Bongo vivant

May 1995
Advocate;5/16/95, Issue 681, p16
Reports on the statement of Bernard Debre, French cooperation minister, in an interview with Radio Luxembourg that Gabonese president Omar Bongo may take a blood test to dispel rumors that he is HIV-positive. Emergence of rumors from Italian fashion designer Francesco Smalto; Trial of Smalto in Paris charges of aggravated pimping; Bongo as Smalto's best customer; Belief of Bongo's physician that Bongo is not HIV-positive.


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