Tag Archives: economic development

Building Ladders of Opportunity For Economic Development

April 4, 2014

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Commentary: By Wendy Rivera-Aguilar Recently, the Washingtonian highlighted extraordinary success stories of some of the most influential Hispanic achievers of our time. Among the Latino faces featured on the cover was Andres W. Lopez. A Harvard Law graduate and trial attorney from Puerto Rico who is often described as having a “steamrolling personality,” Lopez has […]

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Es Hora de dar a Nuestra Región Binacional la Atención que Merece

July 6, 2012

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Comentario: Por Cindy Gompper-Graves Recientemente los miembros de una delegación comercial binacional pusieron en marcha una gira por la frontera México-Estados Unidos con la esperanza de llamar la atención renovada a la región y destacando su importancia como motor del crecimiento económico. La delega-ción hizo paradas en diferentes puntos a lo largo de la frontera, […]

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Karina’s mexican restaurant abre una nueva sucursal en Eastlake

June 3, 2012

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Por Citlalli Rodriguez California es reconocido por ser uno de los estados que representa el lugar de las grandes oportunidades para miles de inmigrantes que cruzan la frontera diario; querer llevar a cabo el llamado sueño americano es un reto para todos. Desafortunadamente muchos se quedan en el intento. Para los señores Arnulfo y Evangelina […]

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UC San Diego’s Mexico Moving Forward Celebrates Prospects of Prosperity

April 27, 2012

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Symposium, street fair and expo highlight Mexico’s strides for economic growth Mexico’s most visionary leaders, vibrant culture and extraordinary accomplishments will be on display for the “Mexico Moving Forward” symposium, 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. May 3 at the University, California San Diego campus. This year’s symposium, “Charting a Path to Prosperity,” is designed to […]

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Shovel Ready Means Never Ready

October 21, 2011

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Commentary: By Jerome Stocks    We hear a lot these days about the need for “shovel ready jobs” and the lack of them, as well as the “do nothing Congress”. For those who want answers, not excuses, let’s visit some of the places where job preventers work.    First stop: The home of the President […]

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Free Trade Agreements – Killing Jobs and Labor Rights

October 14, 2011

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Free Trade Agreements – Killing Jobs and Labor Rights

Analysis Story and Photos By David Bacon     Last week President Obama broke his campaign commitment and put three free trade agreements up for a vote in Congress (on Wednesday both houses passed the agreements. President Obama will soon sign the Free Trade Pacts into law ). Business interests, ecstatic at the prospect, promise they’ll […]

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The Math Behind “Class Warfare”—A Middle Class Under Attack

September 23, 2011

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 Analysis By Isaiah J. Poole New America Media WASHINGTON—President Obama said on Monday that his proposal would bring taxes for millionaires in line with those paid by the middle class. This “is not class warfare; it’s math,” he stated. But he could have easily been referring to math that hasn’t favored working-class and middle-class households […]

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Gold Diggers, Gamblers, Gun Dealers and GMO Exporters

September 23, 2011

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 Frontera NorteSur     A slew of press reports offers glimpses at a few of the trends that have transformed the Mexican economy during the past decade, a time when the future of the national petroleum industry saw the writing on the wall and the factory employment boom promised by the North American Free Trade Agreement […]

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Change and Challenge in a New Mexico Border Town

September 2, 2011

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By Kent Paterson Frontera NorteSur Editor’s Note: Continuing with the New Mexico Centennial series, today’s article is the second of two pieces on the history of Vado-Del Cerrro in the rural Mesilla Valley south of Las Cruces. This article was made possible in part by support from the New Mexico Centennial Project, New Mexico Department […]

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Empresarios trabajando juntos, en español

September 2, 2011

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Empresarios trabajando juntos, en español

Por Pablo Jaime Sáinz     Una nueva organización sin fines de lucro tratará de ayudar a los empresarios de origen mexicano a desarrollar, hacer crecer o establecer sus empresas en el Condado de San Diego –en español.     La misión principal de la Cámara de Negocios México-Americana (CaNeMexA)”es promover y apoyar a sus miembros al […]

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Dr. King’s Legacy Relevant in Today’s Budget Battles

September 2, 2011

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Legislators Should Focus on Helping Those in Need as They Tackle the Deficit Commentary: By Jasmin Jones     This past Sunday marked the 48th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, ending a week in which he was honored by the opening of a memorial display on the National Mall. […]

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Putting San Diego Back to Work: San Diego Unified School District Awards Nearly All Prop. S Construction Contracts to Local Contractors

July 29, 2011

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    San Diego’s general contractors were awarded nearly $18.2 million (91 percent) in Proposition S construction contracts this year. In addition to encouraging local general contractors to bid on its projects, San Diego Unified School District is dedicated to providing opportunities for small emerging businesses enterprise (EBE) firms.     San Diego Unified has expanded its […]

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Igniting the Entrepreneurial Spark on Both Sides of the Border

July 22, 2011

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Expo Mexico Emprende comes to Los Angeles seeking to capitalize remittances     For the first time in its history, the Mexican government and 16 state governments will present an Expo designed to offer assistance to Mexicans living outside of Mexico with the necessary tools to capitalize their remittances. The Expo will focus on starting and […]

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Baja Goes for Space Dollars

July 8, 2011

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    In a renewed bid to further position their localities in a booming 21st century industry, officials in Tijuana and Baja California will host an aerospace conference later this month.     Jacobo Ackerman Garcia, local delegate for Mexico’s Economy Ministry, said the goal of the July 21-22 event at Tijuana’s international airport is to provide a […]

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Lifting the Federal Debt Ceiling Key to Latino Prosperity

July 8, 2011

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Commentary: By Christian E. Weller     Latino families, like African-American and white families, eagerly await a recovery in the U.S. housing market. Their economic security desperately depends on such a recovery, yet the housing market could face another crisis if Republicans in Congress get their way and the federal debt ceiling—the amount that the federal […]

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House Medicaid Plan Would Stunt California Economic Recovery

July 1, 2011

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By Viji Sundaram New America Media     California could lose as many as 28,440 more jobs, and up to $3.7 billion in related revenue, if federal budget cuts to Medicaid proposed by U.S. Congressman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., were enacted, according to a new report released Wednesday by the nonprofit health-advocacy group, Families USA.     The […]

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Happy Cinco de Mayo…and Every Day.

April 29, 2011

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Nielsen provides a reflection of diversity By Monica Gil SVP Public Affairs at The Nielsen Company    The glorious celebration of Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner, eagerly anticipated in cities and communities throughout the country. America is a wondrous tapestry of many colorful threads, it is important to acknowledge everything that makes […]

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