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HISPANIC MARKET

Diversity
Houston is the city with the second-highest concentration of Fortune 500 companies, behind New York's 45. But none of the chief executives of Houston's 22 giants is African-American or Latino -- a noteworthy fact in a metropolitan area where blacks and Hispanics are 50 percent of the population.

Hispanic Veteran Recalls World War II Combat Missions
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.

Fate of 'Cane' Has Implications for Other Ethnic Shows
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.

Study Shows Demographic Shift in California
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

Hispanic Entrepreneurs Share Their Stories of Success and Near Misses
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.

Avaya Wins '2007 Communications Company of the Year'
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.


POLITICS

Chavez Keeps Ranting After a Royal 'Shut Up'
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.

GOP's Top Tier to Join Spanish Debate
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.

Analysts Debate Role Immigation May Play in 2008
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.

Candidates Chart Economic Path
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.

HispanTelligence Research
HB500
For more than two decades, the annual Hispanic Business 500 directory has served as a barometer of the U.S. Hispanic economy. A purchase of the 2007 directory provides the top 500 Hispanic-owned companies list in Excel format including: CEO names; company addresses and telephone numbers; e-mail addresses for 375 companies and Web addresses for 430 companies; and company revenue and employees numbers for 2005 and 2006.

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

U.S. Hispanic Media Market: Projections to 2010
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...
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Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA)
Leaders from both parties verbally attacked presidential candidates in October after they skipped a presidential forum held by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI).

Living on Borrowed Time
Subprime lending busts some Hispanics, creates opportunities for others.

Automakers Roll Out "Green" Cars, New Technology
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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