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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

Join in Today: Latin America’s Economic Future (WEBCAST)

Today the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Latin America Initiative at Brookings will host a conference examining the outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean in the context of current economic recovery continue reading »

CNN en Español Gets Make Over

CNN en Español is revamping its look, programming and outreach to increase its U.S. audience. Over the next nine months the show will get a new logo and slogan “Vive La Noticia, Live the News” and add several new programs to its line up that include: continue reading »

’30 Ways in 30 Days’ Worldwide Environmental Initiative Launches in Mexico City

In the run up to next month’s major climate change conference in Cancun, the United Nations (UN) will release one case study daily for 30 days to prove that solutions to combat global warming – ranging from planting trees to creating mass markets for solar water heaters. continue reading »

Rick Sanchez Maybe a Buffoon but He’s Our Buffoon

I have been quietly taking in the storm around our poor beleaguered Rick Sanchez - wait a minute I know he’s a buffoon but he’s our buffoon. continue reading »

Permanent Resident Visa Lottery Starts Today

The Congressionally mandated Diversity Immigrant Visa Program makes available 50,000 diversity visas (DV) annually, drawn from random selection among all entries to persons who meet strict eligibility requirements from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States. This program allows selected individuals to receive a U.S. permanent resident card also known as the Green Card lottery. continue reading »

Left Leaning Roid Rage by President Rafael Correa

Left Leaning Roid Rage by President Rafael Correa continue reading »

American Latino and LatiNation Launches New Seasons

LATV Networks announced today that American Latino and LatiNation, its nationally syndicated half-hour television weeklies, will debuted new seasons of their long-running shows the began this weekend, October 2 - 3. continue reading »

Drop the I-Word Campaign Launches

ColorLines is a team of writers, producers and photographers who come together in service to racial justice and they have just launched the “Drop the I-World” campaign. continue reading »

Venezuela Seeks Bigger Role in UN and Radical Change for the Organization

As the UN General Assembly concludes its meetings with world leaders Venezuela took the stage to call for wholesale reform of the United Nations – suspending veto rights of the five permanent Security Council members, enlarging the 15-member body, strengthening the General Assembly and opening up the election of Secretary-General. continue reading »

WEEKLY FEATURE:  Coco Loco Latinos of the Week

It’s time to identify our Coco Loco Latinos most of whom we found at different fiestas throughout the week. We had the decrepit ‘’chuchi chuchi’’ hoochy Charo showing continue reading »

UNWIND this weekend with a Latin American Wonder

UNWIND this weekend with a Latin American Wonder continue reading »

HS News has Figured out Who Meg Whitman’s Maid Really Works For - Partake of our Humor

Come visit our ¿Amigo ó Enemigo? section as we analyze and dissect what is said by and about Hispanics and Latinos. continue reading »

La Llorona Legend Goes Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood famed 'Halloween Horror Nights' has added a new feature or more aptly said has hispanicized its event by adding La Llorona (The Wailer) continue reading »

Mexico Urges UN Leaders to Ratify Protection Rights for Migrant Workers

Mexico urged all United Nations Member States to ratify the international convention that calls for the protection of the rights of migrant workers and their families, deploring what it described as a global tendency to criminalize international migration. continue reading »

Positive Tourism News for Mexico and Dominican Republic

Mexico and the Dominican Republic are reporting positive news for their tourism sector with increasing demand from foreign tourists. continue reading »