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News: Uruguay

We have started to collect the most important news related to Uruguay in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Uruguay: news

Uruguay leader leaves party post

Thursday, December 4th 2008, 23:50

Uruguayan President Tabare Vazquez resigns as head of the Socialist Party amid a row over his vetoing of a abortion bill.
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Uruguay violence halts matches

Tuesday, November 18th 2008, 11:32

Uruguay's football authorities suspend all premier division matches after rival fans fight at a top of the table match.
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Uruguay head vetoes abortion bill

Friday, November 14th 2008, 0:37

Uruguayan President Tabare Vazquez vetoes a bill approved by parliament earlier this week to legalise abortion.
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Uruguay moves to allow abortion

Wednesday, November 12th 2008, 11:52

Uruguay's Senate votes to decriminalise abortion in the first 12 weeks but the president is set to veto the measure.
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Argentina and Uruguay's tango row

Saturday, August 16th 2008, 11:03
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Daniel Schweimler looks at the mystery of tango legend Carlos Gardel's disputed birthplace.
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Uruguay in gas field find claim

Thursday, June 26th 2008, 13:37

Uruguay says it may have found a natural gas field that would change it from an importer to an exporter of gas.
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Oil spill threatens Buenos Aires

Thursday, June 5th 2008, 14:39
related countries: Argentina Argentina
related places: Buenos Aires

Workers battle to dissolve an oil spill heading towards the coast of Argentina after two ships collide off Uruguay.
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Uruguay head sacks six ministers

Monday, February 11th 2008, 18:56

Uruguayan President Tabare Vazquez replaces half his cabinet, including defence and foreign ministers.
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Uruguay backs gay civil unions

Wednesday, December 19th 2007, 11:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

Uruguay's Congress approves a bill which could make it the first Latin American country to allow civil unions.
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Argentines in pulp mill protest

Sunday, November 11th 2007, 4:17

Thousands of Argentines march to the Uruguay border to protest as a pulp mill prepares to start work.
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Argentina-Uruguay row at summit

Friday, November 9th 2007, 23:10
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Chile Chile

A row between Argentina and Uruguay over a paper mill erupts anew at a 22-nation summit in Chile.
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Uruguay buys first $100 laptops

Monday, October 29th 2007, 19:10

Uruguay becomes the first country to place an order for the low-cost children's laptops.
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