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Gov. Bill Richardson speaks at his caucus watch party in Des Moines on Thursday. (Kevin Sanders/Santa Fe New Mexican)
He won only 2 percent of Iowa delegates in Thursday's caucuses, but Gov. Bill Richardson tried to rally supporters gathered at the Quality Inn with what sounded like a victory speech. "On to New Hampshire," he shouted. "We made it to the final four. It's on to New Hampshire!"

Growing Hispanic Presence Felt in Campaign
The illegal immigration issue is dangerous territory for candidates who must try to find a balance between appealing to early supporters and carrying the general election, where a growing Hispanic vote could be crucial.

Indiana May Adopt Tough Immigration Law
An Indiana legislator wants to penalize companies that knowingly hire illegal immigrants.


Romero Elected Chairman of HSF
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund Board of Directors has elected Washington, D.C.-based businessman Raul R. Romero to a two-year term as Chairman of the Board for the nation's oldest and largest Hispanic higher education governing body.

Anheuser-Busch Looks to Make Inroads in Latino Market
The folks at Anheuser-Busch Cos. have done the math: There are a lot of Latino beer drinkers in the United States and even more who follow Latino style.

Cuban Revolution Victims Now Listed Online
After more than a decade of painstaking research by two Cuban exiles with the nonprofit group Cuba Archive, for the first time their results are available in a searchable database on the Web.

Unemployment Continues to Rise – Hispanic Males Feel the Impact
The Department of Labor's latest release of employment status within the Hispanic population brings forth evidence of the rising awareness of a hurting economy.


Small Loans for Small Enterprises
New New York state program intends to funnel financing to businesses, projects that can't access traditional sources.

"Mom and Pop" Grants Available to Miami Business Owners
County Commissioner Rebeca Sosa is making "Mom and Pop" grant money available to small businesses in her district for the fifth year. Those interested in applying for the grants, ranging from $1,000 to $5,000, must attend one of the workshops Sosa is hosting to provide business owners with information on qualifications and application procedures.

Head of MACLA, a San Jose Center for Latino Arts, Resigning for New Post
Tamara Alvarado, credited with turning San Jose's MACLA into a nationally renowned hub for Latino arts, is stepping down from the executive director post she's held for nearly five years.

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...
Create Your Hispanic Business Classified Ad Now!
The Internet offers advertisers new ways to reach the growing U.S. Hispanic market.

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.

Media Report: Top Hispanic Advertisers, 2007
Hispanic Business magazine's annual list of the top advertisers to the U.S. Hispanic market, from June 2006 to July 2007.

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