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Slim's title as word's richest could be under threat

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Once again Mexico’s Carlos Slim was named the richest man in the world by Forbes.

This year, his fortune is estimated at $73 billion, thanks to his businesses in telecommunications, finance, mining and construction.

However, Slim’s fortune could be at risk, as Latin American telecoms regulators are seeking tighter controls to reduce his dominance.

Full story (in Spanish)