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Is Jalisco the new Mexico's Silicon Valley?

 03/14/2017 - 04:16

Several Mexican Startups and Entrepeneurs are moving to the capital of Guadalajara amid fears of Trump's immigration policies, reported El País. 

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Guadalajara Cathedral in Jalisco, Mexico. Photo by El Agora.

Cuba welcomes First Norwegian Cruise Line vessel from US

 03/09/2017 - 19:40
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The cruise ship Marina, with the Florida-based Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., arrived Thursday at the port of Havana with 1,250 passengers on its first trip to Cuba.

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The cruise ship Marina, with the Florida-based Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., remains anchored in the bay of Havana, Cuba, Mar. 9, 2017. EFE/Alejandro Ernesto

Charles Koch Foundation gives $2.2M to Penn Law

 03/07/2017 - 14:22

Political donor and philanthropist Charles Koch has donated $2.2 million to the University of Pennsylvania Law School’s research and policy center created four years ago to promote long-term structural improvements to the U.S. criminal justice system.

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Penn Law School. Photo: Wikipedia

A Philly-based startup bets money from developers into environmental protection

 03/03/2017 - 07:17
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The startup Magnolia Mitigation has done vital work to protect two separate endangered species in Pennsylvania, and has saved thousands of acres of wetland throughout the country, reported The Philadelphia Citizen.

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Using mitigation methods, companies like Magnolia help reconstruct the habitat and wildlife of an endangered ecological area. Basically, they manage to get real estate developers invest in the reconstruction of a nearby wetland or other endangered ecological area. In the picture, the Delaware State Forest, Promised Land State Park encompasses two lakes at 3000 acres of forest and natural habitat. Photo: Wikipedia

Rutgers University Launches Black and Latino Tech Initiative

 02/28/2017 - 04:31

Less than 2 percent of all technology start-ups are led by black or Latino individuals, according to a Rutgers University report. The reasons are two-fold: black and Latino entrepreneurs have difficulty securing capital and they also have challenges building business teams that get accepted into top tier accelerators.

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On Thursday, March 2, Rutgers University will host the Black and Latino Tech Initiative Launch, a free event that will offer guidance about funding opportunities for black and Latino tech entrepreneurs and investors from the NY/N.J area. Photo: Wikimedia/Commons

Warren Buffett Criticises Wall Street and Praises Immigrants

 02/27/2017 - 04:26
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In his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, the billionaire praises ‘talented and ambitious immigrants’ , giving a contrary voice to Donald Trump.

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In his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, the billionaire praises  ‘talented and ambitious immigrants’ , giving a contrary voice to Donald Trump. 
President Barack Obama and Warren Buffett in the Oval Office, July 14, 2010. Photo: Pete Souza/Commons

La empresa de pan más grande del mundo es mexicana, y está en Filadelfia

 02/24/2017 - 06:57

Con sede en Horsham, PA, Bimbo Bakeries USA, filial de la multinacional mexicana Bimbo, es la compañía de pan y bollería más grande de los Estados Unidos. Da empleo a más de 3,000 personas de la región y comercializa marcas tan conocidas como Entenmann’s, Sara Lee, Arnold's Bread o Thomas English Muffins.

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Con sede en Horsham, PA, Bimbo Bakeries USA, filial de la multinacional mexicana Bimbo, es la compañía de pan y bollería más grande de los Estados Unidos. Un camión repartidor de Bimbo Bakeries en San Diego, California. Foto: Flickr

El mayor panadero del mundo

 02/24/2017 - 06:36

Perfil de Roberto Servitje, cofundador del Grupo Bimbo, una pequeña empresa de pan y bollería fundada en Ciudad de Mexico en 1945 que ha conseguido convertirse en la mayor compañía panificadora del mundo. La sede de Bimbo en Estados Unidos está en Horsham, en las afueras de Filadelfía, y da empleo a miles de personas.

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Friday, February 24, 2017 - 6:16am
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Roberto Servitje Sendra, Chairman of Grupo Bimbo based in Mexico, receiving the 2010 Business for Peace Award. Photo: Vimeo

Nothing But a Circus: Misadventures Among the Powerful by Daniel Levin – review

 02/22/2017 - 13:06
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Book Review: "Nothing but a Circus: Misadventures Among the Powerful", by Daniel Levin

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In "Nothing but a Circus", New York consultant Daniel Levin exposes his meetings with global movers and elitist powers, in order to -naively - discover that such people are often corrupt.

Políticos y poderosos: esos grandes tomadores de pelo

 02/22/2017 - 12:32
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Crítica de libro: "Nothing but a Circus: Misadventures Among the Powerful", de Daniel Levin

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En "Nothing but a Circus", el consultor Daniel Levin cuenta sus aventuras con los hombres más ricos y poderosos del mundo, y llega a una conclusión: solo miran para ellos. 

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 Lorenzo Servitje, founder of the Mexican multinational baker Grupo Bimbo, in Mexico City, Mexico. Lorenzo died last Friday, said the company. EFE/BIMBO. 
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