CARACAS, Venezuela - U.S. diplomats have been given no access to a California man held in Venezuela for nearly two weeks in what his family on Monday called a "nightmare" that unfolded after he was accused of being a spy fomenting postelection unrest.
The Dow Jones industrial average often makes headlines. But let's not forget everything else that happened as the Dow has twisted and turned Ñ from The Muppets suing Mickey Mouse to John McCain meeting Joe the Plumber.
BOGOTA — In a private, low-key ceremony, the U.S. ambassador and
three Colombian ministers signed a pact Friday giving American
personnel expanded access to military bases in this drug-producing
country, a deal that Venezuela's Hugo Chavez has called a threat to
the region's security.
Turkeys do it all the time. Without the stilettos. Earlier in
the week, we all heard the tragic news of how a contestant in the
Miss Plastic Hungary contest had toppled off her high heels,
tearing a ligament in her foot and pretty much erasing her from the