Uruguay and U Guide - Resources and Review

Detailed assessment of human rights practices in Uruguay. Topics assessed include torture, arbitrary detention or exile, fair public trial, freedom of speech and press, freedom of assembly, movement and religion; democratic rights, worker rights, and discrimination based on race, sex, religion, disability, language, or social status.
Detailed handbook describing the history of Uruguay and analysing its political, economic, social, and national security systems and institutions, the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors. Particular attention is given to the people who make up the society, their origins, dominant beliefs and values, common interests and the issues on which they are divided, and their attitudes toward each other and toward their social system and political order.
Links to Internet resources about Uruguay. Headings include arts and culture, business and economy, government and politics, network and information services, news and periodicals, travel and tourism.
A catalogue of all the languages and dialects spoken in Uruguay, with details of the numbers of speakers of each language. Also some demographic data such as rates of literacy, blindness and deafness.
An interactive museum housing examples of Uruguayan art, providing access to work in artists' studios and private collections. A zoom facility enables work to be viewed at close range or from a distance, and information is given about each artist and exhibit. Spanish version available.
Basic reference information about Uruguay, including details of geography, people, economy, government, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues. Geographical information includes area, population, flag, maps, high and low points, co
ordinates, boundary length, border countries, climate, land use and natural resources.
Set of political and relief maps produced by the CIA covering Canada, all the countries in Central and South America and the Caribbean.
Basic reference information about Uruguay, such as area, capital, population, population density, geography, language, religion, time zone, history and government, plus business and social information, including details of accommodation, addresses, climate, regions, travel, visas, passports, money, health and public holidays.
Listing of political resources relevant to Uruguay, with links to parties, organisations, government, media and results of recent elections, where available.
Official information from the government of Uruguay.
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