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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has partnered with three minority-serving organizations to lead academic and scholarship programs designed to boost under-represented minority participation in engineering, math and science fields.
Oxnard, Calif,-based radio broadcaster Lazer Broadcasting has received $23 million in financing from the Global Media & Communications arm of GE Commercial Finance, the conglomerate announced today. The loan and revolving credit reportedly will be used primarily for acquisitions and business expansion.
Three Hispanic advocacy groups have attacked statements by a federal attorney that they feel depict efforts to improve diversity in the federal workforce as "handouts."
Richard Carmona, a former high-school dropout whose perseverence eventually made him Surgeon General has been pushed out of the post. Carmona, a decorated Vietnam veteran with the rank of vice admiral, is the second Puerto Rican to serve as the top U.S. public health official, after Dr. Antonia Novello.
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The geographic dispersion of the U.S. Hispanic population continues. States with small Hispanic populations have shown the greatest growth in the last decade — with seven of the 10 fastest-growing states in the South.
|Coming to L.A....The 16th Annual Hispanic Business EOY Awards On Thursday, November 9, Hispanic Business magazine will honor the nation's top Hispanic entrepreneurs and MAOF founder Dionicio Morales, this year's Lifetime Achievement Award winner, at the luxurious Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Don't miss the most exclusive Hispanic gala of the year! Call 800.616.8318 for reservations and sponsorships today!|
|From the current issue of Hispanic Business magazine...|
2006 Fastest-Growing 100® Companies. Five-year revenue growth for companies on the Hispanic Business 100 Fastest-Growing Companies® list jumped more than 35 percentage points between 2005 and 2006, recording higher productivity rates as measured by number of employees.
Our directories of leading companies —the Hispanic Business 500, the 100 Fastest-Growing companies, and Top 50 Exporters — focus on the leaders in the U.S. Hispanic entrepreneurial markets.
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