H.E. Jorge Batlle served as President of Uruguay from 2000-2005, hailing from a family of four other presidents of Uruguay. During his presidency Dr. Batlle established significant fiscal measures that greatly improved Uruguay’s economic standing. To bring closure to the many politically related disappearances that occurred in Uruguay, he established the Committee for Peace composed of religious leaders, political party leaders and other public leaders. Dr. Batlle previously served as a congressman.