Uruguay January Unemployment Rose to 5.7%

(Corrects first paragraph to show the number is up from previous.)

March 5 (Bloomberg) -- Uruguay’s unemployment rate rose to 5.7 percent in January, up from a record low 5.3 percent the previous month, the national statistics agency said in Montevideo.

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