Jose Mujica wants his country to legalize weed. Even if he doesn't promote its use.
Serbian filmmaker Emir Kusturica is set to direct a new documentary about the life of Uruguayan President José Alberto "Pepe" Mujica. The film, whose working title is The President of the People, will be completed with archival footage and a series of interviews by Kusturica, a two-time Cannes
Uruguay's efforts to legalize marijuana could encourage other countries to take a similar route.
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The war on drugs has killed at least 60,000 people in Mexico over the past six years. But most people in this country still don't want marijuana to be legalized, according to a poll released this week. The poll was conducted by the De la Riva Group, a market research firm based in Mexico City. For
A former Latin American president has once again said that drugs should be legalized. This time it was Vicente Fox who was the president of Mexico from 2000 to 2006. Fox was in Seattle on Thursday, as a guest speaker for Don Pellicer, a new company that wants to set up marijuana stores in
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A Dutch NGO called the Drug Peace Institute recently made a bold proposal to Uruguayan President José Mujica. The organization is pushing for a Nobel Peace Prize nomination for the 76-year-old head of state, on account of his efforts to legalize marijuana in the South American country. "We have
The president of Uruguay is once again making headlines for his austere ways. This time, he saved himself some airfare money by hitching a ride on Mexico's presidential plane. Over the weekend, Uruguayan president Jose Mujica and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto were both in Santiago, Chile, to