Rick's leadership rewarded at the Solomon Islands

One person it was good to see at the IMF meeting in Dubai was Rick Houenipwela, the universally popular and respected governor of the Central Bank of the Solomon Islands.

There's another governor who has been through a lot recently, what with the country's financial system being subverted earlier this year by "conmen" with their pyramid schemes, bringing about civil unrest and riots, the enforced closure of banks for two days, and eventually intervention by an Australia-led force.

The governo

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