a ticket departing Uruguay.  U.S. citizens whose flights ...
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Travel Alert for U.S. Citizens

The government of Uruguay has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.  All international passenger flights are suspended as of March 23, 2020. We are considering all options to assist U.S. citizens in Uruguay.  Continue to monitor the U.S. Embassy’s website  https://uy.usembassy.gov/  for updates. Please email  MontevideoACS@state.gov  if you have an urgent need to depart and would ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Montevideo

Location: Uruguay Event:  On March 18, the  Uruguayan Ministry of Public Health  (in Spanish) confirmed 79 cases of COVID-19 in Uruguay.  Cases have been discovered in Montevideo, Canelones, Colonia, Maldonado, and Salto.  The Ministry of Public Health has also confirmed that some cases have originated from community transmission within Uruguay. The Government of Uruguay has implemented measures to limit the spread of ...
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United States “very encouraged” about their partnership with Uruguay

On the occasion of the inauguration ceremony for Luis Lacalle Pou last March 1st, President Donald Trump sent a Presidential Delegation to Montevideo, Uruguay. The delegation was led by Andrew Wheeler, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. cabinet member, who was joined by U.S. Ambassador to Uruguay Kenneth George and Acting Assistant Secretary ...
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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s Call with Uruguayan President-elect Luis Lacalle Pou

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Uruguayan President-elect Luis Lacalle Pou to congratulate him on his victory in the November 24 presidential elections. 
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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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