NEW AQ: Uruguay: Latin America’s Imperfect Success Story

By AQ Editors

Uruguay has built one of the world’s strongest democracies, despite its flaws. We explore the country’s many lessons in our latest special report.

This article is adapted from AQ’s special report on Uruguay | Leer en español | Ler em português Uruguay has enjoyed so much success in recent years that it’s tempting to dismiss it as an outlier—too small, and too unique, to possibly be replicated elsewhere. It is by many measures Latin America’s most economically prosperous country, its least corrupt, and its strongest democracy. GDP may grow 3% this year, double the regional average; it is blissfully free of the protests and political instability shaking places like Brazil and Peru. But in fact, Uruguay’s story...

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