Stories tagged: "COVID-19 economy"


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Meet Isabel Guzmán, Biden’s Choice to Be the Next Small Business Administrator

“We have to build our economy back better from this pandemic,” Isabel Guzmán said.

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Latino Lawmakers Slam Sen. McConnell for Blocking Relief to Americans

"American families are struggling to put food on the table and make their mortgage & rent payments," Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) said.

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Mexicans in the US Sent Billions to Mexico Despite COVID-19 Vulnerability

In 2020, economic charts show that Mexicans broke records by sending billions to their loved ones in Mexico.

Roberto, a 24-year-old street vendor, said he continues to work because he hasn’t been able to find another job.
Being a Street Vendor Is Becoming a Dangerous Job for Latinos Across the Country

“We are good people, we come here to work. We don’t do bad things. Please help us by purchasing something.”

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She Closed Her Flower Shop After 36 Years. There Are 100,000 Small Business Owners Just Like Her.

Diana Limon, a small business owner, is closing her flower shop after 36 years in business because of the pandemic and economic crisis.

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51% of Latinas Can’t Cover Basic Needs Because of the Pandemic, Study Shows

With federal protections expiring, a larger economic crisis could be on the horizon, as 30 to 40 million people face eviction in the coming months.

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45% of Latino and Black-Owned Small Businesses May Not Survive the Coronavirus Economy

According to the first nationwide assessment of COVID-19’s economic impact on minority small-businesses, only 1 in 10 received the funding they requested.