URUGUAY AND ITS CAPITAL: A South American success story

The small South American nation of Uruguay, tucked away on the continent’s east coast between Brazil and Argentina, may be not as as well known as its bigger neighbours when it comes to the world stage and the everyday person, but the country is being lauded as a success story that has been financially and politically sound beyond many people’s expectations… and is on the rise. In the past fifteen years, Uruguay has spearheaded economic growth on the continent with an interannual growth rate of 2 per cent under three successive governments of the country’s centre-left Frente Amplio coalition, bringing new … Continue reading URUGUAY AND ITS CAPITAL: A South American success story

HUMOUR MOMENT: Catch a bite with Luis Suarez

Recently, Uruguayan star footballer and all-round werewolf Luis Suarez has found himself hanging by the skin of his teeth with FIFA after sinking his gnashers into an opponent in the recent World Cup match between Uruguay and Italy. It’s not the first time Suarez has taken a nibble of a rival sportsperson but this time round the act was witnessed by millions of people and is now the minions at the Facebook meme factory have had all their annual leave cancelled as the clearly underfed South American striker’s antics go global. The Half-Eaten Mind presents a selection of brand-new photos and … Continue reading HUMOUR MOMENT: Catch a bite with Luis Suarez