MEXICO: Don Quixote & Venus

Mexican journalism was shaken by a minor drama. The leading characters: Jose Pages Llegro. talented founder and editor of Mexico's leading weekly Hoy; Beatriz Aleman de Giron. only daughter of ex-President Aleman: and a remarkable Parisian nightclub dancer.

Not long ago. Beatriz and her husband. Lawyer Carlos Giron. were relaxing in a Paris nightclub when an enterprising photographer caught them gazing at one of the performers (see cut). While papa Aleman was off touring the Iron Curtain countries (see below), the picture reached Editor Pages. Unlike most Mexican editors, Pages is less interested in pleasing bigwigs than in printing what...

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