Author: Karen A Higgs

Uruguay looks to open cannabis to tourists

Visitors to Uruguay may soon be able to buy cannabis. The motivation, says the govt, is to remove ‘inequality’ between tourists and citizens.

Uruguay travel

Why travel to Uruguay

Though barely on the radar to westerners, Argentines have been flocking to Uruguay for decades. So what kind of vacation awaits you?

Which Covid vaccines are in Uruguay

Uruguay has done well to obtain vaccines from three different manufacturers, and so cover the needs of the entire population.

Those unmistakable rural schools in Uruguay

Those unmistakable rural schools in Uruguay

In the 1960s, a philanthropist and an engineer set about replacing “school shacks” in the poorest, most remote parts of Uruguay. They went on to build 228.