Uruguay! March 14th 2009 After the week long orientation at UCA, we had a week off before classes started. Obviously we really needed a vacation after the long, strenuous months of sitting at home since December and the overwhelming orientation (please note, there is sarcasm in that sentence). Anyways, most students traveled, and most students that traveled went to Uruguay.
Uruguay is right across the Rio de la Plata f ... read more
South America » Uruguay » District of Montevideo » Montevideo A violent Marxist urban guerrilla movement, the Tupamaros, launched in the late 1960s, led Uruguay's president to agree to military control of his administration in 1973. By yearend, the rebels had been crushed, but the military continued to expand i... ... read more