A newspaper backed by a billionaire telecom tycoon whose family supported a fascist Lebanese political party attacked the deceased father of libertarian philanthropists Charles and David Koch on Tuesday for his work in early Nazi Germany.
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.
Hillary Clinton’s family foundation quietly updated its list of donors last week, significantly reducing the amount that it says has been given by a Mexican telecom tycoon whose company recently accused of deceptive U.S. advertising.
After major reforms to Mexican antitrust regulations designed to limit billionaire Carlos Slim’s control of the telecom industry, his company has approved a move that splits off its cellphone tower ownership into a separate entity.
After doubling his stake in New York Times, Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim has become the top shareholder of the New York Times.
Prominent American oligarch Hillary Clinton is travelling to Mexico on Friday to attend an annual summit hosted by Carlos Slim, the world’s richest oligarch. Slim, whose portfolio includes a significant stake in the New York Times, is a major donor to the Clinton Foundation. His net worth—around $72 billion—is roughly equivalent to the combined fortunes …
(Reuters) – Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim plans to increase his stake in The New York Times Co by exercising at the end of this year warrants he received when he made a major loan to the newspaper company, according to a report in Bloomberg.
A company that has made more than $1 billion off Lifeline, a government program that provides free cell phones, has launched an ad campaign to defend the program, which is under scrutiny for widespread fraud and abuse.
New York based protesters greeted the world’s richest man and New York Times owner Carlos Slim with the Imperial March from Star Wars—on kazoos.
There could be trouble brewing for Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim and his newspaper, the New York Times.