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USHCC Condemns Violence in Las Vegas

Javier Palomarez, President & CEO of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), issued the following statement following the tragic shooting in Las Vegas, NV:

“Today is a somber day in America as we mourn those who lost their lives in last night’s massacre in Las Vegas. On behalf of the USHCC, I offer our prayers and condolences to those affected by these tragic events. While the exact motives behind this attack are still being investigated, it is important now more than ever that we remain united and hopeful for a better tomorrow. The USHCC condemns violence in all its forms and calls on the federal government to do all it can to assist local and state law enforcement in Nevada in ensuring tragedies like this do not happen again.

Las Vegas is home to many of our country’s Hispanic business leaders and entrepreneurs that make the city and the United States great. We stand shoulder to shoulder with these individuals and all those in Las Vegas as they begin to rebuild, heal, and move forward in these tumultuous times.”

About the USHCC

The USHCC actively promotes the economic growth, development and interests of more than 4.2 million Hispanic-owned businesses, that combined, contribute over $668 billion to the American economy every year. It also advocates on behalf of 260 major American corporations and serves as the umbrella organization for more than 200 local chambers and business associations nationwide. For more information, visit Follow us on Twitter @USHCC.


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