A power outage in South America has left all of Argentina and Uruguay, along with parts of Brazil and Paraguay, without any electricity. The outage began at 7:07 a.m. local time, according to tweets from Argentina’s main energy provider, and has affected over 48 million people. This power failure hits […]
Egypt lost to Uruguay, 1-0, in heartbreaking fashion on Friday, giving up the winning goal in the final minute of the teams’ World Cup opener. Egypt played the game without its star player, Mohamed Salah, who was injured in the Champions League final but was considered available for the match, […]
World War II got off to a bad start for the British. About two weeks after Poland surrendered to Germany at the end of September 1939 – succumbing to a month of the Nazi blitzkrieg – the British battleship HMS Royal Oak was sunk by a U-boat, claiming more than […]
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Uruguay President Jose Mujica, a former guerilla known for his low-key style, has admitted he hopes to adopt “30 or 40 poor children” after his term ends in 2014, local media reported Sunday. The 78-year-old leader said he envisions putting his plan into place when he steps down as president, […]
This week, the small South American nation of Uruguay did something that made opponents of the drug war all over the world rejoice: It legalized the sale and consumption of marijuana for recreational use. While it was already legal to smoke marijuana in the country, thanks to a 16-13 vote […]
[credit provider=”en.wikipedia.org” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Punta_del_este1.jpg”] Punta del Este, Uruguay“Charming” is, I believe, the word most often used to describe Uruguay. People tend to make a lot of parallels to the United States in the 1950s– a much slower pace of life, less government intrusion, and family focused.
[credit provider=”Flickr/Vince Alongi” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/vincealongi/3139462444/”] Knowing what I know now, it’s possible that Uruguay may be the best retirement destination you could treat yourself to. Not the cheapest…but the best. (And still at about half the cost of living in North America these days.)Uruguay offers the very best of Latin America […]
Sitting beneath the canopy of a chic new restaurant overlooking the rambla, a jazzy cumba on the sound system softly keeping time with the ebb and flow of the waves beyond, I nurse a cold mojito and watch the sun slowly drop into the vast Atlantic Ocean.
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguay has announced that it plans to send a bill to Congress to legalise marijuana sales as a crime-fighting measure.
Atletico Nacional of the Uruguayan soccer league went up 2-0 in a recent game versus Peñarol with this impressive long distance goal (via 101 Great Goals).
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