|Tuesday, December 11, 2007 • Volume 4, Issue #261||Home||Research||Magazine||Contact Us|
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.
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.
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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.
The United States Department of Labor released its monthly report Friday entitled "Employment status of the Hispanic or Latino population by sex and age."
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.
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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.
Find out what it takes from two who lived to tell the tale.
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.
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.
|From the current issue of Hispanic Business magazine...|
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.
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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