Information on COVID-19 in Uruguay

At this point in time, in Uruguay, just like everywhere else in the whole of Latin America, we find ourselves confronted with an overly complex scenario due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic and health emergency. This situation has provoked the collapse of many active sectors of the country’s economy. Its consequences have been marked by further unemployment and growing precariousness of labour.

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Uruguayan CP leader to run for president

The Communist Party of Uruguay is supporting, once more, party member and labor leader Oscar Andrade in next year’s October presidential elections, as the candidate of the leftist Broad Front (Frente Amplio) to which the Communist Party belongs along with twelve other parties. Andrade is currently Secretary General of SUNCA, the United National Union of Construction and Allied Workers. He served in the Uruguayan Congress from 2014 to 2016.

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PCU Resolution on how to defeat the counteroffensive of imperialism

The Communist Party of Uruguay issued a Resolution discussing recent imperialist provocations and the ways to consolidate the Frente Amplio in Uruguay. The Central Committee of the Communist Party of Uruguay (PCU) unanimously approved the Political Resolution discussed in CC meeting held on June 16 and 17. The CC session commemorated CC members César Brien and Omar González who had passed away after the last CC meeting in March. César Brien was the former General Secretary of PCU at Maldonado Department and had been imprissioned during the fascist regime. Omar González…

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