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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

By Night in Chile

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Spain Continues to Gather World Titles in Sporting Events

Spain continues its winning strike after its World Cup victory, by having Fernando Alonso winning the Formula One Grand Prix in Germany and Alberto Contador winning his third Tour de France today. continue reading »

Hispanics Helping Each Other: Please Become a Tissue Donor

Hispanics and Latinos are united by a common heritage that includes language and culture but more importantly there is a genetic heritage. Since your tissue type is inherited from your parents, the best chance of finding a matching donor is with a brother or sister. The NEXT BEST chance is with someone of the same race or ethnicity. continue reading »

The Deafening Silence of Arizona Hispanics

Various polls have shown where the nation’s Hispanics stand and its not in support of SB 1070, approximately 70% are against it. Reason would follow that Arizona Hispanics, who would be the most likely stopped, questioned or detained, would be staggeringly in opposition. Not so. ¿Por Que? There is a reason why Arizona and Governor Jan Brewer did not appear worried that SB1070 would enrage the states Hispanic constituency, one of the larger in the U.S. Could it be because of the 1.9 million Arizona Hispanics, representing 30% of the population ONLY one-out-of-ten is a registered vote. How did these Arizonian Hispanics, half of which are foreign-born, sire a 2nd, 3rd and 4th generation that is incrementally in favor of SB1070? continue reading »

New Film by Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu is Confusingly BIUTIFUL

The trailer for Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu new film, Biutiful has just been released and if full of acting power by Javier Bardem, who won for Best Actor. The film will be coming to the U.S. in December continue reading »


Morning headline news throughout Mexico continue reading »


Morning headline news throughout Guatemala continue reading »


Morning headline news throughout Mexico continue reading »


Morning headline news throughout Guatemala continue reading »


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HAPPENING NOW:  Judge to Decide if AZ Law to Go Into Effect

HS Breaking News: HEARINGS on SB1070 Conclude, No Ruling by Judge Bolton Nor an Indication When She Will Make Decision continue reading »

Virginia Becomes “Legal Friend” of Arizona’s Immigration Legislation

Virginia is expected to enact strict immigration laws similar to Arizona’s controversial SB 1070 within the next year announced its Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. In addition, in solidarity with Arizona, the Attorney General signed a “friend-of-the-court” legal brief supporting Arizona’s legislation, one of nine other states to do so. continue reading »

Major Fugitive Drug Kingpin Captured in Puerto Rico

The very elusive and dangerous, Jose Figueroa Agosto, was captured in Puerto Rico as he was trying to give authority’s the slip again. Agosto had been on a lot of people’s most wanted list and had been evading capture for a decade, even escaping from a Puerto Rican jail in 1999 continue reading »

Are Track Suits Suitable for Dictators or Anyone Else for that Matter?

Just saw Fidel on TV and thought what in heaven’s name is going on with the tracksuits – Chinese imports I suppose since the U.S. embargo cut him off ages ago. ¿Por Que? Why, no snappy Under Armour or Juicy Couture Chinese knock-offs, to embrace his feminine side. Poor thing, I am pleased he is at least wearing age appropriate senior citizen attire but a blue, gnarly, rayon track suit for the last demi-god, dictator of North American? continue reading »