|Tuesday, August 14, 2007 • Volume 4, Issue #242||Home||Research||Magazine||Contact Us|
The Tucson-Southern Arizona Black Chamber of Commerce, the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and a "microbusiness" program in Sonora are developing a "nostalgic market" to serve the Hispanic market in the South.
For years, minority population increases have transformed Baltimore's inner suburbs. Now, that growth is reaching into such extended areas as Harford County, diversifying a relatively homogeneous jurisdiction.
In a further sign of the United States' growing diversity, nonwhites now make up a majority in almost one-third of the most populous counties in the country and in nearly 1 in 10 of all 3,100 counties, according to an analysis of census results to be released today.
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The California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce's (CHCC) State Convention & Expo will be held this year in Long Beach, California, on August 22-25, 2007.
A running-scared Wall Street is impacting business in North Texas, as Dallas investment banker David Mahmood saw this week when he tried to complete $90 million in private financing for a California client.
Abel Perez has spent a lifetime in private and public jobs, helping businesses establish safety programs, solve management issues and handle human resources needs. This month, he brought that experience to a new job as the first paid staff member of the Wichita Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Democratic presidential candidate Bill Richardson on Tuesday called for universal health care, offering a plan that would expand preventive coverage to help offset a package costing more than $100 billion.
Responding to Congress' failure to enact a new immigration overhaul, the Bush administration on Friday opted for a regulatory assault to toughen workplace enforcement and crack down on employers who hire illegal immigrants.
The findings of a report recently released by the U.S. International Trade Commission show that agricultural exports to Cuba could double -- adding up to $350 million in shipped goods a year on top of the $338 million in agricultural goods shipped last year -- if the embargo was lifted.
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...|
Beyond Latin America: Increasingly, Hispanic companies are exporting their products and services to Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.
Florida-based construction company builds business with international clientele.
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