Brazilian Republic

THE SITUATION URUGUAYAN In 2006, the Oriental Republic of Uruguay through its House of Representatives at the request of Rep. Ruben Martinez Huelmo-resolved to support the statement as an official language of Guarani Mercosur together with Castilian and Portuguese. Moreover, at the University of the Republic there are several research papers about the Guarani and even today many cities hold Uruguay Guarani proud their names. Lately, the Representative Ruben Martinez Huelmo achieved by absolute majority, the House of Representatives of Uruguay approved the establishment of Chairs Guarani language and culture in different races given in the University of the Republic.

Also the Brazilian situation, the Federative Republic of Brazil also contributes his own. It should be mentioned and without equivocation that “among the member countries of Mercosur-Brazil is the most toponyms Guarani remained in its geography. In addition, several cities in the State of Parana, and Foz de Yguasu and Curitiba, are the most interest shown towards the Guarani, to the point that in the coming months they will launch several courses of Guarani. The promotion of the Guarani language and culture in that country also affects several renowned universities, including the Federal University of Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo University (USP) and Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, the University Field Grande. Brazil also shares with Argentina, Paraguay and Bolivia, the Guarani Missionary valuable testimony. In Brazil there are catechisms, grammars and dictionaries produced in the Jesuit Missions and form part of the rich cultural heritage of the current Mercosur Guarani.