After Hurricane Harvey, the Hispanic Community Rises to Face Construction Challenges in Houston

20 septiembre 2018

At least 68% of the Hispanic working class in Houston works in construction, accounting for heavy building activity integral to the reconstruction after the hurricane inflicted $125 billion in damages and unaccountable disruption in human activity. HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#constructionbusiness–The Hispanic working class, deeply integrated within the construction industry of Texas, have stepped up to take definitive […]

Havas Group Invests in US-Based Leading Multicultural Marketing Agency, Republica

Havas Group Invests in US-Based Leading Multicultural Marketing Agency, Republica

20 septiembre 2018

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Havas Group announced today it has invested in Republica, the No. 1 independent multicultural agency in the U.S. Located in Miami, Florida, Republica was founded by Chairman & CEO Jorge A. Plasencia and President Luis Casamayor in 2006 to address the “seismic multicultural and digital revolution.” Republica’s team of 120 experts specializes in […]

J Balvin Leads Latin Grammy® Nominations with Eight, Followed by Rosalía with Five; El David Aguilar, Jorge Drexler, Kany García, Natalia Lafourcade, and Producers Mauricio Rengifo and Andrés Torres Garnered Four Nominations Each

20 septiembre 2018

Pablo Alborán (Prometo), J Balvin (Vibras), Chico Buarque (Caravanas), Jorge Drexler (Salvavidas De Hielo), El David Aguilar (Siguiente), Kany García (Soy Yo), Natalia Lafourcade (Musas, Un Homenaje Al Folclore Latinoamericano En Manos De Los Macorinos, vol. 2), Luis Miguel (¡México Por Siempre!), Monsieur Periné (Encanto Tropical), Rozalén (Cuando El Río Suena…) vie for Album Of […]

Walmart to Acquire Cornershop in Mexico and Chile, Further Investing in Last-Mile Delivery and Strengthening Omnichannel Strategy

20 septiembre 2018

BENTONVILLE, Ark.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) today announced the acquisition of Cornershop, Inc., a leading online marketplace for on-demand delivery from supermarkets, pharmacies and specialty food retailers in Mexico and Chile. This transaction is an important step forward in accelerating the company’s omnichannel capabilities and growth in Latin America. It follows Walmart’s recent investment in […]

Macy’s Honors Hispanic Heritage With A Month-Long Celebration Of Latin Culture

Macy’s Honors Hispanic Heritage With A Month-Long Celebration Of Latin Culture

20 septiembre 2018

A series of nine events across the country will bring to life the rich contribution of Hispanic Americans in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Macy’s (NYSE:M) is hosting special events nationwide featuring influential individuals who have made contributions globally in connection with celebrating their Hispanic heritage in entertainment […]

United for Puerto Rico Distributes Nearly $38 Million for Relief and Recovery Initiatives

United for Puerto Rico Distributes Nearly $38 Million for Relief and Recovery Initiatives

19 septiembre 2018

A year after Hurricane María it has awarded funds to 193 nonprofit organizations impacting 1.5 million people SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#unidosporpuertorico–United for Puerto Rico has awarded $37,980,545.76 in funds to 193 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to support relief and recovery efforts for hurricanes Irma and María. Funds granted as of August 31st have been distributed […]

Illinois HIV Care Connect Introduces ‘Good Health Is More Than Health Care’ Quiz

Illinois HIV Care Connect Introduces ‘Good Health Is More Than Health Care’ Quiz

19 septiembre 2018

Quiz is first step in campaign to help residents living with HIV affected by social determinants of health SPRINGFIELD, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#HIV–In an effort to assist Illinois residents living with HIV who are affected by social determinants of health, Illinois HIV Care Connect today introduced the “Good Health Is More Than Health Care” Quiz. People living […]

GUESS Partners with J Balvin to Launch GUESS Vibras

GUESS Partners with J Balvin to Launch GUESS Vibras

18 septiembre 2018

Global fashion brand teams up with global music superstar to create an exclusive capsule collection of concert merchandise for J Balvin’s upcoming tour LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GUESS, the global lifestyle brand famous for its iconic ad campaigns, concepted by Chief Creative Officer Paul Marciano, and their timeless trend setting denim are teaming with multiple Latin Grammy […]

ASLA Celebrates Student Award Winners During National Hispanic Heritage Month

ASLA Celebrates Student Award Winners During National Hispanic Heritage Month

18 septiembre 2018

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) recognizes and celebrates Latinx heritage and culture during National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15–October 15, 2018. ASLA proudly highlights several students of Latinx descent who recently won ASLA 2018 Student Awards. ASLA’s annual Student Awards program honors the best work by landscape architecture students at universities across […]

Hispanics Continue to Bear the Brunt of Poverty and Hunger

17 septiembre 2018

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Congress–As the country celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month, recently released government data indicate that Hispanics bear the brunt of hunger and poverty despite the recent gains in the national economy. Data released earlier by the U.S. Census indicates that 18.3 percent of Hispanics or 10.8 million people lived in poverty in 2017. Another set of […]

Gaby Natale Debuts SuperLatina Con Gaby Natale on reVolver Podcasts

Gaby Natale Debuts SuperLatina Con Gaby Natale on reVolver Podcasts

17 septiembre 2018

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#inspiration–Join Gaby Natale, a multiple Daytime EMMY®-award winner, media personality, entrepreneur and bestselling author on SuperLatina Con Gaby Natale presented by reVolver Podcasts. Each week listen as Natale chats with influential celebrities, experts and fascinating people from all walks of life to offer tools for personal growth and inspiration. “We are thrilled to have […]

Heart Disease Kills More Than 20,000 Latinas Each Year

17 septiembre 2018

WomenHeart launches awareness campaign for Hispanic Heritage Month WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#DelCorazon–WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease today launched its inaugural Hispanic Heritage Month campaign, made possible by Burlington Stores. With nearly 48 million women living with or at risk for heart disease—almost 1 in 3 Hispanic women—the campaign will raise heart health awareness […]

reVolver Podcasts and AARP Launch Special Edition Podcast with María Marín

reVolver Podcasts and AARP Launch Special Edition Podcast with María Marín

17 septiembre 2018

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AARP—reVolver Podcasts produced an original, limited run podcast, Caminos al Éxito y la Felicidad that focuses on living your best life at any age. Sponsored by AARP, the nation’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to the 50 plus population, and hosted by María Marín, a well-known author, motivational speaker, social media influencer, and radio and […]

Open Dance Call for Steven Spielberg’s New Version of West Side Story

16 septiembre 2018

Oscar-Winning Director Looking for Singers and Dancers for Various Roles LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Twentieth Century Fox Film is having an open dance call in New York City for roles in “West Side Story,” a new film version of the Broadway musical to be directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Steven Spielberg. Oscar nominated screenwriter and Pulitzer Prize-winner Tony […]