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Montevideo News

Football: Fans of Nacional, Uruguay unfurl world's biggest flag

Montevideo - Supporters of Uruguayan football club Nacional yesterday unfurled what is believed to be the biggest flag in the world across the stands at the club’s stadium in the Uruguayan capital of Montevideo.

Op-Ed: 'Pepe' Mujica — Definitely not your average politician

Montevideo - José Mujica, president of Uruguay, has been described as the world’s poorest and most generous political leader; he donates about 90% of his salary to charities, lives in a modest house at his wife’s flower farm, and drives a 1987 VW Beetle.

It takes two to tango: ‘Rioplatenses’ quarrel over La Cumparsita Special

Buenos Aires - A little march composed by a young student around 1916 for a carnival troupe taking part in the festivities organized by the Student Federation of Uruguay became the most popular exponent of the tango and a subject of controversy for two countries.
 

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Plenty of horse-drawn carts still navigate the streets of the Uruguayan capital.
Plenty of horse-drawn carts still navigate the streets of the Uruguayan capital.
People celebrate after the Senate approved a government-sponsored bill that provides for regulation ...
People celebrate after the Senate approved a government-sponsored bill that provides for regulation of the cultivation, distribution and consumption of marijuana during a session in Montevideo December 10, 2013
With permission by Reuters / Andres Stapff
People celebrate after the Senate approved a government-sponsored bill that provides for regulation ...
People celebrate after the Senate approved a government-sponsored bill that provides for regulation of the cultivation, distribution and consumption of marijuana during a session in Montevideo December 10, 2013
With permission by Reuters / Andres Stapff
Maciel Hospital of Monteviedo  Uruguay.
Maciel Hospital of Monteviedo, Uruguay.
Government of Uruguay
People celebrate after the Senate approved a government-sponsored bill that provides for regulation ...
People celebrate after the Senate approved a government-sponsored bill that provides for regulation of the cultivation, distribution and consumption of marijuana during a session in Montevideo December 10, 2013
With permission by Reuters / Andres Stapff
Armas Square and Palacio Salvo  Montevideo.
Armas Square and Palacio Salvo, Montevideo.