WorldViews: After legalizing pot, Uruguay’s Jose Mujica will house Gitmo detainees

By Ishaan Tharoor, May 17, 2014

As far as presidents go, Uruguay's Jose Mujica is a special case. The 78-year-old former guerrilla is known for his eccentricities: he eschews the sartorial customs of heads of state, as seen in the now famous picture above; he likes to pass his time in a spare, simple farmhouse; he is celebrated for his love of a three-legged dog.

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