LOOKING back, I can say that, over the years, I have had several important occasions to meet with a number of important leaders from the United States (presidents), Romania (monarchs, presidents and prime ministers) and the Republic of Moldova (prime ministers). For this reason, I find it useful to recall these meetings. In this article I will limit myself to my meetings with heads of state.

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DAVOS, Switzerland — For half a century the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum has brought a mix of business leaders, politicians, pundits, academics, activists, “social entrepreneurs” and celebrities to this small village high in the Swiss Alps.

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Extend the Hyatt, Fiesta Resort leases already

IT is highly advantageous and beneficial to the NMI to have these two reputable and time-tested hotels that are crucial to the viability of the islands’ only industry, tourism. Besides land-lease payments, they pay taxes, their employees (many of whom are local/U.S. workers) pay taxes, their customers pay taxes, their contractors/vendors pay taxes — all of which create more economic activities that generate more revenue that pays for the government’s vital public services and pressing liabilities.

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ALDOUS Mina was born in 1979 and grew up in Norfolk, Virginia. He is a graduate of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia (B.S., International Business) and American InterContinental University/AIU in Schaumburg/Chicago, Illinois (MBA, International Business). He received international business training in the United Kingdom (England/London, Scotland, Wales), Ireland (Dublin) and Israel (Jerusalem).

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THE version of Around the Islands first commissioned by Marianas Variety in February of 2019 would be hardly recognizable to any AI Facebook follower today; the initial podcast project was meant to be the newspaper’s first cautious toe-dip into the world of audio-visual content, the emphasis being on the “audio” aspect, though short video clips were to be produced to accompany and advertise the recorded interviews that made up each episode.

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — At 78, Bernie Sanders is too old to be a baby boomer. But the Vermont senator has become an unlikely voice of the young generation. A Quinnipiac poll out this week shows Mr. Sanders with 39 percent support among Democrats under 34 and only 7 percent of those 65 and older.

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MISTER Wayne Pacelle of the Animal Wellness Foundation has been making assertions about cockfighting on Guam and I felt compelled to open the discussion to others like me that feel differently than the statistics and feelings towards cockfighting that he has been providing to the media.

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