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Uruguay’s former dictator Gregorio “El Goyo” Alvarez dies at 91

December 28, 2016 10:30 pm
Uruguay’s former dictator Gregorio “El Goyo” Alvarez dies at 91

The photo shows Gregorio Alvarez, Uruguay’s former dictator, leaving his lawyer’s office in Montevideo, June 15, 2006. He died at the age of 91 on Wednesday, December 28, 2016. (Photo by AFP) General Gregorio “El Goyo” Alvarez, the last military dictator in Uruguay who ruled the country from 1981 to […]

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Uruguay VP to hold enhanced trade, economic talks in Iran

April 23, 2016 7:06 pm
Uruguay VP to hold enhanced trade, economic talks in Iran

Uruguay’s Vice President Raul Sendic Rodriguez Uruguay’s Vice President Raul Sendic Rodriguez will pay an official visit to Iran to hold talks with Iranian officials on ways to strengthen trade and economic cooperation. Heading an economic and trade delegation, Rodriguez will visit Tehran from April 24-27 at the invitation of […]

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Uruguay has expelled a senior Iranian diplomat over bomb scare

February 6, 2015 1:13 pm
Uruguay has expelled a senior Iranian diplomat over bomb scare

“Investigations carried out by Uruguay’s intelligence services after the discovery of the device yielded information pointing to a possible involvement of someone at the Iranian embassy,” Haaretz’s diplomatic correspondent wrote. “The Uruguayan government turned to Iran’s government for information and after consultations between the two, it was decided to expel […]

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Kind and World’s Poorest President Who Lives on a Farm & Drives a 1987 Beetle

January 31, 2015 3:40 pm
Kind and World’s Poorest President Who Lives on a Farm & Drives a 1987 Beetle

He lives on a farm, and his official car is a 1987 Volkswagen Beetle. He donates 90% of his monthly salary to charity. President of Uruguay, Jose Mujica, is not your average president. It is commonplace to see some presidents of countries living lavish lifestyles, and in some extreme cases, […]

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Uruguay (country)

December 20, 2012 1:10 pm

Uruguay (country) country on the southeastern coast of South America between Brazil and Argentina. It is the second smallest country in South America, after Suriname. The capital and chief economic center of Uruguay is the coastal city of Montevideo (pronounced mahn teh vih DAY oh).Uruguay was a part of the colonial empire of Spain in the Americas until […]

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