Uruguay’s president hopes his country will be “among the first” to open borders

Lacalle Pou stressed that his country secured a significant number of vaccine doses because Uruguay is "among the best" in the management of the pandemic.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The President of Uruguay, Luis Lacalle Pou, stated that he hopes that his country will be "among the first" to open its borders when it achieves "herd immunity" and that the world will conduct a large vaccination campaign.

"My dream, and what I will strive for, is for Uruguay to be among the first countries to open its borders. We need the borders," he said in an interview with the local El País newspaper published on Sunday.

Although he did not venture a specific date, he stressed that he hopes that this will occur "as . . .

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