Uruguay Will Save Millions by Cutting Costs in Chamber of Deputies

This includes eliminating press and photocopy expenses, as well as a 51 percent reduction in the number of positions created.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Uruguay's Chamber of Deputies will have an annual saving of US$3.4 million (143 million Uruguayan pesos, R$17 million) as a result of the austerity measures announced in recent weeks.

This includes both eliminating press and photocopy expenses for legislators, as well as a 51 percent reduction in the number of staff positions created and the decision to no longer finance mineral water bottles for . . .

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