- U.S. State Department official outlines situation in Venezuela
- Mauro Libi Crestani's Casa Hogar Foundation celebrates ninth year in Venezuela
- Franchise Whales hopes to seed the economy by helping others
- Show support for vets, military by increasing U.S. energy independence, says Latino veteran leader
U.S. State Department official outlines situation in Venezuela
The U.S. State Department held a special briefing on the growing unrest in Venezuela recently. The briefing, led by State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert, involved a conversation call with Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs Deputy Assistant Secretary Michael Fitzpatrick, a State Department release said.
Franchise Whales hopes to seed the economy by helping others
Two business experts with more than 35 years of experience in franchising between them have partnered together to launch a franchise incubator to help new, emerging and existing franchises strengthen various areas of their businesses.
Davivienda recently announced a collaboration with Uber to provide promotional benefits to the bank's customers in Costa Rica who have a Davivienda credit or debit card.
Peru-based Enel SpA said in a release that Russia recently awarded two wind power projects to its subsidiary, PJSC Enel Russia, and the projects will be managed and constructed by the Enel Green Power division.
Atento S.A. and Chevrolet were recognized recently by the Latin American Alliance of Customer Interaction Organizations (ALOIC ) with the LATAM Gold award for Best Business to Customer Strategy, the highest regional LATAM award for customer service.
Packaging company Scholle IPN said it is opening a new manufacturing facility in Santiago, Chile, to produce flexible and spouted pouch packaging for institutional and retail markets.
Cargill said it is launching its first Latin American foray focused on responsible palm oil production in Colombia with supply chain expertise provider Solidaridad and product exporter Biocosta.
Striving to expand internet capacity in Latin America and the Caribbean, over 735 professionals gathered recently in Foz de Iguacu, Brazil, for the LACNIC 27 summit featuring panelist discussions and assessing latest industry progress.
The Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV) has successfully transferred its indices to the S&P Dow Jones Indices, a June 7 news release from S&P Dow Jones Indices said.
Volvo Trucks said a project to develop a self-steering truck in the Usina Santa Terezinha Group's sugar cane fields in Maringa, Brazil, has been a success, and the project's next step is to transition to the product development phase.
Guatemalan businessman Fernando Jarquin Pira quietly makes donations to first responders and patients
Fernando Jarquin Pira, who runs a pharmaceutical distribution company in Guatemala and has invested a significant portion of his personal resources to philanthropy since 1995, has donated critical medications and paid for treatments of families in dire need as an expression of good citizenship. Jarquin founded Agefinsa (Agencia Farmaceutica Internacional, Sociedad Anonima) in 1995.