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Uruguay to legalise sale and use of marijuana
Registered users will be able to buy the drug in pharmacies and grow as many as six plants per family.
Last updated: 06 May 2014 05:43 GMT
Uruguay offers to take Guantanamo prisoners
The US has resettled 43 prisoners in 17 countries since Obama took office and has released 38 others to their homelands.
Last updated: 21 Mar 2014 02:39 GMT
Chess, Private Lessons
One former inmate hopes to use chess to gain employment in the outside world, and to give something back in Uruguay.
Viewfinder Latin America 2014
Last updated: 06 Mar 2014 15:21 GMT
Managing marijuana in Uruguay
After recently legalising pot, officials now must pick the kind, who will grow it, the price and much more.
Last updated: 12 Jan 2014 20:21 GMT
Uruguay: Yes we cannabis
Small country's move to legalise weed has more than token significance for future of the "war on drugs".
Last updated: 20 Dec 2013 10:00 GMT
Uruguay beat Jordan 5-0 in Amman
Edinson Cavani stars for Uruguay as they move five steps closer to Brazil 2014 with victory in playoff away leg.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2013 20:24 GMT
Uruguay preparing for legalised cannabis
Production and sale expected to be legalised soon, in an attempt to eliminate the illegal drug market.
Last updated: 28 Oct 2013 22:02 GMT
Uruguayans celebrate same-sex marriage
Uruguay is the second Latin American country after Argentina to allow same-sex marriage.
Last updated: 21 Aug 2013 11:50 GMT
Liverpool stand firm over Suarez
Luis Suarez impresses against Melbourne Victory as Liverpool manager and captain say their striker is happy at club.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2013 15:17 GMT
Olimpia forever in Almeida's debt
Copa Libertadores finalists Olimpia owe their Paraguayan manager Ever Almeida far more than just tactical expertise.
Last updated: 23 Jul 2013 22:18 GMT
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