Uruguay Newswire

Uruguay Newswire

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  1. Press association rejects Venezuelan government accusationsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    ... are in a condition to do what they want in the rest of the region," declared Paolillo, editor of the Montevideo, Uruguay, weekly Bsqueda. Venezuela's President Nicols Maduro late last week declared a state of emergency for 60 days following an ...

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  2. Uruguay to begin mass producing marijuana in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Inside Costa Rica

    Eleven companies are still in the race to secure a state license to produce marijuana and supply it to pharmacies, which will then sell the drug to registered users at a government-fixed price. Uruguay legalized the growth, production, and sale of marijuana in 2013 as a way to combat drug trafficking, but the mass production of cannabis and sale through pharmacies has stalled.

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  3. Uruguay's unions lash out at - illegal' gov't education decreeRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Buenos Aires Herald

    Uruguay's main teachers' union will ignore the government's controversial "essentiality of services" ruling and go ahead with a new 48-hour walkout, beginning today, the National Federation of Secondary School Teachers confirmed to the Herald yesterday, denouncing the decree as "illegal." "We are calling a general strike for 48 hours, educational workers will participate starting tomorrow , then from Thursday we will be participating in the national strike along with the Central workers' union ," Fenapes General Secretary Jos Olivera said, echoing the PIT-CNT executive secretariat's earlier call yesterday for a partial general strike on Thursday from 9am to 1pm, in protest.

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  4. Petaling Jaya: Fears over M'sia's waning economyRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Asia News Network

    ... yet. Let's look at another country which is also grappling with economic issues related to currency depreciation Uruguay. It is not an apple-to-apple comparison though. The South American nation does not have the same economic fundamentals and its ...

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  5. Mexico: the pioneer of the AmericasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Drinks Business

    When discussing the wine of the Americas we first think of the United States, Argentina or Chile, even Brazil or Uruguay, but certainly not Mexico, which is ironic given that it is the oldest wine destination in the Americas. As early as 1554, it was in this country of Tequila and sombreros that the first vines appeared, grown under the leadership of the Spanish conquest.

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  6. Uruguay's Independence DayRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Holtville Tribune

    Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Uruguay as you celebrate the 190th anniversary of your nation's independence on August 25. "Just as Uruguay's declaration of independence was an inspiration to the region, its democracy today continues to develop, adapt, and respond to today's modern challenges. The United States and Uruguay's commitment to human rights, our mutual appreciation for the values of freedom and democracy, and our belief in expanding opportunity for all help shape and define our strong relationship.

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  7. Switzerland says will rule on FIFA extraditions next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | India.com

    ... two conflicting demands. The five remaining FIFA officials wanted by US authorities include Eugenio Figueredo from Uruguay, also an ex-FIFA vice president, and Costa Rican Eduardo Li, who was supposed to join the FIFA Executive Committee in May. ...

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  8. Western Hemisphere: Uruguay's Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | State Department

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Uruguay as you celebrate the 190th anniversary of your nation's independence on August 25. Just as Uruguay's declaration of independence was an inspiration to the region, its democracy today continues to develop, adapt, and respond to today's modern challenges. The United States and Uruguay's commitment to human rights, our mutual appreciation for the values of freedom and democracy, and our belief in expanding opportunity for all help shape and define our strong relationship.

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  9. President greets Uruguay on national dayRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Newkerala.com

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday extended his greetings to the government and people of the South American country of Uruguay on the eve of their National Day . In his message to his Uruguayan counterpart Tabare Vazquez, Mukherjee hoped that the bilateral relations will expand and deepen in the years ahead.

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  10. Armed carjackers responded to online ads, stole at least five vehiclesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Inside Costa Rica

    August 24th, 2015 Police made five arrests in a series of six coordinated raids last week in order to dismantle a group of armed carjackers that would respond to online for-sale ads to lure in their victims. According to authorities, the suspects would respond to ads for vehicles for sale online, posing as an interested buyer wanting to go for a test drive.

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  11. India looks forward to expanding ties with Uruguay, says MukherjeeRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Newkerala.com

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of Uruguay on the eve of their National Day, which falls on Tuesday. In his message to President Tabare Vazquez, President Mukherjee said, "On behalf of the Government and the people of India and on my own behalf, it gives me great pleasure to convey to you and to the people of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, warm greetings and felicitations on the occasion of your National Day."

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  12. Recharge Wrap-up: lithium-ion battery growth prediction, BYD taxis in MontevideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Autoblog

    ... (or, if that doesn't work, reboot the Model S screen). Read the detailed tutorial at Teslarati . Montevideo, Uruguay is adding 50 BYD e6 electric taxis to its fleet. With lofty goals to decarbonize and move away from reliance on imported fossil ...

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  13. More than 6,600 people displaced in Uruguay due to floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | UPI

    More than 6,600 people have been displaced and about 1,000 homes have been damaged throughout Uruguay due to flooding caused by heavy rains. The heavy rains began last week and caused rivers to rise above the designated safe threshold .

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  14. FIFA official arrested in Switzerland charged in NicaraguaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The China Post

    ... and Central America and the Caribbean - have not yet agreed to be extradited. They include Eugenio Figueredo from Uruguay - also an ex-FIFA vice president and Costa Rican Eduardo Li, who was supposed to join the FIFA Executive Committee in May. ...

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  15. Costa Rica construction activity has fallen across the board in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Inside Costa Rica

    August 18th, 2015 Construction activity fell across the board in Costa Rica during the first half of this year compared to the first half of 2014, including residential, commercial and industrial building, according to a report published by the Costa Rican Chamber of Construction based on figures from the Association of Engineers and Architects . Overall construction activity fell by 6.8 percent and affected every province in the country with the exception of Puntarenas, where activity increased by 5.9 percent.

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  16. Mirtha Lisboa, 70, Ossining ResidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Ossining Daily Voice

    Mirtha was born in Montevideo, Uruguay on June 18, 1945, and was the daughter of Juan and Maria Esther Giraldez. Maria is survived by her mother, Maria Esther; her husband Jose; her three children William , Richard and Karina; 3 siblings Francis and Jorge Giraldez and Zulma Medina and 4 grandchildren.

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  17. FIFA official charged in Nicaragua with money laundering, corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | DNA India

    ... and Central America and the Caribbean -- have not yet agreed to be extradited. They include Eugenio Figueredo from Uruguay -- also an ex-FIFA vice president and Costa Rican Eduardo Li, who was supposed to join the FIFA Executive Committee in May. ...

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  18. Mirtha Lisboa, 70, Lived In OssiningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The Ossining Daily Voice

    Lisboa was born in Montevideo, Uruguay on June 18, 1945 and was the daughter of Juan and Maria Esther Giraldez. Maria is survived by her mother Maria Esther; her husband Jose; children William , Richard and Karina; siblings Francis and Jorge Giraldez and Zulma Medina and four grandchildren.

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    Monday Aug 17 | Inside Costa Rica

    August 17th, 2015 A US Airways flight with 127 passengers on board reported electrical problems Friday afternoon before landing at Costa Rica's Juan Santamaria International Airport . A significant emergency response was triggered, with firefighters and emergency and relief personnel from San Jose, Pavas, Heredia and Alajuela all responding to the scene.

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  20. Recipients of Ruderman Prize in Inclusion announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Jerusalem Post

    ... local Jewish community. The prize winners were announced on Monday. The winners are: Yavne Institute in Montevideo, Uruguay, YouthAbility Program at the Jewish Family Service Association of Cleveland in Ohio, USA, Kisharon's Adult Employment ...

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