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  1. Blatter resigns as FIFA presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ANSA.it

    ... to the US on corruption charges - North and Central America and Caribbean Confederation President Jeffrey Webb, and Uruguay's Eugenio Figueredo, the president of South American governing body Conmebol. The other five, who were detained at a Zurich ...

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  2. FIFA officials arrested in Zurich; World Cup votes probedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | KRQE Albuquerque

    ... current FIFA vice presidents were among those arrested, Jeffrey Webb of the Cayman Islands and Eugenio Figueredo of Uruguay. The others are Eduardo Li of Costa Rica, Julio Rocha of Nicaragua, Costas Takkas of Britain, Rafael Esquivel of Venezuela ...

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  3. Legal analysis, ramifications of FIFA's corruption chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | Fox Sports

    ... officials arrested CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb (Cayman Islands), FIFA vice president Eugenio Figueredo ( Uruguay ) and five other senior officials in Zurich pursuant to indictments unsealed in the Eastern District of New York early Wednesday ...

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  4. Swiss officials: No special treatment for soccer officialsRead the original story

    Friday May 29 | ETaiwanNews.com

    ... from the hotel." The seven are FIFA vice presidents Jeffrey Webb of the Cayman Islands and Eugenio Figueredo of Uruguay; Costa Rican soccer federation president Eduardo Li; Venezuela FA chief Rafael Esquivel; former Brazilian FA chief Jose Maria ...

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  5. Blatter re-elected FIFA presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | ANSA.it

    ... investigation into corruption - North and Central America and Caribbean Confederation President Jeffrey Webb, and Uruguay's Eugenio Figueredo, the president of South American governing body Conmebol. The other five, who were detained at a Zurich ...

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  6. New stars likely to be found at Under-20 World Cup in NZRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    In this Feb. 4, 2015 file photo, Argentina's Giovanni Simeone celebrates after scoring a goal against Paraguay during a South America Under-20 soccer match in Montevideo, Uruguay. Though it will be staged on the opposite end of the earth from the most glamorous leagues and the turmoil of corruption investigations into senior soccer officials, the under-20 World Cup is set to be a showcase for a new generation of talent.

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  7. FIFA bombshell: World football gurus are arrested for corruption in SwitzerlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | Pravda

    ... be the quoted Webb (Cayman Islands), deputy chief executive officer and president of CONCACAF; Eugenio Figueredo (Uruguay), which also includes the executive vice president of the committee and until recently was president of Conmebol; Jack Warner ...

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  8. 2 ex-Guantanamo Bay detainees to tie the knot in UruguayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In this Dec. 11, 2014 file photo, Omar Abdelahdi Faraj, of Syria, left, and Adel bin Muhammad El Ouerghi, of Tunisia, look out at the press from their shared home's balcony decorated with Uruguay's flag in Montevideo, Uruguay.

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  9. Officials arrested in soccer corruption probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | Xenia Daily Gazette

    ... vice presidents were among those arrested and indicted, Jeffrey Webb of the Cayman Islands and Eugenio Figueredo of Uruguay, the Justice Department said. The others are Eduardo Li of Costa Rica, Julio Rocha of Nicaragua, Costas Takkas of Britain, ...

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  10. at a GlanceRead the original story

    Thursday May 28 | Fiji Times

    ... member from the Cayman Islands); Eugenio Figueredo (FIFA vice-president and executive committee member from Uruguay); Eduardo Li (FIFA executive committee member-elect and Costa Rica Football Association president); Julio Rocha (FIFA development ...

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  11. Bribes, money laundering and the World Cup: What happens now with FIFA?Read the original story

    Thursday May 28 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... But that would be a long shot. Among those charged are Jeffrey Webb from the Cayman Islands, Eugenio Figueredo of Uruguay, Jack Warner of Trinidad and Tobago, Eduardo Li of Costa Rica, Julio Rocha of Nicaragua, Costas Takkas of the Cayman Islands, ...

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  12. Two freed Guant namo detainees to wed Uruguayan womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Miami Herald

    ... women who have converted to Islam. The men are part of a group of six former detainees who were resettled in Uruguay in December . By their own admission, they have struggled to adapt. Four of them, including the husbands-to-be, recently ended a ...

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  13. Sculptor and Painter Menashe Kadishman Passes AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... works exploring the relationship between nature and art. A series of environmental works, The Forest (Montevideo, Uruguay, 1969; New York Central Park, 1970; Haus Lange Museum, Krefeld, Germany, 1972) combined man-made yellow painted plates with the ...

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  14. 'One Hundred Years Of Genocide' Exhibit To Open In MontevideoRead the original story

    Thursday May 28 | Groong

    "ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF GENOCIDE" EXHIBIT TO OPEN IN MONTEVIDEO May 28, 2015 - 12:56 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net - A photo exhibition "One hundred years of Genocide. Uruguay and Armenians make history" will open in Montevideo, Uruguay on Saturday, May 30, Prensa Armenia reports.

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  15. BlatterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | Football365

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter has issued a statement saying that he welcomes investigations by the US and Swiss authorities into allegations of bribery and corruption against some FIFA officials. This morning vice-presidents Jeffrey Webb - the current CONCACAF president - and Eugenio Figueredo from Uruguay were arrested , along with Eduardo Li, Julio Rocha, Costas Takkas - who is reportedly a UK citizen - Rafael Esquivel and Jose Maria Marin.

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  16. US, Swiss target top soccer officials in corruption probeRead the original story

    Thursday May 28 | West Hawaii Today

    ... vice presidents were among those arrested and indicted, Jeffrey Webb of the Cayman Islands and Eugenio Figueredo of Uruguay. The others are Eduardo Li of Costa Rica, Julio Rocha of Nicaragua, Costas Takkas of Britain, Rafael Esquivel of Venezuela ...

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  17. 'FIFA thoroughly corrupt, Blatter should resign'Read the original story

    Thursday May 28 | Newkerala.com

    ... many similarly corrupt networks linked to the sport. Those detained in Switzerland include Eugenio Figueredo (Uruguay), Eduardo Li (Costa Rica), Jose Maria Marin (Brazil), Julio Rocha (Nicaragua), Costas Takkas (Britain), Rafael Esquivel (Venezuela) ...

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  18. 'FIFA the injured party in Swiss probe'Read the original story

    Thursday May 28 | Newkerala.com

    ... of the detainees, according to the order announced by the Swiss Federal Department of Justice and Police, are: - Uruguay's Eugenio Figueredo, current FIFA vice president and executive committee member and former CONMEBOL president and Uruguayan ...

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  19. "One hundred years of Genocide" exhibit to open in MontevideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - A photo exhibition "One hundred years of Genocide. Uruguay and Armenians make history" will open in Montevideo, Uruguay on Saturday, May 30, Prensa Armenia reports.

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  20. Things to know about the Under-20 World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... Correa, right, receives the trophy after his team won the South America Under-20 soccer championship in Montevideo, Uruguay. Correa was named Player of the Tournament as Argentina won the South American qualifying championship for the Under-20 World ...

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