To many citizens' dismay, Uruguay's exemplary handling of the pandemic could help pave the way for the Lacalle Pou administration to pass new, seemingly neoliberal, legislation.
This important article was originally published in Spanish in August 2019 (read the original here). Cristina Flores has translated it for LAB as a contribution to our ongoing project Voices of Latin America, represented by our book of that name, and the ongoing website which continues the work of the book.
An interview with Mauricio Rosencof, one of the founding members of the Uruguayan guerrilla group the Tupamaros, which first came to international attention in 1966.
A fine tribute to the legendary Uruguayan author of Open Veins of Latin America
Uruguay, once regarded as a backwater, is taking on the Big Boys with its daring new policies.
A Guantanamo Bay detainee is on hunger strike following delays to the completion of his transfer to Uruguay. But the election climate in Uruguay means there is unlikely to be a speedy resolution of his case.
President Mujica's chosen successor remains favourite, but the margin is tight.
President Mujica's humble life and style have been widely popular, but not everyone likes or respects him. Javier Farje reports from Montevideo.
President Mujica has accepted a US proposal to accept Guantanamo detainees as refugees.

Brazil 1964: Never again!

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March 31 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the military coup in Brazil, which ushered in the era of dictatorships in Latin America.

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