|Tuesday, June 19, 2007 • Volume 4, Issue #234||Home||Research||Magazine||Contact Us|
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger told hundreds of Latino journalists Wednesday that immigrants who want to learn English more quickly should shun various forms of Spanish-language media.
A senior Justice Department official immersed in the furor over the firings of nine U.S. attorneys is resigning to join a private law firm, a department official said Friday.
Angel Cabrera, a little-known 37-year-old from Cordorba, Argentina, a man who never finished elementary school and smokes cigarettes between golf shots, won the 107th U.S. Open on Sunday at Oakmont Country Club and beat the best player in the world at the same time.
"Dreams Across America," a 10-city train tour aimed at "dispelling myths" about immigration, set out from L.A. Wednesday after a bon voyage ceremony presided over by Cardinal Roger Mahony and Spanish-language radio star Renan "El Cucuy" Almendarez.
Some students, professors call for the program to be strengthened.
SMALL BUSINESS / ENTREPRENEURS
Military veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan just got a new avenue of assistance from the federal government with the launch of the U.S. Small Business Administration's Patriot Express Pilot Loan Initiative.
In May 2004, businessman Antonio Perez purchased the Executive Mall at the intersection of 21st Street and Garnett Road from P&H Investments. Since that time, the number of Hispanic-owned businesses has increased to nine at the shopping center, which has 18 tenants.
Elizabeth Vargas, co-anchor of ABC's 20/20, will deliver the keynote address at the Greater Dallas Chamber's 12th annual Women's Business Conference on Sept. 27.
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.
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.
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