Gabriela Ortigosa, Consul General 

Minister Counselor Gabriela Ortigosa began her career in the Uruguayan Foreign Service in 2000 through successful completion of the Foreign Service Officer’s Exam. She holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations and has vast experience in economic and regional integration negotiations, as well as political affairs, human rights and multilateral affairs, among other areas.  


From 2000 to 2002, she served the General Directorate for Integration Affairs and MERCOSUR at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay, mainly working in the area of economic and trade negotiations.


Between 2002 and 2007, she first served as Consul, and then managed the Economic and Trade Department within Uruguay’s Embassy to the Kingdom of Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.


In 2007-08, she served the General Directorate for Integration Affairs and MERCOSUR, and then in 2009-10, she was the director of the International Political Organizations Department within the Directorate of Political Affairs.


From 2010 to 2015, she was appointed to the Permanent Mission of Uruguay to the United Nations in New York, primarily working in the First and Third Commissions of the General Assembly.


Between 2016 and 2019 she served as the Deputy Director of the Multilateral Affairs Directorate at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay.


Since February 1, 2019, Minister Counselor Gabriela Ortigosa serves as Consul General of Uruguay in New York. 

María Lina Chaves, Consul 

Deputy Consul María Lina Chaves started her career in Uruguay’s Foreign Service in 2014 and has worked in issues of international politics and multilateral affairs. In 2015, she worked at the Multilateral Affairs Directorate, and in 2016, she joined the Directorate General of Secretariat of Uruguay’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Additionally, she participated in the workgroup that planned Uruguay’s candidacy to the United Nations Security Council.


She currently serves as Deputy Consul at the Consulate General of Uruguay in New York (October, 2016 - Present) and holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations. 

Días feriados

Durante el año 2021, el Consulado permanecerá cerrado los siguientes días:




Viernes 1º de enero

Lunes 18 de enero

Lunes 15 de febrero

Jueves 1 de abril 

Viernes 2 de abril 

Lunes 31 de mayo 

Lunes 5 de julio 

Miércoles 25 de agosto

Lunes 6 de setiembre

Lunes 11 de octubre

Jueves 11 de noviembre

Jueves 25 de noviembre 

Viernes 26 de noviembre 

Viernes 24 de diciembre

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