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Uruguayan president Mujica only asset is a 1987 VW Beatle

Saturday, June 5th 2010 - 05:28 UTC
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Uruguayan president Jose Mujica, 75, formally declared to the Transparency and Public Ethics commission that his entire wealth amounts to a 1987 Volkswagen Beatle valued at about 1.900 US dollars. Read full article


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  • watchman

    how refreshing! a political leader not concerned with partying. a vintage blue volkswagen trumps a two block long caravan of black suburbans and an armored presidential limousine.

    Jun 05th, 2010 - 04:57 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • jerry

    I agree, and if he continues his term in the way he started it, Uruguay will set an example for the rest of the world! Amazing how an ex-guerrilla can actually become a democratic example.

    Jun 05th, 2010 - 10:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • J.A. Roberts

    Slightly different on the other side of the Rio de la Plata. Can you imagine la Princesa de Plastica (orgullosa de sus abuelos españoles) getting by in a beetle...

    Jun 06th, 2010 - 12:07 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Yeahhhh Jerry
    Amazing stuff can happen in SA.

    Jun 11th, 2010 - 08:17 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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