Thursday, December 5, 2019

Study finds that Latino-Owned business are succeeding at impressive rates

The average annual revenue of Latino-owned business increased from $258,702 in 2016-17 to $327,189 in 2017-18, an increase of 26.5%, according to a new study. “I think there has been a strong growth in the Latino businesses in the past year because when we see the economy is doing well that gives us the confidence […]

Latinovations Member Featured on CNN en Español Discussing Rise of Student Interest Rates

Latinovations’s very own Jose Aristimuno was featured on CNN en Español yesterday to discuss how doubling student interest rates would be devastating for Latino students. Because nearly 67% of Latinos rely on financial aid to pay for college, the increase of interest on Subsidized Stafford loans from 3.4% to 6.8% will affect many Latino students […]

Hispanic Farmers Reject Billion Dollar Settlement from Federal Government

A lawyer representing Hispanic farmers alleging discrimination by the United States Department of Agriculture over a number of years called the $1.3 billion settlement offered by the government on Friday “unacceptable.” The group of farmers, which also includes women farmers, claims the USDA favored white farmers for years by giving them preference for loans and […]