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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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Vasquez wins election - again - as Uruguay president

Leftist cancer specialist Tabare Vasquez is back at the helm of Uruguay, after easily winning Sunday’s run-off presidential election. Supporters of

Leftist cancer specialist Tabare Vasquez is back at the helm of Uruguay, after easily winning Sunday’s run-off presidential election. Supporters of

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Vazquez wins old job back as Uruguay's president

Seventy-five-year-old Tabare Vazquez has won Uruguay’s presidential run-off, allowing the leftist ruling coalition to extend its decade in power

Seventy-five-year-old Tabare Vazquez has won Uruguay’s presidential run-off, allowing the leftist ruling coalition to extend its decade in power

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State-sanctioned marijuana sales defended by Uruguay president

Uruguay’s president has been answering his critics over state-sanctioned marijuana sales, a move aimed at undermining drug trafficking in the

Uruguay’s president has been answering his critics over state-sanctioned marijuana sales, a move aimed at undermining drug trafficking in the

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Uruguay makes history by legalising entire marijuana market

Uruguay has became the first country in the world to legalise the cultivation, distribution and consumption of marijuana. The Senate approved the

Uruguay has became the first country in the world to legalise the cultivation, distribution and consumption of marijuana. The Senate approved the

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Uruguay set to blaze historic trail with move to make cannabis legal

The Uruguayan Senate is set to approve an historic bill on Tuesday which will for the first time legalise the entire production chain of cannabis

The Uruguayan Senate is set to approve an historic bill on Tuesday which will for the first time legalise the entire production chain of cannabis

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Uruguay moves closer to legalising marijuana

Uruguay’s Senate Health Commission has passed a controversial bill allowing for the legalisation of the production and use of marijuana. The

Uruguay’s Senate Health Commission has passed a controversial bill allowing for the legalisation of the production and use of marijuana. The

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Cannabis set to be legalised in Uruguay

Uruguay appears set to become the first country in the world to create a legal market for marijuana. Supporters say the fight against drugs and

Uruguay appears set to become the first country in the world to create a legal market for marijuana. Supporters say the fight against drugs and

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Uruguay approves gay marriage

Uruguayan lawmakers have overwhelmingly passed marriage equality legislation after a heated debate in the conservative country’s congress. Uruguay

Uruguayan lawmakers have overwhelmingly passed marriage equality legislation after a heated debate in the conservative country’s congress. Uruguay