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In the New Orleans area, permits issued to mobile vendors that prepare food on their trucks -- such as taquerias and hot dog vendors -- jumped nearly eightfold from July 2005 to July 2006, the state health department says. Through July 2007, another 83 new permits were issued, up 36 percent from last year.
Pressure from Latino groups to include their perspective in "The War," the upcoming 15-hour documentary series by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, has succeeded in adding their stories to the presentation. But Burns said the changes won't alter the narrative that has already been constructed.
Hispanics are the fastest-growing population group in Houston and the nation. But not at the Metropolitan Transit Authority.
Bill Richardson is battling a shortage of funds and skepticism over his ability to win the Democratic nomination, even with his top-tier government credentials.
Organizers hope to register as many as 1 million new citizens in key battleground states, such as New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona and Nevada.
Immigration reform failed in the U.S. Senate because of errors on "both sides" of the political aisle and it is doubtful it will be discussed again before the 2008 general elections, Republican Party Chairman Mel Martinez said in a wide-ranging interview that included a call for patience in Iraq.
The importance of remittances to national finances in Latin America has become the Holy Grail of development.
For the second year in a row, Virginia has been ranked No. 1 by Forbes.com in its "Best States for Business" report. That status was given to the state again for its low unemployment rate, high quality of life and big prospects for growth.
Miami-based TotalBank announced Wednesday it has been purchased by a Madrid bank for $300 million.
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.
|From the current issue of Hispanic Business magazine...|
In many respects, 2006 has been a poor year for the automotive sector, both in the HISPANIC BUSINESS 500® and the wider market.
Nationwide housing woes have sent the HISPANIC BUSINESS 500® construction sector into a tailspin with 90 companies reporting a combined 20 percent decline in 2006 revenues.
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