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Foreign visitors in Washington this week include:


Raila Odinga, former prime minister of Kenya, who addresses the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Silvio Torres, secretary of state for housing in Sao Paulo, and Philip Yang, a former Brazilian diplomat and founder of the URBEM housing project. They discuss the modernization of Brazil’s largest city in a briefing at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.


Derek Hanekom, South Africa’s minister for science and technology. He holds a 2 p.m. news conference at the National Press Club to discuss the world’s largest radio telescope now under construction in South Africa.

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James Morrison

James Morrison joined the The Washington Times in 1983 as a local reporter covering Alexandria, Va. A year later, he was assigned to open a Times bureau in Canada. From 1987 to 1989, Mr. Morrison was The Washington Times reporter in London, covering Britain, Western Europe and NATO issues. After returning to Washington, he served as an assistant foreign editor ...

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