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HLF Launches Alliance for Innovation and Development

Encouraging "innovation, economic growth, and opportunity for all"

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today the Hispanic Leadership Fund announced the launch of the Alliance for Innovation and Development (A4ID), a coalition project that focuses on the promotion of new and innovative solutions to meeting the challenge of sustainable, long-term economic growth and development. The Alliance will highlight policy ideas from a variety of sources that focus […]

INFOGRAPHIC: Latinos and Adoption of Technology

As I wrote recently, Hispanics are greatly influencing every aspect of American politics, culture, and economics. A great example is the increasing role of Hispanics in one of the most influential mediums in American culture—the Internet.  Broadband access—a crucial service that helps fuel American innovation, job creation, and educational opportunities—is allowing Hispanics to influence American […]

Hispanic Leadership Fund’s PAC Endorses Candidates for Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The Hispanic Leadership Fund’s Political Action Committee today announced the endorsements of several candidates running for Congress. “Our nation’s leaders must establish common-sense policies in Washington that promote an environment where small businesses can create jobs, hard-working families keep more of what they earn, and government overspending does not leave our children with crushing […]

HLF Grades President Obama and Governor Romney on the Issues

Listen to Our Internet Radio Ad, “More Unemployment”

[soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/65912176?secret_token=s-GMQ43″ params=”auto_play=false&show_artwork=true&color=1204de” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]   SCRIPT What has President Obama given us? It sure isn’t jobs. The unemployment rate for Hispanics is 10 percent – much higher than non- Hispanics. President Obama just hasn’t delivered results for our community. Call the White House at 202-456-1414 and ask him to support Hispanic-owned businesses […]

Watch the Hispanic Leadership Fund’s Spanish-Language TV Ad, “Valores”

Everyone Loves Big Bird

That's Why Not Giving His Owners Taxpayer Money Won't Hurt Him

Since last week’s presidential debate, a lot of folks have debated the topic of taxpayers’ money going to public television.  Like everyone else, we like Big Bird.  That doesn’t mean that neither Sesame Street’s producers nor PBS (they are not the same entity) should receive taxpayers’ money.  This is especially true when each of them take in much more money […]

Argentina’s Refusal to Pay U.S. Creditors Leads to Embarrassing Loss

Ghanian Court Rules that Ship Can be Seized

The BBC News today reported the ruling of Ghana’s court that the Argentine military training vessel, the ARA Libertad, could be seized by creditors because of billions of dollars of unpaid U.S. debts.  The ship has been berthed at Tema’s port since October 1, unable to leave until the Argentine government posts bond to creditors […]