“Many little people, in little places, doing little things, can change the world.”Uruguayan novelist & journalist
Be sure to check out the library’s display to check out some books:
OPA Jr. High Library Country Profile Page: Uruguay
CIA World Factbook: Uruguay
Music of Uruguay
Utah Online Library
Did You Know?
• Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, the estuary of the Río de la Plata, and two other rivers (Uruguay and Cuareim), Uruguay is nearly enclosed by water.
• The gaucho (a cowboy-like figure) is regarded as a symbol of the country’s rugged independence.
• Uruguay has one of Latin America’s highest adult literacy rates.
• People in northern towns that border Brazil often speak a mixture of Spanish and Portuguese known as Portuñol, or Brasilero.
“Uruguay.” CultureGrams Online Edition, ProQuest, 2019, online.culturegrams.com/world/world_country.php?cid=170&cn=Uruguay. Accessed 05 September 2019.