|Tuesday, October 23, 2007 • Volume 4, Issue #252||Home||Research||Magazine||Contact Us|
U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez of Florida announced Friday that he is stepping down immediately as chairman of the Republican National Committee -- months before a planned resignation early next year.
Growing up in two worlds, Democratic presidential candidate Bill Richardson has learned to see issues from both sides.
The arrival of high-profile polling firm Zogby International in Miami highlights the region's potential to become a Latin American and Hispanic opinion research hub.
SMALL BUSINESS / ENTREPRENEUR
From 1997 to 2006, the number of Latina-owned firms increased by 121 percent, according to a study by the Center for Women's Business that analyzed census data. As of 2006, 745,246 firms were owned 51 percent or more by Latinas employing 277,683 people and generating nearly $46 billion in sales, the study finds.
Whether you are a minority business owner or a corporation looking for diversity in your suppliers, two upcoming events could be the ticket.
A Hispanic civil-rights organization has canceled its 2009 convention in Kansas City, Mo., due to a controversial appointment by the city's mayor.
HISPANIC MARKET / MOVES
Emilio Gonzalez has been named vice president - strategic alliances for Verizon, effective November 1.
The first-ever study of global remittances found that migrants sent more than $300 billion home to their families last year, with India edging out Mexico as the top recipient.
The Board of Directors of the Hispanic Scholarship Fund concluded its national search today by announcing the selection of Frank D. Alvarez of Tucson, AZ, as the next president of the largest Hispanic higher education scholarship organization in the country.
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...|
Sports franchises work to gain, retain interest of valuable fan base.
As chairman of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission from 1994-97, Gilbert F. Casellas was a vigorous enforcer and educator. He continues those efforts, both as an employment-law attorney at the Washington D.C. law firm of Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky, and in the nonprofit world.
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