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Uruguay's President Declines $1 Million Offer For Beloved Beetle

Reuters | Posted 01.14.2015 | World

MONTEVIDEO, Nov 14 (Reuters) - The Middle East's ultra-rich rarely have problems laying their hands on the super car of choice, whether it be a pimp...

Why U.S. Companies Are Increasingly Unwelcomed in South America

Rafael Salazar | Posted 07.22.2014 | Latino Voices
Rafael Salazar

It is in this wider regional context that President Mujica's efforts have to be understood: of countries that feel wronged by the way transnational corporations conduct their affairs in Latin America.

10 Reasons to Love Uruguay's President José Mujica

Medea Benjamin | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics
Medea Benjamin

Whatever the audience, he spoke extemporaneously and with such brutal honesty that it was hard not to love the guy. Here are 10 reasons you, too, should love President Mujica.

10 Things We Can All Learn From Uruguay's Weed-Legalizing President

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.14.2014 | Latino Voices

Uruguayan President José Mujica first caught international attention when he was dubbed the "world's poorest president". The austere leader donates ...

Inside The Mind Of A First Lady Like No Other

AP | LEONARDO HABERKORN and MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 10.03.2013 | Latino Voices

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay -- MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Lucia Topolansky is a first lady like no other. An outspoken senator, former Tupamaro guerrilla an...

LISTEN: Uruguay President Calls Argentine Leader 'Old Shrew'

AP | MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Argentines and Uruguayans had a great time joking about their leaders on Friday after Uruguayan President Jose Mujica was caught making insulting comm...