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>> Hispanic Business Magazine will present its 6th annual Woman of the Year (WOY) Awards and annual Elite Women directory in its April issue.

To qualify, individuals must be U.S. citizens of Hispanic origin who work in Corporate America, nonprofit organizations, sports/entertainment, government (elected or appointed positions) or academia. The deadline for nominations is Friday, January 4th.

If you would like to nominate a Hispanic woman who has had a recent, national impact please fill out a nomination form on our Web site at: hispanicbusiness.com/events/woy/nomprocess/.

Top Stories

GOP Univision debate
In the first GOP forum on Hispanic issues, broadcast in Spanish by Univision from the University of Miami to millions of households, seven candidates sought to soften their contentious language as they appealed to a group that polls say is abandoning their party.

Study: More Hispanic Voters Say They Favor Democrats
Hispanic voters, who historically favored the Democratic Party but spent the first part of the decade showing increased support for the GOP, are now shifting back to the left, according to a survey released Thursday.

Martinez to Lead DNC Hispanic Caucus
The Democratic National Committee's Hispanic Caucus elected a new Chair and Vice-Chair on Friday during its 2007 fall meeting, the last full gathering of DNC members before the 2008 Democratic National Convention.


A&M Announcement Marks Another 'First' for Murano
Elsa Murano has built a career out of being first. She became the first Hispanic to serve as undersecretary for food safety at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 2001. Then in 2005, she became the first female and Hispanic dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M.

Hispanic Teenagers Help Employment Situation
The United States Department of Labor released its monthly report Friday entitled "Employment status of the Hispanic or Latino population by sex and age."

How Clout of Latinos Will Shape Tucson's Future
Fueled by higher birthrates, domestic and international migration and longer life expectancies, Tucson's population is expected to be 50 percent Latino by 2015, the U.S. Census reports.


Lender Promises Loans Fast, Hassle-free
Almost all small-business owners could use a little extra cash -- and 39 businesses got their wish recently as part of a small-business loan event organized by the Minority/Women Business Enterprise Alliance Inc.

So You Want To Own a Business...
Find out what it takes from two who lived to tell the tale.

WA Latino Expo Planned for April
Want your business to reach out to Latinos in the community? If so, then get ready for Latino Business and Consumer Expo in Washington State.

HispanTelligence Research
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.

South Leads US in Fastest Hispanic Growth
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.

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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Alex Pels, mun2’s general manager, center, is pictured with mun2’s “Vivo” hosts Renato Lopez and Yasmin Deliz.
Three television networks set their sights on a new generation of bilingual and bicultural Hispanics.

The Final Say: Roberto Suro
Roberto Suro grew up in the United States listening to stories about his mother's family-owned newspaper, El Telegrafo, in Guayaquil, Ecuador. He left journalism to launch, as its director, the Pew Hispanic Center, focusing his efforts on producing research about the growing U.S. Hispanic population. But in 2006, he returned to journalism as a professor at the USC Annenberg School of Journalism to help mold future journalists.

Choosing Sides
In the halls of Congress and City Halls nationwide, from conference tables to comedy clubs coast-to-coast, the 2008 presidential campaigns have spent the fall gathering hundreds of key Hispanic endorsements.

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