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Topic - Carlos Slim Helú
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has won back his top spot on the annual Forbes list of the world's richest people, sliding Mexico telecommunications businessman Carlos Slim Helu to the number two role.
Yes, there are some very well-heeled lawmakers out there.
If you do a search on the Internet for the wealthiest black businessmen, the results may (or may not) come as a surprise to you. The list is dominated by athletes and entertainment figures; in fact, only two of the names that consistently come up are what you would consider traditional businessmen Robert Johnson (worth $550 million) and R. Donahue Peebles ($350 million).
MEXICO CITY (Agence France-Presse) — Mexican telecommunications tycoon Carlos Slim Helu, worth an estimated $67.8 billion, has overtaken Microsoft founder Bill Gates as the richest person on the planet, the Mexican financial Web site Sentido Comun reported Monday.
Mr. Helu, by comparison, claimed a fortune of $72 billion for the past year, IBT reported.