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Humble Uruguayan president Mujica set to retire

Montevideo - The outgoing president of Uruguay Jose "Pepe" Mujica is known for his humble lifestyle and donating most of his presidential salary to charity.

Leftist successor to Jose Mujica wins Uruguay presidency

Montevideo - Tabare Vazquez candidate for the governing Broad Party won in a runoff election against his opponent Luis Lacalle Pou of the right-leaning National Party.

Uruguay Presidential Election — ‘Pepe’ calls voting with bonhomie

Montevideo - Uruguayan President José "Pepe" Mujica was one of the first citizens to vote today in his country’s general election. He asked his countrymen to cast their ballots "with bonhomie, joy and peace."

Op-Ed: Uruguay will accept Guantanamo inmates with conditions

Washington - The president of Uruguay Jose Mujica said that he would be willing to take five Guantanamo inmates but in return he claims to have asked the U.S. to release detained Cuban spies.

Uruguay Pres. up for Nobel Peace Prize for marijuana legalization

Uruguay's president, José “Pepe” Mujica, has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize by the Dutch activist organization, the Drugs Peace Institute. Thanks to Mujica, in April, his country will be the first to completely legalize marijuana.

Uruguay legalizes marijuana trade

Montevideo - Uruguay is set to become the first country in the world to legalize the growing, sale and recreational use of marijuana.

Op-Ed: Jose Mujica world's 'poorest president' legalizes marijuana

Montevideo - Uruguay will become the first country to entirely legalize marijuana once the legalization law passes the Senate later this year. Mujica's bill would license and enforce rules for production, distribution, and sale of marijuana for adult consumers.

Uruguay: Meet Jose Mujica, 'world's poorest president'

Montevideo - While leaders of other poor countries live in mansions and MPs take up residence in plush hotel suites, Jose Mujica, President of Uruguay, lives on an old farmhouse, having shunned the luxury of the presidential palace in the capital city of Montevideo.

Op-Ed: 'Pepe' Mujica — Definitely not your average politician

Montevideo - José Mujica, president of Uruguay, has been described as the world’s poorest and most generous political leader; he donates about 90% of his salary to charities, lives in a modest house at his wife’s flower farm, and drives a 1987 VW Beetle.

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Uruguay president Jose Mujica, known as the 'poorest president'
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Uruguay President Jose Mujica  known as the  poorest president
Uruguay President Jose Mujica, known as the 'poorest president'
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The Presidential guard dog, a three-legged mutt
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President Jose Mujica of Uruguay

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