Carlos Slim

Carlos Slim Is Not Santa Claus
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Carlos Slim Is Not Santa Claus

When it comes to philanthropy, Carlos Slim, currently the richest man in the world, has got a very interesting opinion: simply put, he believes charity doesn’t really do much good. Sometime in 2007 he asserted that he believed he could do more by building businesses than by giving away money. Poor people need employment, not […]

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Carlos Slim – First World’s Richest Man from Mexico

Carlos Slim Helú was born in Mexico on January 28, 1940. His origins however are much more exotic than that. Both his parents were Lebanese, so Carlos Slim has eastern blood running though his veins. His father, Julián Slim Haddad left Lebanon and moved to Mexico when he was only 14. Here he later met […]

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How Do You Get to Be the World’s Richest Man?

Rumors have it that the richest man in the world is not Bill Gates, not Warren Buffett, not Carlos Slim, but the much hated president of Egypt,  . More official sources however, still consider Carlos Slim to be the wealthiest man alive. But how did the successful Mexican billionaire get where he is today? Well, […]

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