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Uruguay approves gay marriage, second in region to do so

MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) - Uruguay's Congress passed a bill on Wednesday to allow same-sex marriages, making it the second country in predominantly Roman Catholic Latin America to do so.Full story

Summer in swanky Uruguay resort clouded by currency crunch

PUNTA DEL ESTE, Uruguay (Reuters) - Every summer, Argentines flock to Uruguay's glamorous Punta del Este beach resort to get tanned and be seen. But this season, currency controls in Argentina are keeping some visitors away and forcing others to tighten their belts. Full story

Fashion designer describes childhood on ranch

  Gabriella Perezutti was born and raised more than 5,000 miles from New York City, on her family’s ranch in Uruguay. She grew up ranching horses, cattle, and sheep, but always gravitated toward fashion, starting her brand, Candela, in 2004 with just $700. TODAY’s Natalie Morales reports.

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