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Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim: Trump presidency Might Be Good For Mexico

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Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim said a Donald Trump presidency could be good news for Mexico — and warned that the president-elect could cost the U.S. its place as the world’s leader.

“I would be more worried if I were an American,” he said in an interview with Bloomberg Television on Thursday. “If you are going to close the economy, it is bad. He has the risk to lose the international leadership of the United States,” said Slim, who is one of the world’s richest people.

The U.S.’s main challenge today, he said, is losing its leading position in the global tech arena.

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New Report: Undocumented Immigrants Play A Vital Role In State’s Economy

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In Connecticut, if you need a software developer or someone to paint your house, most likely an immigrant will get the job.

For those dining at a restaurant, there is a one in three probability that the food will be prepared by a foreign-born cook using vegetables raised and harvested by immigrant workers.

There is also a good chance that the doctor who treats you was trained abroad and that the health aide who cares for you is an immigrant.

A new Connecticut-specific report states that foreign-born residents make up 14 percent of the state’s population, have earned nearly $19 billion, or 13.8 percent of all income produced ...

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Graduation For 16 Hispanic Entrepreneurs In New Britain

Katherine Robles receives her graduation certificate from from professor Samuel Irizarry at the Hispanic Business Entrepreneurial Program Graduation at the CCSU Institute of Technology & Business Development.   Photo Credit: Wesley Bunnell | New Britain Herald her with Farmington Bank held  on Wednesday June 1st.

As Richard C. Mullins Jr. began calling each graduate to the front of the downtown conference room, so began a commencement ceremony that hadn’t occurred in the city for over a decade.

The 16 graduates, who hailed not only from New Britain but from Stamford, New London, Hartford and beyond, had completed the Hispanic Business Entrepreneurial Program, the only business course taught in Spanish in the
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