|Tuesday, November 13, 2007 • Volume 4, Issue #255||Home||Research||Magazine||Contact Us|
Mexican-born Henry Bazurto is still unable to restrain his tears when he remembers on Veterans' Day how one of his best friends died in his arms during a World War II combat mission.
It isn't really fair to put a lot of pressure on the new CBS drama "Cane." It is a first-year series. And few first-year series are breakouts such as "Heroes" or "Desperate Housewives." But it is hard to ignore the fact that there is a lot riding on "Cane" -- one of the first dramas on a network schedule with a mostly Hispanic cast.
For the first time in the most current wave of immigration, U.S. Census figures show that 70 percent of California's Mexican population are U.S. citizens, blunting widespread belief the state is overrun by illegal immigrants.
SMALL BUSINESS / ENTREPRENEUR
They all started their own businesses and along the way made sacrifices, took risks and learned some harsh lessons, but they forged ahead and built some of the country's fastest-growing Hispanic-owned companies. Hispanic entrepreneurs gathered in Los Angeles on Thursday as part of the Hispanic Business CEO Roundtable to share their stories of building a company from scratch and what it takes to make a business a success.
For the second consecutive year, Avaya, a global provider of business communications applications, systems and services was named "2007 Communications Company of the Year" by the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Latin America and Spain buzzed Sunday at the unprecedented move by Spain's King Juan Carlos to tell Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to "shut up" at a regional presidential summit on Saturday.
Jilted by the GOP earlier this year, viewers of the nation's largest Spanish-language television network will get a chance to see the Republican presidential candidates debate in Miami on Dec. 9.
The volatility of how to deal with the more than 12 million undocumented immigrants already living in the U.S. has led Democrats like Rep. Rahm Emanuel of Illinois to call immigration "the new third rail of politics." On state and local levels, there is ample evidence of a backlash against illegal immigration, and Republicans are hoping to leverage that discontent into votes next November.
While both Clinton and Obama have turned to largely centrist advisers to help them elaborate their own preferences, Edwards is charting a different, more populist course.
Search the 2007 Hispanic Business 500, a national benchmark of the surging development of U.S. Hispanic-owned companies.
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.
|From the current issue of Hispanic Business magazine...|
Subprime lending busts some Hispanics, creates opportunities for others.
There is a worldwide race among automakers to offer consumers alternatives to petroleum fuel – or, at least, an opportunity to cut back.
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