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President Jose Mujica
Jose Alberto "Pepe" Mujica Cordano has been President of Uruguay since 2010. A former guerrilla fighter and a member of the Broad Front coalition of left-wing parties, Mujica was Minister of Livestock, Agriculture, and Fisheries from 2005 to 2008 and a Senator afterwards. As the candidate of the Broad Front, he won the 2009 presidential election and took office as President on 1 March 2010.
He has been described as "the world's 'poorest' president", due to his austere lifestyle and his donation of around 90 percent of his $12,000 (£7,500) monthly salary to charities that benefit poor people and small entrepreneurs.
During the last months of 2013, the renowned film director Emir Kusturica started shooting a documentary film on the life of Mujica, whom he considers "the last hero of politics".

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