Uruguay Overview Nations // South America

OVERVIEW The nation formally known as the Oriental Republic of Uruguay is located between Argentina and Brazil at the mouth of the Rio de la Plata. Military rule was instituted in 1973 in response to the violent Tupamaro guerrilla movement that began in the early 1960s. The nation began a return to democratic government in 1985. Today, Uruguay is considered one of the most stable South American nations. In terms of corruption, as determined by Transparency International, the nation...


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