Uruguay

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Uruguay Takes War on Drugs to New Level

       Uruguay has long been at the vanguard of social reform in Latin America. Today, it is on the verge of passing into law one of its most radical ideas yet. The Broad Front – the center-left coalition that holds power – is proposing a state monopoly over the production and distribution of marijuana.
  

Uruguay

Official Name: 
Uruguay
Population: 
3,316,328
Capital City: 
Montevideo
Language: 
Spanish (official), Portunol, Brazilero (Portuguese-Spanish mix on the Brazilian frontier)
Currency: 
Uruguayan peso
Intl. Domain code: 
.uy
Intl. Dialing Prefix: 
598
Climate: 
warm temperate; freezing temperatures almost unknown
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