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In response to recent killings in Juarez drug rehabilitation center
Thu, 04 Jun 2009, 06:00:24 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'More drug rehabilitation and broader drug prevention, not less, is needed if we intend long-term reduction in drugs and crime along our border,' says Clark Carr, president of Narconon International, a network of over 150 drug rehab and education centers. 'The ONDCP, the UNODC, the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, in fact, governments everywhere agree that reducing drug demand must parallel military and police interdiction.'
Narconon Drug Rehab Center and Volunteers Collaborate to Save Lives in Mazatlan, Mexico
Fri, 29 May 2009, 08:00:28 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Narconon drug rehabilitation techniques are exactly what we have been searching for,' says Victor Capaceta, director of two Mazatlan rehab facilities, named La Loma and La Veinte de Noviembre. Victor and other staff are currently training at the Narconon Navojoa center in the state of Sonora. They intend to bring home what they learn to help their more than 100 students struggling with addiction to alcohol and other drugs.
Philatron International Winner of 2008 Latin Business Association Annual Sol Award
Mon, 03 Nov 2008, 16:22:42 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Philatron International and CEO, Founder, and Owner, Phillip M. Ramos, Jr. were honored at the 2008 Latino Business Association Annual SOL awards as top business of the year. Top business with over $5 million in sales.
Home Shopping Latino Retains JPC Investment Group for Investment Banking Services
Thu, 11 Sep 2008, 10:51:05 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Home Shopping Latino, Inc. (OTC: HSPL / HSPL.pk), a Spanish TV network covering North America, today announced that they are retaining JPC Investments Group, LLC., an Atlanta based investment banking company, as the Company's financial advisor to support HSPL's aggressive growth strategies, including raising additional capital as needed.
PACHECOS - Fear Of A Green Planet: Album Coming from Latin Thug Records
Fri, 20 Jun 2008, 20:12:02 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Following up on the success of their debut album Beat Hustlers, Barcelona Spain's production trio - known as Pachecos - return with Fear Of A Green Planet, an album that pays tribute to the classic Public Enemy album (Fear Of A Black Planet), while also promoting the legalization of their favorite herb.
Hispanics and Other Ethnic Markets Will Spend $60 Billion on Telecommunications, says Insight Research
Mon, 07 Apr 2008, 08:25:20 GMT Edited by Debra Tone
BOONTON, N.J., April 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In 2008, U.S. ethnic communities will spend $59.8 billion on telecommunications services, accounting for over one-third of all residential telecom expenditures, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. The largest minority group, Hispanics, representing 14.8 percent of the total U.S. population, will spend the most.
SOLOW13 Brings the Heat with His Debut CD Release: WARRIOR13
Mon, 14 Jan 2008, 18:15:07 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Jan. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Latin Thug Records presents the debut album from ground-breaking artist SOLOW13. The album will be available in stores and online February 26, 2008. Produced by SOLOW13 and Aaron (T-Bone) Boatright, the project represents a lifetime of work and experiences from this breaking talent. Legendary mastering engineer Brian 'Big Bass' Gardner (Eminem, Dr. Dre, Snoop, Linkin Park, Madonna) mastered the project to create what will surely become a classic, iconic album.
Provocative Novel, America Libre, Acquired by Grand Central Publishing
Thu, 13 Sep 2007, 15:29:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
DAYTON, Ohio - Sept. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After five months as a self-published edition, 'America Libre' (ISBN: 0-595-42606-9), the controversial debut novel by Raul Ramos y Sanchez has been acquired by Grand Central Publishing (formerly Warner Books). America Libre imagines a nightmarish, not-too-distant future when tensions between Hispanic separatists and Anglo supremacists ignite an ethnic conflict.
Latino Media Embraces New Novel America Libre, an Apocalyptic Vision of the Immigration Controversy
Fri, 08 Jun 2007, 18:00:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - June 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'When I first read about America Libre, I knew this was an important book,' said Veronica Jacuinde, producer/reporter of On The Up at SiTV. 'As the debate over immigration becomes more inflammatory, people need to hear the message of this book. It's a warning sign of the consequences of overreaction and prejudice.' America Libre (ISBN: 0-595-42606-9), is a novel by Raul Ramos y Sanchez.
Latino Author the Subject of Controversy
Wed, 23 May 2007, 20:30:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
DAYTON, Ohio - May 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Raul Ramos y Sanchez, the author of 'America Libre' (ISBN: 0-595-42606-9), a novel that contemplates a Hispanic insurrection fueled by mainstream backlash, is discovering just how volatile the immigration issue has become. Right wing bloggers in particular have taken aim at the author.
New Book Concerning Possible Impact of Illegal Immigration Gets Mass Appeal
Fri, 11 May 2007, 23:00:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
DAYTON, Ohio - May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'America Libre' (ISBN: 0-595-42606-9), a fictional book by Raul Ramos y Sanchez, highlights the growing social tension caused by illegal immigration and shows a possible outcome of the crisis - a civil war that leads to the redrawing of America's borders
Online Record Company Widens its Global Reach with Launch of BETA Records Mexico
Thu, 19 Apr 2007, 15:06:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Apr. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BETA Records Mexico announces additional international expansion which follows the success enjoyed by U.S. and German sites of the online record company headed by founders Chris Honetschlaeger and Georg van Handel. Beginning the first of May, BETA Records is opening its online portal to singers and bands based in Mexico.
El Constructor Latino Magazine Reaching Out to Families of Fallen Construction Workers
Wed, 04 Apr 2007, 22:00:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
DULUTH, Ga. - Apr. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A 45 year-old Hispanic laborer was working on the roof of a plant, located in Whitfield County, vacuuming rock from the membrane roofing system so the roof could be worked on. He was pulling the vacuuming hose used to collect the rock when he tripped and fell onto an exposed skylight. The victim fell 26 feet to the floor below. The fatal accident occurred on February 17, 2006.
Spanish Auto Lead Service Launches Creditodeauto.com to Help Satisfy Growing Demand for Spanish Auto Leads
Mon, 26 Mar 2007, 18:00:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Mar. 26, 2007 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spanish Lead Services (SLS) announced today the launching of, Creditodeauto.com. 'Demand for our Spanish auto leads has grown 245% since we've returned from the NADA industry show held in Las Vegas, this past February,' said Seth Schiller, President of SLS. 'Our outbound Spanish call centers couldn't keep up with the demand for our Spanish auto lead product.'
Long Term Care Insurance for Spanish Speaking Americans
Fri, 16 Mar 2007, 14:00:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
KIRKLAND, Wash. - Mar. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation's most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, announced a campaign to bring long term care protection to members of America's second-largest ethnic group, Hispanics. 'Our Hispanic citizens, like everyone else, need long term care insurance,' says Cameron Truesdell, CEO.
Rumors of Castro Regime's Imminent Demise Spark Interest in Cuban Diaspora as 'Broken Paradise' Hits Bookstores
Tue, 13 Mar 2007, 14:58:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Mar. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With recent comments from U.S. National Intelligence Director John Negroponte that ailing Cuban leader Fidel Castro's days "seem to be numbered," and discussion in congress of opening travel to Havana, interest in pre-Communist Cuba and Cuban Diaspora issues have caused unprecedented interest in books about Cuba and Cuban Americans. The best among them may be the new historical novel, 'Broken Paradise' (ISBN-13: 978-0-7432-8779-1), by Cecilia Samartin.
MyImmigrationStory lets Immigrants Tell Their Own Stories
Thu, 19 Oct 2006, 20:08:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
DAYTON, Ohio - Oct. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A website launched by Cuban-born author and marketing executive, Raul Ramos y Sanchez, MyImmigrationStory.com, enables U.S. immigrants from all nations to share their immigration stories in their own words. 'The site's goal is to show the human side of immigration. I think the time is ripe,' says Ramos.
Hispanics and Other Ethnic Markets Account for One-Third of Consumer Spending on Telecommunications, says Insight Research
Mon, 18 Sep 2006, 14:24:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
BOONTON, N.J. - Sept 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In 2006, US ethnic communities account for one-third of every dollar spent on consumer telecommunications services, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. The largest minority group, Hispanics, representing nearly 44 percent of the U.S. minority population, spend the most. The ability to tap into the increased spending power of the Hispanic-American, African-American, and Asian-American communities will be crucial to the survival of telecommunications providers over the next five years.
Los Angeles Infertility Practice Welcomes New Physician
Fri, 15 Sep 2006, 23:59:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Sept. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine(SM) - Los Angeles (SIRM(TM)-LA) is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Rudy Quintero as an Associate Medical Director of the practice. A graduate of the UCLA School of Medicine, Dr. Quintero completed his residency at Glendale Adventist Hospital and a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Stanford University Medical Center.
Emerging Latino Artist Expresses Personal Passion and Social Messages through Figurative Art
Fri, 14 Jul 2006, 21:15:00 GMT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
LOS ANGELES, CA - July 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Figurative artist, Jose Angel Hernandez, will be displaying a collection of provocative portrait paintings at a group show to be held at the Infusion Gallery in downtown Los Angeles from August 1st to the 25th.
L.A. County Supervisor Gloria Molina and 19 Other Elite Women to Be Honored at the 2006 Hispanic Business Woman of the Year Awards
Thu, 27 Apr 2006, 16:29:00 GMT Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SANTA BARBARA, CA - Apr. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Trailblazer Gloria Molina, chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, will be honored as the 2006 Hispanic Business Woman of the Year in a special ceremony along with 19 other Elite Women. The special ceremony will take place Thursday, May 4, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV, and some seating is still available. Maria Silva from KVBC News 3 in Las Vegas will preside as this year's Mistress of Ceremonies.
Car Dealers Learn New Ways to Grow Hispanic Business
Mon, 03 Apr 2006, 21:01:00 GMT Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Apr. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Coast to coast more dealers are starting to tap into the sales potential of their local Spanish auto buyers market. They are reaching out to the Hispanic community in ways that didn't exist just a couple of years ago. Joe Leonard of Darcars Auto Group in Rockville, Maryland is one of those dealers. He's spent the last 6 months focused almost entirely on building this under served segment of his market. An effort he says has brought in a big jump in new and used car sales. One of his most successful marketing additions are local Spanish auto leads generated for Darcars by Spanish Lead Services (SLS).
Author Patrick Carman and Agros International Donate Children's Books for Literacy Project in Central America
Mon, 13 Feb 2006, 03:47 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
SEATTLE, WA - Feb. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The New York Times best-selling children's author Patrick Carman, and Agros International, a Seattle-based, non-profit organization that works with poor, rural families to help them escape poverty, are teaming up with Scholastic to bring libraries to 25 communities in Central America and Mexico. Carman, best-known for his highly successful 'Land Of Elyon' book series, has made a commitment to put books into the hands of children in Central America and Mexico.
Navigating the Swelling Hispanic Market Tide - New Resource for the Financial Services Industry
Thu, 19 Jan 2006, 11:26 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
MIAMI, FL - Jan. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Praxxis, a new consulting and marketing services firm focusing on the U.S. Hispanic market and serving the financial services industry, is at the crossroad of the most significant consumer market realignment facing financial services. Founded in 2005 in Miami, Florida by Salvador Lopez de Azua, Carlos Pardo, and Argelio Maldonado, three veterans of consumer banking and former Citibank executives, Praxxis was conceived as a resource to assist clients with the strategic challenges posed by the growing Latino market segment and its ever-increasing need for financial services.
Local Chef To Present Special Creations at Hormel Foods Mi Sabor(TM) Soccer Clinic
Mon, 26 Sep 2005, 04:42 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - September 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Well-known Latino chef and restaurateur Mario Canela, Jr., will highlight the food and tasting opportunities at the festival surrounding the 4th Annual Hormel Foods Mi Sabor(TM) Soccer Clinic, presented by Hormel Foods Corporation and Herdez Corporation. The event takes place at the Track & Field stadium of the Home Depot Center on October 2, 2005 from 1 - 6 p.m. and is open to youths and their families for fun, soccer and delicious food creations featuring Hormel and Herdez products.
The Sounds of Hispanic Heritage Month Are at Tower Records
Thu, 22 Sep 2005, 10:36 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - September 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tower Records is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with fans of Latin entertainment by providing a 15% sale on all Latin CDs, Music DVD's and Cine Latino DVD titles. Not only that, Tower Records continues to help provide the quintessential Latin music experience by participating in major events, such as El Grito, Fiestas Patrias, the Orange County Latino Film Festival and the Luis Miguel concert series at the Gibson Amphitheatre, in addition to providing in-store events featuring rising bands such as Cabula and Profecia.
Senator Van de Putte Named President-Elect of National Conference of State Legislators
Wed, 17 Aug 2005, 03:58 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
AUSTIN, TX and SEATTLE, Wash. - August 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Senator Leticia Van de Putte (D-San Antonio) is being named President-Elect of the prestigious National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) Friday at their annual conference in Seattle, Washington. Van de Putte, the first Hispanic and the first Texan ever named President-Elect of the organization, will assume the Presidency of the organization next year.
Tower Records Announces Exclusive In-Store Appearance by Don Omar at New York Lincoln Center Location on Friday, June 10th
Thu, 9 Jun 2005, 04:20 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK CITY, NY - June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Having taken a break to enjoy the success of his last release, 2004's 'The Last Don: Live,' Don Omar is ready to get back to the music. The popular reggaeton artist will be promoting his latest release, 'Los Bandoleros,' at the Tower Records Lincoln Center location this Friday, June 10th at 5pm.
By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
U.S. Hispanic Contractors Association to hold National Conference in Fort Lauderdale September 23-25
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - September 17, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- More apropos than anybody
could have imagined when originally scheduled prior to this year's devastating hurricane
season, the U.S. Hispanic Contractors Association will meet for their annual national
conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida Thursday, September 23 through Saturday, September 25,
at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd.
News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Northern California's Downtown College Preparatory Charter High School Graduates its First Class of Students
92% of inaugural class accepted to four-year colleges
SAN JOSE, Calif. - May 19, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Downtown College Preparatory, San Jose's
first charter high school, will graduate its first class of students on Saturday, June 19. The
pioneering school has successfully achieved its goal as 92% of its 59 seniors have been accepted to
at least one four-year University. Academic performance data, including test scores and graduation rates, illustrate that Latino
students have the lowest overall educational attainment in California.
La High School secundaria de California's de la carta preparatoria céntrica norteña de la universidad gradúa a su primera clase de los estudiantes
el 92% de clase inaugural aceptados a las universidades de cuatro años
SAN JOSE, Calif. - de mayo el 19, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- la universidad céntrica preparatoria, High School secundaria de la carta del San Jose's primer, graduará a su primera clase de estudiantes el sábado, de junio el 19. La escuela pionera ha alcanzado con éxito su meta mientras que los 92% de sus 59 seniors se han aceptado por lo menos a una universidad de cuatro años. Los datos académicos del funcionamiento, incluyendo cuentas de la prueba y tarifas de la graduación, ilustran que los estudiantes de Latino tienen el logro educativo total más bajo en California.
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