Fast forward four years, and Diem is now making this resource possible for anyone in the hospital.
Corruption was rife within Diem's family, involved as it was in drug dealings, rice contracts with the U.S. government, and coerced contributions to the Catholic Church -- headed in South Vietnam by Ngo Dình Thuc, archbishop of Hue, who happened to be Diem's older brother.
Tadeusz Diem is now coming to the end of his term as Ambassador for the Republic of Poland to Canada.
His Excellency Tadeusz Diem is a special guest today, not because he is coming to the end of his term as the first Ambassador from Poland since its rebirth as a free and independent state in 1992, but because he has been a part of the transformation in Central and Eastern Europe, as well as a witness to it.
I've always lived by the phrase "Carpe Diem" but sometimes I don't really do it.