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Mujica's reference to Uruguayan's work contraction triggered controversy

Thursday, May 15th 2014 - 07:41 UTC
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President Mujica's speech before the US Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday had its good side, the strong references to Brazil and the fact Uruguay is a 'decent country' and 'we don't go around bribing people', but there was also another side which was controversial. Read full article


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  • ElaineB

    He went to Washington and said: we are not like Argentina.

    May 15th, 2014 - 08:16 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britworker

    Can we please give this man a microphone and stage more often, pure comedy.

    May 15th, 2014 - 08:25 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    ””if I was young, I would have believed every word he said”. LOL!

    May 15th, 2014 - 09:57 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Keith York

    Communist Juan Castillo pointed out he didn't like the president saying that ”the Uruguayan worker is lazy“.

    Get off your arse's and start working then!

    May 15th, 2014 - 11:08 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    Say it as you see it PEPE.

    May 15th, 2014 - 03:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Uruguay is a 'decent country' and 'we don't go around bribing people'

    but you do go around supporting the likes of CFK who is blackmailing and threatening people. [- is that the decent bit -]

    May 15th, 2014 - 06:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ynsere

    Most of the Uruguayans I know work long hours for poor pay. I wonder who President Mujica was thinking of when he said that? His cronies, perhaps?

    May 17th, 2014 - 09:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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