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Alberto Ibargüen
Alberto Ibargüen, former newspaper publisher and now the President and CEO of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, has been elected to the Boards of Directors of AMR Corporation and American Airlines, Inc.

NASA, Minority Student Groups Partner for Scholarship Program
Minority undergraduates intrigued by math and science are among those urged to apply for a scholarship that will pay up to half of their annual college tuition and introduce them to the world of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

McClatchy, ImpreMedia Work Together on Ads
The McClatchy Co. and ImpreMedia agreed Monday to create what the companies say is the largest online and print advertising platform for the Hispanic market.


POLITICS

Madrid Picked for DNC Post
Former New Mexico Attorney General Patricia Madrid has landed a top leadership post involving this summer's Democratic National Convention in Denver.

Denver Ex-mayor Notes Obama Impact Among Young Hispanics
The proposals of Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama are particularly attractive to young Latinos, Denver Mayor Federico Pena said here Monday.

Justice Department Sues Over Border Fence
The U.S. Justice Department filed lawsuits against landowners along the U.S.-Mexico border to open the property to engineers and surveyors for a border fence.

Cuban Elections Watched for Clue to Future
As Cubans went to the polls Sunday, the ballot boxes, campaign posters and other trappings of democracy that are hauled out every Election Day were all in place. But there was something else that has not been present for many years - some degree of suspense.


SMALL BUSINESS / ENTREPRENEUR

Wisconsin Hispanic Chamber Honors Small Businesses
Insulation Technologies Inc., a Menomonee Valley firm that specializes in making homes more energy efficient, and cosmetic dentist Roberto Monteagudo have been named Hispanic businesses of the year.

How to Sell Your Business
I'm thinking about selling my small business. What documents do I need to put together before I put my company on the market?

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.

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!
Geri Thomas, Bank of America’s  senior vice president of human resources and global diversity, and inclusion executive.
The corporate world has moved on from the typical three-day diversity training classes once used by many businesses nationwide. Now companies are including their diversity employees in their business strategy, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it's good for their bottom line.

Finding a Match
Hispanics are underrepresented in life-saving stem cell banks.

Media Report: Going Global
As a growing variety of media companies based in Latin America and Mexico are chasing Hispanic consumers, Hispanic advertising agencies are hiring talent in droves from the two regions, and practically every general market advertising agency interested in owning a Hispanic agency has bought or launched such a unit.






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