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Wednesday, November 20, 2002

Volume 3, Issue 36

Hispanic Business Magazine

In the news this week...

Marketing to U.S. Hispanics and Latin America
Strategic Research Institute announces the 9th Annual Marketing to U.S. Hispanics and Latin America Conference at the Radisson Deauville Resort in Miami Beach, Florida, January 30-31, 2003.

Hispanic Chamber Under Fire
The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Silicon Valley has come under fire for internal mismanagement that threatens to divide the organization's membership.

Sisters in Congress Spearhead Hispanic Drive
The Sanchez sisters elected to Congress in the recent elections are spearheading a record success for Hispanic politicians in the United States.

Hispanic Boomers Part of Sandwich Generation
Results of a recent survey show that Hispanic baby boomers are more likely to be "sandwiched" between financial obligations to children and aging parents when they retire.

House Minority Leader to Tackle the Economy
New House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says congressional Democrats will make promoting growth in the U.S. economy their "most important issue."

iN DEMAND Launches Spanish-Language Video-On-Demand Package
iN DEMAND will now offer Spanish-language video-on-demand and pay-per-view programming. New releases include "Scorpion King," "Tinta Roja" and "Cha Cha Cha."


Arbitron Commits To Language-Preference Weighting
As they met with Hispanic broadcasters in Los Angeles this week, Arbitron has revealed it intends to switch to a weighting system based on language preference.

'Bloque'-buster? Not quite -- but Chain is Targeting Hispanics
In a move aimed at the nation's growing Latino population, Blockbuster is now offering customers an array of movies in Spanish.

Congressman Rodriguez Elected Hispanic Caucus Chairman
Congressman Ciro D. Rodriguez (D-TX) today was unanimously elected as the next chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.

Texas Official Signs MetLife Fund Consent Order
Texas Insurance Commissioner Jose Montemayor has signed a consent order that will give 5,475 African-American and Hispanic Texas residents access to a fund that MetLife Inc., New York, set up to resolve a dispute over race-based life insurance pricing practices.

Latino Entrepreneur Network is Starting to Click
In 18 months Hispanic-Net has signed up 150 members and drawn about 400 to its monthly gatherings designed to help members pry open the doors of a few venture capitalists.

2002 Hispanic MONITOR Launched
The 2002 Hispanic MONITOR is a study of the attitudes, values and issues driving Hispanic marketplace needs and purchasing patterns.

From the current issue of

Hispanic Business magazine

A Minority Role in the Homeland
Small minority-owned companies search for their place in a federal procurement sector ramping up for war.

Business Primer for Legislators
National Commission on Entrepreneurship project aims to gain a political voice.

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