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Colombian coffee inspires banana growers to reclaim land lost to violence

 03/21/2017 - 18:48
A worker at a banana farm in Apartado, Uraba, Colombia on Mar. 17, 2017. EFE/LUIS EDUARDO NORIEGA A.
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The Banana Growers Association of Colombia (Augura) is applying a strategy to restore Uraba, the country's principal producer of the fruit and a region stigmatized by violence.

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A worker at a banana farm in Apartado, Uraba, Colombia on Mar. 17, 2017. EFE/LUIS EDUARDO NORIEGA A.

Miriam Ramírez: “Lo importante es confiar en uno mismo y pensar en positivo”

 02/28/2017 - 11:49
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La periodista y empresaria portorriqueña Miriam Ramírez acaba de publicar Qué rayos quiero hacer con mi vida, un libro dirigido a orientar a la juventud latina en la selección de su carrera profesional. Tras el asesinato de su marido, Ramírez se dedica a un negocio de agricultura sostenible en el sur de Puerto Rico.

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 11:31am
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La periodista y empresaria portorriqueña Miriam Ramírez acaba de publicar Qué rayos quiero hacer con mi vida, un libro dirigido a orientar a la juventud latina en la selección de su carrera profesional. Foto: Miriam Ramírez

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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Monday, February 27, 2017 - 4:07am
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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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Friday, February 24, 2017 - 6:37am
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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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Roberto Servitje Sendra, Chairman of Grupo Bimbo based in Mexico, receiving the 2010 Business for Peace Award. Photo: Vimeo

'Day Without Immigrants' protest closes restaurants across the US

 02/16/2017 - 16:24
On Thursday, "Day Without Immigrants" protest closed restaurants across the US. In the photo, a group of Latino immigrants demonstrated in Washington DC yesterday against Trump immigration raids. EFE

Foreign-born residents stayed home, or took to the streets, in protest of President Trump's immigration policies.

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On Thursday, "Day Without Immigrants" protest closed restaurants across the US. In the photo, a group of Latino immigrants demonstrated in Washington DC yesterday against Trump immigration raids. EFE

What You Need To Know About Latino Entrepreneurs

 02/14/2017 - 06:13
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According to a recent study by Stanford Business School, Latino Owned Businesses (LOBs) increasingly serve non-Latino customers and hire non-Latino employees. However, Latino startups are not as likely as non-Latino firms to take external funding.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 5:54am
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According to a recent study by Stanford Business School, Latino companies increasingly serve non-Latino customers and hire non-Latino employees. However, they are not as likely as non-Latino firms to take external funding.Photo: Pexels

The Harsh Truth of America's Factory Dream

 02/07/2017 - 12:22
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A young woman’s fatal accident in Alabama points to the realities of some lower paid jobs in the US,reports The Financial Times.

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 11:59am
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With automation on the rise and unionisation on the decline, manufacturing jobs no longer guarantee a secure middle-class life as they often did in the past. A worker on the line at the General Motors Fairfax Assembly Plant, Kansas City, Kansas, USA. Photo: Wikimedia/Commons

Job Growth Beats Expectations: U.S. Added 227,000 Jobs In January

 02/07/2017 - 03:01
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America’s economy created 227,000 new jobs in January, as the Obama administration ended and the Trump administration began.

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 2:45am
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America’s economy created 227,000 new jobs in January, as the Obama administration ended and the Trump administration began.EFE/ARMANDO ARORIZO

The Death of a Bread Legend

 02/06/2017 - 02:35
 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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One of the founders of Mexican multinational baker Grupo Bimbo died Friday in this capital. He was 98.

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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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