After getting her degree in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania, Ana Montalbán worked closely with Congreso de Latinos Unidos and Morgan Stanley and then decided to go to law school.
Various organizations across the city are doing their part in aiding the creation and growth of diverse small businesses.
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A graduate of Temple Law School, Adriel Garcia started his career with great promise. He finished his studies knowing that he wanted to help people through his legal practice. He began as a clinical student with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, where he developed examination and interview skills during his participation in preliminary hearings and municipal court trials.
Donald Trump won a political victory when he convinced the CEO of Carrier’s parent company, United Technologies, to keep 800 jobs in Indiana, instead of relocating them to Mexico. The Atlantic reports about why Trump's efforts run counter to a broader global trend,as most factory jobs haven’t been outsourced, they’ve just disappeared thanks to automation.
The Atlantic interviewed more than 100 American workers about their work: the pivotal moments in their career, the times they've succeeded or struggled to make it, what their job has taught them about how to treat people, and more.
Philly Magazine reports about 5 Philadelphia entrepeneurs that participated in Shark Tank TV Show: Scrub Daddy, Scholly, and three other local companies featured on the show have fared.
Fortune Magazine interviews Marlon Nichols, co-founder of Cross Culture Ventures, a V.C firm focused on the untapped talents of entrepreneurs of color. Nichols believes Latinos and Black offer attractive investment opportunities for entrepeneurs.
Ikea Will Pay $50 Million for Wrongful Deaths of Three Toddlers. The Philadelphia Inquirer talks to one of the family victims, from West Chester, PA.
El País newspaper reports from the Morgue in Tlanepantla and talks with the relatives of the 32 people killed in the explosions at Tultepec.
Mayor Kenney's sweetened beverage or "Soda Tax"was ruled as legal in court on Monday.
Fatal injuries involving Hispanic or Latino workers rose 12 percent in 2015 to 903 fatalities, up from 804 in 2014, according to a report released last Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The New York Times reports about a Spanish restaurant chain’s business model: use revenue made by serving breakfast and lunch to cover the costs of free dinners for homeless people.
Mezcal has become so popular around the world that local producers are struggling to keep the industry from being taken over by big corporations.
Mitú, a digitial network for Latino Millennials, Partners With Snapchat To Create Content For Latino Youth
President-elect Donald Trump met with the nation’s tech elite to discuss future ways of collaboration between the White House and the tech industry.
The gathering included Jeff Bezos of Amazon; Elon Musk of Tesla; Timothy D. Cook of Apple; Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook; Larry Page and Eric Schmidt of Alphabet, Google’s parent company; and Satya Nadella of Microsoft, among others.
The German discount retailer Lidl plans to open 150 stores in the Eastern Coast, including Pensylvania. The company has just bought a site in Philadelphia and it's considering other real estate operations in different states.
America's Dual Economy is growing: the middle class is stagnated, while a small core of the society gets to high-paying opportunities and jobs on Wall Street and Silicon Valley.
Due to inaction of the Senate, House Bill 2375 was not acted on and as a result, nearly 500 state workers in Pennsylvania will be out of jobs and given furlough during the holidays. Many say this is due to an unsympathetic Republican Senate reacting to Democrat Governor Tom Wolf.
The most popular counter-argument against minimum wages advocates is that requiring higher pay will result in higher prices, fewer hours of work, and an overall reduction of jobs. But in 2014, 18 states and D.C. raised their minimum wages, and the results have been quite clearly positive for local economies, reports The Atlantic.
Will the US get a high-speed rail network like in Europe or Japan? Not in the near future, but some meaning progress has been made.
With a mix of privately funded projects and upgrades to what already exists, America’s trains are finally set to speed up in the near future, reports City Lab.
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Almost all the prohibitions that are implanted in Cuba begin with a rumor. Now it is the turn of surgical steel, but not the one used in instruments in surgery rooms, but the one that is used to make jewels with the appearance of gold or silver. The first consequence has been the sharp fall in prices, the second, which is expected soon, to become clandestine.
Trade with Mexico creates approximately 4.9 million jobs in the United States, according to a new research from the Wilson Center, a non partisan think tank in Washington DC. Despite what President-elect Trump says, that means that one out of 29 American jobs depends on preserving an economic relationship with the U.S.’s southern neighbor.
EFE / Agencias. Con toda una vida dedicada a la elaboración artesanal de tabaco, Wallace Reyes no le da más de "quince o veinte" años de existencia a una industria que ha marcado la historia de la ciudad de Tampa (EE.UU.), en la costa oeste de Florida y que llegó a ser llamada la "capital mundial del puro".
Tampa was once dubbed "Cigar City", but its last cigar factory is about to disappear, like Fidel Castro, the most iconic cigar smoker, did last week.
Among those most worried about the future of the city is Eric Newman, whose family has been making 31 brands of cigars, including Cuesta-Rey, Diamond Crown and La Unica, for three generations, reports The Washington Post.
For 121 years, the J.C. Newman Cigar Co. has produced millions of cigars and shipped them worldwide, while the rest of 149 surrounding factories shuttered their doors or outsourced overseas.
El Corazón Cultural Center - home of Latino arts and culture in the Philadelphia area - celebrated on Wednesday that has expanded its facilities in El Barrio and claims to be the center of a resistance movement against intolerance against the Latino community.