Posts Tagged ‘uruguay’

Tell Argentina and Uruguay: There’s nothing friendly about Israeli apartheid

Editor’s Note: The following is a statement from the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel. Mondoweiss occasionally publishes press releases and statements from organizations in an effort to draw attention to overlooked issues. Last year, letters from Palestine, a huge outpouring on social media and actions on the ground in Buenos […]

Signs and Portents: Mutant ‘spider-pig’ born with six legs in Uruguay

   A rare mutant pig with six legs has been captured walking like a spider through the grass. The freak piglet, which was born on a Uruguayan Farm, has caused a stir among locals who say they’ve never seen anything like it. In the video, the black-and-white piglet can be seen walking in the grass […]

Venezuela, Uruguay warn citizens traveling to US to avoid Detroit, Baltimore

   While America is theatrically debating whether or not Baltimore is a “rodent-infested mess”, the rest of the world has already made up its mind about America’s inner city slums. In a travel advisory published on Monday, the Uruguay foreign ministry warned its citizens traveling to the United States after the two mass shootings over […]

Uruguay Boots Hawkish Ex-Foreign Minister After He Calls for Bombing Venezuela

Luis Almagro is the Secretary-General of the Organization of American States (OAS), whose tenure is best defined by the quasi-evangelical zeal with which he has condemned and sought to delegitimise the Venezuelan government of Nicolás Maduro. On 15 December, Uruguay’s Frente Amplio (Broad Front) government announced it had finally had enough after Almagro had advocated Maduro’s removal […]

Uruguay: First Nation to Legalize Marijuana Can’t Keep Up with Demand

Aaron Kesel, Guest Waking Times Five years after becoming the first nation to fully legalize marijuana, Uruguay is struggling to keep up with the demand by consumers of cannabis, High Times reported. The South American country was the first nation to legalize marijuana in 2013. However, the legal sales of cannabis began just last year and […]

Iran FM in Uruguay on 3rd leg of his African tour

April 12, The Iran Project – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Uruguay from Brazil, on the third leg of his tour of four African and Latin American states. While in Uruguayan capital city of Montevideo, Zarif attended in Iran-Uruguay joint economic meeting and held talks with Uruguayan President Tabaré Vázquez, his counterpart […]

Ocean Mysteriously Recedes From Various Beaches In Brazil and Uruguay

A strange thing has been happening on beaches in Punta del Este in Uruguay along with Tramandai and Porte Alegre in Brazil. Typically when the ocean recedes away from the beach it is a sign that a tsunami is going to hit the region, however, in these instances, this has not been the reason. On […]

Jose Mujica, Uruguay’s Humble Ex-President, Offers to House 100 Syrian Refugee Children

Since the Syrian conflict began in 2011, over 2 million Syrians have been displaced from their homes and forced to migrate to other areas. Most refugees fled to Turkey, Jordan, and Lebanon. Others flocked to cities in Germany and Hungary, hoping to find a safe haven and a new lease on life. In response to […]

The Globalization of War. America’s “Long War” against Humanity

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Photos: Zuma visits Isfahan

South African President Jacob Zuma arrived in Isfahan after his one day trip to capital, Tehran.   By Mizanonline.ir Source Article from http://theiranproject.com/blog/2016/04/25/photos-zuma-visits-isfahan/ Hits: 1

Saudi Prince drops Doha bomb: ‘No deal without Iran…we are selling at every opportunity’

     In what appears to be a Doha party-pooping statement, Saudi deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman stated unequivocally that The Kingdom won’t restrain its oil production unless other producers, including Iran, agree to freeze output at a meeting this weekend in Doha. This a major problem because – if you remember – this week’s […]

Germany accused of ‘paying’ African countries to take back ‘foreign’ asylum seekers

Berlin has been adding specific “Readmission Agreements” to development aid accords with African countries in order to deport asylum seekers to these countries – regardless of their actual country of origin, “Pro Azyl” (For Asylum), a German refugee rights organization, alleges. “These agreements commit the African countries to readmitting their own citizens who have had […]

Five of world’s biggest investment banks pay no UK corporation tax: Zio-Watch, December 24, 2015

The Iraqi military media office said in a statement on Thursday that Iraq’s F-16 fighter jets had carried out successful operations in Salahuddin Province north of the capital Baghdad, killing Omar Abu Jandal al-Doraji, known as the chief of Daesh’s mining and bombing operations, around the city of Samarra. The statement said another airstrike hit […]

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