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...

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 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: 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...

Uruguay Legalizes Marijuana

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

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...

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...

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...

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 “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...

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Mother Abandons Newborn, Says In Note “God Will Forgive Me”

A newborn was abandoned on Friday morning inside the Catedral de Cartago, found by a sacristan, the person in charge of the church, inside...

Deal Between Ultra-Low-Cost Carriers Volaris and Frontier Will Mean More Destinations

Frontier Airlines could soon be landing in more destinations in Mexico and Central America. The ultra-low-fare Frontier and Volaris, the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico,...

Costa Rica Owned US Brewer Gets New CEO

Think of Labatt's Blue and you immediately think of Canada and hockey. But did you know, at least in the United States, the Labbat...

Costa Rica ‘More Complete’ After Recovering 200 Artifacts From Venezuela

Costa Rica said it is "more complete" after recovering nearly 200 pre-Columbian artifacts from Venezuela, where they had been amassed by a wealthy Estonian...

Fitch Revises Costa Rica’s Outlook To Negative; Affirms Ratings At ‘BB’

Fitch Ratings revised the rating of the Costa Rican economy from stable to negative, according to a press release issued by the rating agency. The...

Electronic Payment System For Public Transport Will Be Universal

The universal electronic payment system for bus fares will have to wait until 2019, as transport authorities continue with their plan to make travel...

Costa Rica Will Have Direct Flight With Portugal Starting In April

Portugal is the latest of European countries with direct flights to and from Costa Rica. Starting in April, the Ávoris travel operator, part of...

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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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iOS 11 Is Coming. New Features Rock!

(Q TECH) You don't have to buy a new iPhone or iPad to get new features. On Tuesday, Apple updates its iOS mobile operating...

Tránsito On Full Alert This Weekend

With the objective of keeping the bloodshed on the roads to the minimum, the Policía de Tránsito (Traffic Police) have intensified their presence on...

Corporation Tax Law Void AB Initio

I have said for some time now, that the actions of the Sala IV, the Constitutional, or Supreme Court of Costa Rica, are...

Venezuela: “Hunger among the Poorest Is Now Widespread”

Children from the Wayuu tribes in a school in western Venezuela wait for their daily meal. The widespread shortages of food and medicine in Venezuela...

Right Out The Action Movies, Robbery in Santa Ana Ends in Shootout With Police

QCOSTARICA - Right out of the action movies. Three guys commit a robbery and escape in a stolen vehicle. Police give chase, crash vehicles...