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Wednesday, June 12, 2002

Volume 3, Issue 22

Hispanic Business Magazine

In the news this week...

Univision to Acquire Hispanic Broadcasting
U.S. Spanish-language media group Univision Communications announced plans today to acquire radio firm Hispanic Broadcasting in an all-stock deal worth $3.5 billion. The deal creates a Spanish-language broadcasting, marketing and entertainment group catering to 35 million Hispanics, they said in a statement.

SBS Sues Clear Channel and HBC
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc., the nation's largest Hispanic-owned radio operator, today filed suit against Clear Channel Communications and Hispanic Broadcasting Corporation alleging antitrust and other claims.

Hispanics Seek Bigger Piece of Houston School Food-Services Contract
State Sen. Mario Gallegos, D-Houston contends Hispanics, the city's largest ethnic group, have not gotten an equitable piece of the school district's food-services contract.

Contracts Go to Those Who Play the Game
Linda Stone's success in winning contracts with large corporations and government agencies would make many small-business owners envious.

Arizona Hispanics Pessamistic on Economy
Hispanics in Arizona are less confident about the current state of the economy than the general population, according to a new poll.

Bloomberg Debuts Latin America Radio Reports
Bloomberg Radio began broadcasting its Spanish-language radio report, "Reporte Financiero Bloomberg" throughout Latin America.

La Agencia Receives Imagen Award
Hispanic ad agency La Agencia de Orcí & Asociados was recently honored at the Imagen Foundation's 17th Annual Imagen Awards Gala.

Hispanic Vets Recognized
A Library of Congress project includes first-hand accounts of Hispanic soldiers who fought in U.S. wars.

Census: Hispanic Population Surge in Colorado
The latest census figures underscore the degree to which the Hispanic population has grown in Colorado and affected many of the state's industries.

YupiMSN, ESPNdeportes.com Team Up
YupiMSN and ESPNdeportes.com today announced an agreement for ESPNdeportes.com to become the exclusive sports content provider on YupiMSN throughout the Americas.

Minority Women-owned Firms Experience Record Growth
Minority- and women-owned firms are leading the general population in rate of business start-ups.


From the current issue of

Hispanic Business magazine

2002 Board of Economists: Guarded About the Hispanic Economy
First-ever survey reveals some pessimism about U.S. Hispanics’ economic prospects.

Franchising Looking Better than Ever
Economic uncertainty or no, franchising remains an exciting option for those who want to test the entrepreneurial waters. In fact, now may be an uncommonly good time to explore franchising opportunities.

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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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