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Whiskey in peril as Uruguay ponders role of state

For Reuters, Hilary Burke reported on 28 February 2005 that a new leftist government in Uruguay can't afford the paternalism of yesteryear and may open the economy to private participation in ways generations of conservative rule could not. To stimulate growth, the heavily indebted state will have to team up with the private sector. And while Uruguayans will vote to retain state control of state-owned utilities, most Uruguayans, one analyst assured, wouldn't lift a finger to keep their Mac Pay whiskey, which is notoriously bad. Find the full story here.

Posted by Cynthia on March 3, 2005 at 08:29 PM in Uruguay, Whiskey | Permalink


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