I RESENT your making a feature of our Prime Minister’s wife (“Wife of the party,” National, Aug. 13). Unlike journalists in other countries, the press here has been wonderfully reticent about exposing relatives of elected officials to undue publicity.
The Peruvian novelist Mario Vargas Llosa, 71, has devoted much of his long career as a writer and his short career as a politician to fighting authoritarianism in Latin America. In 1990, he ran for president of Peru on a freemarket platform.
The cultural chasm between the French and Americans has finally been bridged—by a cartoon rat. Pixar’s animated flick Ratatouille has la grande publique flocking to theatres, and usually snooty critics gushing over its gourmet pedigree:
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