Uruguay’s Quiet Democratic Miracle

Uruguay ranks as the least corrupt and most democratic country in Latin America, and along with Chile, is rated as a “high income” country by the United Nations.Uruguay ranks as the least corrupt and most democratic country in Latin America, and along with Chile, is rated as a “high income” country by the United Nations.

By Uki Goñi - ”Because here nobody is better than anybody else.” The phrase, one of this small South American country’s most cherished sayings, dates back to the 19th century and is often repeated by its thinkers, presidents and everyday citizens. As a simple expression of the democratic spirit, it sums up how Uruguayan...

French president's visit to Argentina and Uruguay could include defense deals

Hollande will be visiting Peru, Argentina and Uruguay with a delegation of over a hundred industry and finance leaders Hollande will be visiting Peru, Argentina and Uruguay with a delegation of over a hundred industry and finance leaders

French president Francois Hollande is scheduled to visit Peru, Argentina and Uruguay in the last week of February, and in a display of Gallic diplomacy expects to promote trade, investments and French interests in the region.

Montevideo-Stanley, an integrating and necessary air link

Representative Jaime Trobo from Uruguay's senior opposition party, Partido Nacional Representative Jaime Trobo from Uruguay's senior opposition party, Partido Nacional

By Jaime Trobo (*) - For some time now we have been arguing that Uruguay must strengthen its bonds and contacts with a neighboring territory, in the southern cone, part of our American continent, where families who arrived in our region during the first half of the XIX century live, and with whom those contacts, once very intense, have waned, pa...

Falklands: Back to the future, why the 'new approach' from Argentina is completely missing the point

“We are not a commodity to be traded between two nations; we are a people, we have a home, and we have the universally-recognised human right to determine our own political future”.“We are not a commodity to be traded between two nations; we are a people, we have a home, and we have the universally-recognised human right to determine our own political future”.

By the Honourable Mike Summers, OBE (*) - Over the weekend of the 6th and 7th February, the press in Argentina reported that the Government of Argentina (GoA) was going to change its approach to its treatment of the Falkland Islands, its relationship with the United Kingdom and how it intends to “resolve the Falklands question”

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