Saturday, June 15, 2024

Business groups and experts on both sides of the border concur: Mexico’s new laws targeting sale of certain foods will not solve COVID-19 infections and deaths – only real investments will

Last week the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) in collaboration with a coalition of border business leaders, expressed serious concern for proposed laws prohibiting the sale of certain foods and beverages to minors, effectively targeting the manufacturing industries in Mexico. USHCC believes these laws could not only negatively affect trade, but also affect […]

At Latino business summit, business owners discuss their priorities

Even though Latino-owned businesses are a fast-growing sector of the U.S. economy, contributing more than $700 billion annually, ongoing obstacles include access to capital and reliable lenders. Latino business owners and entrepreneurs who gathered in the nation’s capital for a business legislative summit sought answers on those issues as well as reassurances that trade at […]

Young Latino Arab Announces His Congressional Bid

Ammar Campa-Najjar, 28, announced his 2018 congressional bid on Thursday, setting his sights on unseating a long-term Republican representative in California’s District 50. Campa-Najjar is the fifth Democrat to throw his hat in the ring, and hopes to use his experience as a community organizer during Former President Barack Obama’s second presidential campaign will give […]

USHCC Backs Julian Castro for vice president

In an unprecedented early show of support by a leading business organization, the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) this week endorsed current Housing and Urban Development Secretary, Julian Castro, for vice president at an event in the Obama cabinet official’s home town of San Antonio, Texas. “We are happily endorsing him for the […]

Trump Cancels Q&A with U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

In what has become a cartoonish campaign rife with inflammatory and derogatory rhetoric, particularly targeting Latinos, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump reversed his decision to participate in a question-and-answer session with the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) slated for October 8, snubbing the Chamber after vowing more than once to engage in the […]

USHCC, AT&T Host Houston Day of Service

Keeping with tradition, Houston-area AT&T employees joined the Greater East End Management District and Keep Houston Beautiful to kick off the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) 2015 National Convention with their volunteer day of service. Friday morning in Houston was spent helping to beautify and landscape a popular trail, punctuated by remarks from the […]

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Reaffirms Differences with Trump Policies

After what was described as a genial, productive private sit-down with United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) President and CEO Javier Palomarez, Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump agreed to a Q&A session with the Chamber on October 8, a conversation the USHCC has hosted with a handful of other candidates. The Monday meeting between […]

Trump to Appear at USHCC Q&A Session

Businessman Donald Trump is set to participate in a candidate question and answer session with the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) on October 8th following appearances by other presidential candidates including Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, former Maryland governor Martin O’Malley and Senator Ted Cruz of Texas. The news comes after Trump and USHCC […]

At USHCC Sanders Talks Wages, Trade & Immigration

On Thursday, Bernie Sanders, Independent senator from Vermont and a 2016 Democratic candidate for president, spoke at a U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) Q&A discussion where he sought to outline his candidacy to the business group and explain what sets him apart from the other Democratic candidates, particularly former secretary of state Hillary Clinton. […]

Gov. Martin O’Malley, presidential candidate, wants to champion immigration reform

In a wide-ranging discussion Wednesday with the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s CEO Javier Palomarez, Martin O’Malley, former governor of Maryland and recently-declared Democratic presidential contender, laid out his vision for a new era of progressive leadership in America. The discussion, the second in the USHCC’s Presidential Candidate Q&A Series, highlighted Mr. O’Malley’s policy positions […]