Uruguay's President Jose Mujica speaks beside his dog Manuel
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Uruguay's humble lifestyle president leaves office

Uruguay's new President, Tabare Vazquez will be sworn in on Sunday.

He will be replacing a head of state who has gained celebrity status for his humble lifestyle.

Jose Mujica is a former guerrilla leader, who lives in a small cottage and gives away 80% of his salary.

The BBC's Wyre Davies has been to meet him.

  • 01 Mar 2015
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