The following story will move Monday as this week’s Tuesday Spotlight, a feature showcasing the best off-the-news enterprise in the AP report:
ACARIGUA, Venezuela _ Amid all the turmoil, there’s still time to celebrate for Venezuela’s one percenters. The jet setters at a recent destination wedding in the country’s emblematic plains included a former Miss Universe and an international motivational speaker. Over three days the guests herded cattle on horses, emptied bottles of expensive whiskey and stomped their feet to the voice of a famous vallenato crooner. But in a nod to a crushing economic crisis they’ve largely dodged, they also painted the walls of a local children’s hospital. By Luis Andres Henao. UPCOMING: 1,080 words, photos.