The Ambassador of the United
States of America, along with high-ranking local and foreign
dignitaries, participated in yesterday’s ceremonies
commemorating the 179th anniversary of Uruguay’s Declaration
As it is customary, the ceremony took place
in Piedra Alta, the site where Uruguay’s independence
was declared in 1825.
President Dr. Jorge Batlle and Foreign
Relations Minister Didier Opertti spoke of Uruguay’s
long-standing tradition of freedom and democracy.