Uruguay 1998

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Yearbook 1998

Uruguay. Army chief General Fernán Amado warned in an interview in May of a political crisis over Tabaré Vázquez from the left Alliance Frente Amplio wins the presidential election in October 1999. According to Countryaah, the capital of Uruguay is Montevideo. The laws introduced after the transition to civilian democratic rule in 1984 gave the military amnesty but at the same time required the presidential power to investigate crimes against them. human rights, something that has not been implemented so far. The army chief’s concerns were expressed in light of the possibility of a victory for Frente Amplio. Discussion of the military’s past began when Cuba acknowledged its support for the guerrilla in Uruguay in the 1970s, and retired Admiral Eladio Moll’s disclosure of US and CIA involvement in the military regime’s assaults.


Inflation rate 6.20%
Unemployment rate 7.6%
Gross domestic product (GDP) $ 78,160,000,000
GDP growth rate 2.70%
GDP per capita $ 22,400
GDP by sector
Agriculture 6.20%
Industry 24.10%
Service 69.70%
State budget
Revenue 5.56 billion
Expenditure 5.67 billion
Proportion of the population below the national poverty line 18.6%
Distribution of household income
Top 10% 34.4
Lower 10% 1.9
Industrial production growth rate 3.50%
Investment volume 17.2% of GDP
National debt 65.70% of GDP
Foreign exchange reserves $ 14,280,000,000
Tourism 2014
Number of visitors 2,682,000
Revenue 1,861,000,000 USD

Uruguay Capital

Former President Luis Alberto Lacalle is believed to be a candidate for Partido Nacionals (Blanco Party) in the election. The candidate nominations must be completed before April 1999.