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When he first moved to Dallas 14 years ago, Dallas lawyer Jaime Ramon remembers when a small group of Hispanic lawyers, most of them in private practice, would gather to discuss issues and concerns in their community. Back then, it was called the Mexican American Bar Association. Today, the group has morphed into the Dallas Hispanic Bar Association, and its members -- now numbering about 300 -- range from high-powered partners in corporate law firms to lawyers in private practice battling employment discrimination and civil rights cases.
Shares of airline companies rallied in morning trading Tuesday as crude oil prices fell sharply, dropping to their lowest price since April.
Internet search company Google introduced a public beta of its own WebKit-based Web browser, dubbed Google Chrome, on Monday. The announcement marks Google's entrance into the Web browser market, but the open source application is Windows-only for now with Mac OS X and Linux versions on the way. To help explain Google Chrome and to illustrate some of the technologies behind the Web browser, Google has also released its own Web-based comic book, drawn by noted comic book authority Scott McCloud.
The number of Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States is expected to grow 41.8 percent in the next six years to 4.3 million, with total revenues surging 39 percent to more than $539 billion, according to new estimates by HispanTelligence. Spurred by growing entrepreneurial trends and affluence among the nation's largest minority population, the increase is expected to come at a robust rate of 8.5 and 8.7 percent, respectfully, over the next couple years.
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.
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The Diversity Elite 60, our list of the companies nationwide that are the most successful at embedding diversity into their corporate culture, has arrived! Read about the top finishers, those in the Top 15, below.
Which schools offer the most to Hispanics? Which ones are at the forefront of recruiting, retaining, and offering quality higher education? HispanTelligence, the research arm of Hispanic Business Inc., annually assesses the nation's top universities for Hispanics in the fields of medicine, engineering, business, and law. Following are this year's 2008 Top 10 Law Schools for Hispanic Students.
Which schools offer the most to Hispanics? Which ones are at the forefront of recruiting, retaining, and offering quality higher education? HispanTelligence, the research arm of Hispanic Business Inc., annually assesses the nation's top universities for Hispanics in the fields of medicine,engineering, business, and law. Following are this year's 2008 Top 10 Business Schools for Hispanic Students.
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