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Wednesday, November 27, 2002

Volume 3, Issue 37

Hispanic Business Magazine

In the news this week...

Bush Signs Terrorism Insurance Law
The administration estimates that the new Terrorist Risk Insurance Act of 2002 will spark 15 billion dollars worth of construction projects that have been stalled for lack of insurance coverage and create 300,000 jobs.

Bonds: A Steadier Road to Riches?
Before a rocky stock market tempts you to buy bonds and certificates of deposit (CDs), beware the pitfalls of fixed-income investing.

Toyota Sets $1 Billion Minority Business Spending Goal
Toyota Motor Manufacturing North America Inc. expects its minority business spending to rise significantly from years past and exceed $1 billion by 2005, according to a news release from its Annual Opportunity Exchange.

Cash Wiring Grows Despite High Fees
Immigrants from Latin America and the Caribbean were on track to send a whopping $25 billion to their homelands this year.

New Immigration Agency, New Department, Same Old Failed Policies
"The creation of the new Department of Homeland Security is a major victory for immigration reform in that it finally puts immigration enforcement under the purview of an agency with a national security mandate," concluded Dan Stein, executive director of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR).

Azteca America Network Adds Four New Affiliates
With the addition of these four stations, Azteca America now reaches 42 percent of the U.S. Hispanic marketplace.


Internet Provisions in National Security Bill
Tucked into a section of the bill creating the new Department of Homeland Security is a section about "cyber-security enhancements" that extend the government's wiretapping powers.

The National Education Association and Hispanic Press Foundation Launch Hispanic Scholarship Web Site
The site includes application guidelines, an alumni section, and a database of scholarships fully searchable by a variety of categories, including state, college and field of interest.

New and Notable on the Business Bookshelf
From the Business Reader Review, capsule reviews of the best new business books each month. Here is what's new and notable on the business bookshelf for November 2002.

Reaching the Hispanic Market
To effectively reach the Hispanic market, financial services companies need to triple their marketing dollars by 2007.

HSBC to Use Acquisitions to Tap Hispanic Market
UK-based banking giant HSBC's recent acquisitions in Mexico and the U.S. will help the British group tap the increasingly attractive Hispanic remittance market.

Ten Best Places to Live in America
MONEY Magazine editors refer to this year's top 10 as "economic and cultural magnets" because they not only offer everything from good education to top cultural events and a bustling nightlife, but offer some surprisingly good housing opportunities for their residents.

From the current issue of

Hispanic Business magazine

IM: When Time Matters
Emergencies and conferencing put instant-messaging software on the CEO’s buying list.

Handicapping The Hispanic Economy
The HISPANIC BUSINESS Magazine Board of Economists looks at future trends in elections, labor, international trade, technology, education, and banking.

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HBEvents.com provides the most up-to-date information on Hispanic Business Inc. educational services and events, including the Hispanic Business Magazine Entrepreneur of the Year.

HispanTelligence.com contains quantitative data and a qualitative analysis on the U.S. Hispanic market. It allows researchers and business planners to access data on the Hispanic market.

HireDiversity.com, the recruiting branch of the family, offers an efficient place for minority job-seekers and diversity-minded employers to meet. The site also offers an array of diversity news.

SuperOnda.com is the site of the sister magazine of HISPANIC BUSINESS. It aims at passing along the Hispanic heritage of success to the next generation of young Hispanics. The site features a list of the best schools for Hispanic students, career development resources, musical and entertainment reports and much more.

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