My Nightmare in Uruguay: Refugees Plead With
Sputnik InternationalMy Nightmare in Uruguay: Refugees Plead With UN to Go Back to SyriaSputnik InternationalDisillusioned with life in Uruguay, Syrian refugees want to go home but they say they are being prevented by intransigent local officials from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Russian and Syrian soldiers stand next to an aid ...
Posted on 20 April 2017 | 11:14 am
US men's basketball sent to Uruguay for
US men's basketball sent to Uruguay for AmeriCup tournament (Apr 20, 2017)FOXSports.comThe U.S. men's basketball team will begin the lengthy road to the 2020 Olympics when it opens FIBA AmeriCup 2017 preliminary-round play in Montevideo, Uruguay. The Americans were drawn into Group C on Thursday along with group host Uruguay, ...and more »
Posted on 20 April 2017 | 11:07 am
In Uruguay, Women Rejoice as Femicide Bill
teleSUR EnglishIn Uruguay, Women Rejoice as Femicide Bill Is ApprovedteleSUR EnglishOn Wednesday, scores of women celebrated the passing of a senate bill that will make femicide a criminal offence in Uruguay. According to EBLnews, two articles of the penal code will soon be submitted to the house of representatives for consideration.
Posted on 20 April 2017 | 12:32 am
Why Montevideo, Uruguay Is an Antique
Condé Nast TravelerWhy Montevideo, Uruguay Is an Antique Shopper's DreamCondé Nast TravelerMontevideo is increasingly embracing modern trends: see fashion-forward boutiques opened by a new generation of designers, hipster restaurants, and the sprouting of glossy high-rises facing the Rio de la Plata. But what really defines this small South ...
Posted on 17 April 2017 | 12:09 pm
Uruguay Announces Plan to Let Pharmacies
The Marijuana TimesUruguay Announces Plan to Let Pharmacies Begin Selling Legal MarijuanaThe Marijuana TimesLast week the government of Uruguay announced plans to begin the final phase of marijuana legalization in that country. Starting in July, they say they are going to approve and license pharmacies to begin selling legal cannabis. It's been a long road ...
Posted on 15 April 2017 | 1:26 pm
AJC Delegation Concludes Visit to Uruguay
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A senior AJC leadership delegation just concluded a two-day visit to Uruguay. The 17-member group was led by AJC Executive Director David Harris, and included Dina Siegel Vann, Director of AJC's Belfer Institute for Latino...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 4:29 pm
Uruguay wonderkid nutmegs one defender,
Giorgian De Arrascaeta is really, really good. Meet Giorgian De Arrascaeta. The 20-year-old Cruzeiro attacker lit up Copa Libertadores with Defensor Sporting last season before making a step up and signing on with the Brazilian champions. He's made his Uruguay senior debut and if this goal is any indication, he won't be in South America or on Uruguay's bench for long. This is ridiculous stuff ...
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 2:17 pm
UN will help Guantanamo refugees with
Uruguay's president says the U.N.
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 8:42 am
UN to help Guantanamo refugees with houses
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguay's president says the U.N. refugee agency will help six former Guantanamo prisoners obtain housing in his country.
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 8:30 am
UN to give houses to ex-Guantanamo inmates
The United Nations refugee agency will provide homes to six former detainees of the US military prison in Guantanamo who have struggled to resettle in Uruguay, the country's president said. "Each one of them will have a home," President Tabare Vazquez told Uruguayan media after meeting US President Barack Obama at the Summit of the Americas in Panama. Before his meeting with Obama, Vazquez said ...
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 10:07 pm
Barcelona's Messi wins UEFA Best Player in
The Uruguay forward served a FIFA ban for biting at the 2014 World Cup. Launched in 2011, the UEFA award previously went to Messi, Andres Iniesta, Franck Ribery and Ronaldo. Soccer Sports & Recreation Lionel Messi Cristiano Ronaldo UEFA Luis Suarez ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:36 am
Uruguay's former President Jose Mujica poses with supporters after being honored in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Mujica received the prize "Sur Personality 2015" from the South America Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:56 am
Uruguay to begin mass producing marijuana in
August 26th, 2015 (PanAm Post) The Uruguayan government announced on Thursday, August 20, that local companies looking to begin mass producing cannabis in the country will finally be given the greenlight on September 3. Eleven companies are still in the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:34 am
Murders rise 8.5 pct. in Uruguay
Montevideo, Aug 27 (EFE).- The number of murders in Uruguay rose to 154 during the first half of the year, up 8.5 percent from the same period in 2014, with 54 percent of the killings solved, the Interior Ministry said. Some 43 percent of the homicides ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 1:57 am
GTSO: Uruguay’s Boom Highlights the Dawn
SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug 26, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- As Green Technology Solutions, Inc. GTSO, -18.58% preps new product offerings to service the rising cannabis industry in the United States, ancillary business is now exploding in Uruguay, the South American ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 4:28 pm
Uruguay lawmakers vote to legalize gay
Uruguayan lawmakers voted to legalize gay marriage, making the South American country the third in the Americas to do so.
Posted on 10 April 2013 | 3:00 pm
Uruguay leader caught on tape insulting
Argentines and Uruguayans had a great time joking about their leaders on Friday after Uruguayan President Jose Mujica was caught making insulting comments about his supposedly close friend and ally, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez.
Posted on 5 April 2013 | 11:29 am
Uruguay's Senate approves legalizing gay
Uruguay's Senate on Tuesday voted to legalize gay marriage by approving a single law governing matrimony for heterosexuals and homosexuals.
Posted on 2 April 2013 | 10:01 am
Uruguay's lower house approves gay marriage
Lawmakers in taboo-breaking Uruguay voted to legalize gay marriage late Tuesday night, approving a single law governing marriage for heterosexuals and homosexuals.
Posted on 11 December 2012 | 11:42 am
Uruguay congress voting on gay marriage
Taboo-breaking Uruguay is poised to legalize gay marriage, with lawmakers planning to vote Tuesday to create a single law governing marriage for heterosexuals and homosexuals. It also would let couples, gay or straight, decide whose surname goes first whe
Posted on 11 December 2012 | 10:07 am
Resolved Question: 5 themes of Geography for
I have a project to do but I can not find any information for Uruguay's Movement, Regions, Human Environment Interaction, Location, or place!! Please help!!
Posted on 23 March 2013 | 1:26 am
Resolved Question: Opinions of Higher
A friend of mine is seeking to avoid debt associated with going to college all together. He's considered attending school in Uruguay, as he's heard other great things about the country as well. Does anyone have an educated opinion of the quality of higher education there? We've tried to look into it, but resources seem to be scarce.
Posted on 25 August 2012 | 7:11 am
Resolved Question: Alphabet book Uruguay?
so we have a social studies project where we need to find a word for every letter in the alphabet that relates to Uruguay. I'm doing half the letters, and my partner does the other half. could you help me think of words for Q, Y, I, AND K? please include 2-3 sentences of what it is and what it has to do with Uruguay. thank you!!!! :)
Posted on 2 April 2012 | 11:07 am
Resolved Question: Can someone tell me about
once part of Brazil
Posted on 9 January 2011 | 1:34 am
Resolved Question: What is Uruguay like?
I'm American and have never been out of the United States. /= But I'm curious, what is Uruguay like? The people, traditions, economy, culture in general. Thanks for any info!! :D Also, would you consider it a dangerous country or relatively safe?
Posted on 26 May 2010 | 9:05 pm