|Tuesday, July 31, 2007 • Volume 4, Issue #240||Home||Research||Magazine||Contact Us|
In an escalating conflict between Congress and President Bush over the privileges and prerogatives of the presidency, the two sides could be headed for a court battle that outlasts Bush's term in office, pushing the outcome of any congressional investigation over the firings of federal prosecutors into the next administration.
The House on Friday rejected an initiative to ease restrictions on U.S. agricultural exports to Cuba, virtually burying any chance that U.S. policy toward the island could be relaxed by Congress this year.
An organizer of two marches for immigration reform is planning a Hispanic boycott of their jobs during next year's Super Bowl week, in hopes of crippling the state's restaurant and hotel industry.
SMALL BUSINESS / ENTREPRENEUR
IBM (NYSE: IBM) and IFC, the private sector arm of the World Bank, launched a new version of a free small-business toolkit specifically for small-business owners in emerging markets as well as women, black, Hispanic, Native American, and Asian entrepreneurs in the U.S., to receive highly developed business information, tools, and training services usually reserved for Fortune 1000 companies.
A strong voice for Latino business is in Charlotte, the USHCC is pitching companies on selling to the nation's fastest growing minority population.
HISPANIC MARKET / ISSUES
Pioneering Hispanic advertising entrepreneur Teresa "Tere" Zubizarreta, founder of Miami-based Zubi Advertising, died of cancer this morning. She was 69.
NASCAR is counting on Juan Pablo Montoya's popularity and success to attract fans.
Some environmental experts say the affected Houston neighborhoods, which are more than 90 percent Hispanic, illustrate a discriminatory national trend they call "environmental racism" in which hazardous polluting industries are routinely located closer to minority neighborhoods than white ones.
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...|
Texas-based trucking company rules the road of the Transportation sector of the Hispanic Business 500®.
Molina Healthcare Inc., a $2 billion company based in Long Beach, California, dominates the service sector, which boasts more companies (173) than any other sector in the HISPANIC BUSINESS 500®.
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