DIARY: Hit or Miss... Colombia lines up celebs

When Colombian president Alvaro Uribe wrote to Kate Moss and former Blur bassist Alex James, inviting them to see the damage cocaine was doing to his country, it was a clear PR move.

Moss declined the offer, but James - along with a BBC Panorama team - garnered coverage in most national newspapers and two columns in The Sun. Uribe made a strong point about the lack of actual trade within his country, while the UK seems happy to ship tonnes of marching powder every year, ignoring the consequences.

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