Archive | November, 2012
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Entrepeneurial Latinas: Angelia Cabrera’s Jewelry Carves A Niche In The Fashion Industry.

by Victoria Cepeda We often read about famous Latinos/as that have made it big or whose track record have contributed to our history.  While there is nothing wrong about supporting and promoting our notable and newsworthy “gente“ we should also recognize the efforts and hard work of our local Latino “empresarios”. They are the local […]

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Chef Eddie Cotto Jr. owner of the only Puerto Rican cuisine restaurant in Jersey City, New Jersey Me Casa.

Entrepreneurial Latinos: Chef Eddie Cotto, Jr.’s ME CASA

By Victoria Cepeda As per AHAA.org, between 2002 and 2007 the number of Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States increased by 43.6 percent to 2.3 million, more than twice the national rate of 18.0 percent. More than half of Hispanic business owners (55 percent) were born in the U.S.  Of the sampled group,  the number […]

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