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Monitor Archive for December 20, 1985
Cocaine connection: wealth, violence, drugs and Colombia
California city tries to limit number of dogs citizens may own
Kudos to Beacon Hill for reforming `workers' comp'
Islands gain freedoms, US keeps missile test sites in South Pacific
Quest for safer air travel marks end of a bad year for commercial aviation
Louisiana politics is hot as Cajun food. Governor's mistrial latest chapter in history of spicy politics
Christmas season in New York
News In Brief
Kaleidoscope of Japan as seen through 100 lenses
Is making New Year's resolutions still a viable option?
Curbing organized crime
Letters to the Editor, Environmental concerns for China
The struggle for Eastern Europe
Geneva: lingering but receding euphoria
Volunteer ads offer sobering reminders on drinking and driving
High-altitude losses at TWA put Icahn's takeover in doubt. But airline's unions are adamant against his rival from Texas Air
Pros and cons of cultural intervention
The Artisans of India
Christie's offers bidders a bearnanza
Freeze Frames. A weekly update of film releases
Spielberg scrubs and softens `The Color Purple'
`Healed is thy hardness'
Le franais: link for a new commonwealth
Mickey Mouse to set up house in France. But some worry about effect on French culture
UPDATE: The African Famine
Spy case brings sea change in US-Israel ties
Gandhi the troubleshooter. Indian leader eases strain with Pakistan, reassures smaller neighbors, and lessens internal strife
Green light for Philippine election delights oppostion. But communists disappointed: now they have to work harder
Israel sees new ties with Ivory Coast as foot in black Africa's door
Military commander of West Bank: crackdown has stopped attacks on Jews
Potvin closing in on Bobby Orr's scoring records for defensemen
Calligraphy by night
What was perfume for?
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