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Will Peru make it to Russia?.

Today Peru will play against Uruguay for its last chance to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. How do you think it will go?

- Peruthisweek - PE

Brazil almost there, Messi-less Argentina crash.

MONTEVIDEO, March 29 — Brazil put one foot in next year's World Cup finals yesterday with a 2-0 victory over Paraguay as Argentina's qualification campaign took a tumble against Bolivia after the shock suspension of Lionel Messi. Barcelona...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Lionel Messi handed four-match ban just hours before Bolivia vs Argentina.

Barcelona star will also miss games against Uruguay, Venezuela and Peru.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Chile, Argentina and Uruguay planning greater coordination of cruise circuits.

Punta Arenas Austral Ports Company, EPA, was part of the Chilean stand at the Seatrade Cruise Global fair which took place in mid March in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and attracts the best of the cruise industry, operators and port terminals from all the world.

- MercoPress - FK

Rights Group: Congo Must Help Search for Missing UN Staff.

Congo's government must cooperate with United Nations efforts to locate experts who have been missing in the violent Kasai region for nearly two weeks, Human Rights Watch said Saturday. Uruguayan peacekeepers and Tanzanian special forces who deployed to find the six people, including ones from the United States and Sweden, ...

- Voice of America - US

Congo must help search for missing UN experts: Rights group.

DAKAR, Senegal " Congo's government must cooperate with United Nations efforts to locate experts who have been missing in the violent Kasai region for nearly two weeks, Human Rights Watch said Saturday.Uruguayan peacekeepers...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Brazil routs Uruguay for seventh consecutive victory under Tite.

Brazil was not intimidated by more than 60,000 raucous fans at the Estadio Centenario in Montevideo, beating second-place Uruguay 4-1 in South America's World Cup qualifying group to retain the lead in the standings after 13 matches. Midfielder Paulinho scored a surprising hat trick, with Barcelona star Neymar adding ...

- The Japan Times - JP

It was very close: Arsene Wenger 'convinced' Luis Suarez would swap Liverpool for Arsenal.

Gunners famously bid £40million plus £1 for the Uruguay striker back in the summer of 2013.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Brazil on brink, Messi revives Argentina.

Paulinho grabbed a hat-trick in Brazil's 4-1 drubbing of Uruguay.

- Daily Nation - KE

Brazil on brink of qualification, Messi revives Argentina.

Selecao defeat Uruguay 4-1 to take lead to seven points The post Brazil on brink of qualification, Messi revives Argentina appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Paulinho hat-trick keeps Brazil on road to Russia.

Brazil recovered from conceding an early goal to beat Uruguay 4-1 in Montevideo on Thursday, with Paulinho grabbing a hat-trick in a win that all but cemented their place at next year's World Cup finals.

- BDNews24 - BD

Argentina must beat Chile to keep their hopes alive

Argentina head into tomorrow's World Cup qualifier against Chile in Buenos Aires with their hopes of reaching the finals in Russia next year in doubt. Four games without a win – including consecutive losses to Paraguay and Brazil – have left Edgardo Bauza's side out of the top four automatic qualifying places. In ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Brazil replace Gabriel Jesus with Firmino for Uruguay clash

Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino will replace Gabriel Jesus in the Brazil team to play Uruguay in Thursday's crunch World Cup qualifier, coach Tite said on Wednesday.

- BDNews24 - BD

Manchester United 'leading race ahead of Liverpool' to sign Atletico Madrid's Jose Maria Gimenez

Uruguay international has a £38.9m release clause in his contract at the Vicente Calderon.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Heads Up: Millennial Entrepreneurs Give Sleepy Montevideo a Fresh Jolt

Design and fashion-focused millennials are opening restaurants and shops, organizing street festivals and supper clubs, and daring to stand out.

- International NY Times - US

Drivers use spray hide number plates to avoid traffic fines in Uruguay

A transparent aerosol varnish is the latest trick used by drivers to escape fines for traffic violations, the Uruguayan News Agency said on Saturday.

- Daily Monitor - UG