May 22, 1989

WORLD

BRUTE POLITICS

COVER

GANG TERROR

FILMS

Party-girl Scandal

BRUTE POLITICS 2223
WORLD

BRUTE POLITICS

A DISPUTED ELECTION AND STREET VIOLENCE IN PANAMA BRINGS A SWIFT U.S. RESPONSE
GANG TERROR 3637
COVER

GANG TERROR

MORE AND MORE BANDS OF YOUNG THUGS ROB, MAIM AND KILL-OFTEN JUST FOR SPORT
Party-girl Scandal 5859
FILMS

Party-girl Scandal

A new movie resurrects Britain’s Profumo affair
A capital of design 5455
ARCHITECTURE

A capital of design

A new centre promotes more livable cities
THE DEFENCE GAP 1011
CANADA

THE DEFENCE GAP

It has been almost four decades since the first khaki-clad Canadian soldier stepped ashore in Europe in 1950 to join the allied military forces of the year-old North Atlantic Treaty Organization. The troops’ arrival reflected the rising Cold War tensions of the era.
‘VIOLENCE IS NICE. HONESTLY' 4040a
COVER

‘VIOLENCE IS NICE. HONESTLY'

LIFE IN THE GANGLANDS OF THE YOUNG
LETTERS 4T1
LETTERS

LETTERS

Doug Small of Global Television has done a great disservice to our country by going public with the budget document he received (“The tax squeeze,” Canada/Cover, May 8). The greater valor would have been to sit on it. Knowingly releasing a document that would cause international damage to Canada speaks volumes about his feelings for Canada.
SUDDEN, INEXPLICABLE AND BRUTAL ERUPTIONS OF VIOLENCE 3839
COVER

SUDDEN, INEXPLICABLE AND BRUTAL ERUPTIONS OF VIOLENCE

recruit. He moved to Vancouver from Hong Kong with his family in 1985, enrolled in a special high-school course to learn English, but had difficulty adjusting to life in Vancouver. According to a court psychiatrist’s report, Yeung was befriended by gang members who provided him with money, status and a group of peers who spoke his language—at a time when he was feeling vulnerable and inadequate.
OPENING NOTES 67
A new boy joins the lobbying game

OPENING NOTES

Wayne Gretzky tries some new lines, Brian Peckford gets a job, and George Bush delivers a dubious gift
Agreement to disagree 24d25
WORLD

Agreement to disagree

Gorbachev offers more unilateral arms cuts
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