Democracy, Armed forces and Police, the most trusted institutions in Uruguay

(Merco Press) Support for democracy in Uruguay reached 70% this year, two points higher...

Croway Aims to Be the Airbnb of Car Rentals in Uruguay

A new digital car rental service has begun operation in Uruguay. It’s called Croway,...

Fugitive Italian Latest Foreign Crime Boss Captured in Uruguay

(Insightcrime) An Italian crime boss and one of Italy's most wanted criminals has been...

Uruguay’s Pharmacies Ran Out of Government Marijuana within Hours on First Day of Legal Sales

Q24N - Uruguay became the first country in the world to allow the sale...

Uruguay Ex-President Wants to Bring Back “Duels” to Solve Legal Disputes

(Q24) Former Uruguayan President Jose Mujica has some interesting ideas about how to settle...

Uruguay: Legal Marijuana Offers Better Prices than Black Market

(Q24N) The marijuana that the Uruguayan state will sell in pharmacies from next July,...

Delays in Uruguay Marijuana Law Leave Door Ajar for Drug Trafficking

(Q24N, Insightcrime.org) Three years after Uruguay became the first South American country to create...

Pedophile busted in Uruguay for extorting nudes from young girls

Q24N - Computers, flash drives, and CDs containing nude photos of teenage girls were...

Child Sex Crimes: Uruguay’s Ugly Hidden Face

LATIN AMERICA (IPS) - Karina Núñez Rodríguez was only 12 when she was forced...

Uruguay’s “Superstar” President Bows Out To Spend Time With His Beetle and Three-Legged Dog

AFTERBIZLIFE   As I drive along the port at Montevideo in a government pickup on...

Uruguay Not a “Pirate”

(IPS) - The Uruguayan government has made a controversial move to regulate the production...

URUGAY: Jose Mujica: The world’s ‘poorest’ president

Mujica could have followed his predecessors into a grand official residence, Instead, he chose...

Uruguay Legalizes Marijuana

Uruguay, that little known small country in South America, is the first country in the...

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Nicaragua Tells Costa Rica To Mind It’s Own Business. Diplomatically Of Course!

After the director general of Costa Rican Foreign Policy, Christian Guillermet expressed concern of the violence in Nicaragua since Thursday, the Nicaragua Foreign Ministry...

Nicaraguans In Costa Rica Call For Peaceful March

A Facebook group called Comunidad Nicaragüense Residente en Costa Rica (Resident Nicaraguan Community in Costa Rica) is calling for a march on the Nicaragua...

Immigration Defers Fine On Overstaying Tourists

The Dirección General de Migración y Extranjería (DGME) - Costa Rica's immigration service - announced Thursday night that the fine for those foreigners overstaying...

3 Dead, Dozens Injured in Nicaragua Protests

Tragedy. At least three people died last night during protests against reforms to the Nicaraguan Institute of Social Security (INSS), reported various media and...

Elevated Train: Good or Bad Option For Urban Transport In The GAM?

By 2022, the Metropolitan Area of San Jose (GAM) will have an elevated rapid passenger train (Metro), which would help reduce traffic congestion, President-elect...
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The Silent Darién (VIDEO)

The Darien Gap (el Tapón del Darién in Spanish) is considered by some to be the most dangerous and inhospitable place in Latin America,...

Cuba and the New China Model: why it would never work on the island

Over the years I have debated with friends and foe over U.S. – Cuba policy and possible paths for Cuba’s democratization. In these encounters,...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

10 Countries Reputed As The Ultimate Place For Sex Tourism (Guess Who Isn’t?)

QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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Lower Gasoline Prices On The Way: ¢83 for a Litre of Super

QCOSTARICA - If approved, gasoline prices will drop another ¢83 colones for a litre of super, ¢75 for regular (Plus 91) and ¢64 for...

Presidential Candidates Want A Salary

In this illustration by CRHoy we see PUSC presidential candidate, Dr. Rodolfo Hernandez (he is a real doctor), asking his patient ... "let's see......

Tax Evaders Targeted as Costa Rica Moves Past Downgrade

COSTA RICA NEWS -- (Bloomberg) Stung by a debt downgrade and company firings, Costa Rica’s new government is seeking to bolster its finances by...

Newest Hard Rock Hotel Heads To Costa Rica

UPDATE: Jan 26, 2017:  The Hard Rock Hotels informed us that opening date has changed from 2019 to early 2018. Q TRAVEL / Hard Rock...

78 Arrests And 20 Vehicles Seized

(QCOSTARICA) San Jose, 10:17AM - "There was violence, a policeman has is teeth knocked out Today we will not negotiate," were the words of...