Montevideo is alive right now with horns honking and people who support the Frente Amplio yelling “Viva Pepe” in the streets. Fireworks are popping off in the distance and very dark storm clouds are rolling in soon to drench this great city.

“Pepe” is President Jose Mujica’s nickname. As the new President for Uruguay, Jose Mujica will bring a colorful rule to this great nation.

More history on why this is such an interesting win: