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 President George W. Bush addresses the National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast Friday, June 15, 2007, in Washington, D.C. (White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)
U.S. President George Bush is urging the nation's Hispanics to make themselves heard in the debate on immigration, it was reported Saturday.

Schwarzenegger: Turn Off Spanish TV
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.

Another Official Quits in Controversy Over Ousted U.S. Attorneys
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.


HISPANIC NEWSMAKERS

Angel Cabrera Defeats Tiger to Win U.S. Open
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.

Caravan of "Dreamers" Leaves Los Angeles En Route to Washington
"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.

Discord at Rice over Hispanic Studies Program
Some students, professors call for the program to be strengthened.


SMALL BUSINESS / ENTREPRENEURS

SBA Offers Help for Returning Military Veterans
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.

Hispanic-owned Businesses Increase in Tulsa
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.

Vargas to Speak at Dallas Women's Business Conference
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.

HispanTelligence Research
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Search the 2007 Hispanic Business 500, a national benchmark of the surging development of U.S. Hispanic-owned companies.

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.

Inside the House: Hispanics Subgroups Differ by Age
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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Irma Elder
Perseverance, a strong support system, and a sharp sense of humor have helped Irma Elder, the CEO of Elder Automotive Group, succeed after a tragic baptism into executive life.

Softening the Blow
Quarterly Economic Forecast: Consumers provide cushion for slowing U.S. economy.

The Birth of the 500
Hispanic Business magazine's elite list of top Hispanic-owned companies turns 25.






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