Uruguay

Country Uruguay
Capital Montevideo
Continent South America
Currency Uruguayan peso(UYU)
Languages Spanish

Montevideo

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Montevideo, founded by the Spanish in 1726 as a military stronghold, soon took advantage of its natural harbor to become an important commercial center. Claimed by Argentina but annexed by Brazil in 1821, Uruguay declared its independence four years later and secured its freedom in 1828 after a three-year struggle. The administrations of President Jose BATLLE in the early 20th century established widespread political, social, and economic reforms that established a statist tradition. A violent Marxist urban guerrilla movement named the Tupamaros, launched in the late 1960s, led Uruguay's president to cede control of the government to the military in 1973. By yearend, the rebels had been crushed, but the military continued to expand its hold over the government. Civilian rule was not restored until 1985. In 2004, the left-of-center Frente Amplio Coalition won national elections that effectively ended 170 years of political control previously held by the Colorado and Blanco parties. Uruguay's political and labor conditions are among the freest on the continent.

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Uruguay - Wikipedia
Uruguay - CIA World Fact Book
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Uruguay's Bodega Garzón signs up Francis Mallmann - The Drinks Business

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Uruguay's Bodega Garzón signs up Francis Mallmann
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Its flagship 524-acre estate in Uruguay comprises not only a 200 hectare vineyard and its own winery, but also a luxury hotel that will soon offer a $180,000-entry-fee wine club where members will be able to create their own wines from select parcels.



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WCQ: Brazil romp Uruguay as Paulinho steals the show in a five-goal thriller
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Despite more than 100 international appearances with Argentina, the Atletico Madrid coach put on a rival's kit for a kickabout with friends.

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Paulinho hat trick helps Brazil extend lead; Lionel Messi goal lifts Argentina
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A Paulinho hat trick helped Brazil to a 4-1 victory over Uruguay in a clash of the top two teams in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying on Thursday. Uruguay were awarded a penalty on nine minutes when Alisson took down Edinson Cavani after the PSG striker ...

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Philippe Coutinho embarrasses Uruguay's Egidio Arevalo Rios twice in five seconds during Brazil win - Metro

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Philippe Coutinho embarrasses Uruguay's Egidio Arevalo Rios twice in five seconds during Brazil win
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Uruguay pulling troops out of UN mission in Haiti
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