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News Topic - Uruguay

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AP EXCLUSIVE: Ex-Guantanamo detainees struggle in Uruguay Every day during the 12 years he was imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay as a suspected al-Qaida operative, Adel bin Muhammad El Ouerghi dreamed of freedom.
KLKNTV.com | 3 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Lincoln, Nebraska
Uruguay leaders' love of old cars Newly inaugurated Uruguayan president Tabare Vazquez continues his predecessor Jose Mujica's tradition of using vintage cars for official engagements.
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Uruguay's cannabis-friendly president Jose Mujica hands over power to new leader Uruguays liberal president who proposed a state-run cannabis marketplace handed his power over to a new leader yesterday.
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New Uruguay leader takes over from pot-friendly farmer Tabare Vazquez was sworn in as president of Uruguay Sunday, returning to office a decade after first leading the left to power and drawing a curtain on folksy farmer Jose Mujica's colorful rule. Mujica, a former guerrilla fighter known for legalizing
Yahoo! News | Mar 1, 2015 7:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Elegant Vazquez Replaces Folksy Mujica as Uruguay President Elegant Vazquez replaces folksy Mujica as Uruguay presidency remains with leftist coalition
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Vzquez asume como nuevo presidente en sustitucin de Mujica MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) Tabar Vzquez asumi hoy domingo como nuevo presidente de Uruguay en sustitucin de Jos Mujica, quien culmin su mandato constitucional de cinco aos. Vzquez, un …
Madison.com | Mar 1, 2015 1:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Madison, Wisconsin
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Vazquez Sworn in as Uruguay President Tabare Vazquez, a 75-year-old oncologist, became Uruguay's new president Sunday; his second time in that office. Vazquez was Uruguay's president from 2005 to 2010. The South American country bars presidents from serving consecutive terms, which last five
Voice of America | Mar 1, 2015 1:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Uruguay's pot-friendly farmer president prepares to step down Known for his push to legalize cannabis, spartan lifestyle and devotion to his three-legged dog, Uruguay's outspoken President Jose "Pepe" Mujica will step down Sunday more popular than ever. Critics point to Mujica's shortcomings, inc
Yahoo! News | Mar 1, 2015 04:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Uruguay bids farewell to pauper president Uruguay bids farewell to the leader who was as good as his word
BBC News | Mar 1, 2015 01:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Readout of Vice President Biden's Call with Uruguayan President-elect Tabare Vazquez Vice President Biden called President-elect Tabare Vazquez of Uruguay today to congratulate him on his upcoming March 1st inauguration as President of Uruguay.The Vice President expressed regret at having to cancel his visit to Uruguay but informed
The White House | Mar 1, 2015 01:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend