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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 »

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 »