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Uruguayan firm Fotmer Life Sciences exported 3,307 pounds of cannabis flower to an unknown Portuguese customer in the largest "legal" export of cannabis flower across the Atlantic so far. Customs documents valued the flower at ~2 USD per gram.
New Attack On Base Where Three Marines Killed Sunday Leads To Shootout Involving Naval Infantry, Police, And Unknown SuspectFriday, June 5th, 2020
An armed man refused to leave a field on the approach to the guard post where three Marines were killed on Sunday and initiated a shootout with the guards on duty. When police arrived to support the armed forces, they were fired upon as well.
Last year, magazine publisher "High Times Holding Corp." announced plans to buy California based marijuana grower Humbolt Heritage, but the deal has since collapsed with the two firms announcing the termination of the deal by mutual agreement. The High Times has also spent the past two years trying and failing to complete a public stock offering.
A frigorífico in Tarariras has been evacuated after an ammonia leak developed. Twenty people in the facility were injured, 3 patients are in critical care. Firefighters have established a perimeter around the facility.
Horse racing returned to the Hipódromo de Maroñas today and the ponies will run there again tomorrow starting at 12:15 in competition for ten prizes. The return of horse racing comes just in time for Monday's Battle of Las Piedras day races at the track in Las Piedras. Monday's races begin a bit after noon with the Battle of Las Piedras Grand Prix running at 16:20.
Despite this year's panic over a not-quite common cold, 300 local sheep shearers will be making their annual trek to Spain this week to do work the Spaniards can't. The shearers will be traveling via a special Air Europa flight negotiated by foreign minister Ernesto Talvi and the Spanish government. The shearers should be returning from third world Spain to now first-ish world Uruguay in August.
The Executive Committee of the Colorado Party is meeting tomorrow over what to do with the Mayor of Rincón de San Valentín. Mayor Tabaré Leiva was detained on suspicion of cattle rustling. He has since been indicted on charges of internal arms trafficking while the possibility of further charges related to the cattle rustling are in play.
The Executive Committee is expected to refer the case to the Colorado Party's ethics committee.