Uruguay appoints interim central bank president

Uruguay

Uruguay’s government has appointed Diego Labat as interim president of the central bank, until a permanent replacement can be found.

Labat was appointed on March 4 by the country’s Council of Ministers following the resignation of Alberto Graña in mid-February 2020.

Graña announced he would be leaving the bank on March 1 in accordance with legislation that states the office of the president of the central bank cannot be held by anyone over the age of 65.

Graña was appointed president for a

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