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Former Uruguayan President Lacalle under home hospitalization after stroke

Wednesday, October 25th 2023 - 10:06 UTC
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A vessel has been affected, Lacalle Herrera's doctors said A vessel has been affected, Lacalle Herrera's doctors said

Former Uruguayan President Luis Alberto Lacalle Herrera, father of the current head of state, is under home hospitalization after suffering an ischemic stroke on Sunday, which is now in remission, it was reported in Montevideo.

Physicians at the British Hospital in the Uruguayan capital found that the stroke had affected a small vessel, it was also explained.

Lacalle Herrera, 82, was discharged at around noon Tuesday but sent home for further treatment.

“Admitted to the British Hospital, he was diagnosed with an ischemic stroke in remission. After the usual examinations, it was found that the stroke had affected a small vessel,” Spokeswoman Elsa Levrero said in a statement.

Meanwhile, President Luis Lacalle Pou renewed his driver's license in Rocha like an ordinary citizen.

“One more Rocha citizen. The Departmental Government of Rocha was pleased to welcome the President of the Republic, Luis Lacalle Pou. He himself attended the municipal building to carry out the corresponding tests for the driver's license,” the City Hall wrote on social networks.

According to Montevideo Portal, the president took the theoretical and practical test and paid the UY$ 2,026 fee (US$ 61). He also took the medical test at Rocha's emergency service.

Categories: Politics, Uruguay.

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