By Christine Murray MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Carlos Slim's brother interrogated leftist rebels for Mexico's intelligence agency while his eldest son often hands out a biographical novel about Leon Trotsky as a gift, according to a new book on the tycoon who was long the world's richest man. Show More Summary
How did Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim become one of the richest men alive in a country where so many live in poverty? ||| Mexico City - Carlos Slim's brother interrogated leftist rebels for Mexico's intelligence agency while his eldestShow More Summary
Bezos overtakes Carlos Slim, Mexican telecommunications baron, who had been in fourth place.
Jeff Bezos has edged past Carlos Slim to become the world’s fourth-richest person, buoyed by a 113 percent rally this year in Amazon.com Inc. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
DOES THIS EXPLAIN WHY THE NEW YORK TIMES HAS BEEN HITTING AMAZON.COM SO HARD RECENTLY? Jeff Bezos Overtakes Times Owner Carlos Slim as World’s Fourth-Richest on Amazon Rally.
After a $50 million dollar renovation at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriquez racetrack, Mexico hosted its first Formula GP race since 1992. Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, a longtime sponsor of Formula One, participated in a pre-race tour of the track. The extensive modifications to the track eliminated the notoriously challenging bumpy [...]
Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim's 20,000-square-foot mansion became one of the most expensive public listings in New York when it hit the market this spring. At that time, the landmarked, Beaux-Arts masterpiece was listed with facade photos only. Show More Summary
Jason Kipnis hit a leadoff homer, Carlos Santana connected for a three-run shot and the Cleveland Indians helped their slim playoff chances by beating the Minnesota Twins 6-3 Thursday night.
Bloomberg: Putin Talks of Sending Russian Combat Troops to Syria. (video) Brazil Meltdown Dims Outlook for Mexican Companies Like Slim's. Mexican companies including billionaire Carlos Slim’s America Movil SAB are becoming the latest victims of Brazil’s woes. Show More Summary
Responding to the current refugee humanitarian crisis in Europe, Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim Helú called for the U.N. and world governments to set up "war free zones" inside countries from which refugees are fleeing.
Carlos Slim's Philosophy, a new fashion line for young women, plans to open 100 stores in Mexico. It will compete with Spanish billionaire Amancio Ortega's Zara fashion empire of 2,000 stores across 88 countries, including 64 in Mex...
By Don Quijones, of Spain and Mexico. Originally published at Wolf Street Tough times for Mexico’s very richest. A couple of weeks ago, I reportedthat Carlos Slim, once the world’s richest man and the undisputed Big Boss of Slimlandia, as Mexico has come to be called, lost $7 billion in the first seven months of 2015. But […]
Carso Oil & Gas, an affiliate of Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim's Grupo Carso, has been quietly biding in the historic auction that is welcoming private capital into Mexico's vast oil industry for the first time ever.
Over the past few decades, wealth has become more concentrated in the hands of a few global elite. Billionaires like Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Mexican business magnate Carlos Slim Helú and investing phenom Warren Buffett play an outsized role in the global economy. But what does that mean for everyone else? Is the concentration of wealth […]
MADRID (Reuters) - Mexican magnate Carlos Slim, the main shareholder of FCC, wants to appoint a senior manager from America Movil as chief executive of the Spanish construction firm, Spanish daily Cinco Dias said on Tuesday. Slim wants...Show More Summary
Image: Flickr Just in case you don't know who Warren Buffett is, he's currently the third-wealthiest person in the world, behind only Bill Gates and Carlos Slim Helu. He's been building his massive $67 billion fortune since his first...Show More Summary
Carlos Slim is the richest man in Mexico, with a reported fortune of nearly $70 billion. Slim's wealth is so immense that it equals 6.3% of Mexico's gross domestic product, a percentage greater than the combined income of the poorest...Show More Summary
With "Telcel Sin Frontera" (Telcel Without Border), a new plan that charges a token monthly fee for calls from Mexico to the U.S. and vice versa, billionaire Carlos Slim is erasing mobile borders between the two countries.
Carlos Slim Helu, Mexico's wealthiest man and one of the richest self-made billionaires in the world, flies under the radar more than you might expect, considering he owns more than 200 companies in Mexico, which is also known as "Slimlandia." With a net worth of at least $35.4 billion, Slim's influence is far-reaching in Mexico and abroad. Show More Summary
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican telecoms giant America Movil, controlled by billionaire Carlos Slim, will respond to a challenge from U.S. carrier AT&T by offering some subscribers free calls to and data in the United States, and will...Show More Summary