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  1. Uruguay election leaves pot plan a little foggierRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Marijuana grower Marcelo Vazquez checks the leaves of his plants for fungus on the outskirts of Montevideo, Uruguay, in December 2013. Uruguay, budding world capital of experimental marijuana legislation, is proving that legalized pot may indeed be a gateway drug to something more powerful: voter backlash.

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  2. Jewish World, 12:37 PMLatvian Nazi Musical Stirs Jewish OutrageRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... have argued that the show is attempting to whitewash the legacy of the Nazi, who was assassinated in Montevideo, Uruguay by a squad of Mossad agents in 1965. However, producer Juris Millers claims that because Cukurs never stood trial due to the ...

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  3. Long-conservative Latin America is turning liberalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | USA Today

    Even after 33 years of marriage, Oscar and Graciela Varela don't agree on most anything. He supports the new law in Uruguay allowing gay marriage, she doesn't.

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  4. Plandai Biotechnology, Inc. Receives Approval to Grow Cannabis for...Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Freshnews

    Plandai Biotechnology, Inc. , a developer of highly bioavailable plant extracts for industries including health, wellness, nutriceutical, and pharmaceutical, today announced that Uruguay's Ministry of Public Health has approved an academic collaboration between Plandai and the Group of Medicinal Chemistry from the School of Science at the University of the Republic in Montevideo, Uruguay. The approval, issued in September 2014, allows Plandai to grow cannabis in conjunction with the University, for medical research, which will be undertaken by students and scientists from the School of Science at the University.

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  5. Strong River to visit EstudiantesRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Buenos Aires Herald

    Estudiantes and River Plate, two teams with exceptional international experience, will start the quarterfinals of the South American Cup today at 8.15pm. Estudiantes outlasted Pearol at Uruguay's Centenario stadium which gave them the passport to the quarterfinals.

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  6. Thunderstorms, Flooding Target Argentina, Uruguay and BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | AccuWeather.com

    Unseasonable warmth rose across northern Argentina, Uruguay, southeastern Brazil and Paraguay over the past several days but change is on the way. This heat will come to an end as a potent cold front rushes northward across the region, triggering gusty thunderstorms and flooding downpours.

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  7. Lonely Planet Names Copenhagen World's Most Gay-Friendly DestinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | On Top Magazine

    The list includes many of the usual suspects, including Palm Springs, Toronto and New York City, plus a few surprises, such as the exclusion of San Francisco. Lonely Planet acknowledged that the inclusion of Montevideo, Uruguay in the tenth spot was controversial, given the region's conservative climate.

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  8. Uruguay presidential vote headed for runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | The Daily Star

    Uruguay's President Jose Mujica arrives at a polling station in his Volkswagen beetle, to cast his vote in the general elections, in Montevideo, Uruguay Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. MONTEVIDEO: Uruguay's leftist former president Tabare Vazquez and his center-right rival Luis Lacalle Pou are headed into a Nov. 30 runoff after a presidential vote failed to deliver an outright winner.

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  9. Vazquez leads Uruguay president vote; faces runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Newsday

    Presidential candidate for the ruling Broad Front party Tabare Vazquez talks to supporters at a rally in Montevideo, Uruguay, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. Left-leaning former President Vazquez won the most votes in Uruguay's presidential election Sunday, but he fell short of the outright majority needed to avoid a Nov. 30 runoff, exit polls said.

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  10. Vazquez leads Uruguay president vote; faces...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    National Party presidential candidate Luis Lacalle Pou celebrates with party followers in Montevideo, Uruguay, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. Left-leaning former President Tabare Vazquez of the ruling Broad Front party won the most votes in Uruguay's presidential election Sunday, but he fell short of the outright majority needed to avoid a Nov. 30 runoff, exit polls said.

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  11. Monday Oct. 27: Our World In PicturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... in their parking lot on Sunday in Paducah, Ky. The church offered a free chili supper followed by Trunk or Treat. URUGUAY - Boy Leaps at Montevideo Beach: A boy jumps for his dad to take a picture on the beach in Montevideo, Uruguay, on Saturday. ...

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  12. Uruguayans in Argentina flock home for voteRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... 5,000 Uruguayans crossed the border at the San Martn bridge that joins Gualeguaych in Argentina with Fray Bentos in Uruguay, Julio Csar Cardozo, an official from the Afumigra migration officials association, told state-run news agency Tlam. However, ...

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  13. Tough challenge ahead for V zquezRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | Buenos Aires Herald

    Presidential candidate for the ruling Front Broad party Tabare Vazquez holds his hand over his heart after casting his vote in the elections, in Montevideo, Uruguay, yesterday. Uruguay's leftist ruling coalition, the Broad Front and its presidential candidate Tabar Vzquez were celebrating their victory in the first round of the country's general election last night, but this morning thoughts will turn to the challenge ahead, with the coalition facing a tricky battle in next month's runoff, scheduled for November 30. The Broad Front has had control of the Uruguayan presidency for a decade, beginning when it won the 2004 election outright in the first round with the experienced Vzquez as its candidate.

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  14. .com | Vazquez tops Uruguay president vote, faces runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | News24

    Former President Tabare Vazquez won the most votes in Uruguay's presidential election Sunday, but he fell short of the outright majority needed to avoid a 30 November runoff, exit polls said. Three polls indicated that the left-leaning Vazquez, 74, the candidate of the outgoing president's Broad Front coalition, would face centre-right challenger Luis Alberto Lacalle Pou, 41, of the National Party in a second-round vote.

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  15. Uruguay's presidential election heads to a runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Globe and Mail

    Presidential candidate for the ruling Broad Front party Tabare Vazquez, center, and his running mate Raul Sendic, left with blue shirt, hold Uruguay national flag surrounded by supporters in Montevideo, Uruguay, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. Presidential candidate for the ruling Broad Front party Tabare Vazquez, center, and his running mate Raul Sendic, left with blue shirt, hold Uruguay national flag surrounded by supporters in Montevideo, Uruguay, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014.

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  16. Uruguay presidential election headed for a runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | The Globe and Mail

    A man wearing a mask of presidential candidate Tabare Vazquez waves a flag as he campaigns for the ruling Broad Front party in Montevideo, Uruguay, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Uruguay's presidential election is set to go into a runoff as undecided voters could opt for change Sunday, despite an economic boom and social reforms led by the ruling Broad Front coalition.

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  17. Uruguay Holds Election Day for Next President and Congressional MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Hispanically Speaking

    Voters will also decide a referendum question on reducing the age for being prosecuted for a crime from 18 to 16. he South American country's 6,948 polling places will close at 7:30 p.m., with the first official results expected about 90 minutes later. The elections, according to the latest polls, are the tightest in the past 10 years, with the governing Broad Front at risk of losing its absolute majority in both the House of Representatives and the Senate.

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  18. Uruguay begins voting for new presidentRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 26 | Jurist

    [JURIST] Uruguay began voting on Sunday to elect a new president to succeed current leader Jose Mujica [BBC backgrounder]. Mujica's leftist party, the Broad Front, is being represented by Former President Tabare Vazquez [official website, in ...

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  19. Uruguayans vote for new Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | SFGate

    Uruguay's President Jose Mujica casts his vote during general elections in Montevideo, Uruguay Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. Uruguay's presidential election is set to go into a runoff as undecided voters could opt for change on Sunday, despite an economic boom and social reforms led by the ruling Broad Front coalition.

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  20. Uruguayans vote for new presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Deseret News

    Uruguay's President Jose Mujica casts his vote during general elections in Montevideo, Uruguay Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. Uruguay's presidential election is set to go into a runoff as undecided voters could opt for change on Sunday, despite an economic boom and social reforms led by the ruling Broad Front coalition.

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