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Uruguay Government 2014
SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES
Page last updated on January 31, 2014
International law organization participation:
Political parties and leaders:
Colorado Party (Vamos Uruguay) [Martha MONTANER]
Independent Party [Pablo MIERES]
National Party or Blanco [Luis Alberto HEBER]
Political pressure groups and leaders:
Chamber of Industries (manufacturer's association)
Exporters Union of Uruguay
National Chamber of Commerce and Services
PIT/CNT (powerful federation of Uruguayan Unions - umbrella labor organization)
Rural Association of Uruguay (rancher's association)
Uruguayan Network of Political Women
other: B'nai Brith; Catholic Church; students
International organization participation:
Diplomatic representation in the US:
Diplomatic representation from the US:
lyrics/music: Francisco Esteban ACUNA de Figueroa/Francisco Jose DEBALI
note: adopted 1848; the anthem is also known as "Orientales, la Patria o la tumba!" ("Uruguayans, the Fatherland or Death!"); it is the world's longest national anthem in terms of music (105 bars; almost five minutes); generally only the first verse and chorus are sung
NOTE: The information regarding Uruguay on this page is re-published from the 2014 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Uruguay Government 2014 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Uruguay Government 2014 should be addressed to the CIA.
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