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Latin America Business News

U.S. Imports from Peru Jump by 19 percent in 2010

The Peruvian government’s foreign ministry is announcing that its exports to the U.S. grew by 19 percent in 2010 for a total of $5.7 billion, the growth driven in great part by exports of textile products. continue reading »

Los Pediatras Emiten Nuevas Recomendaciones Sobre Vacunas

Los Pediatras Emiten Nuevas Recomendaciones Sobre Vacunas

En la nueva programación se incluyen la tos ferina y la meningitis. Los adolescentes necesitan un refuerzo para protegerse de la meningitis meningocócica, una infección potencialmente mortal del tejido que rodea el cerebro, continue reading »

Contracting Program for Women-Owned Small Businesses Goes Live Friday

Contracting Program for Women-Owned Small Businesses Goes Live Friday

First Contracts Expected to be Awarded through WOSB Program. Women-owned small businesses can begin taking steps to participate in a new federal contracting program on Friday, Feb. 4, continue reading »

White House to Launch “Startup America” Initiative

Administration and Private Sector Campaigns will promote entrepreneurship and innovation. In his State of the Union Address, President Obama laid out a plan for winning the future by out-innovating, out-educating, and out-building the rest of the world. continue reading »

Peru-Korea Free Trade Agreement Set to Take Effect in April

Peru-Korea Free Trade Agreement Set to Take Effect in April

The bilateral free trade between Peru and South Korea is set to take effect in April, 2011 and is expected to expand trade between the countries five-fold through 2016. continue reading »

Latin American Technology Market Expected to Grow Another 10% this Year

Latin American Technology Market Expected to Grow Another 10% this Year

Latin American technology executives continue to express confidence in their market as they bask in the 10 percent growth last year. The Latin American technology market topped $275 billion last year and is expected to grown another 10 percent in 2011. continue reading »

PERSONAL FINANCE: Want to Live Debt Free? These Tips Will Help

PERSONAL FINANCE: Want to Live Debt Free? These Tips Will Help

Do you dream about being debt free some day? This can be a reality if you follow some basic rules and do what it takes. To start down the road to financial freedom you need to do a few things first. Are you ready? Let's go. continue reading »

New Financing Program from Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

New Financing Program from Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Looking to help small and mid-sized businesses get financing to expand and create new jobs, the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce just launched the Access Florida Capital program. continue reading »

GM to Invest Additional $540 Million Into Mexican Engine Plant

GM to Invest Additional $540 Million Into Mexican Engine Plant

Thursday, accompanied by Mexican President Felipe Calderon, General Motors announced that it will invest another $540 million into its plants in central Mexico to produce two low-emission motors. continue reading »

U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Recognizes 9th Largest U.S. Hispanic-Owned Business, Group O

U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Recognizes 9th Largest U.S. Hispanic-Owned Business, Group O

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), as the leading proponent of Hispanic businesses, is proud to announce Group O, the ninth largest Hispanic-owned company in North America, as the national chamber organization's newest Hispanic Business Enterprise (HBE) member. continue reading »