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June 8, 2016
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Local residents featured prominently in humorous commercial shot in Montevideo
June 8, 2016 - 11:12am
May 20, 2016
Extras sought for Uruguayan commercial to be filmed Saturday in Montevideo
May 20, 2016 - 10:19am
May 11, 2016
Alexa Frazier of Montevideo feigns displeasure after sipping mate, the national drink of Uruguay, while auditioning Tuesday for a television commercial being produced by Bombay Films of Uruguay in Montevideo. (Tom Cherveny | Tribune)
Locals in Montevideo make faces at Uruguayan visitors for chance to be on TV there
May 11, 2016 - 12:00am
May 9, 2016
Uruguayan film crew looking for locals for TV commercial to be filmed in Montevideo
May 9, 2016 - 9:21am
June 19, 2015
Montevideo Mayor Debra Lee Fader, right, speaks to those gathered for the dedication Thursday of the community’s new mural at Artigas Plaza. She said Uruguayan media has already carried a story about the public arts project. (Tom Cherveny | Tribune)
Montevideo’s public art reaches across the world
June 19, 2015 - 12:26am
December 11, 2013
Uruguay becomes first country to legalize marijuana trade
December 11, 2013 - 9:00am
October 13, 2012
Visitor from South America's most democratic nation arrives as election campaigns heats up
October 13, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2010
Federico Estol has made Montevideo and its annual Fiesta Day celebration the focus of his work. Estol returned to his native Ur-uguay Thursday to create a book of photographs he took at Fiesta Day. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Small-town celebration about to get one mighty audience
July 6, 2010 - 12:00am
April 19, 2010
Sergio Castro, 18, tries out his kayaking skills on the Chippewa River. He grew up on a dairy farm in Uruguay.
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Uruguayans find familiar scenes in a foreign land
April 19, 2010 - 12:00am
September 28, 2009
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
September 28, 2009 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
It's the similarities between the people of her home country, Uruguay, and the United States that caught the attention of Maria Gilda Battagliese during her visit here. She is pictured Wednesday at the statue of South American liberator Jose Artigas. It has been a part of Montevideo's downtown since 1949, a gift from Uruguayan children. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Educator from Uruguay finds warmth in the plains of cold land, its folks
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am