Former guerrilla Mujica wins Uruguayan presidency

November 30th, 2009 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS  

Montevideo, Nov 30 (DPA) Jose Mujica, a former member of the leftist guerrilla group Tupamaros who spent 15 years in prison, apparently won Sunday’s presidential election run-off in Uruguay.
His rival, former president Luis Alberto Lacalle, conceded defeat, with exit polls giving Mujica 51 percent to 44 percent for Lacalle.

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