Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining (Uruguay)

The Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining of Uruguay (MIEM) is a ministry of the Government of Uruguay that is responsible for formulating and promoting the industrial, energy and mining policies of the country.

Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining
Ministerio de Industria, Energía y Minería
Ministry overview
Formed1907
JurisdictionGovernment of Uruguay
HeadquartersMontevideo
Minister responsible
WebsiteIndustry, Energy and Mining

The Ministry is headquartered in the Paysandú Street in Ciudad Vieja, Montevideo. The current Minister of Industry, Energy and Mining is Omar Paganini, who has held the position since March 1, 2020.[1]

HistoryEdit

In 1907, from the Ministry of Development, the President of the Republic Claudio Williman decided to create the Ministry of Industries, Labor and Public Instruction, it was responsible for livestock, agriculture, police, animal health, Immigration and colonization. The prime minister was Gabriel Terra.

In 1911, the name was changed to the Ministry of Industries, Labor and Communications and in 1935, after a reorganization of the Ministry, he began to take responsibility for Industry and Labor, until in 1967 his name was changed to the Ministry of Industries and Commerce . In 1974, in another reorganization process it was renamed Ministry of Industries and Energy, until in 1991 it received its current structure and was renamed Ministry of Industries, Energy and Mining.

Source:[2]

List of Ministers of Industry, Energy and MiningEdit

Minister Party Began End
Ministers of Industry and Trade
Julio Lacarte Muró Colorado Party 1967 1967
Zelmar Michelini Colorado Party 1967 1967
Horacio Abadie Santos Colorado Party 1967 1968
Santiago de Brum Carbajal Colorado Party 1968 1968
Jorge Peirano Facio Colorado Party 1968 1969
Venancio Flores Civic Union 1969 1969
Julio María Sanguinetti Colorado Party 1969 1971
Juan Pedro Amestoy Without known affiliation 1971 1972
Jorge Echeverría Leúnda Without known affiliation 1972 1972
Luis Balparda Blengio National Party 1972 1973
Jorge Presno Harán National Party 1973 1973
Ministers of Industry and Energy
José Etcheverry Stirling¹ National Party 1973 1974
Adolfo Cardoso Guani¹ Without known affiliation 1974 1976
Luis Heriberto Meyer¹ Without known affiliation 1976 1980
Francisco Tourreilles¹ Without known affiliation 1980 1982
Walter Lusiardo Aznárez¹ Without known affiliation 1982 1982
Juan Chiarino Rossi¹ Without known affiliation 1982 1984
Carlos Pirán Colorado Party 1985 1986
Jorge Presno Harán National Party 1986 1990
Ministers of Industry, Energy and Mining
Augusto Montesdeoca Colorado Party 1990 1992
Eduardo Ache Colorado Party 1992 1994
Miguel Ángel Galán National Party 1994 1995
Federico Slinger Civic Union 1995 1996
Julio Herrera Colorado Party 1996 2000
Primavera Garbarino Colorado Party 2000 2000
Sergio Abreu National Party 2000 2002
Pedro Bordaberry Colorado Party 2002 2003
José Villar Colorado Party 2003 2005
Jorge Lepra Independent 2005 2008
Daniel Martínez Broad Front 2008 2009
Raúl Fernando Sendic Broad Front 2009 2010
Roberto Kreimerman Broad Front 2010 2014
Edgardo Ortuño (Acting) Broad Front 2014 2014
Roberto Kreimerman Broad Front 2014 2014
Edgardo Ortuño Broad Front 2014 2015
Carolina Cosse Broad Front 2015 2019
Guillermo Moncecchi Broad Front 2019 2020
Omar Paganini National Party 2020 Incumbent
Source: [3]

¹ Ministers of the Military-Civic government (1973-1985).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The new members of the Cabinet signed the Book of Minutes in front of the president, Luis Lacalle Pou". www.presidencia.gub.uy. Retrieved 2020-03-07.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ "The first 100 years of history of the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining" (PDF).{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ "Ministerio de Industria, Energía y Minería (Uruguay)", Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre (in Spanish), 2020-03-07, retrieved 2020-03-07