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Brazilian Insurance Group Acquires Portuguese Hospitals

Amil Participacoes SA, Brazil's largest health insurer, has announced the acquisition of Hospitais Privados de Portugal, or HPP, for 85.6 million euros ($109.7 million). continue reading »

National Hispanic Media Coalition Hosting Latino MediaCon & Expo July 20-21

Univision Chairman and CEO of Saban Capital Group, Haim Saban, Among Keynote Speakers and Panelist Free Entertainment Expo to Showcase Latino Talent, Media Properties and Brand Launches continue reading »

Minority Enterprise Development Week Awards Nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for the Minority Business Development Agency's 2012 Minority Business of the Year Awards Program. Don’t miss this chance to recognize the outstanding achievements of minority entrepreneurs, continue reading »

Ford Sets New Record in Supplier Diversity with a 34 Percent Increase in Minority Sourcing for 2011

In 2011, Ford Motor Company purchased a record $5.08 billion and $1.06 billion in goods and services from U.S. minority- and women-owned business enterprises, respectively continue reading »

Margaret Diaz appointed Regional Director of NLRB’s Tampa, FL Regional Office

NLRB Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce and Acting General Counsel Lafe E. Solomon have announced the appointment of Margaret J. Diaz as Regional Director in the Tampa Re continue reading »

Hola Espanol! Go Daddy Creates Spanish Language Website

Making It Easier for Spanish Speakers to Build & Develop Internet Presence. Go Daddy is now available online in Spanish. The world's largest provider of Web hosting, domain names and new SSL Certificates has launched continue reading »

Argentine Newspaper Giant’s Subsidiary to Buy Largest U.S. Hispanic Press Group

A subsidiary of Argentina's S.A La Nacion newspaper group is to take a controlling interest in impreMedia, the largest publisher of Spanish-language newspapers in the United States. continue reading »

Campaign Launches to Educate Hispanics on Tax Preparation

Spanish-speaking taxpayers can face barriers of language, fraud and misinformation. When it comes to taxes, many Hispanics face an uphill battle w continue reading »

USHCC Announces 2012 Legislative Summit in Washington, D.C.

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) today announced plans for the 22nd Annual Legislative Summit, slated for March 21-23, 2012, at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center. continue reading »

Hispanic Entrepreneurs to Benefit From ‘Small Business Saturday’ Effort

National Entrepreneurship Month Ends with Effort to Bolster Local Communities. The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) today announced its support of the 2nd Annual Small Business Saturday, taking place November 26, 2011, continue reading »

Hispanic Entrepreneurs to Benefit From ‘Small Business Saturday’ Effort

National Entrepreneurship Month Ends with Effort to Bolster Local Communities. The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) today announced its support of the 2nd Annual Small Business Saturday, taking place November 26, 2011, continue reading »

SMALL BUSINESS FINANCE: SBA Kicks Off Young Entrepreneur Series

Five-city tour offers young people advice and tools to start and grow businesses. The White House and the U.S. Small Business Administration announced today the launch of the Young Entrepreneur Series (YES) continue reading »

SMALL BUSINESS FINANCE: SBA’s Growth Capital Program Sets New Records

$2.59 Billion in Financing for Small Businesses in FY11. The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) program provided a record $2.59 billion in fiscal year 2011 to small businesses, a 63 percent increase over last year’s $1.59 billion. continue reading »

Harley-Davidson Opens New Latin America Headquarters

In recognition of the growing opportunity to introduce the unique Harley-Davidson experience to more customers worldwide, Harley-Davidson announced today the opening of a new permanent Latin America headquarters in Miami, Florida, USA. continue reading »

Renewing the American Dream: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by Helping Hispanic Businesses Grow

I was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, but have lived in Connecticut, Texas, Ohio and currently in New York City. As such, I am one of millions of Puerto Ricans who have embarked on what we have come to call the "guagua aerea" (or "airbus" in Spanish) which exemplifies the constant flux of Puerto Ricans coming from or moving back to the Island. continue reading »

SMALL BUSINESS: U.S. Treasury Announces 2 Illinois Community Banks Receive $24.5M for Small Business

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that two Illinois community banks received a total of $24.5 million through the Small Business Lending Fund (SBLF). The SBLF, which was established as part of the Small continue reading »

FUMEC Sees Great Opportunities for Successful Alliances With Innovative Companies and Organizations

FUMEC to share with attendees the operating mechanisms that make possible bi-national synergies between investors and high quality companies. One of FUMEC's success stories has to do with the band Grupo Pesado, which mixes music from north of the border with Latin rhythms and is followed by thousands of fans in the United States and Mexico via their smart phones using an application developed by Ironbit, a small business supported by the Secretary of the Economy through FUMEC. continue reading »

Minority Business Competition Call for Entries; $150,000 in Grants from MillerCoors

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, minority-owned businesses have increased nearly 50 percent since 2000, fully twice the rate of all U.S. businesses. continue reading »

Quepasa and myYearbook Announce Merger Agreement

Wednesday Quepasa Corporation (NYSE Amex: QPSA), owner of popular Latino social network Quepasa.com and cross-platform social game development studio Quepasa Games, announced that it has exec continue reading »

Mexico and Volkswagen’s 50 Year History Keeps Growing with New $400 Million Investment

At the launching of the production of the New Beetle, Mexico's President Felipe Calderon said that he was pleased to be in Puebla to begin a new chapter in the long history of successes Mexico and Volkswagen have jointly achieved over nearly 50 years. continue reading »