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Tiny Uruguay, one of the few Latin American countries to have legalised abortion, saw 6,676 procedures in its first year allowing the practise, authorities said.
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Liverpool striker Luis Suarez insists he has finally learnt how to keep his explosive temper and cynical instincts under control.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 18:49
Uruguay should be feared at next year`s World Cup in Brazil because they have the world`s best striker in Luis Suarez and the self-belief to overcome big obstacles, former captain Enzo Francescoli said on Friday.
Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 09:55
Uruguay`s economy minister has resigned as he faces a probe over the 2012 collapse of national airline Pluna, a scandal that has tainted President Jose Mujica`s administration.
Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 02:11
The 78-year-old leader said he envisions putting his plan into place when he steps down as president, a position he has served in since 2010.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 09:54
The law, conceived in an attempt to tackle the illegal drugs trade, was approved by a vote of 16 to 13, with the ruling Broad Front Party united in its favour, reported Xinhua.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 09:52
Uruguay sealed their spot at the 2014 World Cup finals after a goalless draw at home to Jordan in the second leg of their intercontinental playoff on Wednesday saw them advance 5-0 on aggregate.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 10:59
Uruguay`s President Jose Mujica has said he plans to withdraw his country`s peacekeeping troops from Haiti because of the lack of democratic progress there.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 13:12
Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani has revealed that his strike partner Luis Suarez is waiting to make a `dream` transfer to Real Madrid and was never interested in joining Arsenal.
Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 19:35
Scientists have discovered two new species of spiders with strange living habits in Uruguay.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 01, 2013, 14:34
Uruguay is poised to make history as the first government to run a legal marijuana market.
Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 21:33
A gay couple registered to marry in Uruguay on Monday, a landmark step since the country became the second in Latin America to recognize same sex unions.
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