(Created on 12/02/2017)



  • Arrest at Trump’s Florida Property Raises Security Concerns - Text + Audio - 5 April 2019
    "A woman carrying technology to spread a computer virus was arrested last month at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago property.
    The arrest shows the unusual security situation at a place where paying guests can come and go."


  • PROTECTING THE PRESIDENT’S PLAYHOUSE - with a video - 3 April 2019
    "Yujing Zhang’s arrest at Mar-a-Logo carrying four cellphones, a laptop computer, an external hard drive and a thumb drive containing computer malware has revived concerns about security at the presidential refuge. Mar-a-Logo combines social functions, world diplomacy and extraordinary access to the president. Hundreds of members frequent it and President Donald Trump’s other private clubs, which function as working resorts even when Trump himself visits, creating challenges that test the Secret Service."


  • Chocolate menus, celebrity impersonators and the conga: Donald Trump’s New Year's Eve party traditions revealed  - 31 December 2017
    "The US president is once again throwing a party at Mar-a-Lago, his Florida golf resort dubbed the ‘Winter White House’, to see out the year.
    Ticket prices have been reportedly increased, with members paying up to $600 (£444) compared to $525 last year and guests charged $750 rather than $575."

    + Video: Sydney spectacular firework display
    + Video: Theresa May's New Year message



  • Mar-a-Lago: The price of Trump's 'Winter White House' - 6 April 2017
    "When President Trump flies in to Palm Beach County, Jorge Gonzalez stays firmly on the ground...
    On Thursday he (Trump) will once again jet down to the so-called "Winter White House", this time to host the Chinese president Xi Jinping.
    Roads will close, Secret Service agents will swarm, Navy gunboats will patrol, and Mr Gonzalez will kick his heels..."

    + A video: Inside Mar-a-Lago



  • Inside Trump Hotel: the glittering hub of a billionaire's Washington - with pictures - 8 August 2017
    "Champagne, chandeliers and a chance to spot Trump celebrities – the Trump International Hotel symbolizes the president’s new approach to politics...
    The Trump International Hotel has 263-rooms, $100 cocktails, and a ‘Spa by Ivanka Trump’."