President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s efforts to reshape Mexico’s electricity sector to favor the state-owned power company have spurred hundreds of lawsuits and sown a level of uncertainty that businesspeople say is costing jobs and private investment.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The logjam of trucks at the U.S.-Mexico border finally began breaking Thursday after nearly a week as Texas Gov. Greg Abbott eased off his latest dramatic action over immigration that has gridlocked some of the world’s busiest trade ports and taken a mounting economic toll.
On average, Latino workers earn 73 cents for every dollar earned by a white worker. If Latinos were paid as much as white people, Latinos would see their income rise by 37 percent, and an additional 1.1 million Latinos would join the middle class.
Latinas are making tremendous strides in education, politics, business, media, the arts — everywhere. But Latinas have only begun to get their due.
Latina political figures, business leaders, entrepreneurs, and heads of various organizations gathered at the 2021 LULAC National Women’s Conference over the weekend discuss and strategize about empowerment and leadership.
My personal journey toward quitting my old job and starting a new one is a reminder that, for Latinos, the Great Resignation also includes letting go of cultural norms that have been instilled in us since childhood.
Latinas are economic powerhouses who drive almost two trillion dollars in Hispanic purchasing power. If we can close the pay gap, we will be investing in an energized, resourceful and powerful segment of our population capable of fueling our economy forward.
There is great potential for Latinx entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley and beyond, if only they were adequately supported by banks, angel investors, venture capitalists, and their own community.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador became the first country to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender Tuesday, but the rollout stumbled in its first hours and President Nayib Bukele said the digital wallet used for transactions was not functioning.
HAVANA (AP) — Cuba’s government said Thursday it will recognize and regulate cryptocurrencies for payments on the island.
The new Bitcoin Law is priming Salvadoran banks to run afoul of international regulators and could tip the country into an inflation crisis, says conservative economist Steve Hanke. Skepticism of bitcoin in rural, cash-based economies may also hamper broad public use of the cryptocurrency.
“Credit rating agencies try to have a qualitative and scientific vision for rating sovereign debt,” Giovanni Rodríguez of Colombia’s National University told Latino Rebels. “They have very practical methodologies which are easy to follow. But in the end. these agencies, far from making objective ratings, use ratings that are based in political and subjective logic.”
New Wealth Report Says Family Is Most Important Motivation for US Latinos to Become Economically Successful
They surveyed a sample of 512 affluent Latino families from 2019 and found that 68% of respondents prioritize family welfare over other interests.
At the global scale, leading economic indicators suggest the worst is behind us and that the world is slowly recovering. To be blunt, Latin America’s recovery will be among the worst.
In border towns across the U.S., small businesses are reeling from the economic fallout of the partial closure of North America’s international boundaries.
Hector chats with Pabel Martinez, Global Account Director at TikTok, and the founder and CEO of Plurawl, whose mission is to redefine professionalism by empowering Latinos to be their authentic selves in the workplace
A Texas Lender Sued Thousands of Low-Income Latinos During the Pandemic. Now the Feds Are Investigating.
A federal consumer watchdog agency has launched an investigation into a company that aggressively sued thousands of Latino borrowers in Texas during the coronavirus pandemic while depicting itself as a financial ally of the community.
What kind of protagonist would I unleash into the nonprofit ecosystem over the next 10 years if she had the face of AOC and she had the power of the immigrant dollar behind her?