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Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay relaunch 2030 World Cup bid

Buenos Aires (AFP) - Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay relaunched their bid to host the 2030 World Cup following a meeting of their presidents in Buenos Aires on Wednesday.

YAHOO SPORTS - 2019-03-20 21:12:12

President of Uruguay criticizes Prosur for “generating another integration with ideological purpose”

Uruguayan President Tabaré Vázquez questioned on Thursday the Colombian-Chilean initiative to create a new integration bloc to replace the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) and argued that the region has a number of integration processes that collide and they become inefficient.

MERCO PRESS - 2019-03-20 21:24:16

United Nations Unanimously Agrees to Indefinitely Postpone Cannabis Vote

In Vienna this week, the United Nations’ Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) opted to indefinitely postpone a vote on the World Health Organization’s recommended changes to the scheduling of cannabis in international drug control conventions.

CANNABISWIRE.COM - 2019-03-20 07:55:00

World Cup in FOUR countries is favourite for 2030 finals, says CONMEBOL president

The 2030 World Cup could take place in FOUR countries. And CONMEBOL president Alejandro Dominguez insists that the quartet of Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Chile are favourites to host the tournament.

MIRROR - 2019-03-21 04:12:52

Uruguay's president removes commander-in-chief of the army

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay – Uruguay's president has removed the country's commander-in-chief of the army after he questioned how local courts have handled cases involving members of the military accused of dictatorship-era human rights abuses.


Bodega Garzon Winery by Bórmida & Yanzón in Maldonado, Uruguay

Bórmida & Yanzón, an Argentinian studio, has conceived the design for the Bodega Garzon Winery, a 205,000 square foot luxurious winery in the coastal city of Maldonado in Uruguay. This building is the first sustainable and LEED-certified winery outside of North America after complying with all of th


Cannabis Investors Eye Uruguay in Push for Global Weed Exports

(Bloomberg) -- Serious marijuana money is starting to show up in Uruguay. Almost six years after the South American country of 3.4 million people legalized cannabis, investors are betting Uruguay can become an export hub for medical marijuana as the industry expands around the world.


Bolivian elections on October 20, not to coincide with Argentina and Uruguay

General elections in Bolivia will now be held on Sunday, October 20, a week earlier than first planned, in order not to clash with elections in Argentina and Uruguay scheduled for October 27. Bolivia's Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) confirmed the decision this week.

MERCO PRESS - 2019-03-21 10:18:40

Barcelona Confirm Luis Suarez Will Have Tests on 'Strong Ankle Sprain'

Barcelona confirmed that forward Luis Suarez will have tests on Monday on an ankle injury he suffered against Real Betis. Suarez was on target for his team in a key 4-1 win, putting the Blaugrana 10 points clear at the top of La Liga. However, the Uruguay international was seen hobbling off the fiel


Injured Cavani to miss Uruguay's trip to China

MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) - Injured Paris St-Germain striker Edinson Cavani has been left out of the Uruguay squad for upcoming matches in the China Cup, the country’s football association said on Tuesday.


Uruguay: The Undiscovered Family Vacation Spot You Need to Visit

While strolling the colorful streets of Cartagena, witnessing the roaring waters of Iguazu Falls or hiking through snow-capped mountains in Patagonia may already be on your family bucket list, Uruguay is the true undiscovered gem of South America. From a bustling capital city lined with art deco bui


TSG report: Uruguay 2018 points to bright future ahead

On and off the pitch, the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2018 was a new milestone for women’s football. The competition was hosted in South America for the first time, with Uruguay providing a unique football flair and passion in the Host Cities of Colonia, Maldonado and Montevideo.


Marc Nicholls on the Seattle Sounders' youth movement, the USL avenue, and inspiration from Uruguay

The Seattle Sounders, whose youth program is one of MLS’s most ambitious, is using their USL affiliate, the Tacoma Defiance, to help fast-track their players to the first team. Nine teenagers, including 15-year-old Danny Leyva, played in the Tacoma Defiance’s 1-0 season-opening win over Rio Grande V


Paris, France to Montevideo, Uruguay for only €395 roundtrip

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Let tingling tango lead the way in Uruguay's charismatic capital city

The people of Montevideo, Uruguay’s charismatic capital city, are rightly proud of the Rambla, the 14-mile promenade that runs alongside the mighty River Plate and, as it happens, has the world’s longest continuous pavement.


Child health and child rights: Uruguay's progeny

Commitment to “defend all of the rights of the child” as a pillar for ensuring child health has a contemporary and global timbre to it. But this aspiration, which is enshrined in the 1989 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, is neither recent nor quintessentially multilateral. Instead, it build


US imposes more sanctions to Maduro's allies; calls on Mexico and Uruguay to recognize Guaidó as president

The United States targeted Venezuela's government with new sanctions on Monday and called on allies to freeze the assets of its state-owned oil company PDVSA after deadly violence blocked aid from reaching the crisis-hit country during the weekend.


Uruguay’s Nacional defeats Seattle Sounders 2-0 in preseason friendly

SEATTLE — The Seattle Sounders conceded a first-half goal and could never quite find their stride offensively, eventually falling 2-0 to Uruguayan side Nacional in a preseason friendly at CenturyLink Field on Wednesday evening.


Tennis: Canadian teenager through to Rio Open final

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime became the youngest man to reach an ATP 500 final on Saturday when he overcame Pablo Cuevas 6-3 3-6 6-3 to progress to the final of the Rio Open.


The 10 best restaurants in Punta del Este, Uruguay

Chef Gastón Yelicich cooked in Europe and the US before returning to his native Uruguay and, after time working at restaurants in José Ignacio, opened Cuatro Mares on the Punta peninsula. Seeking out the best produce to create simple yet flavourful dishes, his menu changes daily according to availab