New governor chosen for Uruguay's central bank

URUGUAY - Ruling coalition Senator Alejandro Atchugarry has assumed the post of economy minister and economist Julio De Brun has been chosen to head the central bank. The former economy minister and central bank president resigned citing lack of political support.

Just weeks after Argentina's central bank saw its governor Mario Blejer walk out the door, the directorship of neighbouring Uruguay's central bank has now also been infused with fresh blood.

After the resignation of the country's

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