A Primer on Cuba and Fidel Castro and Dispelling Myths

I decided to write this post because I found so many friends and acquaintances were confused about other people’s opinions on Fidel Castro after his death was reported. Many asked me why some people thought he was a hero or unjustly criticized. Let me give you a brief history of the Cuban Revolution along with […]

Latin America says Adios to Colombia’s Uribe with Virtual Serenade

NEW YORK, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Was it nostalgia or was it spite? Was it relief? Or was it simple courtesy? Or perhaps the novelty of the service. No one knows for sure what led four Latin American presidents to serenade the outgoing Alvaro Uribe of Colombia. Four traditional Mexican mariachi were sent […]

MoreMagic Solutions and Claro Expand International Recharge of Mobile Phones throughout Central America

NEWTON, Mass., GUATEMALA CIUDAD, Guatemala and LAS VEGAS, March 22 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — International CTIA Wireless Show — MoreMagic Solutions, a leading mobile financial solutions provider, and Claro, a leading mobile network operator, are providing immigrants in the United States, Canada, and worldwide an easy and affordable way to send minutes home to relatives […]

Naspers acquired Buscapé, leading comparison shopping search engine in Brazil and LatAm

South African media company Naspers announced today the acquisition of 91% of the share capital of Brazilian e-commerce group BuscaPé.com Inc. for an amount of US$342m. Buscapé, which started as comparison shopping ten years ago, currently is Latin America’s top such network for new and used goods and one of the region’s best-known internet brands. […]

comScore reports Google leading Brazil and India emerging internet search markets

Google Dominates Internet Landscape in India and Brazil Google Sites Account for Nearly 30 Percent of All Time Spent Online in these Two Markets, Three Times Higher than Average RESTON, VA, September 14, 2009 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world today released a study focusing on Google’s relative dominance […]