|Wednesday, November 28, 2007 • Volume 4, Issue #257||Home||Research||Magazine||Contact Us|
Hispanic Business contributor Alex Ryshawy spoke with Bustos Media LLC President and Chief Executive Officer Amador Bustos about trends affecting the U.S. Hispanic TV and radio industries and his company's strategy for the coming year.
San Francisco will begin issuing municipal identification cards to illegal immigrants next year, becoming the second city in the country to create such a program in the wake of stalled immigration reform efforts in Washington.
SMALL BUSINESS / ENTREPRENEUR
Marion County is a magnet for entrepreneurs fleeing the high cost of living in South Florida and elsewhere, said Lola Gonzalez, chairwoman of the Hispanic Business Council of the Ocala/Marion County Chamber of Commerce.
When it comes to customer service, take a tip from a good police chief: The small things can be just as important as the high-profile ones.
Leaders of the quasi-public Connecticut Development Authority announced Monday that its Urbank program, which provides banks guarantees on small businesses loans, will expand statewide.
Hundreds of business leaders from China and Latin American nations gathered here Tuesday to discuss ways to boost trade and investment ties between the two sides.
In recent months, Gov. Bill Richardson has staked out the most dovish position on the Iraq war of all Democratic presidential candidates this side of Dennis Kucinich.
Americans love firsts. But which first should be first: The first woman nominated by a major party to be president? Or the first African-American?
The geographic dispersion of the U.S. Hispanic population continues. States with small Hispanic populations have shown the greatest growth in the last decade — with seven of the 10 fastest-growing states in the South.
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.
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Francisco Codina, who was born in Cuba and immigrated to the United States with his family at age 13, began his career at Ford Motor Co. in 1977 as a zone manager for Ford's Customer Service Division in New Orleans.
Over the last couple of decades, it's no secret Americans have become chubbier. And while experts say those extra pounds often lead to hefty health problems, such as heart attacks or strokes, they also say not enough is being done to alert the Hispanic population, which is especially hard hit.
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