Hiring of shaman questioned
BOGOTA, Colombia -- Colombia's top prosecutor is questioning why a shaman, or medicine man, was paid $2,000 to keep rain away from the closing ceremony of the Under-20 World Cup.
The attorney general's office opened the investigation Tuesday after the comptroller's office in Bogota questioned cost overruns of more than $1 million -- the shaman's charges included. The official cost of the August ceremony was $2.5 million.
Anthropologist Ana Marta de Pizarro helped organize the ceremony ...
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