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Fort Myer Construction Corp: Business Icon

       Off the beaten path, hidden from most uninformed citizens deep in Ward 5 in Northeast Washington, D.C., is one of the region’s business behemoth. Some people have referred to Fort Myer Construction Corporation as an icon. Its story is...

October 20, 2017 by Jonetta Barras

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The Gastronomic Contextualization of Culture

- This rise in Spanish creativity has immigrated as well ... and America is starting to catch on. José Andrés____ The simple meaning to this complex looking title is on display at the Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain (the mansion...

September 25, 2017 by Jose Sueiro

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FUEGO FLAMENCO XIII Innovative! Fiery! Mesmerizing!

Nov 3 – 12, 2017 Washington, D.C. – GALA Hispanic Theatre continues its 42st season with the thirteenth international Fuego Flamenco Festival that brings leading flamenco artists from Spain and...

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Construye-DC: Latinos Thriving in Construction Initiative

Employment of construction laborers is projected to grow 13 percent from 2014 to 2024, according to a 2015 report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Add to this that DC is experiencing the most - construction activity in more than five decades according to the Washington, DC Economic Partnership. Employment of construction...

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A Historic Series of Construction Training Programs

For the first time in its long and fabled history, the Carlos Rosario International Charter School (CRICS) is presenting a series of workshops, seminars and trainings related to construction. In collaboration with DC Metro Hispanic Contractors Association (MDCHCA), Turner Construction and the Latino Safety Professionals Association (LSP), DC's nationally acclaimed...

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Helping Microfinance Clients to Save: Are Incentives a Solution?

Authored by Jeff Paddock and Santiago Sueiro. This post originally appeared on NextBillion‘s Financial Innovation blog on January 26th, 2017. It formed part of NextBillion’s January focus on microfinance. At...

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Mr. Macri Comes to Washington

Argentina's President Mauricio Macri came to Washington DC for his first visit under the Trump...


Josemi Carmona & Javier Colina: De Cerca

Josemi Carmona and Javier Colina sign together a musical conversation, with deep flamenco echoes and...


FUEGO FLAMENCO XIII Innovative! Fiery! Mesmerizing!

Nov 3 – 12, 2017 Washington, D.C. – GALA Hispanic Theatre continues its 42st season...

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