Cold Wave Blamed for 5 Deaths in Argentina, Uruguay
July 17, 2010
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BUENOS AIRES – The cold wave affecting the Southern Cone of Latin America has killed at least five people and forced the closure of major highways, authorities in Argentina and Uruguay said Thursday.