Press Releases

Press Releases

NPRChamber Creates Charitable Arm to Educate Hispanic Entrepreneurs and Veterans Washington, D.C. October 15, 2015 – The National Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce (NPRChamber) officially launched a 501(c)3 public charity this month in order to expand its mission of educating entrepreneurs and veterans on the basics of entrepreneurship. . . . read more.

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NPRChamber joins Latin Markets to promote Real Estate Opps in Puerto Rico Washington, D.C. May 15, 2014 – As part of its effort to help promote economic development in Puerto Rico, The National Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce will join Latin Markets at its Latin American Real Estate Forum to discuss opportunities for investment on our isla del encanto. . . read more.

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NPRChamber joins MMTC to Help Increase Access to Capital Washington, D.C. October 25, 2013 – As part of its effort to help entrepreneurs gain access to capital, grow their enterprises, and create jobs in our communities, The National Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce has joined the Minority Media Telecommunications Council as part of its Coalition for Broadband Investment in its efforts to convince the FCC to change policies that are prohibitive to entrepreneurial growth. . . read more.

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NPRChamber Founder Co-Authors Politic365’s “Blueprint for Universal Economic Inclusion”  Washington, D.C. September 27, 2013 – The National Puerto Rican Chamber’s founder, Justin Vélez-Hagan, recently co-authored a report highlighting the economic and social concerns of minorities in coordination with Politic365, a leading digital magazine . . . read more.

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NPRChamber supports Congressional Recognition of the Borinqueneers Washington, D.C. September 17, 2013 – Similar in nature to the famed Tuskegee Airmen and other segregated U.S. military units, the 65th Infantry Regiment Borinqueneers were the largest, longest-standing, and only active-duty segregated Latino military unit in U.S. history.  Like the Tuskegee Airmen, Navajo Code Talkers, Nisei Soldiers, and Montford Point Marines who’ve already been recognized with the Congressional Gold Medal, the Borinqueneers overwhelmingly distinguished themselves in battle all the while enduring the additional hardships of segregation and discrimination.

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The National Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce Supports Efforts to Limit Taxation of Online Goods and Purchases Washington, D.C. August 2, 2013 – The National Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce (NPR Chamber) applauds legislative efforts to enact a permanent moratorium that seeks to eliminate discriminatory state and local taxation of all online purchases and transactions.  When it comes to growing and expanding a business, the Internet is the premiere, go-to-source for all business owners.  The Internet Tax Freedom Act works to ensure a healthy and fair digital marketplace, thus safeguarding opportunities for Hispanic and minority-owned businesses to continue to grow and innovate. ###

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