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Uruguayan vote rests on a knife-edge
Party of outgoing President Mujica leading in polls but no party expected to secure enough votes to win in first round.
Last updated: 25 Oct 2014 08:31 GMT
Former rebel wins Uruguay vote
Jose Mujica,a former leftist fighter, secures presidency after rival concedes defeat.
Last updated: 30 Nov 2009 03:57 GMT
Senate 'ends' Uruguay abortion ban
President expected to veto move to decriminalise abortions.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2008 21:05 GMT
Uruguay leader replaces ministers
President says six cabinet members will now concentrate on party activities.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2008 05:18 GMT
Lula in Uruguay for trade talks
Brazilian president courts smaller neighbour to bolster South American trading bloc.
Last updated: 27 Feb 2007 13:05 GMT
Chavez calls for joint Mercosur stand
The president of Venezuela has urged the South American trade bloc Mercosur to act as a common front against US free trade deals.
Last updated: 05 Jul 2006 13:56 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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