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SMALL BUSINESS, STIMULUS PLAN, OBAMA STIMULUS, TIM GEITHNER
The Obama Administration on Monday detailed its latest strategy to boost small businesses by greasing the jammed gears of the lending industry.

With Rush Limbaugh being painted by Democrats as the de facto leader of the Republican Party, and the Hispanic vote swinging back to the Democratic side in the last election, it's worth asking: What do prominent Hispanic Republicans think of the man? HispanicBusiness.com asked several Hispanic Republican leaders to weigh in on Limbaugh.

Travel restrictions on Cuban-Americans visiting relatives have been eased under a $410 billion spending bill approved Tuesday by the U.S. Senate.

Success, in Nelson Davis' opinion, "has no boundaries based on race, gender or national origins." After decades of producing a television program focused on telling minority success stories, his thoughts on the matter carry some weight. The public affairs television program, "Making It! Minority Success Stories" has succeeded for 20 years, and now Davis, its creator and executive producer, will be honored for the show's service and excellence.

HispanTelligence Research
Hispanic Economy in Transition Cover Art
Hispanics are now the largest ethnic minority in the United States and during the past decade, U.S. Hispanic purchasing power has rapidly increased. This report takes an in depth look at how today's Hispanic Economy is transitioning into an economic power in the U.S. Click here for the executive summary and table of contents!

The number of Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States is expected to grow 41.8 percent in the next six years to 4.3 million, with total revenues surging 39 percent to more than $539 billion, according to new estimates by HispanTelligence. Spurred by growing entrepreneurial trends and affluence among the nation's largest minority population, the increase is expected to come at a robust rate of 8.5 and 8.7 percent, respectfully, over the next couple years.

For more than two decades, the annual Hispanic Business 500 directory has served as a barometer of the U.S. Hispanic economy. A purchase of the 2007 directory provides the top 500 Hispanic-owned companies list in Excel format including: CEO names; company addresses and telephone numbers; e-mail addresses for 375 companies and Web addresses for 430 companies; and company revenue and employees numbers for 2005 and 2006.

From the current issue of Hispanic Business magazine...
congressional legislation, obama administration, political issues
From credit access to health care, the new administration faces colossal challenges.

The issues are large for Hispanic-owned small businesses, which are seeking to be a priority in the president's new administration.

Hispanic Business Media's Top 25 Supplier Diversity Companies, 2009.

In this report, Hispanic Business spotlights the Top 25 Supplier Diversity Companies and minority-owned businesses that are battling to keep their contracts as virtually every industry downsizes its operations. From retail and automobile to construction and technology, the decline of traditionally strong industries has rattled the economy and upended the American work force.

Events
Hispanic Business Media presents Hispanic Business Magazine's 7th Annual Woman of the Year Awards Gala
At Hispanic Business, we are proud to take special time out each year to honor a select number of exceptional Hispanic Women at our annual Woman of the Year Awards. This year's event will be held June 4, 2009 at the Hilton Americas, Houston Texas. For more information, please visit http://hispanicbusiness.com/events/




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