An interview with President of Uruguay Tabare Vazquez

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Uruguay is one of several Latin American countries investigating the wrongdoing of its military forces.

As he began his second term as President last year Tabare Vazquez announced an investigation into the military regime that ruled his country from 1973 through 1985. This despite a law passed in 1986 that limits the prosecution of the dictatorship’s leaders.

Anchor Elaine Reyes recently sat down with President Vazquez in New York and asked him about Uruguay’s past and its future.

Check out the interview here.

An interview with President of Uruguay Tabare Vazquez

An interview with President of Uruguay Tabare Vazquez

Uruguay is one of several Latin American countries investigating the wrongdoing of its military forces. As he began his second term as President last year Tabare Vazquez announced an investigation into the military regime that ruled his country from 1973 through 1985. This despite a law passed in 1986 that limits the prosecution of the dictatorship's leaders. Anchor Elaine Reyes recently sat down with President Vazquez in New York and asked him about Uruguay's past and its future. Check out the interview here.