National Latin Post features growth of St. Louis Latino community

St. Louis, Missouri relies heavily on its manufacturing, trade transportation of goods and tourism industries, but more and more the metropolis has grown to rely on its burgeoning Latino population, which offers the city labor and entrepreneurial spirit.

The 58th-most populous U.S. city commands the 21st-largest media market in the United States, it is home to two national research universities (Washington University in St. Louis and St. Louis University) and three professional sports teams (St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis Blues and St. Louis Rams). Road, rail, ship, and air transportation readily connects St. Louis with surrounding and national communities, as well as international settings. Furthermore, Lambert-St. Louis International Airport has instituted plans to build an international air-cargo facilityfor the shipment of cargo to and from Mexico.

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