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HISPANIC MARKET

Health insurance
The United Health Foundation notes in its latest snapshot of the U.S. health care system that Hispanics continue to suffer from a lack of access to medical care.

PGA Tour Lacks Diversity
Despite some efforts, there are very few minorities working for the governing body.

Cruz Reynoso: Champion of Hispanics' Civil Rights From the Bench
Because of his extraordinary contributions to the Hispanic community, Reynoso - who in 1982 became the first Hispanic judge on the California Supreme Court - last week received the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund's Valerie Kantor Award for Extraordinary Achievement.

Hispanics Seek the Good Life in Suburbs
The challenges of integrating America's growing Hispanic immigrant population isn't playing out just in the cities anymore. Mirroring a national trend, St. Charles County is one of hundreds of suburban areas in the country that's becoming home to Hispanic immigrants who must struggle to learn English in a place with few bilingual services.


POLITICS

Fox Urges U.S. Pullout From Iraq
Ex-Mexican leader says UN should take lead in resolving conflicts.

McCain Talks Tough on Immigration
Sen. John McCain said Thursday he will vote against any issue related to immigration reform until the borders are secured -- even if it's an issue he agrees with.

NY License Database No Two-way Street
New York's driver's license plan still faces communication gap between federal, state authorities.


SMALL BUSINESS / ENTREPRENEUR

Magazine Says N.C. Has Best Business Climate
Gov. Mike Easley announced Thursday that North Carolina again is the state with the top business climate, according to "Site Selection" magazine.

How Your Home Business Can Avoid a Tax Audit
Keeping your business income and deductions well within the averages for your type of business will reduce your chance of being audited, as will making sure that you're not taking unwarranted deductions.

La Raza Publisher and CEO Steps Down
ImpreMedia announced today that Robert J. Armband, CEO and Publisher of its La Raza Newspaper in Chicago, would step down effective immediately.

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.

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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A Chevrolet Sequel, the first electrically driven fuel-cell vehicle to achieve 300 miles on one tank of hydrogen.
There is a worldwide race among automakers to offer consumers alternatives to petroleum fuel or, at least, an opportunity to cut back.

Hispanics Grabbing the Keys
Hispanics are buying more new cars and trucks than ever before, scooping them up at a faster pace than the overall market.






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