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22 hrs ago | SFGate

Uruguayans can now sign up to grow pot at home

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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22 hrs ago | SFGate

Uruguayans can now sign up to grow pot at home

In this Dec. 18, 2013 file photo, Juan Palese, a marijuana grower, shows his crop outside of Montevideo, Uruguay.

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Wednesday | Patch.com

South Bay Traveler Recommends: Latin Luxury

I love South America and you will find lush natural surroundings punctuated with interesting architecture, vibrant arts, delectable dining and plenty to do.

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Chile, World News, Argentina, Santa Clara County, CA, Los Altos, CA, Bolivia Travel, South America Travel, Travel, Argentina, Bolivia Travel,

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

New Gas And Oil Fields Found In Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Aug 26 -- Argentina's petroleum company YPF announced the discovery of new gas and oil reserves in the province of Santa Cruz, with the potential to produce more than 200,000 cubic meters of gas and 370 barrels of oil per day at a depth of 2.770 meters.

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Groong

President congratulates Uruguay's President on Independence Day

Armenia's President congratulates Uruguay's President on Independence Day 13:36, 25 August, 2014 YEREVAN, AUGUST 25, ARMENPRESS.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

State Department

Secretary's Remarks: Uruguay's Independence Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the Uruguayan people on the 189th anniversary of your nation's independence on August 25. On August 25, 1825, Uruguay declared its independence.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Uruguay Expects Significant Drop In Calls During Cruise Season

MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY, Aug 24 -- A significant drop in the number of calls and visitors is forecast for this coming 2014/15 cruise season in Uruguay, according to tourism officials.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Inside Costa Rica

Lawyer sentenced to 24 years for property fraud

August 22nd, 2014 The Criminal Court of San Jose has sentenced a lawyer identified by the last names Parini Segura to 24 years in prison for multiple counts of property fraud.

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Medical News Today

Uruguay's tobacco control policies reducing smoking rates,...

The International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project has launched a new report on the effectiveness of tobacco control policies in Uruguay, a country currently the target of litigation by Philip Morris International .

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, South America, World News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Daily Star

Uruguay sending mission to meet Syrian refugees

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay: A delegation from Uruguay will head to Lebanon Friday to select 120 Syrian refugees who can come to the South American country, the country's Human Rights Department said.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Bloomberg

Uruguay Agrees to Buy 9.8 Megawatts of Solar Power for 30 Years

Uruguay's state-owned power company agreed to buy power from two solar farms with a total of 9.8 megawatts of capacity in the country's western state of Paysandu.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Westport News

Luis Cattan is the new cantor of the Conservative Synagogue of Westport, Weston and Wilton.

A Shabbat service Friday will also welcome the new cantor of the Conservative Synagogue of Westport, Weston and Wilton to the community.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Utility Products

Argentina's Invap to build wind turbines in Neuquen

Argentine technology firm Invap signed an agreement with the Neuquen provincial government to produce wind energy equipment in the city of Cutral Co, according to Business News Americas.

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Related Topix: World News, South America, Argentina, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy,

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Cybercast News Service

U.S. Gov't Loans $64.5M for Wind Turbines - in Uruguay

The Export-Import Bank of the United States is giving a $64.5 million direct loan to a company in Uruguay for the purchase of wind turbines made by a Spanish company at one of its plants in Pennsylvania, according to the bank.

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Related Topix: Export, PA, Pennsylvania, World News, Feasterville-Trevose, PA, Fairless Hills, PA, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Buenos Aires Herald

Bilaterally, - Mujica, CFK have done very poor job'

Uruguayan presidential hopeful Bordaberry goes on the attack - and reveals admiration for Macri With presidential elections in Uruguay less than three months away, prospects for the Colorado Party don't look too bright.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Hispanic Business

Interim report Q2/2014: UPM posts strong second quarter, solid progress in growth projects

Kymmene Corporation Interim Report 5 August 2014 at 09.35 EET Q2 2014 compared with Q2 2013 * Earnings per share excluding special items were , 12.2% of sales * The Lappeenranta renewable diesel refinery started its testing and commissioning process; the UPM Fray Bentos pulp mill received an increased production permit * 94% of the targeted ... (more)

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Uruguayan pot marketplace may go up in smoke

This May 6, 2014 file photo shows a sign that reads in Spanish; "We don't sell pot, yet," on display at a head shop in downtown Montevideo, Uruguay.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Uruguayan pot marketplace may go up in smoke

The nation's largest public utility has agreed to pay $27.8 million to settle claims from Tennessee property owners who suffered damages from a huge spill of toxin-laden coal ash sludge.

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The Washington Post

Uruguayan pot marketplace may go up in smoke

This May 6, 2014 file photo shows a sign that reads in Spanish; "We don't sell pot, yet," on display at a head shop in downtown Montevideo, Uruguay.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Google Sightseeing

On this day: First World Cup Final

Goooooooooooooaaaaaaaaaaaaalllllllll!!!!! On July 30, 1930, Uruguay beat Argentina 4-2 to win the first World Cup Final at the Estadio Centenario in Montevideo.

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