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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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Mercosur: Uruguay and Ecuador Support Venezuela
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Mercosur: Uruguay and Ecuador Support Venezuela

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Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / August 7, 2016. The Uruguayan President rejected criticism for giving up his term as Chair of the block as the rules mandated, despite the insistence of Argentina Brazil and Paraguay to not pass on the baton to Venezuela. Correa said rules must […]

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