First off, I am very sorry to hear about the death of Moshe Schnitzer. He was actually one of the first big people I interviewed in the industry, and I was impressed how gracious, warm and down-to-earth he was, considering he was a legend dealing with a clueless 26 year old. My condolences to son Shmuel and his entire family. Here is Chaim’s obituary.
And now the rest of the news ….
Interesting article on the changes of Anglo.
– Slate article on diamond mining in wartime Angola.
– Article on De Beers in London magazine.
India worried about Wal-mart.
No buyer for Damien Hirst’s diamond-covered skull.
Speculation runs wild about Jenna Bush’s engagement ring.
From the blog:
Have a good weekend …