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Former US diplomat encourages Americans to ‘engage with Cubans’

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by Malcolm Curtis malcolm-curtis.com “I encourage you to engage with Cuba — it’s a delightful place.” With those words, Michael Parmly, former senior US diplomat stationed in the Caribbean island, summed up his feelings for the country in a March … Continue reading

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Head of Geneva government touts canton’s capacity for change

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by Malcolm Curtis malcolm-curtis.com François Longchamp, head of the Geneva cantonal government for 2015, sounded a positive note about Geneva’s ability to tackle future challenges at a luncheon speech to the American International Club on Thursday, January 22. In a … Continue reading

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‘Politically incorrect’ billionaire offers candid assessment on US

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by Malcolm Curtis (malcolm-curtis.com) Outspoken Hong Kong billionaire Ronnie C. Chan is bullish on America’s future and he was happy to emphasize the point in a luncheon speech to the American International Club of Geneva on June 17. In a … Continue reading

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American expats prepare for election night parties

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  by Malcolm Curtis|The Local, Switzerland| November 5, 2012 Election fever has struck Switzerland’s American expat community, with all-night parties planned across the country on Tuesday to celebrate the vote for the US president. Incumbent President Barack Obama from the … Continue reading

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Shuttle astronauts touch down for AIC luncheon

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by Malcolm Curtis|American International Club of Geneva E-News No. 4 2012 It’s not everyday you get to rub shoulders with an astronaut, but the American International Club of Geneva’s  July 24 luncheon provided just that opportunity. Not one but all … Continue reading

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Endeavour astronauts make Geneva landing

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by Malcolm Curtis|The Local, Switzerland|July 25, 2012 The team of astronauts from the last flight of the US space shuttle Endeavour touched down in Geneva on Tuesday. The six-man team, led by commander Mark Kelly, touted the “cosmic particle detector” … Continue reading

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Woody Brock seeks ‘new logic’ to end Washington gridlock

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by Malcolm Curtis|American International Club of Geneva E-news, No. 4 2012 Spending a trillion dollars a year on infrastructure and doubling health care services are among the radical  remedies proposed by U.S. economist Woody Brock to  cure America’s ailing economy. … Continue reading

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