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Friday, May 31, 2002

Volume 3, Issue 20

Hispanic Business Magazine

In the news this week...

Survey: Few Hispanics Think Merit Key To Advancement
Fewer than one in four Hispanic employees believes merit counts most in order for people to be promoted at their company, according to a national telephone survey by J. Howard & Associates, a multicultural consulting unit of Provant, Inc.

U.S. Prospects Boosted by Strong Economic Data
Fears for the US economic recovery eased Friday on fresh data showing buoyant consumer sentiment, a strengthening industrial heartland and bulging orders at factory gates.

Tampa Business Group Opens Mexico City Trade Office
Mexico office underscores Tampa Bay's regional effort to increase trade, tourism and investment with its Gulf Coast neighbor.

Air Force Seeks More Hispanics
From fliers that feature uniformed Hispanics to TV ads on Spanish-language networks, the Air Force is doing all it can to recruit young Latinos and Latinas into its ranks.

National Hispanic Corp Council Seminar Set
The National Hispanic Corporate Council will hold a conference for its corporate members on "Achieving the Leading Edge in Hispanic America" June 5th and 6th at the downtown Chicago Marriott.

Online Shoppers’ Profile: Mirroring Middle America
The demographic profile of the average Web surfer is looking increasingly diverse reflecting mainstream America.

Hispanics Challenging in Political Arena
It's becoming more common to see multiple Hispanics vying for political office on the same ballot.

Jobless Claims Decline by 12,000
The Labor Department on Thursday reported that new claims for state unemployment benefits during the week ended May 25 fell by 12,000 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate 410,000.

AARP Woos Hispanics
AARP is making an effort to reach out to the growing number of 50-plus Hispanics through marketing efforts and a magazine title especially for the market.

Largest U.S. Hispanic Theater Festival Begins
The 17th International Hispanic Theater Festival begins this week in Miami with 13 companies from Latin America, Europe and the United States participating.

Citibank Announces New Remittance Service to Mexico
U.S. group Citibank on Tuesday announced a new on-line U.S.-Mexico funds transfer service through Banamex, the Mexican bank it took over last year.


From the current issue of

Hispanic Business magazine

Opposition to Auto Group Grows
An influential group of Hispanic auto dealers is voicing strong opposition to efforts by the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) to form a national Hispanic automobile dealers association.

Scorecard & Blueprint
The 2003 federal budget rates agencies on five different management criteria. In the category of "competitive sourcing," every agency gets a failing grade.

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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.

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