Two Latino U.S. senators could have key roles in reforming Telephone Consumer Protection Act

U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Ted Cruz (R-TX), both Latinos, may play a pivotal role Wednesday in determining the outcome of what some view as an initiative to protect American businesses from costly lawsuits. The two senators, who sit on the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee, are set to hear testimony advocating reform of an anti-telemarketing law, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Read More »

Latin Trade Group reveals 2015's top Latin American businesswomen

The Latin Trade Group unveiled its annual list of leading businesswomen Thursday from Miami, commending recipients’ executive and financial leadership through ever-changing economic trends and honoring achievement in what is still a primarily male-dominated market. Based on that status, many of the honorees promote and support fellow female entrepreneurs through their work. Read More »

U.S. Spanish-language newspapers experiencing “Golden Age”

Spanish-language newspapers in the U.S. are going through a rich period and have an even better outlook though challenges remain, Reinaldo Escobar, a Colombian-born journalist and owner of The Spanish Times in Utah, recently told Latin Business Daily. The importance of Spanish-language media has grown along with the U.S. Hispanic community's political importance, Escobar said. Read More »

Brazil's Mussulo Resort now part of Interval International network

Mussulo Resort by Mantra near Conde in the state of Paraiba, Brazil, is now part of the Interval International network, a worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group, Interval International said Sept. 30. The all-inclusive Mussulo Resort is located on 24 acres near Carapibus Beach, an area surrounded by barrier reefs. Read More »

Colombian developer Juan Carlos Gonzalez to open luxury condos in South Florida

The Colombian mega-developer Juan Carlos Gonzalez is launching his first venture in the South Florida condominium market with the luxury condo development Bijou Bay Harbor that is planned for Bay Harbor Islands; Gonzalez's U.S. development company Ability by Acierto will begin pre-sales this season and break ground early next year, as the company has partnered with Conexo Inmobiliario, founded by Andres Arias Gutierrez, who will serve as the president of new developments for Ability by Acierto. Read More »

Easy Taxi founder named Latin Trade’s Young Leader of the Year

Tallis Gomes, founder of Easy Taxi, was recently named Young Leader of the Year at the 2015 BRAVO Business Awards hosted by the Latin Trade Group. "Tallis Gomes is the first person to receive the Young Leader of the Year Award, a new category of the BRAVO Business Awards which highlights the role of Latin Americans under 40," Latin Trade CEO Rosemary Winters said. Read More »

Telco Cuba's CEO offers updates after meeting with U.S. officials

Telco Cuba Inc. announced new updates from the company’s CEO and founder William Sanchez after meetings this week in Cuba at the recently re-opened United States Embassy in Havana. While in Cuba, Sanchez met with Gilberto Torres, the U.S. Economics Officer at the United States Embassy in Cuba. Torres told Sanchez the U.S. government's resources were at their disposal.  Read More »

National conference for Spanish-language journalists set for April

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists announced Wednesday that it will launch its first annual conference for Spanish-language journalists in 2016.The NAHJ is working in collaboration with Hispanicize 2016 to coordinate a weeklong track of Spanish-language journalism sessions. The first conference is scheduled for April 4-8 at the InterContinental Hotel in Miami.  Read More »