República Partners With The Idea Center To Launch Markethack, A New Digital Marketing Program

The Idea Center at Miami Dade College (MDC), Miami’s hub of innovation and entrepreneurship, is launching a comprehensive professional training program in digital marketing called MarketHack. República is a launch partner of the innovative program. Registration […]

República Co-Founder & CEO Jorge A. Plasencia Appears on CNN en Español’s Cala

  In an in-depth interview this week on CNN en Español, our co-founder & CEO, Jorge A. Plasencia, spoke to Ismael Cala, host of Cala, Latin America’s top television program. Jorge shared about a variety […]

A message from the República Family

We are deeply saddened to share that our former executive vice president and chief financial officer, Ofelia San Pedro, passed away in the early morning of Friday, May 29, 2015. Ofelia was born in Havana, […]

Miami businessman looking to turn city into a tech hub for the Americas

Jorge Plasencia is a businessman who deeply knows Miami – the city where he was born 40 years ago – and which he’s determined to transform into a tech capital, with the help of his […]

Iconic ‘Sábado Gigante,’ longest-running variety show on TV, to sign off

Sábado Gigante, the popular Spanish-language variety show whose host, Don Francisco, became a beloved and iconic figure to U.S. Hispanics during the show’s 53-year run, is being canceled, parent company Univision announced Friday. The show’s […]

Need tech help? No problem.

Nate Beers decided he was done playing professional poker. He needed a new career. “I’d always had an interest in coding, and I’d done some in high school,” said Beers, 30. “But I always kind […]

LaunchCode signs up 102 companies, now accepting apprenticeship applicants

Liftoff for LaunchCode. LaunchCode, a tech-employment nonprofit, aims to attack the tech-talent gap by matching candidates with short-term apprenticeships at partnering companies — 102 South Florida companies and counting (see photo below). In an event […]

LaunchCode begins placing programmers at South Florida firms

Square co-founder Jim McKelvey‘s nonprofit, LaunchCode, has begun placing South Floridians in programming jobs. People who have studied computer programming in school or online can apply for South Florida apprenticeships at more than 100 companies, […]

República Hires First Miami LaunchCode Apprentice

Miami, March 4, 2015 – LaunchCode opened applications for its apprenticeship program and celebrated the start of its computer science course in partnership with The Idea Center at Miami Dade College on March 4, at […]

República Names Tony Arner As Chief Financial Officer

MIAMI, FL ( Feb. 17, 2015 ) — República, one of America’s leading independent cross-cultural advertising, digital and communications agencies, announced the appointment of Tony Arner, CPA, to the post of chief financial officer. Arner […]

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