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Ever since the Uruguayan government legalized marijuana and proceeded to start selling it, Argentines with a taste for the substance have been making their way to the neighboring country to try to buy and consume it without having to …

Yesterday’s arrest in Uruguay of Marcelo Balcedo, head of the SOEME union (the union that represents workers and employees who execute tasks related with education and in direct contact with minors) and editor of the Hoy newspaper, didn’t happen …

Marcelo Balcedo, head of the SOEME union (the union that represents workers and employees who execute tasks related with education and in direct contact with minors) and the editor of the Hoy newspaper, was arrested today in Punta del Este, …

It finally looks like we’ll be getting some sunshine this weekend, although we’re terribly afraid of jinxing it. With that said, it’s time to get out there and do something! Roll around in the lush green grass with your friend, …

According to a very (very!) official survey of nine Argentines in a Recoleta bar last night — and trust me, all nine of them assured me they were speaking on behalf of the entire population — watching paint dry was …

In light of the Argentine energy grid’s inability to face the population’s energy demands as a result of the last days’ heat wave — which caused numerous power cuts — the government had to call on its neighbors, Chile,

Argentina’s Sub 20 team has started the final hexagonal round off to a shaky start, a very shaky one. In the first game of the round that determines the top four teams who will go to the World Cup Korea …

Argentines have been busy traveling in their thousands to go shopping in neighboring countries, like Chile and Paraguay as of late. Why? Well, Argentina currently holds the cup for being the most expensive country in Latin America — bad news …

The Uruguayan Senate approved a law that intends to discourage the use of offshore accounts in the country as well as preventing their nationals from using these kinds of accounts in outside tax havens. The law for “international fiscal transparency, …

Once again, it appears that Uruguay is top dog be when it comes to attracting Argentine tourists.

Comparing figures from 2016, Uruguay has seen a whopping 24.5% rise in the number of Argentine tourists in 2017 so far.

However, …