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Uruguay defeats tobacco giant in court dispute

The World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) has ruled in favour of Uruguay after cigarette giant Philip Morris International tried to seek compensation from the

The World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) has ruled in favour of Uruguay after cigarette giant Philip Morris International tried to seek compensation from the

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Thousands evacuated across South America as heavy rains spread

Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes following heavy rains across South America. In Paraguay, several rivers have burst

Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes following heavy rains across South America. In Paraguay, several rivers have burst

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Uruguayan legend, Alcides Ghiggia, dies aged 88

Alcides Ghiggia, who scored the winning goal for Uruguay in the final of the 1950 World Cup, has died aged 88. The Uruguayan achieved legendary

Alcides Ghiggia, who scored the winning goal for Uruguay in the final of the 1950 World Cup, has died aged 88. The Uruguayan achieved legendary

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Maradona to stand as candidate for FIFA presidency?

Argentina legend Diego Maradona wants to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president, according to reports in South America. Uruguayan journalist and

Argentina legend Diego Maradona wants to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president, according to reports in South America. Uruguayan journalist and

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Pope Francis's iPad fetches 28,500 euros at auction

An Apple iPad which belonged to Pope Francis fetched 28,500 euros at auction on Tuesday, with proceeds going to a school for the poor in Uruguay, the

An Apple iPad which belonged to Pope Francis fetched 28,500 euros at auction on Tuesday, with proceeds going to a school for the poor in Uruguay, the

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Uruguay: mourners pay tribute to acclaimed writer Eduardo Galeano

Mourners have gathered at Uruguay’s Legislative Palace to pay their their final respects to Eduardo Galeano. The journalist and author died earlier

Mourners have gathered at Uruguay’s Legislative Palace to pay their their final respects to Eduardo Galeano. The journalist and author died earlier

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Light of the Latin American left Eduardo Galeano dies, 74

Eduardo Galeano, an anti-capitalist, leading voice of the Latin American left, has died in Montevideo, aged 74. Perhaps best known for his 1971 book

Eduardo Galeano, an anti-capitalist, leading voice of the Latin American left, has died in Montevideo, aged 74. Perhaps best known for his 1971 book

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Uruguay: Leftist Vazquez is sworn in as president

Uruguay has sworn in Tabare Vazquez as President replacing one leftist leader with another. As the outgoing but ever popular Jose Mujica presented

Uruguay has sworn in Tabare Vazquez as President replacing one leftist leader with another. As the outgoing but ever popular Jose Mujica presented

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Argentine spy at centre of Nisman case accused of smuggling

An ex-spy who exposed an alleged cover up by Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez has been accused of running a smuggling ring. Antonio Stiuso

An ex-spy who exposed an alleged cover up by Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez has been accused of running a smuggling ring. Antonio Stiuso

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Six former Guantanamo inmates arrive in Uruguay

Six former Guantanamo inmates arrive in Uruguay for resettlement in single largest prisoner transfer from the controversial US detention facility since 2009.

Six former Guantanamo inmates arrive in Uruguay for resettlement in single largest prisoner transfer from the controversial US detention facility since 2009.