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Stories with place: Montevideo
  • Small Uruguayan city surveys damage after deadly tornado story has photos
    Updated: Apr-16-16 7:17 pm

    DOLORES, Uruguay - Residents of this small city in western Uruguay sifted through the remains of their homes and lives on Saturday, a day after a powerful tornado razed buildings, hurled cars into the air and left four people dead and dozens more injured.

  • Virgin Mary statue stirs up debate in secular Uruguay story has photos
    Updated: Apr-09-16 11:43 am

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - The South American country of Uruguay has a long tradition of secularism, to the point that a popular president in the early 1900s insisted on writing the word "God" with a lowercase "g'' whenever he wrote about his policies in local newspapers.