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Uruguay fires coach Tabárez amid poor World Cup qualifying | AP News

Uruguay’s coach Oscar Washington Tabarez, left, sits with his coaching staff during a FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Bolivia at Hernando Siles stadium in La Paz, Bolivia, Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Juan Karita) Uruguay’s coach Oscar Washington Tabarez, left, sits with his coaching staff during a FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Bolivia at Hernando Siles stadium in La Paz, Bolivia, Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)…
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Uruguay struggled under Tabarez, who can salvage their World Cup hopes?

11:54 PM GMT Oscar Washington Tabarez was dismissed as Uruguay manager last week. Han Myung-Gu/Getty Images In the 20-20 of hindsight, it would have been better had Oscar Washington Tabarez stepped down as coach of Uruguay after the last World Cup. Instead, he soldiered on, and at the age of 74 his epic, near-16-year reign has come to an end at a time not of his choosing, shown the door…
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What Happened To Uruguay Flag Carrier Pluna?

Pluna Líneas Aéreas Uruguayas commenced operations on November 19th, 1936. The airline was Uruguay’s national airline, operating passenger and cargo services across the country and South America. However, the company ceased operations in the summer of 2012, leaving Uruguay without a flag carrier. Today marks 85 years since the Pluna commenced services before dominating the Uruguayan airline scene for the remainder of the century. Photo: Getty Images A strong start…
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The Little Country That Could Wonders if It Still Can

Slowly, suddenly, though, a shadow is creeping into Uruguay’s place in the sun. Its last two World Cup qualifiers, against Argentina and Brazil, brought heavy defeats, and a return match against Argentina on Friday in Montevideo and a visit to Bolivia on Tuesday offer little respite. Uruguay sits fifth in South American qualifying entering those games, in danger of missing an automatic qualification spot for Qatar 2022, and at risk…
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Brazil bids for direct spot; Argentina concerned over Messi

SAO PAULO (AP) — For front-running Brazil, the main aim this week is beating Colombia and securing an automatic spot at next year’s World Cup in Qatar with plenty of time to spare in South American qualifying. For second-place Argentina, the bigger concern ahead of its trip to Uruguay is over the fitness of Lionel Messi. Brazil has 31 points and Argentina has 25 from 11 matches — their encounter…
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Chinese automaker Lifan stops producing in Uruguay and leaves the country

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Chinese automaker Lifan announced that it is leaving the country and will no longer produce vehicles at its industrial plant in San José. Union leader, Ruben Villafan, told El Observador that the decision was communicated on Monday, October 25, during a meeting at the Ministry of Labor and Social Security (MTSS). Local representatives of the company were present, as well as company authorities from…
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BNamericas – The fiberization of Uruguay

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Lufthansa Cargo increases its flights to Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay

Lufthansa Cargo has Buenos Aires, Campinas, Curitiba, Montevideo, Recife and São Paulo as South American destinations in its network (Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay). All flights are operated by Boeing 777s configured for freighter service. As of October, the German company increased its frequency of operations to Campinas, Montevideo and Buenos Aires. The Frankfurt (FRA) – Campinas (VCP) – Montevideo (MVD) – Buenos Aires (EZE) – Frankfurt (FRA) route will be…
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Brazil airline GOL resumes international flights with departure to Uruguay – The Rio Times

Brazil airline GOL resumes international flights with departure to Uruguay  The Rio Times…
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Plymouth author shares stories of life under military dictatorships in her homeland Uruguay – ECM Publishers

Plymouth author shares stories of life under military dictatorships in her homeland Uruguay  ECM Publishers…
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