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Uruguay: The Coolest Country on Earth

High Times | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics
High Times

Pot is legal in Uruguay, and HIGH TIMES is not afraid to predict that there will be no cannajunkies mainlining THC on its streets anytime soon.

Uruguay Marijuana Ruling 'Illegal'?

Agence France Presse | | Posted 02.10.2014 | World

Uruguay's move to legalise the production and sale of marijuana breaks international law, the world drugs body said Wednesday, warning it would encour...

Uruguay On Verge of Becoming First Country in World to Legalize Marijuana

Hannah Hetzer | Posted 02.02.2014 | World
Hannah Hetzer

Next Tuesday, the Uruguayan Senate will vote on a bill that would make their country the first in the world to legally regulate the production, distribution and sale of marijuana for adults.

Uruguayan President Asks World To Help Him Legalize Weed

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

Uruguay’s president wants the world to lend him a hand in his quest to legalize weed. In an interview with Brazilian daily A Folha de São Paulo...

Finding Your Place in the World | Posted 01.26.2014 | Fifty

Going abroad sometimes comes as a response to a personal shakeup: the end of a relationship, a financial loss, or the passing of a loved one. Getting out of Dodge, at least for a while, can provide the opportunity to gain a fresh perspective and explore your options.

Global Brushes With Officer Krupke - Law & Order: Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 12.15.2013 | Travel
Mike Arkus

It's not nearly as bad as when I was much younger, when you might say I was rash, reckless and craving trouble. There was a time when I couldn't go fr...

Aerosmith Charmed By Latin America's Most Humble President (PHOTO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.10.2013 | Latino Voices

Aerosmith has become the latest group of people to be charmed by Latin America’s most humble head of state. The American rockers met up with Uru...

Latin-American Songwriter Creates 'App Song' and Takes it on Tour

Marty Lipp | Posted 12.04.2013 | Arts
Marty Lipp

Taking the concept to the next stage literally, Drexler applies the technology to a live audience setting, picking audience members to come on stage and choose the parts of the songs, which he then has to sing in real time.

5 Fantastic Reasons To Retire In Uruguay | Posted 10.30.2013 | Fifty

Montevideo, Uruguay's capital, intrigued me with its historic architecture, plazas, and café culture. Punta del Este, South America's premier beach resort, awakened my senses, with its beautiful beaches and endless menu of activities. The Rocha region, with its palm tree-dotted prairies and pristine Atlantic beaches, filled me with primal wonder.

Katy Hall

LOOK: Where In The World Can You Smoke Marijuana? | Katy Hall | Posted 11.11.2013 | World

Landmark legislation in Uruguay is set to make the country the first in the world to create a state-run marijuana industry — fixing the price at a ...

Values-Based Millennials Take the Torch

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 10.26.2013 | Religion
Molly Alexander Darden

If we would define the current millennia so far, it would be the millennia of change -- our first biracial president, the irreversible shift to digita...

9 Mouthwatering Meat Meccas Around the World

minube | Posted 08.23.2013 | Travel

From Japan, where you'll find the most delicate cuts of, to the Mediterranean, home of the hearty roasts, these destinations and their smoky specialties are sure to make meat-lovers' mouths water.

How Much Does it Cost to Live in Uruguay?

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 10.13.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

From the terrace of their spacious penthouse apartment overlooking the shady street below and the wide, sandy beach beyond, Roger and Candy explain why they love living in Montevideo, Uruguay...

Why Consider Uruguay for Your Retirement Home?

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 10.09.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

Looking for a safe place to spend your retirement years? A place with a temperate climate, excellent health care and a stable economy?

Pot In Uruguay Is About To Get Super Legal (And Super Cheap)

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 08.06.2013 | World

Good news, Uruguayan potheads -- your weed habit is about to get a whole lot cheaper. Uruguay's lower house passed an unprecedented bill last week ...

Latin America Comes to the Innovation Party

John Kao | Posted 10.06.2013 | Business
John Kao

Old stereotypes of no longer apply regarding Latin America. What is needed now is a re-perception of Latin America's opportunity horizon.

Your Best 'First World' Latin America Retirement Option

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 10.06.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

Living in Latin America can be a challenge. And if you're up for the challenge and adventure of it all, you're the perfect candidate for the wonderful lifestyle it affords. If you love the Latin lifestyle, but your lifestyle needs lean toward more of the 'First World' amenities you may be used to in the U.S. or Canada, we have a suggestion for you...

First Uruguayan Same-Sex Couple Registers For Marriage

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In a landmark moment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in Latin America, a same-sex couple in Uruguay became the first to regis...

Supporting Uruguay in the Legal Regulation of Marijuana

Fernando Henrique Cardoso | Posted 07.23.2013 | World
Fernando Henrique Cardoso

How much of this money is used to corrupt the security forces along the borders of source countries? How much of this money is used to bribe police or is laundered through financial institutions? These are not impacts of drug use. They are impacts of a policy that does not accept real-world conditions.

My Most Memorable Days as an Expat in Uruguay | Posted 09.11.2013 | Fifty

More than once I thought, This scene would be perfect for a Norman Rockwell print. I felt like I had gone back in time to a rural American experience, where life was simpler and perhaps more innocent.

Uruguay II: Great New Wine and Food Destinations

Richard Jennings | Posted 08.27.2013 | Taste
Richard Jennings

Uruguay's booming economy and rapidly improving wine culture are creating great options for wine and food holidays in this delightful small South American country, with its great beaches and increasingly delicious wines.

Paulinho's Header Sends Brazil to Confederations Cup Final With 2-1 Victory Over Uruguay

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 08.27.2013 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Brazil clinched a 2-1 victory over Uruguay on Wednesday to advance to the finals to the Confederations Cup and defend their Confederations Cup title at the Maracana Stadium on Sunday.

Uruguay Part I: Small Country Makes Big, Flavorful Wines

Richard Jennings | Posted 08.19.2013 | Taste
Richard Jennings

The grape that has garnered the most attention in Uruguay, becoming the country's signature grape the way Malbec is for Argentina, is Tannat.

Is the Trans-Pacific Partnership the Solution to Latin America's Fractured Trade Regime?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 07.16.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

Many hope an agreement on the TPP will provide a much-needed boost to a still prostrate global economy, but what is being widely hailed as profound progress in the evolution of trade integration globally is having the opposite effect in Latin America.

James Bond Aficionado Obama Sends U.S. Navy Seals to Uruguay: What's Behind The Story?

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 07.15.2013 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

Now that Venezuela's larger-than-life Hugo Chávez has vanished from the political landscape, what does the future hold for South America?