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Montevideo, November 17th 2018 - 13:49 UTC

Tag: Uruguay crime rate

  • Thursday, February 15th 2018 - 01:14 UTC

    United States Travel Advisory for Uruguay

    Thefts, burglaries and robberies are common in upscale residential neighborhoods as well, including Punta Carretas, Pocitos, and Carrasco.

    The United States Travel Advisory for Uruguay offered a not very encouraging description of the country for foreign visitors but anyhow is well distanced from most of the rest of Latin American, and neighbors.

  • Friday, February 1st 2013 - 07:32 UTC

    Cost of crimes against property and people in Uruguay estimated at 3.1% of GDP

    Crime rates in Uruguay are generally lower than in the rest of Latam but the issue is now at the top of the public agenda

    The cost of crimes against property and people in Uruguay in 2010 totaled at least 1.2 billion dollars, which was equivalent to 3.1% of the country’s GDP. This was the conclusion of a new study carried out at the country’s Economic Research Center by researchers Aboal Diego, Jorge Campanella, and Bibiana Lanzilotta, with the collaboration of Magdalena Dominguez and Maren Vairo.