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Estelle Gonzales Walgreen is co-founder and the Chief Content Officer at Hispanically Speaking News. (www.hs-news.com) At HS-News she has fused her passion for all things Hispanic with her entrepreneurial spirit and the insatiable need to ask WHY - ¿Por Que?

As a long-term executive and entrepreneur Ms. Gonzales-Walgreen is enjoying the next phase of her professional journey after spending decades in leadership roles at several businesses including Converse Industries. She will be a regular cultural commentator for HS-News while creating editorial, advertorial, and video content for the site.

Estelle initially focused her entrepreneurial interests and communication skills to capitalize upon the potential presented by the Hispanic financial customer with her Hablando Dinero radio program. She was one of the first women Hispanic radio station owners as a partner in EXCL, a leading Spanish-language broadcasting company. Estelle has held director, trustee and advisory roles for numerous corporate and non-for-profit boards for over 20 years; most recently at AAA Motor Club, Nature Conservancy and the Museum of Science and Industry.

Estelle is a recognized business leader and dynamic public speaker; having been named "Outstanding Business Leader" by the State of Wisconsin, "Woman of Achievement" by the Anti-Defamation League.

Blog Entries by Estelle Gonzales Walgreen

Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Ashes Brought to Palace of Fine Arts as Mexico Says Good-Bye

The ashes of Colombia's Gabriel Garcia Marquez were brought on Monday to this capital's Palace of Fine Arts, where hundreds were waiting to pay their respects to the Nobel prize-winning writer who called Mexico home for the last three decades of his life. continue reading »

REPORT:  15,000 Left Homeless from Valparaiso Chile Fire

As many as 15,000 people have been left homeless by the fire that burned for more than a week in the Chilean port city of Valparaiso, killing 15 and destroying some 3,000 homes, the official coordinating the response to the disaster said Monday. continue reading »

Traffic Accidents Near Mexico City Leave 18 Dead

At least 18 people died in two traffic accidents in Mexico state, which surrounds the Federal District and forms part of the Mexico City metropolitan area, a spokesman for the state Attorney General's Office told Efe Sunday. continue reading »

Vigilantes Involved in Shootout with Knights Templarios Cartel Members in Mexico

Suspected Caballeros Templarios drug cartel gunmen engaged in a shootout with vigilantes in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, a vigilante leader said. continue reading »

Anti-Government Protesting in Oaxaca Mexico Leaves 6 People Injured, 38 Arrested

Thirty-eight people were arrested following a protest that left six police officers and a newspaper photographer injured in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, officials said. continue reading »

FARC Guerrillas Blow Up Section of Pan-America Highway in Colombia

Suspected FARC guerrillas used 100 kilos (more than 200 lbs.) of dynamite to blast a hole in a stretch of the Pan-American Highway in southwestern Colombia, authorities said Tuesday. continue reading »

Jesus Zambrano to Continue as Chair of Mexico’s PRD Political Party

Jesus Zambrano will serve another term as chairman of Mexico's leftist Party of the Democratic Revolution, or PRD, party officials said. continue reading »

Mexico City’s New Metra Line Found to Have Structural Defects

Officials in the Mexican capital on Tuesday announced the suspension of operations along a stretch of the metro's new No. 12 line to allow for repairs of structural defects. continue reading »

Immigration Activists Protesting in Front of White House Arrested

More than a score of people were arrested Monday at a peaceful vigil staged in front of the White House to protest deportations and support immigration reform that would regularize the status of millions of illegal immigrants. continue reading »

Real Mexican Food Beware: Taco Bell Phone Order App Coming Soon

We are not sure if this is good news or awful news, but for sure its news especially when there isn’t much other news. continue reading »

New York City Considers ID Cards for Undocumented Immigrants

The New York City Council's Committee on Immigration will hold public hearings on Mayor Bill de Blasio's proposal to provide municipal identity cards for undocumented foreigners. continue reading »

Sofia Vergara Teaming Up with Reese Witherspoon on Next Movie Project

Director Anne Fletcher is negotiating joining the MGM movie project "Don't Mess With Texas," an action comedy in which Colombian actress Sofia Vergara will play an escaping prisoner and star with Reese Witherspoon, Variety magazine reported on Monday. continue reading »

BLOG DEL NARCO: Leader in Knights Templar Dionico Loya Plancarte Apprehended

A top leader of the Caballeros Templarios drug cartel was apprehended Monday amid a federal anti-crime offensive in the western state of Michoacan, Mexico's No. 2 official said. continue reading »

Mexico’s Trade Deficit Surges to $1 BN in 2013

Mexico posted a trade deficit of $1 billion in 2013, well above the deficit of $46 million registered in the prior year, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, or INEGI, said Monday. continue reading »

Mexican Bolero Singer Armando Manzanero Wins Grammy’s Lifetime Achievement Award

The prolific Mexican bolero singer Armando Manzanero received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 56th annual Grammy Awards presentation this evening. continue reading »