BY DOMINIC WIGHTMAN I have promised my wife, who was born in Venezuela, that I’ll retire out there with her. People ask me what the country is like. And this is what I tell them: When you awake out on the ranch – the finca – a waft of sweet mango drifts in from the lines of mango trees on the lawns beside the house. … Continue reading The Venezuelan Paradox
BY DOMINIC WIGHTMAN The news this week that Arna Ýr Jónsdóttir (pictured), the current Miss Iceland, quit an international beauty pageant after she was told to lose weight has caused quite a rumpus. The 20-year-old was reportedly told by representatives at Miss Grand International that she needed to lose weight before next week’s competition. Instead she decided to quit the competition, posting her resignation letter … Continue reading Ban Beauty Pageants?