Archive: La Plaza

La Plaza: At The Corner of Madison Ave. & K St.

Welcome to Alejandro Lazo's weekly blog-within-a-blog on the region's Latino business community. By Alejandro Lazo Among Georgetown's boutique retail shops, architectural firms and upscale restaurants reside the offices of Elevación, a Hispanic advertising shop that has straddled the worlds of business, politics and policy since 2002. Founders Jim H. Learned,...

By Dan Beyers | October 9, 2008; 01:15 PM ET | Comments (1)

La Plaza: "Authentic Salvadoran Flavor"

Welcome to Alejandro Lazo's weekly blog-within-a-blog on the region's Latino business community. By Alejandro Lazo You might be familiar with the slogan "Made in the U.S.A.;" well now the government of El Salvador is trying to promote its native brands for Salvadorans living in this country using a similar strategy....

By Dan Beyers | September 25, 2008; 07:30 PM ET | Comments (0)

La Plaza: Fluent in Spanish-Language Media

Welcome to Alejandro Lazo's weekly blog-within-a-blog on the region's Latino business community; we're calling it "La Plaza." By Alejandro Lazo Francisco R. Montero, co-managing partner with the Arlington-based law firm Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, has made his career representing Hispanic media. The medium first caught his eye when he was...

By Dan Beyers | September 11, 2008; 01:46 PM ET | Comments (1)

La Plaza: Danny Vargas At The GOP Convention

Welcome to Alejandro Lazo's weekly blog-within-a-blog on the region's Latino business community; we're calling it "La Plaza." By Alejandro Lazo Raul "Danny" Vargas, chairman of the Republican National Hispanic Assembly and a prominent businessman from Northern Virginia, felt his ears still ringing on day two of his party's St. Paul...

By Dan Beyers | September 4, 2008; 02:00 PM ET | Comments (1)

La Plaza: Finding Talent In Puerto Rico

Welcome to Alejandro Lazo's weekly blog-within-a-blog on the region's Latino business community; we're calling it "La Plaza." By Alejandro Lazo At the Sagragdo Corazon University in San Juan, Alfredo Casta not only honed his skills as a computer programmer but sat through the sermons of a college nun who preached...

By Dan Beyers | August 28, 2008; 02:00 PM ET | Comments (1)

La Plaza: Adjusting To Changes On 14th St. NW

Welcome to Alejandro Lazo's occasional blog-within-a-blog on the region's Latino business community; we're calling it "La Plaza." By Alejandro Lazo One of the Washington area's oldest Central American commercial strips consists of about a dozen blocks of storefront pupusarías, beauty salons, check cashing depots and Latin variety stores along 14th...

By Dan Beyers | August 21, 2008; 02:30 PM ET | Comments (3)

La Plaza: Latino Businesses Mobilize For Election

Welcome to Alejandro Lazo's occasional blog-within-a-blog on the region's Latino business community; we're calling it "La Plaza." By Alejandro Lazo They are calling it a hard lesson well learned. Following Prince William County's crackdown on illegal immigration earlier this year and a slew of anti-illegal-immigration bills introduced in the Virginia...

By Dan Beyers | August 14, 2008; 01:00 PM ET | Comments (1)

 
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