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A Year of Latin American Elections

Friday, December 18, 2009  |  Carin Zissis

From October 2009 through October 2010, seven presidential races are taking place in Latin America, with elections in Uruguay, Honduras, Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica, Colombia, and Brazil. AS/COA offers an interactive guide to the results thus far and poll figures for elections yet to come. ... Read More

José Mujica Victorious in Uruguay's Roundoff Election

Monday, November 30, 2009  |  Carin Zissis

Uruguayans chose José "Pepe" Mujica of the governing party as their next president in November 29 roundoff elections.The high approval ratings of the current administration likely gave an electoral boost to Mujica, a former guerilla who pledged to follow his predecessor's path and identified Brazil's president as his model. ... Read More

Digital Democracy

Wednesday, February 4, 2009  |  Americas Quarterly

Ensuring that students have access to computers and the skills to use them will make Uruguay the most wired country in the world, writes President Tabaré Vázquez. This feature article appears in the Winter 2009 issue of Americas Quarterly, which examines connectivity and the digital divide. For more information, visit www.americasquarterly.org. ... Read More

Uruguay: Regional Opportunities in a Changing Global Scenario

Friday, August 8, 2008

In the wake of the floundering Doha Round of trade talks, AS/COA hosted its annual Montevideo conference, focusing on Uruguay's positive economic performance in the context of global market flux. Presentations by Ministers Danilo Astori and Daniel Martínez as well as U.S. Congressman Gregory Meeks served as conference highlights. ... Read More