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 than in 2016, and...

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, and similar to Airbnb’s...

Fugitive Italian Latest Foreign Crime Boss Captured in Uruguay

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

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 of marijuana for recreational...

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 legal disputes — a...

Uruguay: Legal Marijuana Offers Better Prices than Black Market

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

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 a legal market for...

Pedophile busted in Uruguay for extorting nudes from young girls

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

Child Sex Crimes: Uruguay’s Ugly Hidden Face

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

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 my way to interview...

Uruguay Not a “Pirate”

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

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

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

Uruguay Legalizes Marijuana

Uruguay, that little known small country in South America, is the first country in the world to regulate legal...

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Increase In Passenger Arrivals Saturates San Jose Airport

The hundreds of tourists arriving at Costa Rica's main international airport, the Juan Santamaria (SJO), in San Jose eager to discover the beauties of...

The Puntarenas Cow Stare Down!

During my current visit to the Nicoya Peninsula, this cow in Playa Tambor was very vigilant of my presence. She followed my every move,...

Meet the Dark Side of Brazil’s Legendary Rio Carnival

Brazil’s female samba dancers the spill the beans on the darker side of working at the iconic Rio de Janeiro Carnival. Viviane Morais Ferreira Guimarães,...

Shrimp Conflict Between Mexico and Honduras Continues

It has been four months since Mexican authorities blocked shrimp imports from Honduras, with no solution in sight in the short term. Alleging the presence...

Santa Teresa, Costa Rica: The Next Tulum

(Nytimes.com) As Tulum has become overrun with Los Angelenos and New Yorkers trying to recreate the cultures of their own hometowns in a more...

Costa Rica’s Election: It Wasn’t the Economy, Stupid!

Is it the economy, stupid? A preliminary analysis would have concluded that such a maxim would prevail in Costa Rica’s presidential race: unemployment is...

Canada To Open Free Trade Talks With Mercosur Group Of South American Countries

(Reuters) - The Canadian government plans to open free trade talks with the four-nation Mercosur trading bloc in South America, an official said on...

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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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Costa Rica’s Dangerous Roads

The dangers drivers face nightly on the Bernando Soto, the highway west of the airport, in the area of the Coyol intersection, due to...

Popular Places That Don’t Want Any More Tourists (List)

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9g7-4gf76s4] Q TRAVEL - Costa Rica welcomes tourists. Ranked as one of the most visited international destinations, tourism is one of Costa Rica's main...

Motorcyclists Once Again Take To The Streets

The idea of a group of motorcyclists is to stage a protest in the streets of downtown San José, in particular in front of...

Lady Gaga Joins The List of Celebs Vacationing in Costa Rica

Q MAGAZINE - Last Thursday, December 28, the immigration service registered the arrival in the country of U.S. citizen Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta. The...

Owners Of Assisted Homes Can Rent Them Out

The Banco Hipotecario de la Vivienda (BANHVI) said the institution will allow owners of assisted homes to rent them out, in very special cases. The...