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Volkswagen to Build New Plant

Volkswagen to Build New Plant

Wednesday, German automaker Volkswagen said it plans to build a $550 million plant in the central Mexican in Silao in the state of Guanajuato. Volkswagen de Mexico President Otto Lindner said the investment plans are part of the company’s continue reading »

MillerCoors Recognizes Twelve Latino Leaders Making a Difference in their Communities

MillerCoors Recognizes Twelve Latino Leaders Making a Difference in their Communities

MillerCoors today recognized 12 Hispanic leaders who are helping to advance Latino communities across the country. One leader will be chosen as the MillerCoors Lider of the Year and receive a $25,000 grant for a community leadership project. continue reading »

Take Advantage of HIRE Tax Credits

Take Advantage of HIRE Tax Credits

A targeted measure to boost the economy is the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment, or HIRE, Act of 2010. In his state of the union address, President Obama called continue reading »

Mexican Beer Corona Now One of the “Best Global Brands”

Mexican Beer Corona Now One of the “Best Global Brands”

Interbrand has announced its list of 100 'Best Global Brands' and there are few surprises with Coca-Cola retaining its top spot...Mexican beer Corona is a new arrival to the list debuting at #85. continue reading »

Latinnovating: Green American Jobs and the Latinos Creating Them

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s Public Policy Conference in Washington D.C. on Wednesday. This is considered the first book at the intersection of the green economy and Latino leadership and entrepreneurship. The bo continue reading »

“Confia en Ti, Confia en Chase” Not So Much This Week

“Confia en Ti, Confia en Chase” Not So Much This Week

JPMorgan Chase & Co. just announced it will refund late fees and help its 16.6 million online customers that were unable to access their accounts yesterday and earlier this continue reading »

En Vigor la Restricción en las Operaciones con Dólares

En Vigor la Restricción en las Operaciones con Dólares

A partir de hoy las personas morales sólo podrán cambiar mensualmente hasta 7 mil dólares en efectivo en bancos en Mexico. Con mil 196 empresas bajo la figura de corresponsales cambiarios, este lunes entran en vigor las medidas que limitan las operaciones de dólares en efectivo, correspondientes a las personas morales. continue reading »

A Tale of Two World Cup Business Rivals

A Tale of Two World Cup Business Rivals

The 2010 South Africa World Cup introduced a new era for marketing from a few of the mega-sports brands. With most consumers watching the games on multiple platforms, commenting in “real time” with other fans, while simultaneously picking up background details from content sites, new opportunities presented themselves and the traditional sponsorship model has been revisited. continue reading »

Japón ha Financiado con Cien Millones Dólares 140 Proyectos en Nicaragua

Japón ha Financiado con Cien Millones Dólares 140 Proyectos en Nicaragua

En los últimos tres años y tres meses el Gobierno del Japón ha financiado unos 140 obras en infraestructura, educación y salud en Nicaragua con donaciones de unos cien millones de dólares, informó hoy el embajador del Japón en este país, Shinchi Saito. continue reading »

Mexico and Several Latin American Countries Recognzied for Innovation in Water Accessibility

Mexico and Several Latin American Countries Recognzied for Innovation in Water Accessibility

Service operators and public officials from Mexico, Nicaragua, Brazil and Colombia were recognized for innovative contributions to water and sanitation by the Inter-American Development Bank and FEMSA Foundation today, in the context of World Water Week congress taking place in the Swedish capital. continue reading »

Latin American Exports to Jump 21% This Year

A new United Nations study says that exports from Latin America and the Caribbean will grow by 21.4 per cent this year, owing mainly to purchases from Asia – particularly China – continue reading »

AT&T Expands Relationship with Mexican National Team

AT&T Expands Relationship with Mexican National Team

As part of AT&T expanding partnership with the Mexican National Team, the company is teaming with Univision Interactive Media to stream more upcoming Mexican National Soccer Team international friendly games live starting this month. The streams will be available to AT&T customers who subscribe to AT&T Mobile TV or MobiTV services. continue reading »

On the Eve of Labor Day Employment Outlook for Latino Workers Remains Dim with 12% Unemployment Rate

As the country prepares to honor its work force on Labor Day this Monday, the employment picture in the country remains bleak. The unemployment rate rose in August for the first time in four months to 9.6%. Latinos in the country have been hit especially hard with a higher rate of unemployment at 12.1% and fewer employment opportunities especially if they are uneducated. continue reading »

Carlos Slim Investing $1.4 Billion in Urban Renewal for Mexico City

Carlos Slim Investing $1.4 Billion in Urban Renewal for Mexico City

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim Helu is investing $1.4 billion in renovating a run down section of Mexico City known as the Plaza Carso. The Plaza upon completion will provide housing, commercial office space and cultural sites. More importantly, the Plaza Carso project will create 5,000 jobs mainly in construction with more jobs expected as retailers fill the commercial space. continue reading »

Hispanic Business: MillerCoors Continue to Provide Resources

Hispanic Business: MillerCoors Continue to Provide Resources

MillerCoors continues to empower urban and multicultural communities by offering small businesses the unique opportunity to vie for $150,000 in business grants with its signature program, the MillerCoors Urban continue reading »