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  • Jazz Legend Wynton Marsalis playing his trumpet in Montevideo. [U.S. Embassy Photo: Pablo Castro]

    Wynton Marsalis Fuses Jazz and Candombe in Uruguay

    Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra visited Uruguay where they performed in the Solis Theater and also conducted jazz workshops and other educational events. Bradley Freden also hosted Mr. Marsalis and his orchestra at the Ambassador’s residence for an evening of jazz and Candombe.

  • Deputy Secretary Antony Blinken meets with Organization of American States (OAS) Secretary General-Elect Luis Almagro, on the margins of the 49th Special Session of the OAS Special General Assembly in Washington, D.C., on March 18, 2015. [State Department photo]

    Luis Almagro is the New Secretary General of OAS

    "I offer President Obama’s, Secretary Kerry’s, and my own sincere congratulations to Secretary General-elect Almagro on being elected to this position of high trust and even higher responsibility. We look forward to working with you. We wish you great success", said Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

  • U.S. Chargé d'Affaires Brad Freden and Embassy Commercial Specialist Robert Gorter at Cargill's newest silo plant. [U.S. Embassy Photo: Pablo Castro]

    Brad Freden visited Schreiber Foods and Cargill

    On March 17, 2015 the U.S. Chargé d' Affaires in Uruguay traveled to the interior of the country to visit two very important American companies in Uruguay: Schreiber Foods and Cargill.

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