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How Big Tobacco Went To War With A Tiny Country

By Will Freeman

Source: Think Progress

The small South American nation of Uruguay might be forced to pay a heavy price for trying to curb smoking and avert a public health disaster. 572 more words


¿Qué se entiende por Desarrollo?

Cuando empecé la Especialización en Gestión Regional del Desarrollo en la Universidad de los Andes, uno de los profesores, subió para debatir en el foro, el video del discurso del Presidente de Uruguay, José Mujica, en la Cumbre Río+20 (en la cual me extenderé en una próxima entrada), que se llevó a cabo en Brasil en junio del 2012, y la pregunta: ¿qué entendemos por desarrollo?. 1,011 more words

Marijuana's home away from home

The law says it is illegal. Drinking beer is fine, get your buzz on boys. Just don’t let me catch you with none of that there weed, ya hear. 280 more words


Uruguay's president José Mujica: no palace, no motorcade, no frills |By Jonathan Watts in Montevideo | Friday 13 December 2013

In the week that Uruguay legalises cannabis, the 78-year-old explains why he rejects the ‘world’s poorest president’ label
José Mujica plans adoptions to teach children farming… 1,469 more words

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Week 2: Current Events in Uruguay

By Veronike Collazo

As in many countries, politics dominated the home page to El País, one of Uruguay’s largest newspapers. Politics is especially dominant, because the presidential elections are a little over a month away. 190 more words


Uruguay’s humble president, Jose Mujica, donates 90% of his salary to charity and is an inspirational example for all seeking to co-create peaceful change.

Naming Uruguay the…

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