It’s a common grumble that politicians’ lifestyles are far removed from those of their electorate. Not so in Uruguay. Meet the president – who lives on a ramshackle farm and gives away most of his pay.
Laundry is strung outside the house. The water comes from a well in a yard, overgrown with weeds. Only two police officers and Manuela, a three-legged dog, keep watch outside.
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gamini / November 16, 2012
I am quite impressed with his Security entourage, Two black and one white dog inside the shed at the background. Who said that, uneasy lies the head that wears the crown? May be for those buggers as our Goonda who must be seeing day light horrors now wondering what to do to escape, seeing the Tsunami that is coming.
Dr.Rajasingham Narendran / November 17, 2012
Sarojini Naidu had said that it was very expensive to keep Gandhi poor, when referring to the cost of coverting the Birla mansion to an ashram of sorts to meet Gandhi’s taste. President Mujica has indeed surpassed Gandhi in identifying himself with the poor while being the president of Uruguay . This story should be splashed across the media in Sri Lanka. Our turkeys prancing around like peacocks have a lot to learn from a giant among men.
Dr. Rajasingham Narendran
JULAAMPITYE AMARAYA / November 21, 2012
NI SRI LANKA WE HAVE THE POOREST PRESIDANTE OF THE WORLD.
HE HAS ONLY VIOLET NECK SATAKA ONLY.