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Wife of Uruguay's president dies of heart attack at age 82

July 31, 2019 - 1:02 AM

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - María Auxiliadora Delgado, the wife of Uruguayan President Tabaré Vázquez, has died. She was 82. Local media reported that she died of a heart attack.

The official website of Uruguay's presidency confirmed that Delgado died Wednesday, shortly after 1 a.m. (0400 GMT).

A retired civil servant, Delgado had been married to Vázquez since 1964 and they had three children.

Condolences began to flood in to the country's leader on social media platforms.

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