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Democratic candidates for president on stage before the Univision Democratic Candidate forum. (Hans Deryk, Reuters)
Democrats seeking the White House made history Sunday night by debating for the first time on a television network that translated and broadcast their remarks in Spanish.

Former Denver Mayor Joins Obama campaign
Federico Pena, a former mayor of Denver, was named Saturday a co-chair of U.S. Sen. Barack Obama's presidential campaign.

GOP Debate Postponed After Candidates Ignore Invites
The Univision debate was to be broadcast from coast to coast, with questions in Spanish and simultaneous translations piped into candidates' ears. Analysts touted the invitation as a landmark opportunity for Republican presidential hopefuls to woo a huge Hispanic audience and collect their contributions.


Tuesday LiveChat: Diversity in Higher Education
Join Elizabeth Cook, director of diversity and the Multicultural Engineering Program at the University of Oklahoma College of Engineering, on Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at 11 a.m. PST for her LiveChat on ethnic diversity in higher education. Submit your questions now!

Popular Canned Food Maker Bites Into U.S.
The off-shore business paradigm usually goes something like this: American company makes a profit. American company sees it can save money by sending jobs abroad. American company saves money by sending jobs abroad, often to Mexico. Leave it to a debt-free, privately held 80-year-old Mexican company to turn this paradigm "patas para arriba" -- upside down.

Blacks, Latinos Saddled With Higher Proportion of Costly Loans
With the subprime-mortgage collapse still shaking credit markets, a study released Wednesday found that blacks and Latinos continued to wind up with proportionally more of the high-cost loans than non-Hispanic whites last year, even if their incomes were the same.


Las Vegas Chamber's Fiscal 'Wake-up' Tour to Stage Event at Rio
The Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce wants the business community to "wake up."

Latina Journalist Lends Voice to Diversity Series
As an award-winning journalist, author and host of NPR's "Latino USA," Maria Hinojosa has been credited with giving Spanish-speaking Americans a voice.

Jose Ramon Barahona, a Salvadoran Who Never Gave Up His Dream
Jose Ramon Barahona came to San Francisco in 1970 and was deported four days later, but he did not stop trying to achieve the "American Dream" and returned to become a successful businessman with activities in both the United States and his native El Salvador.

HispanTelligence Research
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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Cristo Rey New York High School -- a doorway to a unique educational experience
A competitive, private New York high school nurtures young Hispanics' college dreams.

It's Not Rocket Science
France Cordova blazes a trail for diversity at the university level.

Sound Fundamentals
Musical Group Ozomatli cashes in without relying on record sales.

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