Documentary “Uruguay in the Vanguard” Premieres in Rio de Janeiro Next Week

"Uruguay in the Vanguard" shows the history of how social groups in Uruguay placed on President José Mujica's agenda demands such as the legalization of marijuana, equal marriage, abortion and the law on quotas for Afro-descendants, issues that place the country at the forefront of the struggle for social justice in the 21st century.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - 'Uruguai na Vanguarda' ("Uruguay in the Vanguard") shows the history behind the social and political breakthroughs that caused José "Pepe" Mujica's country to be called the "Switzerland of the Americas".

Guarantee of labor rights, quota systems, gender equality, political . . .

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