Editor’s Note: Matador member and regular contributor Dominic DeGrazier currently calls Uruguay home. He recently sent in this dispatch to let us know about a campaign urging Uruguayans not to forget their recent past.
Photo: Dominic DeGrazier
The people of Uruguay tend to be extremely tranquilo — they drink mate and aren’t generally worried about the exact time of day. At the same time, Uruguayos tend to be politically active, especially this year, as they will vote in November for their new president and on various bills.