Sunday December 07, 2014
Six Guantanamo detainees have been transferred to Uruguay from the US military base in Cuba.
Saturday November 22, 2014
The Technical Engineering and Electrical Union, which represents around 40,000 workers, is to mount a campaign to secure pay rises of at least 5% in both the public and private sectors.
Thursday August 14, 2014
The Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld the four-month playing ban imposed on Uruguayan footballer Luis Suarez for biting an opponent.
Friday June 27, 2014
Poker brand 888 has cancelled its sponsorship deal with Luis Suarez after the Uruguay striker was banned from all soccer-related activity for four months.
Wednesday June 25, 2014
Dr Thomas Fawcett, Sports Psychologist at the University of Salford discusses last night's Luis Suarez biting controversy at the World Cup
Tuesday June 24, 2014
Uruguay striker Luis Suarez is at the centre of another biting storm after appearing to sink his teeth into the shoulder of Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini.
Wednesday December 11, 2013
Uruguay's legalisation of marijuana violates an international drug control convention and fails to consider a negative health impact, a body set up to monitor compliance with the five-decade-old treaty said this evening.
Thursday August 01, 2013
Uruguay's lower house of Congress has to create a government body to control the cultivation and sale of marijuana and allow residents to grow it at home or as part of smoking clubs.
Thursday July 08, 2010
Twelve people have died in a fire in a prison in Uruguay.
Sunday November 29, 2009
Former guerrilla fighter Jose Mujica led Uruguay's presidential runoff election according to early projections.