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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 »

PuntoMio Announces Alliance with Banamex

PuntoMio Announces Alliance with Banamex

Banamex credit card holders can now take advantage of the PuntoMio service, a US shopping facilitator that delivers client's online orders to their doorstep in Mexico. continue reading »

National Hispanic Entrepreneurs’ Organization Goes Green for Social Entrepreneurs

National Hispanic Entrepreneurs’ Organization Goes Green for Social Entrepreneurs

The National Hispanic Entrepreneurs’ Organization (NHEO), announced that it’s Institute for Global Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation will partner with Echoing Green as a Fast Track Search Partner. continue reading »

LAN Airlines Partners with Lonely Planet to Promote Latin American Tourism

LAN Airlines Partners with Lonely Planet to Promote Latin American Tourism

LAN Airlines, one of the leading airlines in South America, and Lonely Planet, a leading travel content provider, announced the signing of a five-year agreement at the World Travel Market in London today. continue reading »

Domino’s Pizza and GM Cars to Star in Univision’s New Telenovela – Eva Luna

Domino’s Pizza and GM Cars to Star in Univision’s New Telenovela – Eva Luna

When Univision viewers tune in tonight for the premiere of Eva Luna they will see the usual drama and trauma of a Spanish telenovela but there is something very new – product placement from marketers that include General Motors (GM), Domino’s Pizza and T-Mobile. continue reading »

Tax Education For America’s Latino Immigrant Workforce

Hispanics whether foreign born or not, need access to quality tax information to comply with the legal obligation of accurately submitting their taxes to the IRS each year. continue reading »

AT&T Receives Top Honors for its Diverse Supplier Base

AT&T Receives Top Honors for its Diverse Supplier Base

The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) honored AT&T with the prestigious “Corporation of the Year” award last night at its Awards Banquet, capping its conference and business opportunity fair in Miami. continue reading »

America Needs Latino Tax Base Say Experts

America Needs Latino Tax Base Say Experts

At its 7th Annual Multicultural Marketing Summit, Geoscape released the 2011 series of its American Marketscape DataStream’s (AMDS) report of the evolution of the American economy and cultural make up. In it, Geoscape revealed facts in the 2011 series that show explicit support continue reading »

$570 Million Chrysler Plant Debuts in Mexico

$570 Million Chrysler Plant Debuts in Mexico

Chrysler automotive opened its sixth engine manufacturing plant this weekend in Mexico at a cost of $570 million. The plant is located in the state capital of Saltillo and will produce their most advanced and energy efficient engine that will be used in its Jeep Cherokee, Town and Country and Dodge Charger models. continue reading »

Investment in Latin America is Seeing ‘Significant Recovery’

Investment in Latin America is Seeing ‘Significant Recovery’

New data released today by the United Nations shows that foreign direct investment (FDI) in Latin America and the Caribbean recovered significantly this year following the decline in 2009 due to the global financial crisis. continue reading »

Largest Hispanic Owned Food Company Goya Foods Celebrates its 75th Year in Business

Largest Hispanic Owned Food Company Goya Foods Celebrates its 75th Year in Business

Goya Foods, an institution among Latin Americans, is poised to launch several initiatives to commemorate its 75th Anniversary throughout 2011. Founded by Spanish immigrants in 1936 as a modest storefront continue reading »