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President Obama to Establish César E. Chávez National Monument

On October 8th, 2012, President Obama will travel to Keene, California to announce the establishment of the César E. Chávez National Monument. Years in the making, the monument – which will be designated under the Antiquities Act – will be established on the property known as Nuestra Señora Reina de la Paz (Our Lady Queen…

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Christine Ortega Appointed to Board of the Smithsonian Latino Center

Christine Ortega of Southwest Airlines was recently nominated and approved by the Smithsonian Board of Regents to serve on the board of to the Smithsonian Latino Center.  The Smithsonian Latino Center works pan-institutionally with the entire network of Smithsonian museums, research centers, programs and almost 200 affiliates nationwide to ensure that Latino culture, achievement and…

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Marc Rodriguez Named Chairman of the United State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC)

Marc Rodriguez, a native of San Antonio, was introduced as the Chairman of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) Board at this year’s USHCC National Convention and Business Expo in Los Angeles.  Visit ushcc.com for more information. SHARE THIS POST

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Home Prices Rise for 6th Month

U.S. home prices increased for a sixth straight month in July in the latest sign of a sustainable housing market recovery. The S&P/Case Shiller composite index of 20 metropolitan areas rose 0.4% in July on a seasonally adjusted basis. Economists had expected a gain of 0.9%, which would have matched June’s advance. Case Shiller is…

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Global Entry is coming to San Antonio International Airport

Beginning on August 29, the San Antonio International Airport’s international arrivals will have access to the Global Entry Program kiosks.  In July, U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) approved San Antonio International Airport as a designated Global Entry airport, allowing pre-approved travelers to expedite their entry into the U.S. with automated kiosks that streamline the…

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Register Now! Spain Trade & Cultural Mission

Our 2012 Trade & Cultural Mission to Spain will visit Madrid, Barcelona, Sevilla and Córdoba. The delegation of business and civic leaders will be lead by Rolando Pablos, Public Utility Commissioner of Texas. For more information please download our registration form: CLICK HERE   For more information please contact our International Business Department at (210) 208-8213…

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Trade and Cultural Mission to Mexico City and Puebla

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) is proud to have hosted its Annual Trade and Cultural Mission to Mexico City and Puebla. This year’s trip was led by the Honorable City Councilman Ray Lopez.  The Delegation departed San Antonio and arrived in Mexico’s Capital Sunday afternoon to prepare for a full day of…

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SA to DF – trade & cultural mission to méxico city & puebla

This year we will visit two different cities in Mexico. On Sunday, August 12th, we will land in Mexico’s Capital to prepare for a full day of business meetings on Monday, August 13th. This day will end with our traditional Welcome Reception, this year’s reception will commemorate the 20th Anniversary of CASA San Antonio Mexico Program…

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San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosts U.S.-Mexico Foundation

Last week, the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosted the U.S.-Mexico Foundation and its trustee, Henry Cisneros, during an event that gave many local business and civic leaders the opportunity to learn more about the Mexican American Leadership Initiative (MALI) of the U.S.-Mexico Foundation (USMF). The purpose of this event was to present the…

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Israel In-bound Delegation – Automotive Suppliers

Israel In-bound Delegation – Automotive Suppliers On June 24 – 27, 2012 an Israel Automotive Delegation visited our region to discover opportunities with local companies. The trip was coordinated by the Bexar County Economic Development Department. The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce had the honor of hosting the Official Welcome Dinner for this group…

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