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Uruguay’s “Superstar” President Bows Out To Spend Time With His Beetle and Three-Legged Dog

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URUGAY: Jose Mujica: The world’s ‘poorest’ president

Mujica could have followed his predecessors into a grand official residence, Instead, he chose to stay on his...

Uruguay Legalizes Marijuana

Uruguay, that little known small country in South America, is the first country in the world to regulate legal...

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