December 19, 2013

Why Uruguay Is the Country of the Year

The Economist, The Economist

The Associated Press

HUMAN life isn’t all bad, but it sometimes feels that way. Good news is no news: the headlines mostly tell of strife and bail-outs, failure and folly.

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