WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Azteca America television network is
proud to feature National Economic Council Deputy Director Diana Farrell on
this week's broadcast of "Issues: Caras y Voces," hosted by veteran Latino
journalist Armando Guzman.
Named last year to serve under Lawrence Summers on the National Economic
Council, Diana Farrell was born in Colombia and educated in the United States,
including undergraduate studies at Wesleyan and an M.B.A. from Harvard
Business School. Prior to her appointment at the NEC, she was Director of the
McKinsey Global Institute and has also worked at Goldman, Sachs & Company.
Ms. Farrell is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Bretton Woods
Committee, and the Pacific Council on International Policy.
During the interview, she speaks about initiatives by the Obama
Administration to improve transportation infrastructure, modernize the energy
industry and stimulate small businesses.
In reference to small businesses, she says "The most important thing right
now is that they add jobs." She also comments on the consumer stimulus
programs by the Obama administration, including the recent proposal for
homeowners to improve energy efficiency.
"Issues: Caras y Voces" features top leaders that impact the Latino
community through one-on-one interviews conducted by Armando Guzman. Covering
the White House and the Capitol for almost two decades, Mr. Guzman is one of
the most respected correspondents in Washington. The interview forum airs
every Tuesday evening during Noticiero Azteca America, the network news
broadcast of Azteca America.
Past guests of "Issues: Caras y Voces" include: New Mexico Governor Bill
Richardson, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Senator Mel Martinez
(FL), Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA), Senator Harry Reid (NV), former
Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, Congressman Jose E. Serrano (NY), Senator
Bob Menendez (NJ), Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, NIDA Director Nora
Volkow, ACS President Elmer Huerta, California State Senator Gil Cedillo,
former Senator George McGovern and San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom.
Don't miss "Issues: Caras y Voces" Tuesdays during the nighttime
transmissions of Noticiero Azteca America at 11:00 pm EST and PST / 10:00 pm
Webcast repetitions are available at
The forum is also broadcast in Mexico on Proyecto 40.
About Azteca America and Grupo Salinas
Azteca America is the fastest-growing Hispanic network in the United
States. The network is a wholly owned subsidiary of TV Azteca S.A. de C.V.,
one of the two largest producers of Spanish-language television content in the
world. Azteca America currently has a presence in over 60 markets throughout
the United States.
Azteca America and TV Azteca are companies of Grupo Salinas, a group of
dynamic, fast-growing and technologically advanced companies focused on
creating shareholder value, building the Mexican middle class and improving
society through excellence. Created by Mexican entrepreneur Ricardo B. Salinas
(http://www.ricardosalinas.com), Grupo Salinas also includes Grupo Elektra,
Banco Azteca, Afore Azteca, Seguros Azteca, Grupo Iusacell and Azteca
http://www.aztecaamerica.com and www.fundacionaztecaamerica.org
Azteca America is a Grupo Salinas Company.
Visit: www.gruposalinas.com and check out www.ricardosalinas.com
Grupo Salinas Media Contact:
011 (5255) 1720-0059
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