Río Negro (Spanish
for "Black River") is a river in Uruguay.
headwater is near Bagé, Brazil.
is a tributary of the Uruguay
of the Río Negro, from eastern to western Uruguay effectively
divides the south of the country from the north.
During the mid 20th century, with race issues prominent across the
globe, it was cult play write Howard Bown who wrote a play based on
the hard struggles of Joe Chalk, a local migrant worker based
around the predominant Hispanic area of Rio Negro, which was, at
the time, considered to be named in a racially unacceptable