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STUDY: Latin America to See Largest Increase in the Number of/Demand for TVs

STUDY: Latin America to See Largest Increase in the Number of/Demand for TVs

A research firm is predicting that Latin America will be the fastest-growing market for new televisions between now and 2015. continue reading »

Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim Fined $1 Billion for Monopolistic Practices

Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim Fined $1 Billion for Monopolistic Practices

Mexican billionaire and the world’s richest man, Carlos Slim, is confirming that the telephone operator controlled by him has been fined $1 billion for ‘monopolistic practices’. continue reading »

Colombia to Spend $200 Million to Expand Its Internet Access

Colombia to Spend $200 Million to Expand Its Internet Access

The Latin American country of Colombia is looking to spend upward of $200 million on expanding the country’s internet access by laying fiber-optic networks in 700 towns. continue reading »

Tr3s: MTV, Musica y Mas Scores Its Most Watched Quarter Ever

Tr3s: MTV, Musica y Mas Scores Its Most Watched Quarter Ever

Up 30% in Prime Time and 19% in Total Day in First Quarter 2011. This season 5.4 Million Viewers tuned-in to MTV's first-ever novela "Ninas Mal" and 3.4 Million Viewers returned to the original hit "Quiero Mis Quinces" & the smash sitcom "George Lopez" continue reading »

Presidential Proclamation—National Financial Literacy Month

A Proclamation. Americans' ability to build a secure future for themselves and their families requires the navigation of an increasingly complex financial system. continue reading »

MBDA Awards $7.8 Million in Grants to Help Grow Minority Businesses

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) today announced $7.8 million in funding for 27 MBDA Business Centers (MBC)located across the country to boost continue reading »

Lima Peru’s Jorge Chavez International Airport Voted Best Airport in South America for 3rd Year

Lima Peru’s Jorge Chavez International Airport Voted Best Airport in South America for 3rd Year

Skytrax Research has announced the best airports in South America for 2011 at their annual World Airport Awards ceremony in Copenhagen and for the third year in a row Lima, Peru’s airport has won. continue reading »

McDonald to Hire 50,000 Employees on April 19th Dubbed as a Mega “Hiring Day”

McDonald to Hire 50,000 Employees on April 19th Dubbed as a Mega “Hiring Day”

McDonald's and its franchisees are looking to hire up to 50,000 new crew and restaurant management positions at restaurants across the country during a hiring event on April 19. continue reading »

Latin America Sees Japan Crisis as Economic Opportunity Not Setback to Economic Recovery

Latin America Sees Japan Crisis as Economic Opportunity Not Setback to Economic Recovery

As several finance ministers in the Latin American region gathered for annual meetings they noted the Japanese earthquake as an opportunity to continue their economic growth via a higher demand for raw materials. Noting the human tragedy they still felt Japan would recovery quick through an aggressive rebuild plan. continue reading »

Microsoft to Provide Funding for Job Training Programs for Youth in Latin America

Microsoft to Provide Funding for Job Training Programs for Youth in Latin America

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Microsoft Corporation will provide $2.8 million to finance job training programs for as many as 6,000 youth across Latin America and the Caribbean. continue reading »

Energy Savings Agreement

Energy Savings Agreement

The Department of State is pleased to announce that it has taken an important step in reducing its environmental footprint by making renewable energy a significant portion of its electric portfolio. continue reading »

MillerCoors to Fuel Business Development Nationwide by Awarding $150,000 in Business Grants

MillerCoors to Fuel Business Development Nationwide by Awarding $150,000 in Business Grants

Understanding the importance of small businesses and their contribution to economic development, MillerCoors continues its legacy of support by announcing the 2010-2011 MillerCoors Urban Entrepreneurs Series (MUES) competition winners. continue reading »

US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 21st Annual Summit - Federal Agency Procurement Matchmaking Event

US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 21st Annual Summit - Federal Agency Procurement Matchmaking Event

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) is hosting the 21st Annual Legislative Summit on March 28th through 30th, 2011 at the W Washington Hotel, 515 15th Street in Washington D.C. continue reading »

U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Announces Partnership With Tropicana Las Vegas (Bilingual)

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) is proud to announce its partnership with the Tropicana Las Vegas, the only independent Hispanic-owned casino and resort in Las Vegas. continue reading »

Goya Foods to Donate 1 Million Pounds of Food to Local Food Pantries Nationwide

Goya Foods to Donate 1 Million Pounds of Food to Local Food Pantries Nationwide

On March 16th, Goya Foods, the leading Hispanic-owned company in the United States, in conjunction with United Way, will donate one million pounds continue reading »