Stories tagged: "small business"


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How My Small Business Survived the Pandemic

Luciana Gómez, owner of Victoria Café in Dallas, Texas, told The Americano that the Biden's rescue plan was critical to the survival of her business. As a small business owner, the pandemic was a "rollercoaster of emotions," she said.

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‘La Gorda Who Loves to Bake’: Meet the Texas Chicana Who Turned a Passion for Sweets Into a Business

"This is the first time that I’m doing something I care about," says the Texas native who found her calling in the kitchen.

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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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This Renowned ‘Comida Chingona’ Chef Is Rising From the COVID-19 Flames

As small business owners struggle to survive the pandemic in Arizona, renowned Chef Silvana Salcido won't quit.

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Latino and Black Business Owners Are Being Left Behind By the Government’s Small Business Bailout

A recent survey showed that of more than 500 Latino small businesses, only 97 received money in the first round of coronavirus funding.

FILe - In this April 2, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump listens as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Trump Wants to Take Money Meant for Small Business and Give It to the Oil Companies

The economic slowdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic has led to a historic drop in demand for crude oil.