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Uruguay gets a new Prez

Pepé in action

José Alberto Mujica Cordano, known to friend and foe alike as 'Pepe', takes Uruguay's top job today. Aged 74, he's the oldest President in Uruguay's history, from the same party as the very popular ougoing Prez Tabaré Vasquez and also the owner of a good turn of phrase. This morning Pepé told the press corps, "Today is heaven, tomorrow begins the purgatory."