|Tuesday, July 10, 2007 • Volume 4, Issue #237||Home||Research||Magazine||Contact Us|
While irate landowners and politicians are trying to fight construction of a wall in South Texas, the federal government has already begun lining up private contractors to do the work.
Cynthia Rivera Weissblum has been named president and CEO of the Edwin Gould Foundation, a New York-based nonprofit focusing on under-served youth. She replaces former Chairman and CEO Michael Osheowitz, who retired this week.
As millions of U.S. Hispanics connect to the Web at a robust rate, some consumer electronics companies, including Hewlett-Packard and Sony, are hoping those eyeballs translate into new computer buyers.
The increased foot traffic at union events comes at a time when Latino voters around the country are poised to exercise unprecedented influence in the selection of the party nominees.
The Bush administration Monday invoked executive privilege to block requests by Congress for two former White House aides to testify in the legislature's probe into the firings of several federal prosecutors last year.
New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson is hoping his face time in local TV advertisements will pay dividends during the Iowa and New Hampshire primaries as the Hispanic Democratic candidate makes his run for the White House.
SMALL BUSINESS / ENTREPRENEUR
A new loan program should help returning veterans, as well as the families of fallen soldiers, launch and grow their own businesses. Toward that end, the Small Business Administration rolled out the Patriot Express Loan Initiative on June 28.
The poor prosper, philanthropists profit, and now banks may join in.
When is small no longer small? In an effort to open up more federal contracts to small businesses, companies that are acquired or merged with a larger company must immediately get recertified with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Search the 2007 Hispanic Business 500, a national benchmark of the surging development of U.S. Hispanic-owned companies.
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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