Hispanic Businesses in Baltimore: A Complex Situation, A Few Solutions

Latino businesses line up Eastern Avenue [photo ©Elianne Ramos]

Latino businesses line up Eastern Avenue, Baltimore

ARTICLE EXCERPT:

Many prospective Hispanic business owners in Baltimore often find themselves in troubled waters when trying to open a new business. In addition to dealing with less-than-trustworthy contractors, accountants and lawyers, the process itself –the paperwork, permits, learning about regulations—is almost impossible to navigate. Even after they manage to get the business up and running, they may not have the knowledge or access to information or resources that may prove critical to their businesses.

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Hispanic Businesses in Baltimore: A Complex Situation, A Few Solutions

This article first appeared at Examiner.com on August 16, 2009.

[All text and images ©2009 Elianne Ramos]

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