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MAR 19, 2014 - Huffington Post

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José Mujica's International Popularity Not Reflected Within Uruguay

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguayan President Jose Mujica's cantankerous personality, homespun oratory and simple ways have made him wildly popular abroad. American rockers Aerosmith and actors Sean Penn and Glenn Close are huge Mujica fans and have visited him in Uruguay. The former leftist guerrilla has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize and his speech at the Rio-20 environmental conference urging simplicity in a world of conspicuous consumption has been viewed millions of times on YouTube. But back home, "Pepe," as he's known to many, fails to generate as much devotion. Mujica ... Read More

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