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Stories about Uruguay
English soccer authorities suspend foreign star for a ‘racist’ remark, but it was nothing of the kind
‘Applied without regard for social, cultural and linguistic context, antiracism efforts risk becoming a caricature of themselves, driving a wedge between people of different cultures rather than bringing them together ... ’
The Urgent Consideration Law marks a turning point in Uruguay's changing political landscape.
People all over the world have been banging pots and pans to attract the attention of politicians and decision-makers in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The smoke of Australia's megafires traveled 12,000 kilometers across the Pacific Ocean.
This South American drink beloved by millions is very close to making its way into the emoji lexicon.
In Uruguay, Where Abortion Is Legal, a Judge's Ruling Grants a Man the Right to Stop a Woman’s Decision
"It’s a moral regression for women, for we are again not masters of our own bodies. There's a law, but it’s not applicable for you."
"How philosophical, how profound are the doubts that trouble the Latin American minds of our times."
This week, we’ll introduce you to women seeking or achieving justice in Poland, Uruguay, Russia and Syria.
"They have closed the doors on me and left me without any solution and this is the only path that I've found."
Its name doesn't matter, it's an essential ingredient for confectionery. So much that alfajores are unimaginable without a spoonful of this sweet made out of milk.
Manane Rodriguez's “Migas de Pan” tells the story of a group of women tortured and sexually abused by Uruguay's dictatorship, set thirty years after the regime's fall.
It lasts for 40 days and is considered the longest carnival in the world. The Uruguayan Carnival brings together traditions born Europe and Africa, and offers a whole lot more.
Juan Urruzola spent 12 years in exile during his country’s dictatorship. He's made it his mission to remember those who were disappeared by the regime through photography.
Argentinians consume up to 100 liters of mate per year, however, there was a time when this popular South American infusion was banned.
Works by Latin American writers, including Mario Vargas Llosa and Gabriel García Márquez, will now be available in Quechua, an Andean indigenous language, thanks to a government initiative in Cusco.
Daniel Alarcón, executive producer of Radio Ambulante, talks to other journalists about the latest FIFA scandal and its effect on Copa América, the most important football tournament in South America.
In Uruguay, you'll find a prison called Punta de Rieles ("Rail End") that practices an unusual "human approach" to incarcerating and reforming convicts.
One Thousand and One Nights, a Turkish drama series, enjoys incredible success in the Mecca of soap operas: Latin America. But what questions does this success raise?
"It's that simple. Because the most glorious thing one has is life. And although life is so elemental its the thing we most forget."
Best known as the author of celebrated book “The Open Veins of Latin America”, the Uruguayan writer and journalist died this Monday, April, 13 in Montevideo.
Eduardo Galeano has died. His book, Open Veins of Latin America, captures the region like nothing else. Here are excerpts from his latest book, Children of the Days.