Former Rep. Mel Reynolds (D-Ill.) learned this month that Zimbabwe is no Las Vegas.
Sin City’s motto is “What happens here, stays here.” Reynolds’s trip to Zimbabwe, in contrast, attracted headlines around the globe.
Allegations surfaced he racked up thousands of dollars in unpaid hotel bills. He also initially faced charges of possessing pornography, which is illegal in Zimbabwe. Those charges were dismissed, after a judge ruled the police did not follow proper procedures.