Uruguay

Fray Bentos Industrial Landscape (Uruguay) LAC Geo Editor Mon, 03/20/2017 - 18:40
The Fray Bentos industrial complex was built to process meat for a global market including the armies of two World Wars in the 20th century. Its physical location, buildings, as well as social institutions, presents an illustration of the entire process of meat production on a global scale.
Historic Colonia del Sacramento (Uruguay) LAC Geo Editor Thu, 09/01/2016 - 12:38
Founded by the Portuguese in 1680 on Uruguay's Río de la Plata, the city was of strategic importance in resisting the Spanish. After being disputed for a century, it was finally lost by its founders. The well preserved urban landscape illustrates the successful fusion of the Portuguese, Spanish and postcolonial styles.