Jose Mujica: Uruguay's rebel turned president comes to term's end

October 25, 2014 11:24 PM

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Jose Mujica: Uruguay's rebel turned president comes to term's end

Voters in Uruguay elect a new president on Sunday and whoever they choose will have a difficult act to follow. Barred from running for a second consecutive term by the constitution, the widely popular incumbent, Jose Mujica, will have to hand over the reins of power. Jonathan Gilbert looks back at his life and what he will be remembered for both at home and abroad.

Jose Mujica's life at times reads more like a film script than a presidential biography.

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