POLITICS, TRANSLATION, Uncategorized, URUGUAY

INTERVIEW WITH URUGUAYAN PRESIDENT JOSE ¨PEPE¨ MUJICA (TRANSLATION)

¨President Pepe¨.  Said like that, it sounds like an election slogan.  But as José Mujica is about to end – on March 1 – his term as president he is more ¨Pepe¨than ever.  ¨I´ve been in the profession for half a century and I´ve had the opportunity to meet and/or mix with a broad range […]

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SKETCH, SOUTH AMERICA, TRAVEL, URUGUAY

URUGUAYAN TIMES

A few years ago I spent around four days, if I remember correctly, camping at the Club de Pescadores (Fisherman’s Club) in the western Uruguayan town of Paysandú. I was there for the renowned semana de la cerveza which sounds a whole lot more civilized than ‘beer week’. Each day followed a similar pattern. I […]

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