Not a former president…

December 1, 2009

Former guerrilla favored to win Uruguay election

Former President Pedro Bordaberry, who finished third in the initial round, has thrown his support behind Lacalle, whose candidacy marks a comeback after his presidential term ended with corruption accusations involving several top aides.

In the article you mention ‘former president Pedro Bordaberry’. The author is confused or didn’t research enough on Uruguay.

Pedro Bordaberry never was president and this year he was a candidate for the first time. In fact, it was his father -Juan MarĂ­a Bordaberry- who was president.


Ouch. We corrected: GBU Editor

Pedro Bordaberry walks outside the jail where his father, the former Uruguayan president and dictator Juan Maria Bordaberry, is held in Montevideo November 17,2006. A Uruguayan judge ordered ex-dictator Juan Bordaberry and Blanco be held in jail while they are tried for their role in four 1976 murders, an official at the Supreme Court said on November 16, 2006. REUTERS/Pablo La Rosa/Files

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