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,...

Tabaré Vázquez designates his cabinet 48 hours after elected in Uruguay

The elected President of Uruguay, Tabaré Vázquez, yesterday appointed his cabinet. Tabaré Vázquez will lead the third consecutive government of his political force. The future president quickly defined his cabinet, 48 hours after being elected, which he said could realize thanks...

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...

Tabaré Vázquez wins the presidency in Uruguay

The leftist candidate of the Frente Amplio party, Tabaré Vázquez won the presidential election held on Sunday, November 30 in Uruguay with 1,226,105 votes, nearly 300,000 more than his rival from the National or “White” Party, Luis Lacalle Pou, who achieved 939,074...

Uruguay Elections to choose the successor of Mujica began

Uruguay launched today the second round to elect its next President for the period 2015-2020. The former President from the ruling party,Tabaré Vázquez (2005-2010) is presented as the favorite  against Luis Lacalle Pou from the center-right party. Around 2.6 million Uruguayans...

Uruguay: Vázquez surpasses by 16 points Lacalle Pou

The former President of Uruguay and the ruling party candidate Tabaré Vázquez (2005-2010) surpasses in 16 points to the opponent Luis Lacalle Pou in voting intentions, less than a month before the ballot in the country, according to a survey showed on Tuesday October 4 . 52% of...

Vázquez and Lacalle will go to runoff elections in Uruguay

Tabaré Vázquez, from the ruling party, and his opponent, Luis Lacalle Pou, will go to a runoff in November 30 to define the next President of Uruguay. The leftist candidate imposed himself in the election yesterday but not exceeding the half of the votes. The Frente Amplio (FA),...