According to local media, the power cut affected the Argentinian capital and the rest of the country's provinces.Full Story
Incriminating military intelligence documents were also found in the home of retired military officer Jose Nino Gavazzo during a raid.Full Story
The country was the first in the world to legalize recreational use of cannabis in 2013. It's setting up to be first Latam country to export medical marijuana.
Operation condor was a multinational alliance between Latin American dictatorships, with the the help of the CIA, in an effort to eliminate leftist movements.
The Broad Front party (FA) recently approved a 2020-2025 program aimed to eradicate the National Security Doctrine in the Armed Forces.
"We have 30 years of democracy and yet [army officers] continue to speak as if they were in a dictatorship," said Patiño.
Retired Rear Admiral HectorBerruti said in a radio interview that during the dictatorship "every day" he received a "list with people who had to be eliminated."
Ex-military Jose "Nino" Gavazzo admitted to disposing of a leftist militant fighter's body in a river in 1973 at the start of the country's dictatorship.
"Uruguay is not going to subscribe to the declaration of agents of Prosur,” Minister Ariel Bergamino said.
Though 30 birds were rescued from the seashore, only nine survived, marine animal experts said.
In a unique and innovative move, Uruguayan football club Danubio will wear specially-designed jersey's that will serve to raise awareness to gender violence.