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Uruguay's President Hands Money To Homeless Man During Live TV Interview

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.03.2014 | Impact

In front of the camera or not, this is just how President José Mujica rolls. The Uruguayan leader -- dubbed the "world's poorest president" becaus...

'World's Poorest President' May Be Worth More Than You Think

AP | LEONARDO HABERKORN | Posted 04.16.2014 | Latino Voices

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguayan President Jose Mujica has declared $322,883 in wealth. Mujica's insistence on living simply has earned him the...

What Uruguayans Think Of Pepe Mujica

AP | LEONARDO HABERKORN | Posted 03.19.2014 | Latino Voices

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguayan President Jose Mujica's cantankerous personality, homespun oratory and simple ways have made him wildly popular...

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 ...

This World Leader Really Doesn't Like Wearing Suits

AP | PETER ORSI | Posted 01.30.2014 | Latino Voices

HAVANA (AP) — War! Imperialism! Formal attire! One after another, the leaders of Latin America and the Caribbean denounced the ills of the world at ...

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...

President Defends Marijuana

AP | PABLO FERNANDEZ | Posted 08.04.2013 | Latino Voices

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay -- Uruguayan President Jose Mujica plans to defend his government's groundbreaking marijuana licensing plan in a speech to the Uni...

Legal Abortion And Marijuana Dealing Make Uruguay One-Of-A-Kind

AP | MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 12.21.2012 | World

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay -- Uruguayans used to call their country the Switzerland of Latin America, but its faded grey capital seems a bit more like Amster...

Jose Mujica Ballot box gives ex-guerrilla Uruguay's presidency

AP | MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — President-elect Jose Mujica retreated to his flower farm and shunned the spotlight on Monday, saying that dumping more tal...