Mujica’s successor assumes the presidency in Uruguay

On March 1st, Tabaré Vázquez took over the presidency of Uruguay with the challenge of maintaining the economic growth and bring marijuana to pharmacies, government policies of his predecessor José Mujica. International media have claimed that Vázquez task will not be easy,...

President Mujica fears a leftist military coup in Venezuela

Uruguay’s President Jose Mujica spoke about the political tension in Venezuela and warned that he fears a ” leftist military coup” in caribbean country. “The problem Venezuela may have is that we can face a leftist military coup, and thus the democratic...

Mujica: “Argentina does not accompany a fuck regional integration”

Uruguay’s President Jose Mujica said Sunday that Argentina should join regional integration led by Brazil, in an interview with the daily profile. “Argentina would have to accompany (integration), and does not accompany a fuck, rather the opposite, it is as if...

Mujica intends to prevent monopolies and oligopolies with Communications Law

Uruguay’s President Jose Mujica, said that the Audiovisual Communication Services bill, next to be debated in the Senate, seeks to prevent monopolies and oligopolies in the sector. The ruling party Frente Amplio wants to establish with this law the regulation of services...

Uruguay receives 6 prisoners as refugees from Guantanamo prison

Uruguay received on early Sunday, as refugees, four Syrians, one Palestinian and one Tunisian, released by the US from tge Guantanamo prison after more than ten months of negotiations between the governments of Barack Obama and José Mujica. “The government confirms the...

Domenica Tabacchi says that Correa offends the women of Guayaquil

Domenica Tabacchi, Deputy Mayor of Guayaquil, after being questioned on Saturday by President Rafael Correa for her speech during the tribute to President José Mujica of Uruguay, responded saying that “the Guayaquil woman” is being offended. Tabacchi, during her...

Ecuadorian Government attached award to José Mujica

The Ecuadorian government gave to the Uruguayan President José Mujica the highest honor awarded by the National Order to the Merit in the rank of Grand Collar, and argued that it was a recognition to his career “along a militant life dedicated to fighting for the social...

Tabaré Vázquez and José Mujica will agree on the transition on December 11

The government transition in Uruguay will start on December 11, after the second round in which Tabaré Vázquez, from the Frente Amplio (FA) coalition, resulted elected president. The elected Vice President and Senator, Raul Sendic, announced that they will start working an...