Montevideo - Post Report Question and Answers

Is it easy to make friends with locals here? Are there any prejudices or any ethnic groups who might feel uncomfortable here?

It seems easy to make friends with locals. There is a notable lack of diversity and I have read about instances of racism and discrimination. - Aug 2022

You will need to have Spanish. - Nov 2021

I think if you have a connection through work or other activities it's easier, but it takes a while for people to warm up to you if you aren't from there. I found people to be generally kind and friendly. - Jul 2020

I think Americans can feel harassed, and there seems to be anti-American sentiment even in the schools. I believe racism is also present towards African-Americans. - Apr 2019

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