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The trip to Montevideo, Uruguay, was an opportunity for Mary and Patrick Moore to renew their friendship with Maria Gildea Battagliese. The Moores hosted the Uruguayan educator when she came to the U.S. in January as part of the exchange supported by the Partners of the Americas and the U.S. Department of State. From left are: Battagliese; Patrick Moore; Uruguay Tabaré González-Sierra, director of the Protected Fauna Research Center in Uruguay; and Mary Moore. (Submitted photo)

Each visit grows connections of Montevideo to Montevideo

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MONTEVIDEO -- A visiting group of students from Uruguay recently had the opportunity to witness everything from the bluster of politics in Washington, D.C., to the blitz of consumerism at the Mall of America.


They liked best the discussion they joined just over 100 miles west in Montevideo.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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