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ME AND MY MOTORCADE: NO.18

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Seychelles [JAMES MICHEL]

When you are president of a country made up of 115 islands, arranging a decent motorcade is not as simple as picking the right armour-plated car and buying a shiny new presidential jet. James Michel, president of the Seychelles, also has financial constraints. The Indian Ocean nation was badly hit by the global recession, requiring a €20m rescue package from the IMF.

Michel’s motorcade is, therefore, understandably understated. He is driven to work in a Toyota Camry and also has use…

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