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Who Speaks Spanish Best? by Raul Guerrero

Who Speaks Spanish Best? by Raul Guerrero

Are Spain, Latin America and Hispanic US, paraphrasing Oscar Wilde, worlds separated by the same language? Argentinos and uruguayos pronounce ll, y and g as English speakers do the sh in she, and some bolivianos and ecuatorianos pronounce the ll as the l in Leonor, while other Spanish-speakers do as the y in yo-yo. continue reading »

Shakira And Ronaldo Top 2012 Latino Social Media Ranking

Shakira And Ronaldo Top 2012 Latino Social Media Ranking

@Plus_Three, the leading online marketing firm for Hispanic causes and organizations, today released its 2012 Latino Social Media Ranking (#2012LatinoRanking) analysis. continue reading »

Ship Named After Prominent Civil Rights Activist Cesar Chavez to be Christened by US Navy

Ship Named After Prominent Civil Rights Activist Cesar Chavez to be Christened by US Navy

The Navy will christen and launch the dry cargo/ammunition ship the USNS Cesar Chavez, Saturday, May 5, 2012, during a 7:30 p.m. PDT ceremony at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego. continue reading »

Uruguay May Have More than 250 Suspicious Hospital Deaths

Uruguay May Have More than 250 Suspicious Hospital Deaths

The consumer group Movimiento Salud para Todos reported Wednesday that it is investigating 250 complaints of suspicious deaths in hospitals across Uruguay, where the public was stunned earlier this week by revelations that nurses had murdered 16 patients at Montevideo clinics. continue reading »

Nurses at Uruguay Hospitals Accused of Killing 16

Nurses at Uruguay Hospitals Accused of Killing 16

Uruguayan authorities tried on Monday to calm the public after the alarm generated by the deaths of 16 patients in two Montevideo hospitals at the hands of two nurses. continue reading »

Pair of Male Nurses in Uruguay Charged with Killing at Least 16 Patients

Pair of Male Nurses in Uruguay Charged with Killing at Least 16 Patients

Two male nurses apparently acting independent of each other are charged with killing at least 16 patients in Uruguay. continue reading »

Uruguay Urged to Provide Water to Its Poorest Communities

Uruguay Urged to Provide Water to Its Poorest Communities

An independent United Nations human rights expert today called on Uruguayan authorities to implement measures to provide access to health and sanitation to its poorest and most marginalized communities. continue reading »

Uruguay’s El Maestro, Oscar Tabarez, Named UN Champion for Sport

Uruguay’s El Maestro, Oscar Tabarez, Named UN Champion for Sport

Uruguayan national football team manager Óscar Tabárez, known as El Maestro (The Teacher), will help promote education and sports programs for vulnerable children in his native country, continue reading »

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Heads From Brazil to Uruguay

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Heads From Brazil to Uruguay

In the last few weeks, Facebook found Mark Zuckerberg has gone from the U.S. to Vietnam to Brazil and is now in Uruguay with his girlfriend and a reported group of seven friends. continue reading »

Uruguay Set to Invest in Its Dairy Farmers to Make Them More Green

Uruguay Set to Invest in Its Dairy Farmers to Make Them More Green

The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), in partnership with the Cooperativa Nacional de Productores de Leche (CONAPROLE), is launching a $6 million project continue reading »

Diego Forlan’s Girlfriend Topless in Uruguay

Diego Forlan’s Girlfriend Topless in Uruguay

The spectacular model Victoria Saravia made sure she got a smooth, line-less tan in Punta Del Este, ahead of Forlán’s Christmas Visit to Uruguay. (NSFW) continue reading »

WATCH: Uruguayan Hot-Momma Natalia Oreiro’s Naked Plea to Save Forests (VIDEO)

WATCH: Uruguayan Hot-Momma Natalia Oreiro’s Naked Plea to Save Forests (VIDEO)

“Please Help My Unborn Child Known The Forests,” says Uruguayan singer, actress, fashion designer and activist Natalia Oreiro in this Greenpeace ad. continue reading »

Luis Suárez Guilty of Racism—It’ll take $63,000 & 8 Games Ban for England to Forgive

Luis Suárez Guilty of Racism—It’ll take $63,000 & 8 Games Ban for England to Forgive

Today, the English Football Association ruled in favor of French player Patrice Evra, the Manchester United defender that alleges Suárez used the “N” word about a dozen times during the match. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS: Argentine Gov’t Official Commits Suicide While Traveling with Pres. Kirchner

BREAKING NEWS: Argentine Gov’t Official Commits Suicide While Traveling with Pres. Kirchner

Argentina’s Trade Undersecretary, Iván Heyn, committed suicide while at the Mercosur Summit in Uruguay. continue reading »

Man Becomes First Handicapped Person to Swim Across River Plate Estuary From Uruguay to Buenos Aires

Man Becomes First Handicapped Person to Swim Across River Plate Estuary From Uruguay to Buenos Aires

A 51-year-old Argentine man who lost a leg three decades ago in a traffic accident on the weekend became the first handicapped person to swim across the River Plate estuary from Uruguay to Buenos Aires. continue reading »