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Uruguay may once again have temporarily broken the “bro code” with Argentina this week at the Expo Prado, a farming expo, in Montevideo.

Don’t worry – they’re boys again – but only after the Uruguayan government removed a United …

Eduardo Galeano, prolific left-wing Latin-American author, died this morning in Montevideo, Uruguay, at the age of 74. He was admitted into hospital on April 10th, after suffering from lung cancer, for which he was treated in 2007.

1940, born Eduardo …

Recently sworn in Uruguayan president Tabaré Vázquez has risked the admittedly not very scary wrath of stoners everywhere by suspending the sale of weed in pharmacies throughout the country.

Vázquez made the decision only four days into his term, on …

Yesterday, Uruguayan president José Mujica transferred the presidential sash to new head of state, Tabaré Vázquez, who many of you already know (he was president between 2005 and 2010). Many around the world are saddened by the departure of a …

Yesterday, Uruguayan president José Mujica transferred the presidential sash to new head of state, Tabaré Vázquez, who many of you already know (he was president between 2005 and 2010). Many around the world are saddened by the departure of a …

Two months ago, world’s coolest president Uruguayan José “Pepe” Mujica displayed his awesomeness by taking in six Guantánamo Bay Prison detainees for resettlement as a part of Barack Obama’s plan to gradually shut down the country’s most infamous …

With all this Nisman insanity, freak weather and a tampon debacle to boot, you may not be alone in wanting to split the city for a stretch and give yourself a well-earned break, in, say… Uruguay? Try La Pedrera,  a …

In this special, which we strategically release in the middle of the week, we share a talk we had in our studios with BBC Mundo correspondent Ignacio de los Reyes, who recently covered the elections in Uruguay and interviewed president …

Move over, Pulpo Paul – predicting World Cup winners through totally arbitrary animal behavior is so over. The latest World Cup prophecy is based on numbers, AKA cold, hard facts.

You see, internet trolls with too much time on their

“Se pudrió todo”.

In case you were wondering, that’s Spanish for “it’s all gone to hell.” Ironically, it’s also the non-diplomatic term that Uruguay’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Luis Almagro, used last Friday when he was asked how things were …