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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

Football: Australia in World Cup

Wednesday, November 16th 2005, 11:46

Australia beat Uruguay 4-2 on penalties after an aggregate 1-1 draw in their World Cup qualifying play-off.
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Uruguay dig finds 'disappeared'

Wednesday, November 30th 2005, 17:10

Experts find remains of a person allegedly held in Uruguay's military rule, for the first time in government-led excavations.
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New find in Uruguay 'missing' dig

Saturday, December 3rd 2005, 4:47

Experts unearth remains of a person said to be one of the victims of Uruguay's military rule - a second find in a week.
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Uruguay's struggle for identity

Thursday, December 22nd 2005, 11:38

Jan Rocha in Uruguay considers how such a tiny country with almost no industry or natural resources, can make it on its own.
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Argentina river row ends in court

Thursday, January 26th 2006, 19:30
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentina is to take neighbouring Uruguay to court over paper mills which it says will pollute a shared river.
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Football: Beckham 'fit to play'

Monday, February 27th 2006, 11:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Beckham expects to play in England's friendly against Uruguay despite a back injury.
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Uruguay curbs smoking in public

Wednesday, March 1st 2006, 9:37
related countries: United States United States

Uruguay becomes the first South American country to ban smoking in enclosed public places.
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Greenpeace blocks pulp mill boat

Friday, March 3rd 2006, 4:00

The environmental group Greenpeace blockades a boat in the latest stage of a row over pulp mills in Uruguay.
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Seven killed in Uruguay TV stunt

Saturday, March 18th 2006, 2:35

A runaway train kills seven people and injures several others during a fundraising television show in Uruguay.
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Argentines lift Uruguay blockade

Tuesday, March 21st 2006, 13:13
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentine protesters lift a blockade of Uruguay border crossings, started over the building of two pulp mills.
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Firm halts Uruguay pulp project

Monday, March 27th 2006, 13:02

The building of a controversial pulp mill in Uruguay is halted because of environmental concerns.
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Bank caution on Uruguay cash

Wednesday, April 12th 2006, 20:23

World Bank wants more impact reports before agreeing aid for controversial Uruguayan paper mills.
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Argentine leader joins mill rally

Friday, May 5th 2006, 23:00
related countries: Argentina Argentina

The Argentine president rallies crowds at a demonstration against two pulp mills being built in Uruguay.
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