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Uruguay just warned citizens against visiting the US after the El Paso shooting that reportedly targeted Hispanic people

Uruguay cautioned citizens against travelling to the US, citing hate crimes and “the indiscriminate possession of firearms by the population,” The Washington Post reported. While Uruguay’s foreign ministry, which issued the warning, didn’t specifically talk about the shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, over the weekend, the El […]
Uruguay just warned citizens against visiting the US after the El Paso shooting that reportedly targeted Hispanic people
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The President Of Uruguay Plans To Adopt ’30 To 40 Poor Children’

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, […]
The President Of Uruguay Plans To Adopt ’30 To 40 Poor Children’
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Uruguay Is Facing Down The UN Over The Future Of Drug Laws

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 […]
Uruguay Is Facing Down The UN Over The Future Of Drug Laws
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Uruguay Is Basically A Giant Offshore Bank Account

[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.
Uruguay Is Basically A Giant Offshore Bank Account
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Why Uruguay Is The Ultimate Retirement Destination

[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 […]
Why Uruguay Is The Ultimate Retirement Destination
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Uruguay Is More Impressive Than I Ever Imagined

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.
Uruguay Is More Impressive Than I Ever Imagined