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In the wake of the Hurricane Katrina disaster a year ago, the wave of Hispanic faces – many of them workers taking advantage of the area's rebuilding boom – has become one of the most-remarked upon transformations in the Gulf Coast areas ravaged by the storm.

SBA's New Leader Faces Critics
The new head of the Small Business Administration, a former Chicago-area executive at a decidedly big business, says his agency must do a better job of helping minority, rural and inner-city small companies grow.

Group Calls on U.S. Politicians to End Attacks on Immigrants
The National Council of La Raza issued a statement Monday appealing to both the Republican and Democratic parties to "refrain from campaign tactics demonizing immigrants and Latinos" as they stump for the November mid-term elections.

Small Company, Big Brand
The branding success of companies like Mozilla, Pom Wonderful, Craigslist, and others show that you don't have to be big for your brand to be big. By building a dedicated group of users or customers, small companies can create formidable brand power.

Banks Creative in Courting Hispanics
The latest push to attract Hispanic bank customers is to offer low-cost services to transfer money to friends and relatives in foreign countries. The only requirement: Senders must open a bank account.

GAO Finds Little Change in Diversity Among Financial Officials
In a recent Government Accountability Office report, the government watchdog agency found that while overall management diversity in the financial services industry had increased between 1993 and 2004, the actual improvement was not substantial.

Survive This: A New Hue to CBS Competition
Forget those exotic tribe names of the past - La Mina, Casaya, Yaxha or Nakum. When Survivor returns to television next month, the castaways will be divided into groups far more familiar: African American, White, Asian American, and Hispanic.

C-level Shakeup at McDonald's
With Mike Roberts announcing his resignation, Ralph Alvarez, President of McDonald's North America, will succeed Roberts as President and Chief Operating Officer for the McDonald's Corporation.

Tucson, Phoenix Join Ranks of Minority-majority Cities
The signs have been there for some time. Jose is a popular baby name in Arizona, and salsa has outsold ketchup for years around the country. Now Tucson officially has joined a list of 31 cities with a predominantly minority population.

Univision-Televisa Split May Force Shift
They were the ultimate power couple: ambitious, successful and watched by the world. But mistrust, disagreements and jealousies began eating away at the relationship.

HispanTelligence Research
Advertisers' efforts to reach Hispanic consumers are becoming more targeted, and language is a major factor. Advertisers spent more than $3.3 billion to market products to U.S. Hispanics in 2005, a 6.8 percent increase from 2004.

The U.S. Hispanic Economy 2005
Purchase your copy of latest research from HispanTelligence: The U.S. Hispanic Economy in Transition: Facts, Figures, and Trends (2005 Edition) -- a comprehensive study of the emerging Hispanic market.

South Leads US in Fastest Hispanic Growth
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.

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Fastest in the Fast Lane
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.

TerraHealth No.1 on Fastest-Growing
2006 Fastest-Growing 100® Companies Mr. Terrazas, CEO of TerraHealth, Inc., the No. 1 ranked company on the 2006 Hispanic Business 100 Fastest-Growing Companies directory demonstrates how important it is to have the knowledge and foresight needed to navigate challenging business terrain.

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