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Default.asp?PerDesde_MM 0&PerDesde_AA 0&PerHasta_MM 0&PerHasta_AA 0&interprete la+renga&album &LanDesde_MM 0&LanDesde_AA 0&LanHasta_MM 0&LanHasta_AA 0&Galardon O&Tipo 0&ACCION2 +Buscar+&ACCION Buscar&CO 5&CODOP ESOP title CAPIF certification database publisher CAPIF accessdate 2011-12-31 The '''Greater Rhea''', ''Rhea americana'', is a flightless bird found in eastern South America. Other names for the Greater

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of poverty relief due to their relatively universal coverage. The development of social insurance in Germany under Bismarck was particularly influential. Some schemes were based largely in the development of autonomous, mutualist provision of benefits. Others were founded on state provision. The term was not, however, applied to all states offering social protection. The sociologist T.H. Marshall (Thomas Humphrey Marshall) identified the welfare state as a distinctive combination

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in the local cuisine, often with a local twist. The Central European ''schnitzel's'' local relative '''Milanesa''' is made with beef instead of pork and is also available as a sandwich. Uruguay, with its long shoreline, also enjoys an excellent variety of '''seafood and fish'''. The flavor of the most commonly offered fish, ''brotola'', may be familiar to people from North America, where it is called hake. For desserts, '''dulce de leche''', a kind of caramel, is found in all manner of confections

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'', and the dried yerba mate leaves. Sweet treats, including flans with ''dulce de leche'' and ''alfajores'' (shortbread cookies), are favorites for desserts or afternoon snacks. Other Uruguayan dishes include ''morcilla dulce'' (a type of blood sausage cooked with ground orange fruit, orange peel, and walnuts), chorizo, milanesa (a breaded veal cutlet similar to the Austrian Wienerschnitzel), snacks such as ''olímpicos'' (club sandwiches), ''húngaras'' (spicy

Lugo of Paraguay. The majority of these governments are still enjoying high approval ratings in their nation's public opinion polls. In Nicaragua's 2006 elections the former Sandinista (Sandinista National Liberation Front) President Daniel Ortega was re-elected President after having been out of office since 1990. Filled, straight ''churros'' are found in Cuba (with fruit, such as guava), Brazil (with chocolate, ''doce de leite (dulce de leche)'', among others

), and in Argentina, Peru, Chile and Mexico (usually filled with ''dulce de leche'' or ''cajeta'' but also with chocolate and vanilla). In Spain they have a considerably wider diameter to allow for the filling. In Uruguay, churros can also come in a savoury (umami) version, filled with melted cheese. - Uruguay Chamber of Deputies of Uruguay Cámara de Diputados - * ''A. (s.) ventralis'' (Plain-breasted Hawk) occurs in the coastal mountains of northern

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to keep track of the 24 lifeboats. The 296 persons inside the icebreaker —including civilians of the Antarctic bases— were helped by the nearest ships, the Panamanian tanker ''Scarlet Ibis'' and a Uruguayan fishing vessel. The icebreaker was returning from its annual Antarctic (Antarctic Peninsula) summer campaign, and the incident took place some

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. This operation was terminated due to the Cuban Missile Crisis, and ''Picuda'' proceeded to Key West, Florida. ''Picuda'' spent most of 1963 operating out of her homeport of Key West making one trip to Guantanamo Bay. * Academy Awards ** Best Original Song (''Al Otro Lado del Río''), composed by Uruguayan Jorge Drexler. ** Best Adapted Screenplay (nominated) - style "text-align:left;" Asociacion Hebraica y Macabi del Uruguay Uruguay

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vocalist , songwriter and guitarist Mikael Åkerfeldt. '''José Fructuoso Rivera y Toscana''' (October 17, 1784 – January 13, 1854) was an Uruguayan general and patriot who assisted in the efforts to force Brazilians out of the Banda Oriental. Later legacy His later legacy in Uruguayan (Uruguay) political history, and more particularly among members of the Colorado Party (Colorado Party (Uruguay)), lies somewhat in symbolizing strong personal leadership. A 'Riverista' tendency (among others, represented by Jorge Pacheco Areco and the Bordaberry family) in the Colorado Party has long existed as a counterpoint to the 'Batllista' and other sectors. '''Uruguayan rock''' first emerged in Uruguay in the 1950s. The real breakthrough for rock in Uruguay, however, as in much of the world, was the arrival of The Beatles in the early 1960s. - 26. June 6, 2009 Montevideo, Uruguay

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, T. (2010) ''Bradt Travel Guide: Uruguay'', Bradt Travel Guides *Canel, E. (2010) ''Barrio Democracy in Latin America: Participatory Decentralization and Community Activism in Montevideo'', The Pennsylvania State University Press *Clark, G. (2008) ''Custom Guide: Uruguay'', Lonely Planet *Jawad, H. (2009) ''Four Weeks in Montevideo: The Story of World Cup 1930'', Seventeen Media *Lessa, F. and Druliolle, V. (eds.) (2011) ''The Memory of State Terrorism in the Southern Cone: Argentina, Chile

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of Darlington (Darlington F.C.), but only made 10 first-team appearances, scoring twice, before he was dropped to the reserves. A-Z of Tottenham Hotspur players Retrieved 6 February 2009. This may have been due to the racial abuse he received from opposing fans, particularly at Bristol City (Bristol City F.C.), whose supporters used language "lower than Billingsgate" according to a report

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to Uruguay and Paraguay, 1874 to 1882; U.S. Consul to San José, Costa Rica, 1897 to 1909. Meanwhile, Yoli and Tito reconciled and restarted their romantic relationship. Yoli. however, did not want to get married to Tito because she knew that Cecilia was waiting to have Tito's child. Mercedes, who used to fly constantly between Paris and Buenos Aires, was told by her doctors that it was best for her to stay in Buenos Aires if she wanted to live longer, so she stayed in Argentina


'''Uruguay''' ( , Uruguay is geographically the second-smallest nation in South America after Suriname.

Uruguay remained largely uninhabited until the establishment of Colonia del Sacramento, one of the oldest European settlements in the country, by the Portuguese (Portuguese Empire) in 1680. Montevideo was founded as a military stronghold by the Spanish (Spanish Empire) in the early 18th century, signifying the competing claims over the region. Uruguay won its independence between 1811 and 1828, following a four-way struggle between Spain, Portugal, Argentina and Brazil. It remained subject to foreign influence and intervention throughout the 19th century, with the military playing a recurring role in domestic politics until the late 20th century. Modern Uruguay is a democratic constitutional republic, with a president who serves as both head of state and head of government.

Uruguay is ranked first in Latin America in democracy (Democracy Index), peace (Global Peace Index), lack of corruption (Corruption Perceptions Index), quality of living (Mercer Quality of Living Survey), http: photos.state.gov libraries uruguay 19452 pdfs UruguaysRankingsJune2013.pdf e-Government, http: unpan3.un.org egovkb Data-Center and equally first in South America when it comes to press freedom (Press Freedom Index), size of the middle class, prosperity and security. On a per capita basis, Uruguay contributes more troops to United Nations peacekeeping missions than any other country. It ranks second in the region on economic freedom (Index of Economic Freedom), income equality (List of countries by income equality), per capita income and inflows of FDI (Foreign direct investment). Uruguay is the third best country on the continent in terms of HDI (Human Development Index), GDP growth (Economic growth), From 2005 to 2011 innovation and infrastructure. It's regarded as a high income country (top group) by the UN, the only one in Latin America alongside Chile. Uruguay is also the 3rd best ranked in the world in e-Participation. Uruguay is an important global exporter of combed wool (wool), rice, soybeans, frozen beef (beef), malt and milk.

''The Economist'' named Uruguay "country of the year" in 2013 http: www.economist.com news leaders 21591872-resilient-ireland-booming-south-sudan-tumultuous-turkey-our-country-year-earths-got acknowledging the innovative policy of legalizing production, sale and consumption of cannabis (Cannabis in Uruguay). Same-sex marriage (Same-sex marriage in Uruguay) and abortion (Abortion in Uruguay) are also legal, leading Uruguay to be regarded as one of the most liberal nations in the world, and one of the most socially developed (Social Progress Index), outstanding regionally First in Latin America on two out of three basic dimensions of the Social Progress Index, and second to Costa Rica in Latin America overall, and 26th worldwide, in 2013. and performing well globally on personal rights, tolerance and inclusion issues. http: www.socialprogressimperative.org en data spi components com9#performance countries com9 com11

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