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Stories for May 23rd 2021

  • Sunday, May 23rd 2021 - 07:23 UTC

    Uruguay's Interior Minister Jorge Larrañaga mourned by political friends and foes alike

    At the age of 4 or 5, Larrañaga was already known as “El Guapo” (The Tough One).

    Uruguay's Interior Minister Jorge Larrañaga has died of a heart attack at the age of 64, President Luis Lacalle Pou announced Saturday. “Jorge Larrañaga passed away. Very hard! I've learned to love and respect him. He was affectionate even in the harshness of the battle. We have competed, we have cooperated, we have respected each other. He was at his best. RIP,” Lacalle Pou posted on Twitter.