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Uruguay Joins CELAC Talks on Venezuela Unrest

Uruguayan Foreign Minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa said his country would offer a helping hand to Venezuela. (El Pais)

Uruguay agreed Thursday to attend international talks called by Venezuela to promote dialogue between the government in Caracas and the opposition.

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MERCOSUR Threatens Venezuela with Suspension


Member states Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay have accused Venezuela of failing to implement 300 MERCOSUR regulations.


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Brazil’s Alleged Bribe Against Venezuela a “Misunderstanding”, says Uruguay

Uruguayan national flag waves alongside Mercosur's  official flag. (MercoPress)

Uruguay’s Foreign Minister retracted initial statements alleging that Brazil’s government attempted to “buy” Uruguay’s vote against Venezuela’s pro-tempore Mercosur Presidency Thursday.

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Venezuela and Uruguay Strike Oil Deal, Strengthen Bilateral Ties

Venezuelan Vice President Arreaza meets with his Uruguayan counterpart Raul Sendic, who has reiterated Montevideo's rejecti


Venezuelan Vice-President Jorge Arreaza met with his Uruguayan counterpart Raul Sendic yesterday to discuss a new trade deal that will see Venezuela export oil to its Southern Cone neighbor in exchange for agricultural products, including rice, chicken, and dairy items.


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Mujica Leads Uruguay's Venezuela Solidarity March + PHOTOS

Jose Mujica headed up the Venezuela solidarity march. | Photo: EFE

Last week Mujica said that whoever says that the South American country could be “a threat” to the U.S. “has a screw loose.”

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Why Predictions of Ebb in 'Pink Tide' Proved Premature

Rousseff of the Workers Party won by close to 4.5 Million vote. (Photo:Reuters)

Since the start of the year, numerous newspapers have dedicated article after article to predictions of a looming demise of the so-called “Pink Tide." Federico explains how far they missed the mark in regards to the Latin American left.

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Venezuela's Maduro Tours Southern Cone, Urges Cooperation

Maduro and Mujica met in Montevideo yesterday, as part of the Venezuelan president's tour of the southern Cone (@tmaniglia/

After signing nine new bilateral agreements with Uruguayan president Jose Mujica, Venezuela's president Nicolas Maduro became the first foreign head of state to visit Montevideo's national trade union centre.

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Uruguay Requests to Join SUCRE Regional Currency

The first transaction with the Sucre currency was effected in 2010 (archives)

Uruguay has requested to join the regional SUCRE currency, a move that will bring it into greater cooperation with the leftist ALBA alliance of Latin American nations.

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Venezuela and Uruguay Advance Satellite Communications

Uruguayan President Jose “Pepe” Mujica and his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chavez during their 30 March 2011 meeting in Urug

The governments of Venezuela and Uruguay signed a series of strategic agreements on Wednesday in the areas of science and technology, energy and oil, agriculture, food, commerce and finance, during a trimestral visit between Uruguayan President Jose “Pepe” Mujica and Venezuelan chief Hugo Chavez.

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Venezuela and Uruguay Sign 12 Bilateral Cooperation Agreements

Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez and his Uruguayan counterpart, José “Pepe” Mujica, during their meeting in Caracas (RNV)

Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez and his Uruguayan counterpart, José “Pepe” Mujica, met in Caracas yesterday, to strengthen ties between the Latin American nations. They signed a dozen bilateral cooperation agreements, the bulk of which promote agricultural development, production and manufacturing. They discussed Venezuela’s pending “full” membership in the Mercosur Trading Block.

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