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A disciplinary panel ruled that a regular three-match ban for violent conduct was "clearly insufficient" and added seven games to the suspension, which rules Suarez out for the rest of the campaign and for the first six matches of next season.
Uruguayans used to call their country the Switzerland of Latin America, but its faded gray capital seems a bit more like Amsterdam now that its congress has legalized abortion and is drawing up plans to sell government-grown marijuana.
Latin American nations must try to use their police and not their military forces to enforce the law, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said Monday, telling defense ministers here that the U.S. will help them build their capabilities.
The continued exchange of artillery fire between Syria and Turkey raises additional concerns that the conflict may escalate and spread to neighboring countries, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said Saturday.
Legislators have voted in Uruguay by a razor-thin margin to legalize abortion.
Uruguay's national government said Wednesday it hopes to fight a growing crime problem by selling marijuana to citizens registered to buy it, and will send a bill to Congress that would make it the first country in the world to do so.
World champion Spain remained No. 1 in FIFA's monthly rankings while Uruguay rose to a new high of No. 3. The United States fell two places to No. 29.
A couple from Argentina salvaged hometown honor Tuesday night by winning the "stage tango" category on the closing day of the World Tango Championships.
Uruguay partied through the night, its champion soccer team home from the Copa America.