Funds earmarked for g-8 events have ensured that basic infrastructure such as roads and utilities are in place here.
Obama described the g-8 meeting in L'Aquila as productive, promising the pontiff that concrete progress had been made.
And the new star of the g-8 summit, the woman whose name was on everyone's lips, wasn't even invited to the head-of-state affair.
The pope takes the g-8 seriously, which means everybody else in the Vatican is obliged to do so as well.
Throw Russia out of the g-8 and then force Moscow to veto a resolution in the UN Security Council.
Using the financial crisis to replace the g-8 with the G-20 was a valuable shift in global architecture.
Cops, expecting a crowd of 5,000 and highs in the mid-80s, were prepared for g-8 protest levels of mayhem.
Barbie Latza Nadeau reports on what Obama—and George Clooney—accomplished at the g-8.
The inadequacy of too many of the passengers in g-8 Club Class is another argument for keeping the conversation big.
“They make you look distinguished,” Arun would reply, then jet off to the g-8 or Ghana.