Pandora’s Box Found

Pandora’s Box Found

Pandora’s Box has been found, it was in Kiev and was unfastened by American and Western European financiers hunting for treasure. They’d accumulated (some would say stolen) most available treasure already so were following up on even the least likely leads. Unfortunately, although initially promising, the results, as was to be expected, were unexpected, … and not all that pleasant.

Recourse to public relations specialists was immediately required to shift the blame towards the east were a former giant slumbered uneasily. Taking a sheaf from the pages of a late but not totally lamented Austrian demi-artist, repetition was invoked to make up for the lack of coherence or credibility in the story.

Unfortunately, the box, once opened, keeps spewing troublesome fumes as it did on a former occasion when opened a century ago, then in the area around Sarajevo. Interestingly, many of the same players seem involved, although in different configurations.

© Guillermo Calvo Mahé; Manizales, 2014; all rights reserved