MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Uruguayan President Jose Mujica is pushing the country's deepwater port project as a multibillion-dollar regional undertaking, built on Uruguayn soil, leased to neighboring countries and operated by their state enterprises or private business.
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Outgoing Uruguayan President Jose Mujica is struggling to keep the lid on Communist ambitions that some fear can unravel the ruling Broad Front coalition before next year's presidential election.
BOGOTA, June 26 (UPI) -- Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos hopes Uruguayan peer and former guerrilla fighter Jose Mujica will help break a deadlock in reconciliation talks with Colombia's Revolutionary Armed Forces rebel group known as FARC.
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, March 29 (UPI) -- Uruguay's real estate-driven economic boom is clouding the outlook for future growth in the Latin American country, amid fears that optimism over property price escalation may not last.
HAVANA, March 14 (UPI) -- Cuba is fervently hoping the death of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will not disturb the status quo in the Caribbean island's lucrative relationship with oil-rich government in Caracas.
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Uruguay President Jose Mujica faced renewed pressure on approval ratings after senior aides revised estimates for earnings from inward tourism weeks after revised forecasts of declining national growth.
CARACAS, Venezuela, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- The United States is keen to see consensus emerging over future administration in Venezuela as questions remain over President Hugo Chavez being fit enough to be sworn in Thursday for a fourth term in office, U.S. officials said.
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Uruguayan President Jose Mujica is facing a drop in approval ratings as the country's development targets slip and the president's alleged lackluster performance.
ASUNCION, Paraguay, July 26 (UPI) -- Paraguay's suspension from Mercosur has angered farmer groups across the trade bloc who want an amicable diplomatic resolution of the stand-off between the new government in Asuncion and regional powers withholding its recognition.
BRASILIA, Brazil, July 20 (UPI) -- Brazil is having to review its hasty decision to participate in a campaign against the new government of Federico Franco amid controversy over the impeachment and removal of former President Fernando Lugo.
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