The Senate approved the Urgently Considered Law with amendments from the Chamber of Deputies with 18 out of 31 Senators voting to send the law to the President for implementation. The law enacts a variety of changes aimed at breaking the stagnation that beset Uruguay after 15 years of Frentista rule.
US born fiddler Charlie Daniels died this morning at the age of 83 after suffering a hemorrhagic stroke.
Following a vandalism attack on a fence at Parque Lecocq, 42 Axis deer escaped from captivity. 40 have been recovered and 2 are still free.
Former personal secretary of Nestor and later Cristina Kirchner, Fabián Gutiérrez was found dead. The body was found buried with wounds from stabbing and blunt trauma after several arrests and confessions were reportedly made in connection with its disappearance. Gutiérrez was implicated in the Kirchner "notebook" corruption case and had joined the prosecution as a witness offering information on the logistics of bribery.
The late Jeffery Epstein's madame/pimp Ghislaine Maxwell was reportedly arrested by the FBI earlier today. Before Epstein's last arrest, the prevailing narrative is that they had been protected against prosecution in the United States due to their relationship with Israel's Mossad. The full text of the indictment unsealed upon her arrest is reproduced in full below: (more...)