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2013-01-08 20:21:16

MEXICO CITY, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Salinas' Jugueton toy drive has once again exceeded expectations, with the collection of 16,215,523 new toys, which were transformed into millions of smiles for underprivileged children. The Jugueton is a program spearheaded by Mexican entrepreneur Ricardo Salinas (www.ricardosalinas.com). The Jugueton has become the largest toy collection campaign in Mexico, thanks to the support of millions of volunteers and donors. Since its inception in...

2012-12-11 20:20:50

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Azteca America, through its flagship station Azteca 54 in Los Angeles and Fundacion Azteca America, is pleased to announce the results of another successful Jugueton toy drive in conjunction with Hermes Music. The event attracted more than 70,000 people and included the distribution of over 30,000 toys to needy children in greater Los Angeles. The festivities included a parade through South Gate with floats featuring Azteca America's talent....

2012-11-28 20:21:25

MEXICO CITY, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Totalmovie, a Grupo Salinas company, and a leader in online premium on-demand video entertainment, plans to launch one of the first global Internet-based live television service in early 2013. The combined on-demand and live television service will be available to consumers on multiple platforms including Web (www.totalmovie.com) and Internet-connected devices including TVs, mobile phones, tablets, streaming players and video gaming consoles....

2012-11-26 20:20:52

MEXICO CITY, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fundacion Azteca, the non-profit arm of Grupo Salinas welcomes the latest member of its Esperanza Azteca youth orchestra system, the Esperanza Azteca Kol Shalom Orchestra, located in Mexico City. The Kol Shalom orchestra gave its inaugural concert today at the Ollin Yoliztli auditorium. Kol Shalom, which means "voice of peace" in Hebrew, is the first Esperanza Azteca orchestra that is completely funded with its own endowment. Ricardo Salinas...

2012-11-20 16:26:38

NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricardo B. Salinas, Founder & Chairman of Mexico's Azteca television network and a Director of the International Academy, served as Gala Chair for the 40th International Emmy Awards Gala on November 19 in New York City. Mr. Salinas presided at the Gala, welcoming guests at the beginning of the program. During the Gala , the International Academy presented Emmys in nine program categories as well as two special awards. Glee Creator Ryan Murphy...

2012-11-07 16:25:28

MEXICO CITY, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Salinas, through its Caminos de la Libertad pro-freedom program, is proud to announce that this year's "Una Vida por la Libertad" (A life for freedom) prize was awarded to former Soviet Union President Mikjail Gorbachev for political reform that gave economic, religious and personal freedom to millions of people. The prize was awarded by Grupo Salinas Founder and Chairman Ricardo B. Salinas Pliego. "Freedom is a difficult issue, a very...

2012-11-06 16:25:42

MEXICO CITY, Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Salinas, a group of dynamic companies founded by Mexican entrepreneur Ricardo B. Salinas, marked by rapid growth and cutting edge technology, and committed to the modernization of the countries in which they operate, is pleased to announce its sponsorship for the fifth consecutive year of the Ciudad de las Ideas, a thinkers' forum that brings together the brightest minds in the world. This year, Grupo Salinas' participation will be on a larger...

2012-11-01 11:25:45

MEXICO CITY, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Salinas, a group of dynamic, fast-growing and technologically advanced companies founded by Ricardo B. Salinas, presents Totalmovie, a leading over-the-top (OTT) service that targets Latin America with high-quality video streaming. Thanks to an across-platform strategy, Totalmovie customers can enjoy streamed content anywhere, anytime, and on any device. Currently, Totalmovie offers video on demand services in over 40 countries in Latin...

2012-10-10 15:24:40

COLIMA, Mexico, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Salinas, a group of dynamic, fast-growing and technologically advanced companies deeply committed to the modernization of the countries in which they operate, announced that its founder and chairman, Ricardo B. Salinas (www.ricardosalinas.com) outlined his vision of leadership to more than 900 students and faculty of the University of Colima. Mr. Salinas was invited to the university, where President Ramon Arturo Cedillo, directors of...

2012-10-02 10:27:32

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Salinas is pleased to share the pronouncement by US Congressmember and Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of our Founder and Chairman Ricardo B. Salinas as a ¨Key Figure in Latin America." The recognition together with former President of Colombia Alvaro Uribe was part of the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute's (CHLI's) First Annual Trade and International Affairs Symposium held on Oct.1. "Ricardo...