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16th Annual Hispanic Business EOY Awards - Reserve your seat while there is still room!
On Thursday, November 9, Hispanic Business magazine will honor the nation's top Hispanic entrepreneurs and Mexican American Opportunities Foundation (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 or visit www.hispanicbusiness.com/events/eoy/overview/ to reserve your seat!

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William Perez
William Perez, the former CEO of household goods maker S.C. Johnson and for a while of footwear giant Nike, has become the first non-family member to head Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co.

Michigan Initiative Bids to End Affirmative Action
In the footsteps of California's controversial Proposition 209, the Nov. 7 ballot in Michigan includes Proposal 2, which would end racial and gender consideration in public employment, education and contracting.

Marketing y Medios Magazine Ending Separate Publication
Adweek's Hispanic marketing publication Marketing Y Medios will stop publishing as a standalone journal next year. Intelligent publication reportedly fell flat with readers and advertisers.

Alaska Airlines Now Habla Espanol
For Alaska Airlines, Mexico isn't just a going-to-the-beach market anymore. The SeaTac-based carrier's business, while still heavily tilted toward flying Americans on vacation to Mexico's traditional beach resorts such as Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan, Cabo San Lucas and Cancun, in the last two years has begun serving such Mexican business centers as Guadalajara and Mexico City.

Governor Calls Letter to Latinos 'Hate Crime'
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, calling an intimidating letter sent to thousands of Hispanic voters "a hate crime," said Saturday the Republican candidate whose campaign it was linked to should quit the race if he had anything to do with it.

Republicans Give Back Hard-earned Hispanic Gains
The bottom line is that in the most recent presidential election, the percentage of Hispanics who voted Republican shot up almost 20 points over the nadir eight years earlier. Now Republicans are about to squander it all.

Quepasa Corp. Gets Shot in Arm, Nasdaq Listing
Quepasa Corp., the only Hispanic-oriented Web site to survive the dot-com meltdown, received a $10 million shot in the arm from another up-and-coming Web-focused property, Mexicans and Americans Trading Together Inc., and on Monday starts trading on Nasdaq.

'Fair Share' Not Living Up to Name
When it comes to construction of the new Dallas Cowboys stadium, some Hispanic business leaders say they're not getting their fair share of the Fair Share -- an agreement that recommends how much construction and operation business should be awarded to minority- and women-owned businesses.

Latin American Migrants Sending More Money Home
Latin American migrants in the United States this year will send a record $45 billion to support their relatives back home, according to a study released Wednesday.

HispanTelligence Research
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Search the 2005 Hispanic Business 500, a national benchmark of the surging development of U.S. Hispanic-owned companies.

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.

The Fast Growing Hispanic Youth Market
While the U.S. median age continues to rise, from 35.3 years in 2000, the median age of Hispanics remains the lowest of all groups. Demographers predict faster growth among young Hispanics than among other young ethnic groups for the next decade.

From the current issue of Hispanic Business magazine...
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With so many promising Hispanic Influential candidates, it was tough to narrow it down to just 100 selections. So, this year, we've selected an additional 10 to watch. Maybe 2007 will be their year!

100 Influentials List 2006
Our list of who's raising the Hispanic profile in 2006.

Influentials: A Look Back 20 Years
Our 100 Most Influential Hispanics list from 1986 has some familiar names -- where are they now?






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