President Gabriel Boric has announced a plan to require that private companies take Chile’s government on as a partner in the extraction of lithium, which is in high demand around the world for use in electric batteries.
The Taco Bell story shows how Latinos can work hard, innovate, play by the rules, and maybe achieve a decent level of success, while a white guy can waltz in, take what he wants, and become a millionaire with minimal effort.
Mexico is undergoing a fevered competition among states to win a potential Tesla facility in jostling reminiscent of what happens among U.S. cities and states vying to win investments from tech companies.
A wrap-up of the most important and interesting Latino news items from the past week
A roundup of the week’s top Latino news from around the world, written by Latino Rebels senior editor Hector Luis Alamo.
According to the Latin America Development Bank, only 49 percent of women in the region have a bank account. Even though Latin American women own half of the region’s small businesses, 70 percent of them have no access to financing at all.
The Supreme Court is being warned about the potentially dire consequences of a case next week involving a Christian graphic artist who objects to designing wedding websites for same-sex couples.
Born and raised in New York’s Lower East Side, Coss Marte says there weren’t many opportunities for him to make good money outside of drug dealing. His illicit career sent him to prison, where he had a life-changing experience. Now an entrepreneur, he’s helping others like him.
Puerto Rico Agriculture Secretary Has Direct Links to Company that Sells Equipment to Farmers Using Federal Funds
Agro Power, a farm equipment company owned by Puerto Rico’s Agriculture Secretary Ramón González Beiró, has earned over $100,000 in sales of equipment purchased by farmers through the federal Re-Grow PR Urban-Rural Agriculture Program.
On Sunday, August 28, a coalition of Puerto Rican independence groups and their allies gathered outside a hedge fund’s office building in Midtown Manhattan to protest its predatory lending practices.
We now have the opportunity to build up the power of a movement that can uplift all communities by cultivating and strengthening Latina leadership. Imagine what we could accomplish if Latinas received equitable support.
The group of former teachers has joined a small but growing number of Latina-owned dispensaries in the United States. Latinos hold 5.7 percent of cannabis licenses, according to the National Hispanic Cannabis Council.
GoDigital Media Group has acquired the Latino media and entertainment solutions company NGL Collective. The goal is to create a large, digital-first outlet to link a Latino audience with advertising and entertainment that is more inclusive and creates more representation of this growing population.
A collaboration between Puerto Rico-based By Melolops and Cutcreaser, a Salvadoran makeup artist based in New York, caught the attention of the makeup tutorial world, with its eyeliner brushes becoming a staple within the online beauty community.
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.