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COLOMBIAN PRESIDENT REVEALS PLANS FOR A NEW CITY

 While in Cartagena I landed an interview with Colombia’s President, Juan Manuel Santos, who attended the London School of Economics, speaks fluent English and is familiar with the Daily Telegraph, the newspaper I work for.   The successor to President Uribe, President Santos took office in ...

WELL, I SUPPOSE THERE ARE A LOT WORSE PLACES

Many times when stuck in a traffic jam of cars heading for the beach parking lots or circling the downtown area vainly in search of a vacant meter because all the public parking structures are full, I have despaired of life in Santa Monica. The tranquil little city I knew when I first moved here has...

BOTERO—–THE BIG PICTURE

Beauty, they say, is in the eye of the beholder but even so, to me one of the great art world mysteries is many people’s fascination for the works of Ferdinand Botero, the Colombian-born artist who likes his women big, bigger and HUGE. A classic example is the giant woman who reclines in the P...

OOPS! HUCKABEE DOES IT AGAIN!

  It seems as if potential Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has put his foot in his mouth yet again.   This time Huckabee, the former governor of Arkansas who continues to insist that President Obama grew up in Kenya, has set his sights on the Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman ...

A DANGEROUS PROFESSION

During my (admittedly long ago) days as a foreign correspondent my colleagues and I kept as low a profile as possible, preferring not to disclose our profession to possible hostile forces. How things have changed! In strife-torn Colombia I noticed that foreign correspondents not only wear special ja...

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