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Telecom Mogul Carlos Slim Backs Telefonica, KPN German Deal

Mexico-based America Movil, the largest shareholder in Dutch telecommunications firm Royal KPN NV, supports Telefonica's agreed bid for KPN's German mobile unit, the Spanish giant said Monday. continue reading »

“Illegal” Mining Strike Ends in Mexico With Agreement

Workers at the El Coronel mine in the central Mexican state of Zacatecas ended a two-month-old strike after reaching an agreement with mining firm Frisco, the federal Labor Secretariat said. continue reading »

Gates and Slim Join Forces to Rid the World of Polio in Six Years

Billionaires Bill Gates and Carlos Slim said in an exclusive interview with Efe that they planned to join forces to eradicate polio in six years. Gates, the founder of U.S. tech giant Microsoft, said it was not often that you received a letter proposing to wipe out one continue reading »

Carlos Slim Facing Increased Scrutiny of Telecommunications Monopoly, Rally Planned

On Thursday, December 6, hundreds of Los Angeles Latino and community leaders are joining Two Countries One Voice in a rally against the world's richest man, Carlos Slim, 72, and calling on the California Public Utilities C continue reading »

Carlos Slim Invests $2.5 Million in Spanish Soccer Club

Mexican telecommunications magnate Carlos Slim has become the largest shareholder in struggling Spanish soccer club Real Oviedo, providing much-needed funds just ahead of a deadline for raising capital. continue reading »

Mexico Needs to Invest $3 Billion in Telecommunications Infrastructure

Mexico's government must invest some 40 billion pesos ($3 billion) in telecommunications infrastructure to boost competition and spur investment by operators, the regulatory agency for the sector, Cofetel, said. continue reading »

Mexico to Host Homeless World Cup in October

Sixty-four men's and women's soccer teams from 52 countries will face off in the Homeless World Cup, to be played Oct. 6-14 in Mexico City's gigantic Zocalo square, Telmex Foundation president Arturo Elias Ayub said. continue reading »

Organization Protests Carlos Slim at New York’s Saks’ Fifth Avenue

A group of activists demonstrated in New York against Mexican magnate Carlos Slim, who is accused of using his dominant position in Mexico's telecommunications market to impose exorbitant rates. continue reading »

Mexican Town Takes on World’s Richest Man, Carlos Slim, Over Gold & Silver Mine

A peasant town in central Mexico has declared war on the world's richest man, Carlos Slim, to prevent him from operating a gold and silver mine that threatens the environment. continue reading »

Cellular Providers With Substandard Service Barred From Selling New Plans in Brazil

Brazil's telecommunications regulator said cellular companies Oi, Claro and TIM Participacoes will be barred from selling new mobile plans in certain states until they present a plan to improve service quality. continue reading »

Carlos Slim’s Grupo Carso Gets $205 Million Pemex Rig Contract

Billionaire Carlos Slim's Grupo Carso said its Operadora Cicsa unit received contracts worth $205 million from state-owned Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, to build three offshore oil rigs. continue reading »

Mexico’s Carlos Slim Will Enter U.S. Wireless Market

Regional wireless giant America Movil, controlled by Mexican multi-billionaire Carlos Slim, said Thursday it has agreed to acquire a 100 percent stake in U.S. wireless carrier Simple Mobile, Inc., a unit of T-Mobile USA. continue reading »

U.S. Wireless Operator to be Acquired by Carlos Slim’s America Movil

Regional wireless giant America Movil, controlled by Mexican multi-billionaire Carlos Slim, said Thursday it has agreed to acquire a 100 percent stake in U.S. wireless carrier Simple Mobile, Inc., a unit of T-Mobile USA. continue reading »

Coalition of Latinos Take on Carlos Slim in United States

Latino leaders from across the United States have formed a coalition dedicated to exposing Carlos Slim, the world's richest man, and the alleged predatory, monopolistic methods with which he has amassed his fortune. continue reading »

Bloomberg Billionaire Index Declares Carlos Slim ‘King’ of the Rich, $68.5 Billion Net Worth

The Bloomberg Billionaire Index, a new ranking index, has put the 72-year old head of Telemex as ‘El Rey’ of the billionaires with a $68.5 billion net worth. continue reading »

Mexico’s Carlos Slim Accused of Overcharging Mobile Phone Customers by $25.8 Billion ANNUALLY

Billionaire Carlos Slim - the world's wealthiest person, according to Forbes magazine - slammed an international economic organization's report indicating a lack of competition in Mexico's telecoms sector has cost the country dearly. continue reading »

Has Shopping at Saks Given Billionaire Carlos Slim an Even Greater Love for the Retailer?

Mexican billionaire and world’s richest man Carlos Slim Helú has reportedly just spent $8.8 million to increase is stake in department store retailer Saks Inc. and the media giant New York Times Co. continue reading »

Mexico’s Carlos Slim Lost $8 Billion This Week in Stock Market

It appears everyone is affected by a tumultuous stock market including the super rich, like Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim Helu. continue reading »

Tumultuous Stock Market Leaves Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim $8 Billion Poorer This Week

It appears everyone is affected by a tumultuous stock market including the super rich, like Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim Helu. This week the U.S. stock market dropped to the lowest levels since 2008 and other markets also saw declined. Mexico’s market benchmark the IPC index dropped 6.4% and wiped out $8 billion in value in four days to Slim’s stock portfolio. continue reading »

Billionaire Carlos Slim Offers Pacquiao $65 Million to Fight in Mexico with ????

The World’s Richest Man, Mexican Carlos Slim Helu, apparently doesn’t want to limit his power to mining and telecommunications, he apparently now wants to get into the fight business. continue reading »