Liberty Mutual (2006)

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For its 16th Annual EOY Awards and Gala, Hispanic Business magazine named Enrique A. Tessada its 2006 Entrepreneur of the Year. Additionally, the magazine presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to MAOF founder Dionicio Morales for his lifelong commitment to the Hispanic community.

The Democrats' Playbook for Business
The new era of Washington bipartisanship couldn't come soon enough to Americans angered by gridlock and hyper-partisanship on Capitol Hill. Just how friendly things remain may well depend on how leaders grapple with key economic issues awaiting the 110th Congress.

Latin America Policy Up in Air After Election
Democratic control of the House of Representatives and Senate may affect U.S. relations with Latin American and the Caribbean, clearing the way for sweeping immigration reforms but casting a shadow over two crucial free-trade agreements and U.S. anti-drug aid to Colombia.

Political Aftershock: Immigration Reform Roadblocks Lowered
The Democratic takeover of Congress could lead to a major change in the nation's immigration laws, including a chance for millions of illegal immigrants to become citizens, experts on both sides of the debate said Thursday.

Republicans Lose Ground Among Hispanic Voters
Republican gains among Hispanic voters evaporated in Tuesday's elections, and some party leaders are blaming harsh rhetoric on immigration for the reversal.

First Latino Bank in 30 Years Opens
Occupying the 11th floor of an office building in Glendale, Calif.'s business district, Americas United employs immigrants from Nicaragua, Colombia, Mexico and around the Americas who speak fluent Spanish. Bank officials say the team will reach out to a community that has been ignored for decades by traditional banks.

Black Colleges Extend Hand to Hispanics
Some historically black colleges and universities are recruiting Hispanics, hoping to boost their enrollments, diversify their student bodies and educate a fast-growing segment of the population.

Arnold Celebrates Victory with Trade Trip To Mexico
Having decisively won his first full term as California's governor on Tuesday, Arnold Schwarzenegger is celebrating with a whirlwind two-day trip -- not to Disneyland, but to the state's top foreign trade partner, Mexico.

HispanTelligence Research
More than 20 percent of Cubans are 65 or older, while a scant 4 percent of Mexicans are in that age bracket. On the other hand, 37 percent of Mexicans and 31 percent of Puerto Ricans are younger than 18.

U.S. Hispanic Media Market: Projections to 2010
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.

2006 Hispanic Business 500 Directory
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Big names in the auto industry are competing to tap the buying power of the Hispanic market, too ... it just so happens that they're Hispanic as well.

Top Automotive Companies, 2006
The Burt Automotive Network leads the Hispanic Business magazine list of the Top 20 Auto Companies for 2006.

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