Former Uruguayan President Jose Mujica is in Cuba

Former Uruguayan President and current senator Jose Mujica is in Cuba to take part in a literary forum at Havana´s Casa de Las Americas Cultural Institution.

Mujica, who is being accompanied by his wife, senator Lucia Topolansky, will meet participants at the 57th Casa de Las Americas Literary Prize and will deliver a key-note lecture at the Che Guevara Hall in the cultural institution.

The former Uruguayan President will also attend an ongoing international conference on the life and work of Cuban National Hero Jose Marti, which is being attended by other personalities, including UNASUR general secretary and former Colombian president Ernesto Samper.

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HAVANA, Cuba, May 14 (acn) U.S. President Barack Obama met at the White House with his Uruguayan counterpart, Jose Mujica. During the meeting, the two heads of state spoke about the situation of prisoners in the Guantanamo Naval Base and on the anti-tobacco policy boosted in the Central American nation.

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