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Heavy Machinery Donated to Aid Uruguay's National Emergency System

September 15, 2004

Mototrailla earth moving machine donated to Uruguay by the people of the United States. [U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi]A large Mototrailla earth moving machine donated to Uruguay by the people of the United States was presented yesterday by U.S. Ambassador Martin J. Silverstein to the Secretary of the Presidency Dr. Raul Lago.

The equipment arrived from the United States a few weeks ago as part of an aid package aimed at assiting the uruguayan national emergency program (Sistema Nacional de Emergencia).

Also present during the ceremony were Ing. Juan Echeverz from the Ministry of Transportation and Public Works (MTOP), and Col. Domingo Montaldo for the national emergency program.

Ambassador Silverstein is received by Col. Domingo Montaldo, Dr. Raul Lago and Ing. Juan Echeverz. [U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi]
Ambassador Silverstein is received by Col. Domingo Montaldo,
Dr. Raul Lago and Ing. Juan Echeverz.
Ing. Juan Echeverz accepts the equipment keys from Ambassador Silverstein, in company of Dr. Raul Lago. [U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi]
Ing. Juan Echeverz accepts the equipment keys from Ambassador Silverstein, in company of Dr. Raul Lago.

Ambassador Silverstein climbs aboard the Mototrailla. [U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi] Ambassador Silverstein climbs aboard the Mototrailla. [U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi]
Ambassador Silverstein climbs aboard the Mototrailla for a final inspection

Ambassador Silverstein and Dr. Raul Lagos. [U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi]
Dr. Raul Lagos and Ambassador Silverstein share their appreciation for this important donation.

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