FIFA, the governing body for World Cup soccer, is reviewing Suárez's actions and likely will issue a suspension for this outrageous assault. But the real question is what should or what ought Uruguay do?
It is evident that the problems of inflation, scarcity, crime and violence are issues that affect all Venezuelans equally, regardless of their political affiliation or ideologies. Why, then, is the population still divided?
Uruguay has been receiving an avalanche of worldwide recognition. The Guardian called the entire country "heroic," Foreign Policy named President Mujica among its "100 Leading Global Thinkers," and The Economist named Uruguay its first-ever "Country of the Year." What's spurring all the attention?