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
Uruguay - BBC
Uruguay - Timeline - BBC

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Wallonia-Brussels Federation selects first 2018 projects, signs Uruguay co-pro agreement - Screen International

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Wallonia-Brussels Federation selects first 2018 projects, signs Uruguay co-pro agreement
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The FWB has also signed a film and audiovisual co-production agreement with Uruguay, as part of the Federation's commitment to collaborate with both Latin America and under-exploited markets. The agreement, which was reached after two years of talks, ...



Uruguay look to spring a surprise - Deccan Herald

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Uruguay look to spring a surprise
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FIFA World Cup moments: After months of drama, hosts Uruguay made history by winning inaugural tournament in 1930 - Firstpost

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FIFA World Cup moments: After months of drama, hosts Uruguay made history by winning inaugural tournament in 1930
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The 13 teams were divided into four groups: Pool 1 consisted of Argentina, Chile, France and Mexico; Pool 2 saw Yugoslavia grouped with Brazil and Bolivia; Uruguay competed in Group 3 alongside Romania and Peru, while Pool 4 was made up of the US, ...



Soccer: Uruguay World Cup factbox - Reuters

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Soccer: Uruguay World Cup factbox
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Uruguay have played in 12 World Cups and have won the tournament twice, as hosts in the inaugural edition in 1930 and again in 1950 in Brazil. After failing to qualify for the 2006 event in Germany, they sprang a surprise by reaching the semi-finals in ...
World Cup 2018: Why you should follow Uruguay - RTERTE.ie
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World Cup moments: A 15-day journey to history in Uruguay - Irish Times

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World Cup moments: A 15-day journey to history in Uruguay
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In 1930 it wasn't a case of qualification but simply who could get there in time.
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Venezuelans in Uruguay denounce 'fraudulent' presidential elections - The Santiago Times

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Venezuelans in Uruguay denounce 'fraudulent' presidential elections
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MONTEVIDEO – Little by little, around noon on this Sunday, Venezuelans living in Uruguay gathered in front of the Venezuelan embassy in Montevideo to protest against what they consider “unfair and fraudulent” presidential elections. The diplomatic ...



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Football: Uruguay looking to spring a surprise in Russia | The Star ...
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(Reuters) - A smooth qualifying campaign spearheaded by their strikers and marked by the emergence of youth has given former champions Uruguay reasons to ...

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Uruguay is favored, and another country could keep the host Russians from advancing - Miami Herald

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Uruguay is favored, and another country could keep the host Russians from advancing
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Uruguay: Any team that qualifies second out of South America is dangerous. Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani are back and have scored 92 international goals between them. Among the new stars are Gaston Pereiro and Rodrigo Betancur, the 20-year-old ...



Germany and Spain qualify for Uruguay 2018 - FIFA.com

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Germany and Spain qualify for Uruguay 2018
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Germany and Spain are the first two European nations to win berths to the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018, after both countries advanced to the UEFA Women's U-17 Championship final in Lithuania. Germany routed England 8-0 in the first ...



Cavani, Suarez highlight preliminary Uruguay squad - FIFA.com

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Cavani, Suarez highlight preliminary Uruguay squad
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Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez has named a preliminary squad of 26 players for the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. Star strikers Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani will once again be leading the line, while there were also call-ups for the likes of ...
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