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Wednesday, March 20

Boston Globe How Lori Berenson lost her chance for freedom in Peru: '''I don't even think President Bush would raise the issue because of Sept. 11,' said Dennis Jett, who was US ambassador to Peru in 1996-99. 'If Lori Berenson had kept her mouth shut she'd be up for parole right now. But she's done everything to remind people she's sympathetic' to Tupac Amaru." 9/11 has changed the way that many Americans view the Berenson case -- gringos getting mixed up in radical politics abroad, no matter how injust the conditions, are viewed as troublemakers.



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