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WATCH: Jose Mujica, President d’Uruguai. Canviar la Vida (English Subtitles)
Source: Miriam Wells
“I’m not just a peasant. I am also the president.”
The Sunday Times, January 2013 – ALONG a dirt road on the outskirts of Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay, stands a ramshackle house with chipped walls and a 26-year-old car parked outside. This is the home of the man who runs the country.
Jose Mujica, a 77-year-old former left-wing guerrilla, is earning an international reputation as a pauper president who steadfastly refuses to accept any trappings of power. Read full article here.