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Uruguay's two main candidates were virtually tied after Sunday's general election
'Cocaine king of Milan' makes midnight escape from prison in Uruguay
Rocco Morabito escaped from a prison in Uruguay where he was waiting to be extradited back to Italy.
The French pig who predicts the results of the World Cup
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France beat Uruguay 2-0, advance to semi-finals
France beat Uruguay 2-0, advance to semi-finals.
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Uruguay defeated Russia in a 3-0 win.
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Uruguay elects first transgender senator
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Three South American nations in joint bid for World Cup 2030
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Uruguay defeats tobacco giant in court dispute
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Americas: thousands evacuated, as El Nino triggers worst flooding in decades
Flooding misery continues in the US, with hundreds forced from their homes in Missouri because of rising waters in rain-swollen rivers. Scores of
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
Uruguay president calls FIFA 'gang of old sons of bitches' over Suarez bite sanctions
Uruguay’s President José Mujica has called FIFA “a gang of old sons of bitches” in response to sanctions the organisation issued to Luis Suarez
Hosts Brazil and Colombia progress to quarter-finals
Hosts Brazil qualified for the quarter-finals of the World Cup on Saturday after beating Chile 3-2 in a nail-biting penalty shootout. Paris Saint