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Democrats sought assurances Wednesday that President Bush will deliver Republican votes for putting illegal immigrants on a path to citizenship and creating a guest worker program.
Speaking before several hundred Hispanics commemorating the 78th anniversary of the League of United Latin American Citizens former President Bill Clinton urged leaders to promote greater economic education to reduce demand for so-called "payday loans" and other access-to-cash programs. LULAC also honored Hilda Solis, Elaine Chao and Harry Reid at the event.
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A chart of the major media buyouts, mergers, investments, and capital financing deals in the U.S. Hispanic market.
Al Zollar is general manager of Tivoli Software, an IBM subsidiary that generates $2 billion in revenue a year. Mary Winston is CFO of Scholastic Inc., the company known for publishing the Harry Potter novels in the United States. Carlos Valle is a senior manager in institutional bonds at Merrill Lynch. Each is a minority member who climbed the corporate ladder, overcame the obstacles and advanced. What can any striving Hispanic learn from their success?
The Oppenheimer Report: Anti-free-trade zealots -- from Venezuela's petro-populist President Hugo Chavez to CNN's isolationist fear-monger Lou Dobbs -- can scream as loud as they want, but the cold figures show that free trade has been good for Latin America, and good for the United States.
In a new study upending decades of conventional wisdom, Florida International University researchers found that neither age, education, gender, nationality nor household income were major factors in determining whether a start-up venture would take flight or flounder.
In the first of a new and exclusive HispanicBusiness.com feature, "Conversations," Alex Ryshawy, research director of Mission Capital Group, talks with Robert B. Stearns, chairman and chief executive officer of QuePasa Corp.
Mayorga Coffee Roasters has roots tracing back to founder Martin Mayorga's childhood in Nicaragua. In the first of HispanicBusiness.com's Corporate Catalyst profiles, Mr. Mayorga describes his company's rise and offers lessons for other entrepreneurs hoping to grow their own business.
The nation's biggest Spanish language broadcaster, Univision Communications, has named New York ad executive Joe Uva as its new chief executive officer, an appointment that takes effect when the company's new owners take over. He replaces Univision co-founder and largest current shareholder Jerry Perenchio.
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 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.
|From the current issue of Hispanic Business magazine...|
Hispanic Business magazine reviews Henry Cisneros' "Casa y Comunidad: Latino Home and Neighborhood Design," and Mariela Dabbah and Arturo Poire's "The Latino Advantage in the Workplace."
"Angel" investors have flocked together and changed how they invest.
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