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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

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 »

Attempted Murder on Another Mexican City Mayor

Just as Mexico was reeling from the news that a fourth Mexican mayor was assassinated in a month Mexican authorities are reporting the attempted murder of another. Ricardo Solis is the Mayor-elect of a small town in Gran Morelos in continue reading »

Venezuelans Vote in Parliamentary Election Today as Chavez Promises a new Fridge

The opposition party –Table for Democratic Unity- are looking to gain some benches in today Venezuelans elections. Polls indicate that the opposition party will take back some of the seats lost when many voters boycotted the 2005 elections. Sunday’s election is seen as an indicator of Chavez’s popularity two years before the presidential elections. continue reading »

Post-Quake Chilean President Vows to Build Better Country

February’s deadly earthquake in Chile provided an opportunity to forge a better country, the country’s President Sebastian Piñera told the United Nations (UN) General Assembly’s annual high-level debate this week. continue reading »

Colombia Touts Latin America as Part of Solution for Global UN Goals

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, at the gathering of world leaders at the UN General Assembly, promoted the vital role that the resources of Latin America can play in achieving many of the global goals that the United Nations has set, from providing food to fighting climate change. continue reading »

WEEKLY FEATURE:  Coco Loco Latinos of the Week

It’s time to identify our Coco Loco Latinos of the week and our choices range from the delusional to the D-listed to the detained. Starting with the delusional, we can start nowhere else but with J-Lo. Jenny on the Block like the bed bugs in New York keeps resurfacing even when continue reading »

Argentina to Boost its Agricultural Sector

Argentina, one of the world’s top four food exporters, will further boost sustainable growth of its agricultural sector by developing new technologies supporting small- and mid-sized producers, and implementing environmental sustainability improvements. continue reading »

Not Good When Norteños Channel ‘Black Eyed Peas’

When hearing Calor Norteño's tex-mex, Spanish language version of the Black Eyed Peas "I Got a Feeling" you realize certain things are better off left alone. The groups rendition titled "Tengo un Sentimiento" continue reading »

Hispanic Heritage Month - FREETANGA Time

I apologize to my legion of fans (all 5 of you) for not writing sooner, this is the busy social season being Hispanic Heritage Month. Between the discounted continue reading »

World Cup Referee Byron Moreno and Sports Commentator Arrested for Heroin Smuggling

Canal Uno and former World Cup referee, Byron Moreno, has been arrested on suspicion of smuggling heroin into the U.S. Moreno is well known in Latin America for his sports commentary and is equally known for his World Cup referring. In 2002 he gained famed for his controversial call expelling Italian Francisco Totti in the Italy vs. Korea game. Moreno was widely blamed by Italy for their elimination from the 2002 World Cup. continue reading »

Guatemala Still Struggling After Deadly Rains

Some 330,000 Guatemalans will need food aid over the coming months, just to be able to subsist, according to a new United Nations study. continue reading »