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Uruguay: Free Again

Rejoining the democratic club Broad-shouldered, bushy-eyebrowed Julio María Sanguinetti, 48, bounded to the platform in the cavernous assembly hall of...

A Launch for the Uruguay Round

Wintry rainstorms pelted the Uruguayan seaside resort of Punta del Este last week, forming an ominously fitting backdrop for the historic meeting of government...

URUGUAY: Resounding No

A free vote and a free answer The voters of Uruguay, who have lived for seven years under a harsh, military-backed regime, trooped obediently to the polls...

Uruguay: And Then There Was One

After six weeks of intramural argument, Uruguay's nine-man National Council of Government finally decided to go along with the OAS ruling on Cuba. By a vote of...

URUGUAY: Hands Across the River

The President-elect of Uruguay's National Council and the acting Foreign Minister of Argentina held a secret meeting on the last day of 1954 aboard a yacht...

Uruguay: Murder, Tupamaros-Style

Unlike other Latin American terrorists, Uruguay's leftist guerrillas have cultivated a romantic image. Styling themselves the Tupamaros, after an 18th century...

URUGUAY: Two-Headed Leadership

The leaders of other Latin American nations could well take a look at tiny Uruguay last week and draw a lesson on how to make the best of a difficult...

Uruguay: Disillusion in Utopia

Uruguayans pride themselves on having the purest democracy in the Western Hemisphere. They got it 14 years ago, when the nation abolished its one-man...

Uruguay: Proposal for Leadership

For the last twelve years, Uruguay has been governed by a succession of nine-man National Councils, in which four members of the majority party take annual...

Uruguay: Enough Was Enough

The drab, two-story building on Montevideo's bustling Boulevard España looks as quiet as a convent. It is hardly that. Inside is the Soviet Union's biggest...

URUGUAY: Machine Gun in the Lettuce

The first political kidnaping of 1971 was pulled off one morning last week with a panache born of practice. As a street vendor in the Old City of Montevideo...

Uruguay: Toward the Brink

Eight Uruguayan officials, led by Agriculture Minister Wilson Ferreira Aldunate, walked uneasily into a private office at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York...

URUGUAY: Problems in Paradise

On the broad, busy streets of Montevideo last week it was hard to detect any signs of malaise. Montevideans looked well-fed, as usual, and stores were crowded...