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Guido Rodriguez scores on a header to put Argentina ahead of Uruguay, 1-0

Fox Sports 19 Jun 2021
Guido Rodriguez capitalizes on a beautiful cross and puts in a header to give Argentina a 1-0 lead over Uruguay in the 13th minute of Copa America group play ... .
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Uruguay: Country becomes first in Latin America to vaccinate teenagers against COVID

Ruptly 10 Jun 2021
A vaccine centre in Uruguay’s capital Montevideo administered the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to residents aged between 12 and 17 on ...
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World Bank announces $265M loan for Buenos Aires Basin

Anadolu Agency 07 Jun 2021
The World Bank has approved the loan to improve infrastructure on the River basin in the capital Buenos Aires. World Bank director for Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay, Jordan Schwartz said the financial organization has been actively seeking to promote "sustainable development in the Matanza-Riachuelo Basin" ... .
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With recent surge, Uruguay battles to contain coronavirus

San Francisco Chronicle 01 Jun 2021
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — When Eduardo Rey celebrated his 69th birthday at home with 10 family members in Uruguay's capital, he didn't suspect it would start a mortal race to find medical care amid a surging pandemic ... It is a sharp turnaround for Uruguay, which for most of 2020 seemed to have the virus under control.
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Time to challenge Argentina’s white European self-image, black history experts say

The Observer 31 May 2021
Argentina has long taken pride in its European heritage ... Read more ... The reason is simple. between the 16th and 19th centuries – long before the wave of European migration – more than 200,000 enslaved Africans arrived at the twin ports of the River Plate, Buenos Aires and Montevideo, capital cities of what are now Argentina and Uruguay ... Photograph ... .
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Rocco Morabito: Italian fugitive arrested in Brazil

Business Ghana 26 May 2021
Morabito was arrested in Uruguay in 2017, but escaped from jail two years later while awaiting extradition to Italy ... Morabito was previously arrested while staying in a hotel in Uruguay's capital, Montevideo, in 2017. He had been living in a luxury villa near the resort town of Punta del Este, east of the capital.
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Brazil captures fugitive Italian mob boss

Gulf News 25 May 2021
In June 2019, Uruguay's interior ministry announced Morabito and three other inmates had escaped through a hole in the roof of their prison in the capital Montevideo, setting off a massive manhunt and causing Uruguay's prison chief to resign.
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Movies and vaccines: Uruguay’s main airport reinvents itself during pandemic

La Prensa Latina 21 May 2021
Montevideo, May 21 (EFE).- Several vehicles roll onto the parking lot of the Carrasco International Airport outside Uruguay’s capital, although none of their occupants have a flight to catch ... 25 it received an initial shipment of 192,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses, a moment celebrated like a World Cup goal by Uruguay’s national side.
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Montevideo to host 2021 Copa Libertadores and Sudamericana finals due to low COVID-19 rate

Inside The Games 18 May 2021
Montevideo has been announced as the host of the 2021 Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana with Uruguay’s capital chosen based on safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic ... Uruguay has recorded 243,000 COVID-19 cases since the start of the global health crisis last year, with over 3,500 deaths confirmed ... Uruguay has a population of around 3.5 million.
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Montevideo to host Copa Libertadores, Copa Sudamericana finals

Sina 14 May 2021
ASUNCION, May 13 (Xinhua) -- Uruguayan capital Montevideo will host this year's final of both the Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana, the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) said on Thursday. Uruguay was selected because of its relative success ...
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Montevideo to host final of Copa Libertadores, Sudamericana

Fresno Bee 14 May 2021
The Centenário stadium in Uruguay's capital Montevideo will host the finals of the Copa Libertadores and the Copa Sudamericana tournaments in November, possibly with fans attending the matches despite the ... .
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Suárez to face old friend Messi with title in the balance

Wtop 07 May 2021
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Luis Suárez and Lionel Messi often spent time hanging out together at their neighboring homes on the Mediterranean coast when taking a break from scoring goals for Barcelona ... “We were teammates. Today we are rivals ... Since his move to Spain’s capital, the Uruguay striker has become Atlético’s top weapon ... ___. More AP soccer.
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Luis Suarez to meet friend Messi with lot at stake

The Telegraph India 07 May 2021
Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi often spent time hanging out together at their neighbouring homes on the Mediterranean coast when taking a break from scoring goals for Barcelona ... The deal, which could reach $7 million, proved to be a steal for Atletico ... Since his move to Spain’s capital, the Uruguay striker has become Atletico’s top weapon ... .
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Su�rez to face old friend Messi with title in the balance

The Polk County Standard Journal 07 May 2021
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Luis Suárez and Lionel Messi often spent time hanging out together at their neighboring homes on the Mediterranean coast when taking a break from scoring goals for Barcelona ... “We were teammates. Today we are rivals ... Since his move to Spain's capital, the Uruguay striker has become Atlético’s top weapon ... ———. More AP soccer ... ....
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Paraguay, Uruguay Begin Vaccinating Footballers Ahead of Copa America

Yahoo Daily News 06 May 2021
Uruguay and Paraguay on Thursday became the first two countries to begin vaccinating footballers against Covid-19 ahead of the Copa America, which begins next month ... The doses arrived last month in Uruguay’s capital Montevideo, from where they were sent out to continent’s 10 member football associations.
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