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Meet The President Who Donates 90% Of His Salary to Charity

Natural Society
by Anthony Gucciardi
January 21, 2015

Meet The President Who Donates 90% Of His Salary to Charity
(And refuses to live in his palace) 282 more words


Uruguay's most unexpected champion of capitalism

José Mujica stood out at the inauguration of a huge pulp mill at Punta Pereira, on Uruguay’s south coast. Winged by suited executives, Mujica, the outgoing president, cut the ceremonial tape late last year while wearing baggy jeans turned up at the ankle, a tawny bomber jacket, and shades. 1,185 more words


The World’s Poorest Head of State

When he leaves office as President of Uruguay next month, “El Pepe” Mujica will continue to live humbly on his little flower farm and continue to drive a 1987 VW Bug. 165 more words


Ride With The President! Uruguay’s Mujica Picks Up A Young Hitchhiker

Hitchhiking on one of Uruguayan roads, a young man has snagged a truly amazing ride – in President Jose Mujica’s car.

Imagine a situation: you are hitchhiking on the road. 551 more words

Emerging Markets

Uruguayan Heroism: The Plight of Refugees and Torture Victims

When reading the news, and, for that matter, posts on this blog, you might start to think that awfully little is done to help the people of this world who are in need. 739 more words


Obama’s Christmas Gift to ISIS and Al Qaeda

by Daniel Greenfield
December 9, 2014

Everyone likes presents; even murderous Muslim terrorists. That must be why Obama decided to give ISIS, Hamas and Al Qaeda an early Christmas present by freeing their followers from Guantanamo Bay and dispatching them to Uruguay.  16 more words

Israel & Middle East