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Reporters on the Job

May 7, 2007



My Fugitive Ex-Boyfriend: Correspondent Lisa Abend has more than a passing interest in the corruption surrounding real estate development in Spain (see story). She once dated the brother of the mayor of Marbella. The mayor, her ex-boyfriend's sister, is now in jail. Lisa says she hasn't had any contact with the ex-boyfriend (who taught her how to flamenco dance some 20 years ago during a study abroad program in Cordoba). He's now a fugitive. "He's been implicated in the corruption and is now on the run," she notes.

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And, yes, Lisa does own a second home in Spain, but it's not in Marbella and it was built in the 1800s.

David Clark Scott
World editor

This Week's Look Ahead

Wednesday, May 9:

São Paulo, Brazil – Pope Benedict XVI visits the world's most populous Roman Catholic nation.

Seoul, South Korea – North and South Korea hold family reunions at the North's Diamond Mountain resort.

East Timor – Second round of voting for East Timor's presidential elections.

Harare, Zimbabwe – Court to rule whether a former British special forces officer alleged to be the ringleader in a coup plot against Equatorial Guinea will be extradited to the West Africa nation.

Thursday, May 10:

Buenos Aires – Biofuels Congress forum with Al Gore invited as keynote speaker.

Saturday, May 12:

Helsinki, Finland – Final of the 52nd Eurovision Song Contest.

– Associated Press

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