Democratic leaders in Congress have urged the Bush administration to consider using the $700 billion bailout for the financial system to aid distressed American automakers, in a prelude to what may become urgent negotiations over additional economic stimulus measures.
A roundup of recent personnel moves and awards affecting the Hispanic business community.
Proposition 8, the California initiative that prevented same-sex couple from getting married, made national headlines this week. Many see it as a look into the future of gay marriage throughout the United States. Californians approved the proposition 52 percent to 48 percent, thereby amending the state's constitution to define marriage as between a man and a woman. Just as their votes were considered critical to winning the presidential election, Hispanics were considered a key group whose support was necessary in this battle.
The Hispanic Business 500
has served as a barometer of the U.S. Hispanic economy for more than 25 years. We believe that applying our criteria on a statewide level can yield interesting results for our readers. Here's a look at the Virginia-based companies on the list.
Shop around for a car and you'll see endless buying and leasing incentives . . . for those fortunate enough to qualify for a loan in the current credit markets. Car dealerships are offering tremendous promotions because, simply, they need to sell cars and move inventory. Is the rare and exotic supercar market struggling as well? Not so much. Believe it or not, those ultra-expensive vehicles are selling, for record prices.