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Outgoing president's party leads Uruguay contest The political party of outgoing President Jose Mujica, who gained international notice for social reforms such as legalization of marijuana and gay marriage, leads going into Sunday's election to replace him but... | 4 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Lincoln, Nebraska
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Barcelona striker Luis Suarez says biting is 'like an impulse' ahead of return from four-month ban The Uruguay forward is set to make his competitive debut against Real Madrid on Saturday after serving a four-month ban for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini at the 2014 World Cup.
Mail Online | 13 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Uruguay Leader's Party Fights to Retain Rule After Vote President José 'Pepe' Mujica popularity isn't enough to guarantee victory for the center-left Broad Front coalition that has ruled for a decade, according to polls and political analysts.
Wall Street Journal | 14 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Luis Enrique confirms Luis Surez will make his Barcelona debut in clsico Uruguay striker to return from four-month ban Sergio Ramos set to be included by Real Madrid Sid Lowe: the biggest game on Earth just got bigger Continue reading...
The Guardian | 21 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Luis Suarez career flashpoints: in pics Luis Suarez returns from his ban for Barcelona against Real Madrid in El Clasico this weekend - controversy has never been far away from the Uruguay striker | 21 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Uruguay's left in battle to retain presidency, and marijuana law MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) - Uruguayan voters decide on Sunday whether to give the ruling coalition another term after a decade of strong growth and leftist reforms, or turn to an opposition candidate who says legalizing marijuana production was a step too far.
Reuters | 22 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Will Uruguay's marijuana experiment survive under 'Pepe' Mujica's successor? Luis Lacalle Pou, 41, challenges Tabar Vzquez, 74, for presidency in most liberal nation of South AmericaTiny Uruguay, the most progressive country in Latin America, is expecting this weekend a historic electoral showdown between the elderly socialists wh
The Guardian | Oct 23, 2014 6:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Exclusive: Uruguay presidential candidate would repeal marijuana law MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) - Uruguay's leading opposition candidate said on Wednesday he would try to repeal much of the country's ground-breaking marijuana law, which permits the commercial production and sale of the drug, if he wins Sunday's presidential elec
Reuters | Oct 22, 2014 1:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Uruguay welcomes Syrian refugees The tiny faces pressed against the airport window stare in wonder at the aircraft waiting for them at the end of the sky bridge: this is the plane that will take them to a new life. | Oct 21, 2014 3:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Big Tobacco puts countries on trial Tiny Uruguay may not seem a likely front line in the war of the quit smoking brigade against Big Tobacco.
The Independent | Oct 21, 2014 07:46 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend