Uruguay votes to elect new president

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Uruguayans are heading to the polls to elect their new president.

The outgoing Tabaré Vázquez, who belongs to a left-wing coalition, is not running for another term.

Leading presidential candidates include Daniel Martínez and Luis Lacalle Pou

Voters in the South American country will also have their say in a referendum on whether or not to roll out stricter security measures.

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