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Tecate Light, Mexico's best-selling light beer, is seeking a place at the table among imported light beers in the United States.

The Nostalgia Connection
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.

Minorities Fuel Growth in Maryland
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.

Minorities Outnumber Whites in a Growing Number of U.S. Counties
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.


SMALL BUSINESS / ENTREPRENEUR

CHCC to Host State Convention & Expo
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.

Small Businesses Caught in Credit Crunch
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.

Hispanic Chamber Adds Executive Director
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.


POLITICS

Richardson Offers Health Care Plan
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.

Former Allies Decry White House Immigration Crackdown
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.

Trade-off in Cuba: U.S. Could Profit, but So Could Castro's Regime
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.

HispanTelligence Research
Media
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.

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

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.

From the current issue of Hispanic Business magazine...
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Luis Ramirez started Tire Masters International in 2001.
Four of our Top Exporters find profits in tire sales.

Going the Distance
Beyond Latin America: Increasingly, Hispanic companies are exporting their products and services to Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

Firm Takes 'Local' Worldwide
Florida-based construction company builds business with international clientele.






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