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, while French performers do not. Occasionally, for reasons of cost, American direct-to-video films, such as the 1995 film ''When the Bullet Hits the Bone'', are released in France with a Quebec French dubbing, sometimes resulting in what some members of French audiences perceive as unintentional humor. Today, large populations of European descent are found on every continent. European ancestry predominates in North America, and to a lesser degree in South America (particularly in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Uruguay, while most of the other Latin American countries also have a considerable population of European origins (White Latin American)). Australia and New Zealand have large European derived populations. Africa has no countries with European-derived majorities (or with the exception of Cabo Verde and probably São Tomé and Príncipe, depending on the context), but there are significant minorities, such as the White South Africans. In Asia, European-derived populations predominate in Northern Asia (specifically Russians), some parts of Northern Kazakhstan and Israel. Additionally, transcontinental (Transcontinental country) and geographically Asian countries such as Georgia (Georgia (country)), Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cyprus and Turkey have populations historically closely related to Europeans, with considerable genetic and cultural affinity. Liga Federal present-day Uruguay and the Mesopotamia region (Mesopotamia, Argentina) of Argentina, also known as the state of Parana. 1830's. The local Spanish vernacular is called ''Caliche'' (Caliche slang). Salvadoreans use voseo, which is also used in Uruguay and Argentina. This refers to the use of "vos" as the second person pronoun, instead of "tú". However "caliche" is considered informal and a small number of people choose not to use it. Nahuatl is an indigenous language that has survived, though it is only used by small communities of some elderly Salvadorans in western El Salvador. *Mauritius *Mercosur (Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay) *Mongolia Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia (Georgia (country)), Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guernsey, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Macedonia (Macedonia (country)), Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, San Marino, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Surinam, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States of America, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, and Zimbabwe Due to the success of the Olympic football tournaments, FIFA, with President (List of Presidents of FIFA) Jules Rimet the driving force, again started looking at staging its own international tournament outside of the Olympics. On 28 May 1928, the FIFA Congress in Amsterdam decided to stage a world championship itself.

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to that of Torres-García, with simplified color and bold outlines. In 1930, he adopted a vocabulary of abstract rectilinear form that derived from the Neoplasticists (Neoplasticism) Piet Mondrian and Theo van Doesburg. During the following years Hélion's art was to evolve, with the introduction of curved lines and volumetric forms. He became recognized as a leading abstract painter, as well as an eloquent critic and theoretician whose writings were frequently published in ''Cahiers d'Art'' and elsewhere during the 1930s. 1955–1957: Gibraltar, North Atlantic, and South America From 2 May to 4 June 1955 she escorted replacements for the 6th Fleet to Gibraltar, then returned to anti-submarine evaluation and training in the western Atlantic and Caribbean, broken by a three-week patrol in the North Atlantic during the November 1956 Suez crisis. With Destroyer Squadron 24 she made an extended training cruise to South America from early January to late March 1957, visiting ports in Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay between antisubmarine exercises with various Latin American navies. She returned to the Mediterranean from August to December 1957, also serving in the Red Sea during this deployment. HMS ''Achilles'' (HMNZS Achilles (70)) participated in the first major naval battle of World War II, the Battle of the River Plate off the River Plate (Río de la Plata) estuary between Argentina and Uruguay, in December 1939. ''Achilles'' and two other cruisers,


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(or Arremate.com in Brazil) was MercadoLibre main competitor in the region). The acquisition includes: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay and Venezuela. Education and academic career He held two doctorates (in mathematics and physics) on 1904, as well as two degrees in engineering, from the ETSEIB school. He was professor of mathematical analysis (teaching differential equations) and later

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move to Major League Soccer and the Chicago Fire (Chicago Fire S.C.). Caballero had a disappointing 2005 with the club, and was released. He has spent the 2006 preseason with the Colorado Rapids. '''José Carlos Cancela Durán''' (born June 25, 1976 in Santa Lucía (Santa Lucía, Uruguay), Uruguay) is a Uruguayan soccer player who plays attacking midfielder for Herediano (C.S. Herediano) in Costa Rica. He is nicknamed "Pepe". The southern cone governments of South America -- Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Bolivia, Paraguay and Brazil -- involved in Operation Condor co-ordinated the disappearance (forced disappearance), torture and execution of dissidents in the 1970s. Hundreds were killed in coordinated operations, and the bodies of those recovered were often mutilated and showed signs of torture. This system operated with the knowledge and support of the United States government through the State Department, Central Intelligence Agency and the Defense Department. J. Patrice McSherry, "Operation Condor: Clandestine Inter-American System", ''Social Justice'', Winter 1999 v26 i4. Countries that participated in the initial round of Brady bond issuance were Argentina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Philippines, Poland, Uruguay and Venezuela. She performed the Australian National Anthem at the 2005 World Cup Qualifying match, against Uruguay at Sydney's Telstra stadium. Engines diverted to Uruguay On 5 February 2010, Attorney-General (Attorney General of Malaysia) Abdul Gani Patail revealed that the two missing engines had been found in Uruguay with the help of the government (Government of Uruguay) there and the Malaysian government is proceeding with the necessary measures to secure their return. Investigations showed that the engines were taken out of the RMAF base on 20 December 2007 and 1 Jan 2008, and sent to a warehouse in Subang Jaya before being shipped out of Malaysia to South America.

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live, because in those days all the matches on the same day kicked off at the same time and in the days before multi-channel television only one game, invariably the one involving England, would be shown live (Davies would not make his "live" network football debut until the 1970 World Cup, when he commentated on Italy vs Uruguay for the BBC, although in May 1969 he had commentated on the Wales vs Scotland game in the Home International Championship when still with ITV, but this game was only shown live in the London Weekend and HTV Wales regions). Her economic situation improved, which allowed her to travel to Montevideo, Uruguay. There she met the poet Juana de Ibarbourou, as well as Horacio Quiroga, with whom she would become great friends. Her 1920 book ''Languidez'' received the first Municipal Poetry Prize and the second National Literature Prize. '''Barra do Quarai''' (also '''Quarahim''') is a small Brazilian town located near the border with Uruguay (on the Rio Quaraí) and Argentina on the Uruguay River. The town became the westernmost city in the state of Rio Grande do Sul and in all Southern Brazil (Southern Region, Brazil) when it was separated from the municipality of Uruguaiana on December 28, 1995. It has a population of only 3,878 (2008). Its elevation is 35 m. It has an area of 1,056.146km². It is located 717 km west of the state capital of Porto Alegre, northeast of Montevideo, Uruguay. *2 December 1970: TF-LLG Cargolux Airlines S.A. crashed on approach to Dacca when controls lock system engaged. *20 July 1972: LV-JYR, Aerotransportes Entre Rios - AER disappeared on a cargo flight from Carrasco International Airport, Montevideo, Uruguay to Santiago, Chile, with the loss of five crew members. *22 December 1974: G-AWSC, Tradewinds Airways, written off following damage in hard landing at Lusaka, Zambia Together with ''litre'', ''quillay'' (Soap bark tree), ''peumo'', ''bollén'' and other indigenous plants, it is a characteristic component of the sclerophyllous forest endemic (endemism) to central Chile. Its leaves, which have a strong, woody and slightly bitter flavor and camphor-like aroma, are used for culinary purposes, primarily in Latin America. The leaves are used in a similar manner to bay leaves (bay leaf) and also used as an herbal tea, primarily in Chile, Bolivia, Argentina, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Brazil and bordering countries in South America. '''Gonzalo Aguirre Ramírez''' (born 1940) is a Uruguayan politician. lawyer and newspaper columnist (journalist). He served as Vice President of Uruguay from 1990 to 1995. The '''South American Footballer of the Year''' (

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of Portuguese language developed in Uruguay back in the time of its first settlers. It has since received some input from Uruguayan Spanish language and also Brazilian Portuguese language used on television and literature. Managerial career Kempes made his full time coaching debut in Albania. His brief spell with Lushnja (KS Lushnja) was groundbreaking, as he became the first foreign coach who signed a foreign player for the first time in Albanian soccer history. His career in Albania came to a quick end in 1997. The following year, he landed a job with Venezuelan side Mineros de Guayana (Atlético Club Mineros de Guayana). In 1999, Kempes moved to Bolivia and managed The Strongest, before taking charge of Blooming (Club Blooming) in 2000. Previously, he worked as assistant coach for Uruguayan manager Héctor Núñez in Valencia (Valencia CF), and as a player-manager of Indonesian League (Liga Indonesia) champions Pelita Jaya. Returning to Norfolk 21 March 1946, she conducted peacetime operations along the Atlantic coast of North and South America, in the Caribbean, visiting Montevideo, Uruguay; and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ''Gearing'' sailed 10 November 1947 on her first Mediterranean cruise, calling at Algeria, Malta, Italy, and France before mooring again at Norfolk 11 March 1948. :*''Micrurus alleni yatesi'' (Taylor (Edward Harrison Taylor), 1954) *''Micrurus altirostris'' (Cope (Edward Drinker Cope), 1860) - Brazil, Uruguay, and northeastern Argentina. *Regal Coral Snake, ''Micrurus ancoralis'' - southeastern Panama, western Colombia, and western Ecuador *Manuel L. Quezon - President of the Commonwealth of the Philippines, 1935–1941, assisted in resettling Jewish refugees on the island of Mindanao. *Florencio Rivas - Consul General of Uruguay in Germany, who allegedly hid one hundred and fifty Jews during Kristallnacht and later provided them with passports. Diplomáticos que salvaron judíos durante el Holocausto Especiales Israel en Tiempo de Noticias. Judaismo y Pueblo Judio a diario. El Reloj.com *Gilberto Bosques Saldívar - General Consul of Mexico in Marseilles, France. For two years, he issued Mexican visas to around 40,000 Jews and political refugees, allowing them to escape to Mexico and other countries. He was imprisoned by the Nazis in 1943 and released to Mexico in 1944. "Gilberto Bosques Saldívar, the 'Mexican Schindler,' is honored by the Anti-Defamation League", Los Angeles Times, 1 Dec 2008 * 1918 - RBC opened a branch in Barcelona, and another in Vladivostok that lasted less than a year. * 1919 - RBC opened branches in Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paris, Martinique, Guadaloupe, and Port-au-Prince, Haiti. * 1920 - RBC opened a branch in Colombia and a branch in Castries, St Lucia. * '''Peru''' - Mariano Ignacio Prado, President of Peru (1876–1879) *'''Uruguay''' - Lorenzo Latorre, President of Uruguay (List of Presidents of Uruguay) (1876–1879) * '''Venezuela''' - * '''United States''' - Andrew Jackson, President of the United States (1829–1837) *'''Uruguay''' - Fructuoso Rivera, President of Uruguay (List of Presidents of Uruguay) (1830–1834) * '''United States''' - Andrew Jackson, President of the United States (1829–1837) *'''Uruguay''' - Fructuoso Rivera, President of Uruguay (List of Presidents of Uruguay) (1830–1834) * '''United States''' - Andrew Jackson, President of the United States (1829–1837) *'''Uruguay''' - Fructuoso Rivera, President of Uruguay (List of Presidents of Uruguay) (1830–1834) *#Andrés de Santa Cruz, Supreme Protector (List of Presidents of Peru) (1836–1838) *'''Uruguay''' - Manuel Oribe, President of Uruguay (List of Presidents of Uruguay) (1835–1838) * '''Venezuela''' - * '''Paraguay''' - Perpetual Supreme Dictator José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia (1814–1840) *'''Uruguay''' - Manuel Oribe, President of Uruguay (List of Presidents of Uruguay) (1835–1838) *# ... *'''Uruguay''' - Fructuoso Rivera, President of Uruguay (List of Presidents of Uruguay) (1839–1843) * '''Ecuador''' - Gabrial García Moreno, President of Ecuador (1869–1875) *'''Uruguay''' - Lorenzo Batlle y Grau, President of Uruguay (List of Presidents of Uruguay) (1868–1872) * '''Venezuela''' - Antonio Guzmán Blanco, President of Venezuela (1870–1877) The League’s greatest extent was from 28 September 1934 (when Ecuador joined) to 23 February 1935 (when Paraguay withdrew) with 58 members. At this time, only Costa Rica (22 January 1925), Brazil (14 June 1926), the Empire of Japan (27 March 1933) and Germany (19 September 1933) had withdrawn and only Egypt was left to join (on the 26 May 1937). The members (listed from earliest joining and alphabetically if they joined on the same day) at this time were Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, the British Empire, Canada, Chile, the Republic of China, Colombia, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, El Salvador, France, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India (British Raj), Italy, Liberia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Persia Iran, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Siam, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the Union of South Africa, the United Kingdom, Uruguay, Yugoslavia, Venezuela, Austria, Bulgaria, Finland, Luxembourg, Albania, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Ireland (Irish Free State), Ethiopia, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Turkey, Iraq, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, Afghanistan and Ecuador. River were able to win the Argentine Primera División in 1955, the title was confirmed when River beat hated local rivals Boca Juniors 2–1 at ''La Bombonera (Estadio Alberto J. Armando)'', in Buenos Aires, with just one game remaining. RSSSF.com The same season River won the ''Copa Río de La Plata'' by beating Nacional (Club Nacional de Football) from Uruguay. The following season he had similar success when River won the Argentine league title on the final day of the season; beating Rosario Central 4–0, with Sívori scoring the final goal. RSSSF.com Sívori would play his final game for River against the same team on 5 May 1957.

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of the East Los Angeles Library. The film was a Gold Winner of the 2010 Davey Awards in the Film Video TV category. It also received the Jury Award for Best Feature Documentary at the Sacramento Film and Music Festival. ref

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, it conserves its traditional features: flamboyant and colorful clothing, a smiling or joyful face and a prominent belly. It used to be burnt at the end of the festivities, also being its climax, but this practice is being discouraged in recent times for safety reasons. The '''Squirrel Cuckoo''', '''''Piaya cayana''''', is a large and active species of cuckoo found in wooded habitats from northwestern Mexico to northern Argentina and Uruguay, and on Trinidad. In 2006–07

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;. Uruguay was particularly attractive as it has one of the most open banking systems in the Western hemisphere and the government has always put great emphasis on having tight bank secrecy laws (Friesendorf) Friesendorf, Cornelius. "Squeezing the Balloon, United States Air Interdiction and the Restructuring of the Southern American Drug Industry in the 1990's." Crime, Law and Social Crime 44 (2005): 35-78. York University Libraries. Web. 22 Oct. 2011. ref

put great emphasis on having tight bank secrecy laws (Friesendorf) Friesendorf, Cornelius. "Squeezing the Balloon, United States Air Interdiction and the Restructuring of the Southern American Drug Industry in the 1990's." Crime, Law and Social Crime 44 (2005): 35-78. York University Libraries. Web. 22 Oct. 2011. . In 2003, Espuelas wrote ''Life in Action'' (published by Penguin Books in 2004), an auto-biographical book describing his philosophy


'''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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