LA Times Quotes Tony Villamil on Scripps and Florida's Biotech Industry

WEG Principal, Dr. Tony Villamil is quoted in the Los Angeles Times regarding the Scripps Research Institute in Florida and the growth of a biotech cluster. Tony Villamil remains positive that the investment in Scripps has begun to pay off through its promotion of research and life science education in the state. “It’s going to take time,” said Dr. Villamil. “That’s the bottom line. The seeds have been planted ...

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Tony Villamil Quoted in Miami Herald on the Future Soccer Stadium Location

WEG Principal, Tony Villamil, contributes to recent discussions in the Miami Herald on the proposed site for a soccer stadium next to the Miami Marlins Stadium. Despite the controversy regarding the former Orange Bowl site, Tony explains that “there are local businesses that do make good money providing services to the [Marlins] stadium, and it’s too early to claim failure on sports’ promised impact to Little Havana.&rdquo...

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WEG CEO Receives Latina Pioneer Award and Recognition from Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Marielena Villamil, WEG’s Chief Executive Officer, is recognized for her extraordinary contributions to South Florida as the recipient of the Latina Pioneer Award at this year’s 14th Annual Hispanic Women of Distinction Charity Awards Luncheon. Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a former recipient of this honor, explicitly congratulates Marielena in a personalized letter writing, “She has an impressive record of...

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Oscar Haza Interviewd WEG Founder Tony Villamil

Tony Villamil, founder and principal of The Washington Economics Group, Inc. (WEG), was interviewed this morning at the popular Spanish Radio Program "Z Mañana" (Z 92.3) hosted by Oscar Haza.  Today's radio program was focused on a number of topics of importance such as China, Commodity Prices, FED policy and Cuba issues.

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Tony Villamil in 880AM "The BIZ",with Pete De La Torre

WEG Founder and Principal, Tony Villamil, was interviewed this morning in the "Business Hour" on 880AM, the only all business radio station in South Florida. The radio program is hosted by Pete De La Torre and was focused on the economic update and on the Annual Report to the Community presented by the One Community One Goal on July 22nd.

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Miami Today Quotes Tony Villamil on the Rise in South Florida's Health Care Costs

Miami Today Quotes Tony Villamil on the Rise in South Florida’s Health Care Costs In the past two months, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) reveals that medical care costs have risen far faster than in the rest of the nation. Miami’s medical care costs jumped a significant 3.2 percent over the past two months, part of a 5.9 percent increase over the past year. Notably, this far exceeds the nation as a wh...

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Tony Villamil Shares Comments on the Staples-Office Depot Merger in the Sun-Sentinel

In an article written by Marcia Pounds in the Sun Sentinel, WEG Founder and Principal, Tony Villamil shared his views on the Staples-Office Depot merger, in particular relating to the Cuban Electric Co. asset that essentially ceased to exist after the 1960 Cuban revolution. Tony said that he doesn't see any property claims being addressed under the Castro regime or any time soon. Before claims are addressed, "there is going to have...

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Tony Villamil in "Ahora" Radio Program with Oscar Haza

WEG Founder and Principal, Tony Villamil, was interviewed in the popular Spanish radio program "AHORA" con Oscar Haza. Today's program was focused on the impact on Miami of increased travel to Cuba. 

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WEG Principal with Oscar Haza in AHORA Radio Program

Tony Villamil, Founder and Principal of The Washington Economics Group, Inc., was interviewed by the well-known radio host, Oscar Haza. in the popular Spanish radio program AHORA on Z92.3. The interview was concentrated on the oulook for Greece, Puerto Rico and the new changes in Cuba.

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Tony Villamil with Raquel Regalado in La Poderosa 670 AM

Raquel Regalado, School Board member of Miami-Dade County interviewed Tony Villamil, Principal of The Washington Economics Group,Inc. on the Puerto Rico economic outlook and the Greek referendum results in La Poderosa 670 AM Spanish radio show..    

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