"We don't get involved in the politics of the nations that we visit. We are above that. I don't want to criticize why we couldn't use a soprano that sang alone on stage. I like to see the other part - that in the orchestra women and men can sit together. It's a great step forward."
"It always runs on time, it's very fast, it's comfortable."
"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"Just enough money for a kebab"
Music teacher (Berlin)
"Each halva has five layers of ground rice, hazelnuts, sugar and a syrup made with water and lemon. You have to leave it to rest overnight."
"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
An ex-spy who exposed an alleged cover up by Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez has been accused of running a smuggling ring. Antonio Stiuso
Six former Guantanamo inmates arrive in Uruguay for resettlement in single largest prisoner transfer from the controversial US detention facility since 2009.
Leftist cancer specialist Tabare Vasquez is back at the helm of Uruguay, after easily winning Sunday’s run-off presidential election.
Seventy-five-year-old Tabare Vazquez has won Uruguay’s presidential run-off, allowing the leftist ruling coalition to extend its decade in power
A new shirt, a new club and it would seem a new Luis Suarez. The player has a made a pledge to Barcelona fans he will not be biting opposition
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has started training with the Blaugranas on Friday after getting the green light from the Court of Arbitration for
Luis Suarez’s four-month biting ban has been upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, but the Uruguay striker can now train with new club
Uruguay’s President José Mujica has called FIFA “a gang of old sons of bitches” in response to sanctions the organisation issued to Luis Suarez
Hosts Brazil qualified for the quarter-finals of the World Cup on Saturday after beating Chile 3-2 in a nail-biting penalty shootout.
The stage is set and the actors are waiting in the wings. The last 16 matches of the 2014 World Cup are upon us.
Hosts Brazil take on Chile at the
Luis Suarez’s footwear sponsor is getting a massive boost as the company’s World Cup poster of the disgraced star prominently features his
Uruguay’s Football Association says it will appeal against FIFA’s unprecedented four month ban on Luis Suarez.
The Liverpool striker’s World Cup
It has become the bite that went around the world. More than two million tweets exploded onto Twitter following the now-infamous clash between
Uruguay will play their final friendly against Slovenia this week before heading to Brazil with doubts lingering over whether key player Luis Suarez
Getting clear feedback about progress can be a big help to students and in many countries this means giving marks. But is it really the best method
Uruguay received a welcome boost on Thursday after it was announced Luis Suarez is likely to recover in time for next month’s World Cup in
Uruguay’s president has been answering his critics over state-sanctioned marijuana sales, a move aimed at undermining drug trafficking in the
Uruguay is asking the US to free Cuban prisoners in return for taking detainees from the controversial Guantanamo detention centre.
It says it is
A football player in Paraguay has had his contract rescinded by his club because he is suffering with cancer.
Sebastian Ariosa from Uruguay was
A humiliating and demoralising setback or a second chance at success; the debate over children repeating a year in school is complicated and emotive