Jose Mujica

José Mujica is one of the rare politicians and presidents that speak the language of truth. He is a wise man who lives as he speaks; he does this in a down-to-earth way that is easy to understand but not easily followed. What is more, he addresses the most fundamental and vital questions of our time: love and survival, or the urgent need to replace our dominant civilization with one that is more human and sustainable, a civilization in which all people and not only tiny privileged minorities actually have the means to live a free and dignified life.

The only good addiction is love. Forget everything else.

Listen to José Mujica

El Presidente José Mujica, en su audición por M24, aseguró sentirse “hondamente republicano, hasta el hueso” que optó por vivir como la mayoría de los uruguayos. Añadió que eligió la sobriedad que no es lo mismo que la pobreza. También hizo referencia al Fondo Raúl Sendic, iniciativa que está en conjunción con su forma de pensar y de vivir.
(Radio talk of October 17, 2014)


My raw translation into English

José Mujica interviewed on Al Jazeera

Released on October 26, 2013

Speech at the Rio +20 Summit (June 20, 2012)

Speech in English Translation

Speech at the 68th UN General Assembly (September 24, 2013)

Full Text in Spanish

Speech at the CELAC Summit in Havana, Cuba (January 29, 2014)

A Portrait of José Mujica

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