Montevideo, Uruguay - Eastern Republic of,
MONTEVIDEO RESIDENT RUNS TO AVOID GETTING SOAKED IN FINANCIAL DISTRICT.
A Montevideo resident runs while trying to avoid getting soaked, in the city's financial district during celebrations marking the end of the year, December 31, 2003. Each year on the last working day of the year, employees of the financial district throw water and confetti on people walking on the sidewalk below. REUTERS/Andres Stapff AS/HB