Uruguay

Venezuela: Maduro Claims Opposition Is ‘Murdering Their Own Protesters’

Venezuela’s socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro claimed on national television Saturday that the nation’s anti-Chavista opposition was “murdering its own protesters,” listing individuals killed by Venezuelan soldiers and Chavista gangs and blaming the leadership of the opposition for staging the deaths to garner support for their cause.

CARACAS, VENEZUELA, MAY 12: Opposition activists scuffle with riot police during a protest against the government in Caracas on May 12, 2017. Daily clashes between demonstrators -who blame elected President Nicolas Maduro for an economic crisis that has caused food shortage- and security forces have left 38 people dead since …

Government of Uruguay Launches ‘Sex Guru’ App

Uruguay’s Ministry of Public Health has released a new mobile phone app called “The Sex Guru,” intended to educate young people about how to practice safe sex, avoid pregnancy, and make a habit of routine doctor visits to stay healthy.

Uruguay "Sex Guru" App

Missing Ex-Guantánamo Prisoner, Al-Qaeda Fan Found in Venezuela

Jihad Ahmad Diyab, a former Guantánamo Bay detainee who was released to Uruguay as part of a deal between the White House and the socialist government of former President José Mujica, has surfaced in Venezuela after his disappearance a month ago. He is demanding to be flown to Turkey to reunite with his Syrian family.

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Ex-Gitmo Prisoners Refuse Free Year of Rent from Uruguay, Demanding US Funds

Five of the six former Guantánamo Bay detainees being hosted by Uruguay are refusing to sign an accord with the local United Nations body that would pay for their rent and utilities for one year, demanding that the United States subsist their lives and claiming they were promised three years of free living in the Latin American nation.

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