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Monitor Archive for December 20, 1988
`The Golden Isles': peace and glamour - Southern-style
ASK THE GARDENERS. Q & A
Mahre twins display old winning ways in return to ski racing on pro circuit
New chief at the Pentagon
Sri Lankans lay lives on the line to vote. Threats from extremists and military cast pall over presidential election
They came bearing gifts. Christmas characters from around the world come to life. An old woman named Befana portrays the gift-giving role in Italy....
PLO to appoint government for declared state
Quebec premier goes for compromise on controversial language bill
Kemp's quest: to revitalize US inner cities. Bush's choice as HUD chief seems sure to be easily confirmed
Nobody ever told the kids they couldn't write an opera
Israeli parties break logjam on government
USA and PLO
Coup attempt in S. Pacific nation
Shake off `weird science'
Newton's law still rules
Ancient artifacts may predate the idea of one God
Wildlife refuge policies are for the birds, environmentalists say
Just say Noel
Washington's dangerous `game' in Central America
World economic woes take toll on children
Cattails for cleanup of acidic mine water
Blades that draw on the wind
Insurance companies build portfolios of US farmland. Reports of mismanagement rise as `absentee landlords' dawdle over resales; erosion a concern
Vietnam pulls out more troops
The Grinch steals Christmas dividends at Texas Air
Bush proposes Baker debt-plan review
News In Brief
Messages we send
Restore sanity to press conferences
Respect stays out of reach for Argentine military. Argentina's military wants to burnish its image. But the legacy of the `dirty war' has left a cha...
They won't be home for Christmas. But shelters for homeless are hoping to make a happy holiday for families
EVERGREEN CHRISTMAS. Spray-on anti-transpirants lock in the moisture of holiday greenery
US strategy and forces don't match, planners say. With budgets tight, strategists disagree on whether US military forces should be enlarged, or US c...
Sanctioning South Africa