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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 »

SMALL BUSINESS FINANCE: IRS Reminds Small Charities Reporting Requirements May Have Gotten Simpler

The Internal Revenue Service today announced that small tax-exempt organizations may be able to shift to the simpler Form 990-N (e-Postcard) for their 2010 annual information reporting. continue reading »

Innovation Key to Development in Latin America

Innovation Key to Development in Latin America

The countries of Latin America and the Caribbean are making comparatively low investments in research and development, and the region’s private sector is also comparatively under-represented in R&D spending, according to a new study. continue reading »

New Mexican Currency Laws Limit Transactions to $100

New Mexican Currency Laws Limit Transactions to $100

New currency laws in Mexico took effect in October allowing restaurants, stores and other businesses to only be allowed to accept a maximum of $100 in cash per transaction. continue reading »

Financial Survey: Illinoisans Less Likely to Live Paycheck-to-Paycheck Than National Average

Financial Survey: Illinoisans Less Likely to Live Paycheck-to-Paycheck Than National Average

America’s first State-by-State Financial Capability Survey revealed that Illinoisans are less likely to live paycheck-to-paycheck than the national average. The findings are part of the National Financial Capability Study, continue reading »

SMALL BUSINESS FINANCE: Payroll Tax Cut to Boost Workers’ Take-Home Pay

SMALL BUSINESS FINANCE: Payroll Tax Cut to Boost Workers’ Take-Home Pay

The Internal Revenue Service today released instructions to help employers implement the 2011 cut in payroll taxes, along with new income-tax withholding tables that employers will use during 2011. continue reading »

SMALL BUSINESS FINANCE: IRS Uses Twitter to Help Taxpayers, Tax Professionals

The Internal Revenue Service announced the availability of expanded Twitter feeds to share timely information with taxpayers and the tax professional community. The IRS Twitter news feed, @IRSnews, provides the latest federal tax news and information for taxpayers. The focus of the IRS Twitter messages continue reading »