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early activities

These early activities soon developed into importing beef and beef products into the UK, which in turn led to them owning cattle ranches (ranch (land)) in Brazil, Venezuela and Australia and their own meat processing factories in Argentina, Uruguay (Frigorífico Anglo del Uruguay), New Zealand and Australia (in 1914 Vestey Brothers built a meat processing works at Bullocky Point, Darwin, Australia (Darwin, Northern Territory), but closed its operations in 1920

- Türkiye Komünist Partisi (Communist Party of Turkey (historical)) (TKP) * Uruguay - Partido Comunista del Uruguay (PCU) * USA - Communist Party USA (CPUSA) The Vestey brothers then went to South America in an attempt to make a fortune because the economy there was booming. They started by buying game birds and storing them in the cold stores of American (USA) companies before shipping them to Liverpool. These early activities soon developed into importing beef

influential weekly

'', an influential weekly journal which had such contributors as Mario Vargas Llosa, Mario Benedetti, Manuel Maldonado Denis and Roberto Fernández Retamar. For two years he edited the daily ''Época'' and worked as editor-in-chief of the University Press. In 1962, having divorced, he remarried to Graciela Berro. PLUNA Líneas Aéreas Uruguayas S.A. In April 2010, Jazz Air purchased a 33 1 3% interest in the Latin American Regional Aviation Holding Corporation (LARAH). In turn, LARAH

water service

for power (electricity) exchange with Uruguay at Uruguaiana. This facility, which was built by Toshiba, can transfer a maximum power of 53.9 megawatts. The applied DC (direct current) voltage is 17.9 kV (kilovolt). In some federal countries there are water service providers covering most or all cities and towns in an entire state, such as in all states of Brazil and some states in Mexico (see Water supply and sanitation in Mexico). In England and Wales, water supply

band program

for the first time. Band The Rio Americano band program is nationally recognized, having 3 levels of concert band and 4 levels of jazz ensemble. The AM Jazz Ensemble has been recognized as one the United States' top 15 high school jazz bands at the Essentially Ellington Jazz competition (Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival and Competition) in New York City in 2001, 2002, 2006, 2007, and most recently in 2010. The ensemble has also won the Monterey Jazz Festival in the High School

time signature

. The Milonga was derived from an earlier style of singing known as the ''payada de contrapunto''. The song was set to a lively 2 4 tempo (Time signature), as are most milongas. - Uruguay Roman Catholic Church Catholic 1919 - Wine regions The grape is most widely found in south France, particularly in the Languedoc regions of Aude, Gard and Hérault where it is often made as ''Vin ordinaire'' and in some Vin de pays wines. In Spain (Spanish wine) the grape is almost non-existent in its ancestral home of Aragon where it was once a secondary component of wine from the Cariñena (Cariñena (DO)) region after Grenache. J. Robinson ''Vines, Grapes & Wines'' pg 143-145 Mitchell Beazley 1986 ISBN 1-85732-999-6 It has found an increasing prominence in the Catalan wine region of Priorat (Priorat (DOQ)), where it's the main variety in the northern half of the appellation and has been vindicated by a number of young growers such as South African Eben Sadie, and also Costers del Segre, Montsant (Montsant DO), Penedès, Tarragona (Tarragona (DO)) and Terra Alta (Terra Alta (DO)). As of 2004, Spain had around 7,000 ha (17,300 acres). In Italy (Italian wine) the grape is most commonly found in Sardinia and Lazio where it is often found as a rosé. The Carignano del Sulcis DOC (Denominazione di origine controllata) features a Carignan based ''rosso'' from the Sardinian islands of Sant'Antioco and San Pietro (San Pietro (Sardinia)). In the New World, Carignan was often planted in the warmer wine regions of California, Mexico, Chile (Chilean wine), Argentina (Argentine wine), Uruguay, Australia and South Africa (South African wine). After shakedown in the Caribbean, ''Gyatt'' reported to Norfolk, Virginia for a variety of duties along the East Coast (East Coast of the United States). In addition to local operations and training exercises, she participated in training operations with aircraft carriers in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. Departing Norfolk on 24 January 1947, ''Gyatt'' sailed south to represent the United States at the inauguration of the new Uruguayan President Berres (Luis Batlle Berres) at Montevideo from 27 February 1947 to 6 March 1947. Before returning to Norfolk on 21 March 1947, she made goodwill visits to Rio de Janeiro and Port of Spain, Trinidad. In 2006 Copa Airlines announced and began service to six new destinations: Manaus, Brazil, Maracaibo, Venezuela, Montevideo, Uruguay, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, San Pedro Sula, Honduras, and Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic * 5 from Argentina and Brazil * 3 from Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela each * 3 invitees from Mexico

community activism

, 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

distinctive sound

; the secretary of the Warsaw Philharmonica exclaimed, "I was completely enchanted. It is unbelievable that an amateur group could surpass our most professional choirs with such ease of execution" A reviewer for ''Voices'', Journal of the Federation of Choral Music, Chile, further remarked on this distinctive sound: '''Ever Hugo Almeida''' (born 1 July 1948 in Salto (Salto, Uruguay), Uruguay); naturalized Paraguayan in 1975, is a former football (Association football) Goalkeeper

important long

into a shopping spree for undervalued operators in South America, including the purchase of AT&T's Latin American operations, giving it presence in Colombia, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay, and increased reach in the United States. In the same year, Telmex bought from MCI Brazil's largest and most important long distance operator, Embratel, acquired Chile's Chilesat, took control of Argentina's Techtel (operating in Argentina and Uruguay), of which

in both directions at toll plazas strategically sited throughout the country near bridges over major rivers (where it is difficult to find a toll-free detour). Transitions between CVU DNV and local department highway maintenance are always marked with large signs (if the jarring change in the quality of the pavement doesn't already make it obvious). Roads under local maintenance tend to vary widely in terms of quality. The most important long-distance highway in Uruguay is the Ruta


influence (including the habit of driving on the left), which ended only with World War II. The Argentinian Civil War which ravaged that country during the 19th century was not a stranger to Uruguay, which soon gave birth to two opposing parties, the Whites (liberals) and the Reds (traditionalists) that eventually also led to a Uruguayan Civil War that went on in various hot and cold phases until the beginnings of the twentieth century. The story goes that the parties' colors originally came from

strong personal

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


'''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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