Cartagena Journal (p. A8, today's edition, International section): Dueling Beauty Pageants Put Income Gap on View
In an interview, Raimundo Angulo, a former mayor of Cartagena who now directs the national pageant, chafed at criticism that his event was somehow racist or excluding.
“It is democratically elitist,” he contended of his pageant. “I simply want what is beautiful, wherever it comes from, according to certain principles, certain values.”
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