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Thursday, April 11, 2002

Volume 3, Issue 15

Hispanic Business Magazine

In the news this week...

U.S. Seeks to Improve Border Security Without Hampering Trade
The U.S. government is working on a multilateral border security plan with a two-fold design: boost security against terrorist attacks without harming trade with Canada and Mexico.

White House Leaves Safety Rules to Businesses
The Bush administration handed industry groups a major victory Friday by deciding not to set mandatory worker safety rules aimed at preventing injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome.

Hispanics Seen as a Key to Success in U.S. House Elections
Elections for the House will give both Democrats and Republicans their best chance this fall to demonstrate how effectively they can attract the loyalties of the fast-growing Hispanic vote.

Chao Takes Stand on Undocumented Workers
Undocumented workers have the right to receive payment for hours worked and are covered by workplace safety laws, Labor Secretary Elaine Chao said Monday.

FCC Approves NBC Purchase of Telemundo
The Federal Communications Commission yesterday approved NBC's proposed purchase of the Spanish-language television broadcaster Telemundo.

Bloomberg Names Hispanic to Lower Manhattan Development Corp.
Hispanic lawyer Sally Hernandez-Piñero was appointed to the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, responsible for reviving the area destroyed by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Mexican, Colorado Officials Discuss NAFTA Environment Issues
A team of Mexican environmental specialists are meeting with political and business leaders in Colorado to discuss environmental protection under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Kirk Defeats Morales in Democratic Runoff
Former Dallas mayor Ron Kirk became Texas's first black nominee for the Senate by defeating Victor Morales in today's Democratic runoff for the seat of retiring Republican Sen. Phil Gramm.

France A. Córdova Named UC Riverside Chancellor
France A. Córdova, a nationally recognized astrophysicist who currently serves as vice chancellor for research at UC Santa Barbara, was named chancellor of the University of California's Riverside campus Tuesday.

Texas Bank Forms Hispanic Advisory Board
Hispanic business leaders from around Dallas are coming together to advise Comerica Bank-Texas in developing strategies to partner with local Hispanic-owned businesses.

Televisa, Clear Channel Extend Partnership to U.S. Hispanic Market
Grupo Televisa, S.A. and Clear Channel Entertainment today announced an agreement that extends their Mexico-focused live entertainment joint enterprise to include the U.S. Hispanic market.

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Editor selections from the current issue of

Hispanic Business magazine

Alchemist Among the Vines
Reynaldo Robledo proves he has a Midas touch when it comes to grapes, wine, and the family business.

BizWare: The Great Software Equalizer
With Oracle Small Business Suite 7.5, small companies have use of a suite of office applications for only $99 per month.

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