What It's Like Inside an 'Open' Prison

"Being in prison causes a lot of anguish. There’s nothing more than that, so we have to find a way to make confinement beneficial and not just a punishment."


Uruguay Now Has a Drive-Thru for Meat

Las Nenas Steakhouse allows carnivores to get their piece of chorizo or bife ancho without ever stepping out of their cars


​Nazis, Thieves, and a Dog Named Pickles: The Unsolved Mystery of the First World Cup Trophy

In 1930, FIFA President Jules Rimet commissioned a trophy for the first World Cup. Since then it has been stolen, hidden, hunted, and lost. If it even still exists.


The Colombian Lawyer Who Became the Face of Colorado’s Weed Industry

Norton Arbeláez turned $800 into one of the state's largest medical marijuana companies.


FIFA Sanctions Five Football Federations Regarding Anti-Homosexual Chants from Fans

FIFA and the FARE network draw a line in the sand


e-Newsroom: Punta del Este

Live updates from round three of the Formula E season in Punta del Este, Uruguay.


Outliers: Rugby's Unlikeliest Heroes

Rugby players come in all shapes and sizes and from many walks of life. Here are some of our favourite stars who you wouldn't have expected to excel at the pinnacle of the sport.


​Uruguayan Rugby: An Amateur Outlook in a Professional World

Uruguay are one of the Rugby World Cup's most noteworthy minnows. But what 'Los Teros' lack in resources they certainly make up for in commitment.


The Establishment Turns Against the Drug War

The rich and powerful are talking legalisation.


Uruguay's Jose Mujica - President Chill

Profiling the world's chillest and most badass head of state who might just hold the key to ending the global drug war.


The Cannabis Republic of Uruguay

Will the first fully legalised country be a smoker's paradise?


The Cannabis Republic of Uruguay

Smoking weed with the President of Uruguay.