The Bottom line

  • 2000-07-27
Hear this, Lithuania

"Of course, we always knew that the most beautiful women came from Estonia," said Margit Jogger, founder of EMA, one of four model agencies in Tallinn. "Now everyone knows." In an interview with City Paper, she spoke about the worldwide success of Estonian models, including Carmen Kass, who was named in February's U.S. edition Vogue magazine one of the world's two top supermodels.


President Vaira-Vike Freiberga's chauffeured Mercedez Benz 500 has broken down again. This is the fifth time it has happened in the last two months. The president asked for money from the state budget in order to buy a new car last year but was denied. It looks as if she will have to wait for a while since there is no money set aside next year either.

Not where there are sunshine laws

A drunk cop was staggering around Old Town July 21 looking for some action. At 9 p.m. he ran into a security guard and shot him in the leg. Krists Leiskalns, spokesman for the state police, said he could not give out the surname of the police officer before there's been a ruling in court.

"This is a policy all over the world," Leiskalns said.