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Brazil Summons Uruguay Ambassador as Mercosur Tensions Rise

Brazil summoned Uruguay's ambassador on Tuesday after the neighboring country's foreign minister accused Brazil of trying to "buy" its vote to block Venezuela from taking the rotating presidency of the Mercosur trade bloc. In comments to lawmakers last week that were made public on Tuesday, Uruguayan Foreign Minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa said his government was "angry" with Brazil's attempt to prevent Caracas from leading the regional group that also includes...

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