A purse snatcher, er, snatched the purse of Mexican athlete Linda Ochoa as she was surrounded by fans at a shopping center in Cartagena, Columbia. She had just won her sixth gold medal in the Central American & Caribbean Games but had not yet received it. That's a good thing, because her purse contained the five gold medals that she had previously won. So she's won 6 gold medals but only has one left to show for her efforts.
According to this article, theft is running rampant at the games. It seems that members of the press are the most frequent victims and their laptop computers are the favored targets.
for art, gifts and collectables -- all hand made
by Mexican indigenous artists.
TAGS: Central American & Caribbean Games