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What Type Of Government Does Uruguay Have?

What Type Of Government Does Uruguay Have?

Uruguay is a presidential representative democratic republic where the President is both the head of state and head of government. Besides, Uruguay is a multi-party state and the country’s President exercises the executive powers. The country’s Judiciary system is an independent branch of government.

The Constitution Of Uruguay

The country’s first Constitution was adopted in 1830 after the three- year war which Uruguay and Argentina fought as a regional federation known as the United Provinces of Río de la Plata. The foundation for the country’s Constitution stemmed from the 1828 Treaty of Montevideo which was sponsored by the UK. When Uruguay was under the dictatorship regime, another constitution was proposed but was rejected during the 1980 referendum.

The Executive Branch Of The Government Of Uruguay

The 1967 Constitution established a strong presidency which is subject to judicial and legislative balance. However, some of the provisions were suspended in 1973, but

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Washington International Law Journal | UW School of Law

Washington International Law Journal | UW School of Law

The Washington International Law Journal publishes global perspectives on international legal issues while fostering the development of student analysis. The Journal’s professional articles and student comments cover diverse legal and geographical terrain and offer novel approaches to international, foreign, and comparative law. To further cross-cultural dialogue on foreign law, the Journal publishes English-language translations of Chinese, Korean, and Japanese legal materials.

Volume 29 | Number 1 | December 2019

Outer Space: How Shall the World’s Governments Establish Order Among Competing Interests?

Paul B. Larsen

Paul B. Larsen, Outer Space: How Shall the World’s Governments Establish Order Among Competing Interests?, 29 Wash. L. Rev. 1 (2019).

December 2019

We are in a period of transition in outer space; it is becoming increasingly congested. As one example, small satellites are beginning to interfer with astronomical observations. The objective of this article is to examine and evaluate

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City of Philadelphia

City of Philadelphia


The Streets Department has announced changes to recycling pickup during COVID-19. Beginning April 6, recycling will be collected on an every-other-week schedule. There will be no recycling April 6-11. Collection will start the week of April 13 and continue every other week until at least May 15. Trash collection will continue on or close to schedule. To report a missed pickup, contact Philly311.

Week of:

  • April 6 – Trash collection only
    • Note: there will be no trash collection Friday, April 10 due to the holiday. Friday’s trash will be collected on Saturday, April 11.
  • April 13 – Trash and recycling collection
  • April 20 – Trash collection only
  • April 27 – Trash and recycling collection
  • May 4 – Trash collection only
  • May 11 – Trash and recycling collection


The Philadelphia Department of Public Health is sending texts and emails to contact individuals who have tested positive for

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About SHRM

About SHRM

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SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management, creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together. As the voice of all things work, workers and the workplace, SHRM is the foremost expert, convener and thought leader on issues impacting today’s evolving workplaces. With 300,000+ HR and business executive members in 165 countries, SHRM impacts the lives of more than 115 million workers and families globally.

For more information about SHRM, see the 2018 State of the Society address and News About SHRM.

The SHRM 2018 State of the Society Report and accompanying SHRM 2017 Audited Financial Statement highlight our goals, our recent accomplishments and how we are delivering on our mission. 

Purpose, Mission & Vision

Our purpose is to elevate the HR profession.

Our mission is to empower

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Opinion: The virus in the body politic: We have lost our ability to cherish each other

Opinion: The virus in the body politic: We have lost our ability to cherish each other

Untitled, by Ai Weiwei’s son, Ai Lao.

Courtesy of Ai Weiwei Studio

Ai Weiwei is a Chinese contemporary artist who splits his time between Cambridge, U.K., and Berlin. This text was written in Chinese and translated to English by Perry Link.

I was living in Beijing in 2003 when SARS struck, and I can remember how that felt. It descended as an entirely new thing – a new concept, an unwelcome intruder, an ominous threat. It galvanized a new mindset in society and led the government to impose unprecedented defences. Some of those defences have been used again to combat the coronavirus, but to citizens, the two campaigns have felt different. SARS felt like a battle; coronavirus feels like a war.

With SARS, the government’s first response was to seal off all reports and to deny that a problem existed. The truth only emerged when an elderly military doctor, who

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Politics of India – Wikipedia

Politics of India – Wikipedia

Political system of India

The politics of India works within the framework of the country’s constitution. India is a federal parliamentary democratic republic in which the President of India is the head of state and the Prime Minister of India is the head of government. India follows the dual polity system, i.e. a double government (federal in nature) that consists of the central authority at the centre and states at the periphery. The constitution defines the organisational powers and limitations of both central and state governments, and it is well recognised, rigid and considered supreme; i.e. the laws of the nation must confirm to it.

There is a provision for a bicameral legislature consisting of an upper house, the Rajya Sabha (Council of States), which represents the states of the Indian federation, and a lower house, the Lok Sabha (House of the People), which represents the people of India as

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My Body Politic

My Body Politic

  • “Linton is a passionate guide to a world many outsiders, and even insiders, find difficult to navigate. . . .In this volume, she recounts her personal odyssey, from flower child. . .to disability-rights/human rights activist.”
    Publishers Weekly

  • “The struggles, joys, and political awakening of a firecracker of a narrator. . . .Linton has succeeded in creating a life both rich and enviable. With her crackle, irreverance, and intelligence, it’s clear that the author would never be willing to settle. . . .Wholly enjoyable.”
    Kirkus Reviews

  • “Witty, original, and political without being politically correct, introducing us to a cast of funny, brave, remarkable characters (including the professional dancer with one leg) who have changed the way that ‘walkies’ understand disability. By the time Linton tells you about the first time she was dancing in her wheelchair, you will feel like dancing, too.”
    —Carol Tavris, author of Anger: The Misunderstood

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    Warren County supervisors OK issuance of $20.4 million in bonds for Law Center

    Warren County supervisors OK issuance of $20.4 million in bonds for Law Center


    Sculpture, cornerstones and gazebo saved from Warren County Courthouse demolition

    Des Moines Register

    The money for building the Warren County Law Center was put in place with a unanimous vote of the Warren County Board of Supervisors authorizing bonding for $20.4 million during a Tuesday special meeting.

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    Workers began demolition of the main Warren County Courthouse structure on May 29. The building was removed to make way for a new structure. (Photo: MICHAEL ROLANDS/RECORD-HERALD)

    The vote clears the way for the county to have the money in hand by April 30. The cash will pay for the construction of an 80,000 square-foot facility housing four courtrooms and a jail with up to 88 beds in the center of the Indianola Square. The project will also include roughed out spaces for future expansion. Once the construction begins this spring, the work is expected to be completed in 18

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    American Society of Nephrology

    American Society of Nephrology

    American Society of Nephrology

    ASN’s Mission

    ASN leads the fight to prevent, treat, and cure kidney diseases throughout the world by educating health professionals and scientists, advancing research and innovation, communicating new knowledge, and advocating for the highest quality care for patients.

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    1401 H St, NW, Ste 900, Washington, DC 20005


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      the Home Dialysis Setting

      Register for the complimentary webinar: COVID-19: Considerations in the Home Dialysis Setting.
      Thursday, April 9, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT.

    • Mid-Career Awards

      Nomination Deadline: April 8, 2020
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      Nominate your peers now for their distinguished service as clinicians, educators, leaders, mentors and researchers.

    • ABIM Update on COVID-19

      ABIM Update on COVID-19

      ABIM has cancelled all spring assessments. No physician will have their
      certification status negatively impacted due to this decision. Please
      contact ABIM directly with questions.

    • Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

      Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

      The Centers for Disease

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    Azil politic – Wikipedia

    Azil politic – Wikipedia

    Azilul politic reprezintă acordarea de către un stat a dreptului de intrare și de ședere pe teritoriul său a unei persoane străine, persecutate în țara sa pentru convingerile politice[1], respectiv statutul pe care îl poate primi un cetățean străin care riscă în țara sa un tratament discriminatoriu sau chiar inuman datorat convingerilor politice[2].

    Noțiunea de azil politic mai poate fi definită ca fiind o instituție juridică de drept internațional, menită să asigure respectarea drepturilor fundamentale ale omului, asigurându-i condițiile legale de a se așeza pe teritoriul altui stat și de a beneficia de drepturi și obligații, conform normelor interne ale acelui stat, atunci când nu se poate bucura de aceste drepturi în țara sa de origine sau în țara de reședință, datorită persecuțiilor cu caracter politic la care este supus.[3]

    Dreptul la azil a fost fixat pentru prima dată în Constituția Franței din anul 1793,

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