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Thursday, February 14, 2002

Volume 3 Issue 7


In the news this week...

Enron Impact May Delay Economic Recovery
The collapse of Enron Corp. and subsequent probes into fraud and accounting irregularities have not only hurt financial markets and other companies, but could impede a U.S. economic recovery, analysts say.

Ashcroft Limits Immigration Appeals
A proposal made by U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft last week seeks to eliminate the appeals of many immigrants facing deportation.

SEC Calls For New Disclosure Rules
The U.S. stock market watchdog agency Wednesday proposed new rules on corporate disclosure as part of an effort to better inform investors in the wake of the Enron scandal.

Legislature Approves 1847 Revolt Pardon
The House and Senate on Tuesday unanimously approved separate but similar measures to posthumously pardon New Mexico landowners who revolted against the occupying U.S. Army in 1847.

Hospital Firm Sued for Overbilling Latinos
A group representing Hispanic patients in California is suing Tenet Health Care Corp., charging the giant for-profit hospital owner overbilled Latinos and then collected inflated reimbursement charges from the government.

NCLR to Honor Senate Majority Leader
The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) will honor Senator Tom Daschle (D-SD) and Senator Sam Brownback (R-KS) at its annual Capital Awards Dinner this month.

Hispanics Vie for Arizona's New Congressional Seats
Five Latinos are involved in a heated campaign for two congressional seats in new electoral districts created Arizona because of the state's demographic growth.

Spanish Political Debate Sparks Controversy
The long-awaited debate in Spanish between the Hispanic candidates for Texas governor has stirred significant controversy.

Toyota Selects Hispanic Diversity Dealers
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., today announced the appointment of several Hispanics to its diversity dealer network.

Delgado Named President of Univision’s LA Stations
Univision Communications today announced that Jorge Delgado will assume the role of president and general manager of Univision's KMEX-TV, Los Angeles, and TeleFutura’s new KFTR-TV, Los Angeles.

Niche Group Gives Latin Films a Launchpad
A new artistic outlet that targets Spanish-speaking audiences around the world hopes to make not only a dent in Hollywood, but a lasting impression.

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Changing of the Guard
The 2002 Hispanic Business Federal Elite directory lists 20 members of Congress, 51 judges, 13 military leaders, and 93 government executives, including officers in all three branches of government.

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