February 20, 2015 Issue

In Focus

Party Time

The streets of Montevideo take centre stage and inhibitions are banished during the Llamadas parade, a two-day fiesta that has traditional Afro-Uruguayan roots. It is also known as The Calls, from when slaves used to shout about their plight. Members of a comparsa, a Uruguayan carnival group of drummers and dancers, kick off the festivities on Barrio Sur.
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Sickness Unto Death

By fighting Obamacare, Republicans now risk the security of the nation, and the future of their party.

Fur Will Fly

Exploding Kittens is bringing back cards while attracting $5 million in investment, setting a Kickstarter record.