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Left candidate clinches victory in Uruguay presidential runoff

The Vazquez victory should be seen within the context of the Bolivarian dynamic, a multinational movement in South America, Central America and the Caribbean.

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Left biggest winner in Uruguay election, but runoff needed

In Uruguay, the presidential runoff is both a family matter and an ideological confrontation.

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World Cup heartbreak for Africa?

Writer Fred Mabonga sends this latest blog on Ghana's loss to Uruguay, and the disappointment, as well as resilience, that resounded across a continent.

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World Cup quarter finals: we’re having a great time here, folks

PRETORIA, South Africa -- For the first time in the history of the World Cup games Latin America has four teams among the last eight.

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Former guerilla wins Uruguayan presidency

In a runoff election on Nov. 29, José Mujica won the presidency by a 52 to 43 percent margin over former president Luis Alberto Lacalle of the right wing National Party.