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Uruguay is a country located in the southeastern region of South America. It is home to about 3. Uruguay, with an area of approximately
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The currency in Uruguay is the Uruguayan peso. In a lot of small beach towns, most restaurants, bars and shops are closed and most houses are empty. Whatever you find open, though, will be cheaper than in high season, and the experience of staying in a ghost town can be very fun.
At the very edge of Uruguay, on its Atlantic shoreline, there is a tiny, isolated community of pioneers, artisans and fugitives living in the beam and shadow of a lighthouse. Less than years ago, the only humans around here were the lighthouse keeper, his wife, and a huddled band of hunters who made their living off the local seal population. Through the austral summer, from December to March, more than 80, tourists arrive on the local bus, which is actually an open-top, double-deck, 4x4 truck.
History and Fleas 3 p. On weekday afternoons, the Ciudad Vieja, or Old Town, bustles with activity. Cortado, Please 5 p.
Photo courtesy of Conapees. Now age 50 and a mother of six, she is an outspoken fighter against sexual exploitation of children and teenagers in Uruguay, a country reluctant to recognise this growing scourge. Karina proudly says she broke this family burden when her youngest daughter turned 12 as a smiling girl ready to go to high school.
Jump to navigation. Three states have recently joined the progressive trend towards recognising in law the equal right to marry regardless of sexual orientation. On 10 AprilUruguay became the second country in South America to legalise same-sex marriage, after Argentina.
Rodrigo Borda, left, and his partner Sergio Miranda watch a Civil Registry worker take down their information to apply to get married in Montevideo, Uruguay, Monday, Aug. On Monday, two men rushed to the Montevideo civil registry before dawn to be the first same-sex couple in Uruguay to register for marriage on the morning that a marriage equality law went into effect. The gay marriage legalization is part of a larger movement headed by the Uurguayan leader to pass a liberal agenda, which includes a law allowing first trimester abortions.