by Mary Stucky
Veronica Jean Seltzer and Sara Ait Khorsa contributed to the reporting of this story.Marketplace for Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Last year saw revolutions across the Arab world, but the so-called “Arab Spring” did not topple the king of Morocco. And while the country has seen calls for greater democracy, many Moroccans dream instead of persuading the king to give them a business.
The powerful monarch has given companies as gifts to thousands of his subjects and in a country where unemployment hovers around fifteen percent, such a gift is prized by millions.