Arturo de Echona and a ring of other potentates and sportsmen in
Colombia's commercial centre, Barranquilla, stood keenly intent last
week around a table covered with a red cloth. At the table Manhattan's
marble champion Vinnie Sullivan, 13, who is making a South American
tour, gave an exhibition of championship aggie-cracking.
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