Supporting Guatemala Honey Entrepreneurs

The Entrepreneurial Mind

My colleague here at Belmont University, Jose Gonzalez, has been working with a group of students to assist honey farmers in Guatemala. They all spent time in Guatemala over part of the Christmas break and are now back working on plans to help these farmers.

NC's NAACP protests deportation of pregnant Guatemala woman

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

ANGIER — North Carolina's NAACP chapter is protesting the pending deportation of a pregnant woman back to the violent Central American country she left as a teenager

Cuba advances with 1-0 Gold Cup win over Guatemala

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Maikel Reyes scored on a header in the 73rd minute to lift Cuba to a 1-0 win over Guatemala on Wednesday night in the CONCAF Gold Cup CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

NC's NAACP protests deportation of pregnant Guatemala woman

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

ANGIER, N.C. (AP) AP) — North Carolina's NAACP chapter is protesting the pending deportation of a pregnant woman back to the violent Central American country she left as a teenager

Serious Business: Should The U.S. Implement Universal Family and Medical Leave?

Inc Startups

Most countries in Europe have government-mandated universal medical leave and even countries like Guatemala, Kazakhstan, and Swaziland. Should the U.S. join the modern world in supporting employees in times of need

2 Cuban soccer players are no-shows at Gold Cup match in US

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — The whereabouts of two Cuban national soccer team midfielders are unknown ahead of the squad's Gold Cup match vs. Guatemala CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

Immigration court to review deportation case of pregnant mom

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — A federal immigration court has agreed to review the case of a pregnant Harnett County mother of four before deciding if she'll be deported to her native Guatemala CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

AP Exclusive: Migrant children kept from enrolling in school

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

dreaming of becoming something more than what seemed possible along the rutted roads of his hometown in Guatemala's highlands. MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Candelario Jimon Alonzo came to the U.S. This was h

Startups from Around the World at SXSW


By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News There were startups from Guatemala and Germany, Malaga, Spain, France, Australia, Russia, Denmark, Sweden and more at the invitation-only SXSW Global Startup Forum at City Hall. In addition to local dignitaries like Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell and SXSW Interactive Director Hugh Forrest, was a panel of venture […] The post Startups from Around the World at SXSW appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

The Absolute Best Vacation Getaways in Central America

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

From the indigenous Mayan Highlands of Guatemala to the second largest coral reef in the world on the shores of Honduras and Belize to the jungle adventures of Costa Rica, Central America is certainly a region worth exploring. Guatemala. Just south of Guatemala, El Salvador is a tiny country that is about the size of the state of Massachusetts.

The Trash Economy

Thinking About Thinking

The city dump pictured above (June 2012) is in Guatemala City. This is the daily reality for some of the poor in Guatemala City. In Guatemala City, it’s Potter’s House. They say that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.

Miglior farmacia a comprare Generics – In linea Finpecia Finasteride Nessuna Prescrizione – Consegna veloce tramite corriere o posta aerea


Finpecia generico guatemala. In linea Finpecia Finasteride Nessuna Prescrizione. Generico Finpecia. Migliore farmacia Per ordinare Finpecia 1 mg senza ricetta.

Entrepreneurship as Community Builder

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Another example comes from a group of Belmont University students who traveled to Guatemala as part of their entrepreneurship studies. Effort improves farmers' lives The town of Chajul, located in the mountainous region of Quiche in northern Guatemala, suffered some of the most brutal violence of the country's 30-year civil war. Its predominantly indigenous community continues to be one of the most economically distressed in Guatemala.

History of the U.S. LLC


Within a short period of time after enactment in Germany, the following countries joined the limited liability bandwagon: Portugal (1917); Brazil (1919); Chile (1923); France (1925); Turkey (1926); Cuba (1929); Argentina (1932); Uruguay (1933); Mexico (1934); Belgium (1935); Switzerland (1936); Italy ( 1936); Peru (1936); Columbia (1937); Costa Rica (1942); Guatemala (1942); and Honduras (1950). Note: For some time I have been meaning to publish my research and thoughts on the U.S.

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Helping Grow a Better Coffee Bean

Inc Startups

Guatemala native Martin Mayorga is helping to grow a better bean, with his Rockville, Maryland-based Senior Coffee, which landed at No. Guatemala native Martin Mayorga came to the United States in 1983 at age 10.

[Review] The Social Entrepreneur’s Handbook


Scofield, the president and CEO of FINCA – a charitable organization that offers micro loans to the world’s lowest income entrepreneurs – shares his own, sometimes very personal, experiences, ranging from being as a Peace Corp volunteer in Guatemala to running FINCA.

2015 John E. Martin Fellow, Danielle Spoor

UC Berkeley

After studying clinical Spanish in Guatemala for two weeks, Spoor returned to Gualala to help RCMS translate outreach materials into Spanish, in an effort to reach more local Spanish-speaking families. Thanks to Danielle Spoor, MPH/MSW 16, for sharing her experience as the first John E. Martin Fellow.

6 Forward-thinking Businesses That Are Making the World a Better Place

Up and Running

Image via Warby Parker, of a child who received donated glasses. As we begin the year, it’s always helpful to look back and reflect on the things that went particularly well. While it’s easy to learn from others’ mistakes, there’s a lot to be said for emulating ideas that work.

The April cS Award and the March cS Award Winners!

crowdSPRING Blog

He currently lives in Guatemala but is originally from the U.S. Back in 2011, we announced a monthly cS Award to honor quality work by designers and writers in the crowdSPRING community. The April cS Award.

The Rule of Law and the Global Poor

Thinking About Thinking

The scenarios I described are the all-too-common real-life stories of people in places like Rwanda, Guatemala, Bolivia, India, The Philippines, Cambodia, and many others. This weekend, I learned something fundamental and important about the plight of the global poor. I learned that for most of the global poor, they live in a world without the rule of law. What this means, quite simply, is that they live in a world where crimes committed against them go systematically unpunished.

Dreams of Growth and Expansion

Up and Running

And for coffee distribution, you’ll have to press elbows with Starbucks in Guatemala. Small business owners often dream of expansion, growth and enhanced profitability; those strategic moves and timely tweaks that catapult their operation to the next level of success.

Danish Self-funded E-Takeaway Is Going After The Big Players


The company also told ArcticStartup that they have plans to go after Hong Kong, South Africa, Pakistan, Guatemala and Moldova amongst others. E-takeaway , a Danish takeaway ordering and delivery service operating in Denmark, Lithuania and Spain already, just launched

The Way I Work: Amos Winbush III, CyberSynchs

Inc Startups

Our partnership with Widefense de Centroamerica, in Guatemala, is a seven-year deal, and I've never seen them. Business and Pleasure Amos Winbush III — sporting, as always, a bow tie — lunches with Joe Gemmo, his financial chief.'>

Bridging the Gap: How Semantic Web can move into the mainstream through SXSW

Austin Startup

The small country of Guatemala is contributing positively to the advent of web 3.0? One can argue that “it was not in vain” that the Ancient Mayan people of Guatemala are known to have been the pioneers in the use of “zero” amongst all the great World civilizations. A version of this post originally appeared on Juan Sequeda’s blog.

Crazy! 189 Answers To The Top Startup Questions On Your Mind

Maple Butter. Search for: Videos. About. You are here: Home » Hiring » Crazy! 189 Answers To The Top Startup Questions On Your Mind. Crazy! 189 Answers To The Top Startup Questions On Your Mind.

12 Questions: Meet Pamela Harvey (USA)

crowdSPRING Blog

We lived in Mexico, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Panama, and Colombia. In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING community. For these interviews, we pick people who add value to our community – in the blog, in the forums, in the projects.