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12th July 2013

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by Peter Beckingham

Former governor in Turks and Caicos Islands

Farewell to Mumbai (Part 1): Millionaires moving forward

The strongest impression on most overseas visitors to Mumbai are the contrasts: between the lavish apartment buildings and the slums around the airport, between the exotic stores selling $2000 saris and the street food vendors outside offering 10 rupee snacks, between the packed trains arriving in the mainline stations and the air-conditioned luxury cars cruising the streets. […]

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10th July 2012

by Judith Macgregor

British High Commissioner to South Africa

We’re getting closer

UK and Mexico celebrate Virgin Atlantic´s new route from London Gatwick airport to Cancun.  This is a great addition to our aim of doubling trade with Mexico by 2015. Read more about new Virgin Atlantic´s flight: New opportunities in Mexico, by Richard Branson

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29th February 2012 Washington DC, USA

by Peter Westmacott

Former Ambassador to the United States of America

The Innovation Generation

After just six weeks in this fascinating job, I can hardly believe how much I am learning. South Carolina and Florida in my first 10 days to get a flavour of the Republican presidential candidates race, some time in Washington finding my feet and rediscovering old friends, then three days in New York followed by, […]

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