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Poet Juana de América returns to the Uruguayan Parliament with a special homage

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a historic ceremony that gathered in the Legislative Palace of Montevideo great figures of Ibero-American letters, the Uruguayan poet Juana de Ibarbourou - known as "Juana de América" - re-entered the enclosure with a commemorative portrait 92 years after the first tribute.

Uruguay's vice-president Beatriz Argimón, together with painter Osvaldo Leite and writer Sylvia Puentes, unveiled the self-portrait that the artist painted to donate to the Library of the Legislative Palace.

This was emphasized Tuesday, August 10 - on the anniversary of the honor ceremony, which took place on August 10 . . .

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