Education minister: Nobles should be deported

June 19, 2014

According to Librumface:

Uruguay’s Ministry of Education announced it will issue a decree forbidding all Uruguay residents to use a royal name or title. Though unmentioned, the decree’s target is obvious (no one else fits the bill): Lætitia d’Arenberg.

Minister Ricardo Ehrlich wrote: “Nobility titles are incompatible with our culture. … How can a teacher explain to his students, whom we want to educate in the idea of democracy and the republican spirit, the existence in Uruguay of people who are dukes, princes or archdukes?”

To read the entire article in Spanish on Librumface, please click here.

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