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President of Uruguay Tabare Vazquez (R) and former Vice President Raul Sendic (L). (FILE) | Photo: EFE
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Uruguay’s President Calls for ‘Normalcy’ After VP Resigns

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Uruguay’s Vice-President Raúl Sendic has stepped down over accusations he used public funds for personal use while heading a state company. President Tabaré Vazquez said he did not request the resignation of Vice President Sendic, calling the move “a personal matter.” Source: TeleSUR TV / The Dawn News / September 11, […]

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Uruguay Passes Decree to Repress Roadblocks / Social Movements React
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Uruguay Passes Decree to Repress Roadblocks / Social Movements React

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By: Claudio Alvarez / Source: La Izquierda Diario / The Dawn News / March 26, 2017 Several unions and student organizations have strongly rejected the government’s decree to repress roadblocks without a court order. Some representatives of the government’s party dismiss criticism while others join the general expressions of unhappiness—although […]

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Uruguayan Troops will Remain in Haiti Until April 2017

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Source: Sputnik News / The Dawn News / December 23, 2016 The Uruguayan Senate approved the extension of the permanence of the country’s troops in Haiti until April 2017. After April 15, Uruguay’s mission will end. The decision to not remove the troops immediately is rejected by those who see […]

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