Derechos | Equipo Nizkor
Uruguay's economy minister quits amid airline scandal: president
Uruguay's Economy Minister Fernando Lorenzo resigned on Saturday over a scandal involving the 2012 liquidation of the state-run airline Pluna, President Jose Mujica said.
"Lorenzo handed his resignation in to us today of his own initiative to facilitate the path to justice," Mujica told reporters. "He has been a brilliant minister."
Mujica made the announcement as Lorenzo prepared to face questions related to his involvement in the irregular sale of airplanes after Pluna went bankrupt last year.
[Source: Reuters, Lima, 21Dec13]
DDHH en Uruguay
|This document has been published on Dic213 by the Equipo Nizkor and Derechos Human Rights. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, this material is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes.|