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PUBLISHER & CEO Val Thompson 24 - Business PROMOTING HOUSTON TO THE WORLD: The Importance of Outbound Trade and Investment Missions Submitted by Deanea LeFlore ...................... HOUSTON TRADE SOARS IN ’18 By: Josh Davis, Director, Interna- tional Trade - Greater Houston Partnership ...................... Expanding the Connection of Our World Through Media: The Way Forward! By: Centrell Reed 40 - Global TANZANIA: A Country of Wonders ...................... “IUU YELLOW CARD”: One Hard Year For Vietnam To Respond Ec’s Warning By: Nerissa Andrea 46 - People THE INTERVIEW: The Honorable Mayor Sylvester Turner By: Heidi Powell-Prera ...................... A Soaring New Development for HITDC By: Sonia Guimbellot 50 - The Last Word GRAPHIC DESIGNER Craig L. Amos CHIEF PHOTOGRAPHER Heidi Powell DIRECTOR, INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS Sonia Guimbellot PHOTOGRAPHER Vicky Pink (Cover Page) ASSOCIATE EDITORS Anita Long Sandy Bernstein SOCIAL DIRECTORS Vanessa Iturbe Dawn Gunther David Ng (Sugar Land) CONTRIBUTING WRITERS / REPORTERS Heidi Powell Sonia Guimbellot CONTRIBUTING WRITERS T.Jenese Thompson Centrell Reed Hon.Teta Banks Deanea LeFlore Josh Davis REPORTER / CORRESPONDENT Anryaman Bhatia Washington D.C. INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENT Ximena Murillo Copyright© 2019 International Focus Magazine. All rights reserved. No part of this bookDecember be reproduced in any form or by any electronic or mechanical means, including information storage and retrieval systems. iF logo is protected through copyright registration in the United States. We welcome your comments and suggestions, please send to: info@iFMagazine.net From the Publisher, Val Thompson iF Magazine | www.iFMagazine.net 7