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Thursday, March 28, 2002

Volume 3, Issue 13

Hispanic Business Magazine

In the news this week...

Senate Approves Small Business Emergency Relief
By unanimous consent, the Senate on Friday approved the "American Small Business Emergency Relief and Recovery Act," which now faces approval by the House of Representatives.

Deaths of Hispanic Workers Soar 53%
At least 815 Hispanics died on the job in 2000, mostly in construction trades and often because of language gaps between supervisors and immigrant workers, experts say.

UPS Workers Help Build Homes in Border Areas
United Parcel Service (UPS) workers throughout the country have suspended work for a few days to help poor immigrants in border areas build homes.

López Negrete Named to President’s Advisory Committee
Alex López Negrete, president of Houston-based López Negrete Communications, was recently appointed by President George W. Bush to the President’s Advisory Committee on the Arts of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Conde Nast Acquires Spanish-Language Publishing Group
Conde Nast Publications has acquired the remaining equity in Ideas Publishing Group (IPG), the Miami-based publisher of Spanish language editions of major American magazines, it was announced today.

NAHP Allies With Hispanic PR Wire and Business Wire
Citing Hispanic PR Wire's successful reach to U.S. Hispanic media and opinion leaders, the National Association of Hispanic Publications (NAHP) on March 26 named HPRW as its official Hispanic wire service.

REVIEW: 'George Lopez' Traps Great Comic in Bad Show
In an attempt to appeal to the long-neglected Hispanic TV viewing audience, ABC will debut "George Lopez," a new sitcom featuring the legendary Chicano comedian.

Coors, HACR Sign Agreement on Hispanic Inclusion
Coors Brewing Company and the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility have signed an agreement which calls for greater efforts to improve the representation of Hispanics in all economic activities of Coors.

Kmart Ads Pin Hopes on Minority Customers
Kmart will announce today that it is extending its new ''Stuff of Life'' theme with a $25 million broadcast campaign for Hispanics and African-Americans

Radio Effort Urges Hispanics to Enter Tech Fields
Radio Bilingue will produce a series of public service announcements, talk shows and dramas to encourage Hispanics to choose technology-based careers.

Hispanic Center Crowds Not What Expected
Attendance has been lower than projected in the 17 months since the National Hispanic Cultural Center of New Mexico opened.

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BIZWARE: Small-Business e-Loan
A new Web-hosted system aids in the origination and management of SBA-backed and other traditional small-business loans.

Wary of Economic Instability
HISPANIC BUSINESS surveyed the financial professionals included in this year’s directory of registered money managers. The directory includes Hispanic financial management firms that are registered with either the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission or the National Association of Securities Dealers. [PDF file -- Adobe Reader required]

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