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Friday, February 1, 2002

Volume 3 Issue 5

Hispanic Business Magazine

In the news this week...

Political, Business Elite in NYC to Discuss World Issues
Hundreds of police officers braced for street protests today as some of the world's most prominent business and political leaders convened in Manhattan to discuss the planet's biggest problems.

Bush Appoints New Members to Hispanic Education Commission
President George W. Bush on Monday appointed the 17 new members to the Presidential Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans.

Latina CEO Serves As Exemplar for Women
Carmen Bermudez overcame poverty, little formal education and no English-speaking skills to become one of the most celebrated Latina business owners in America.

Mexico Looks for U.S. Community Sponsors
The Mexican government is looking to collect $200 million in the United States to help marginal communities, in particular, those with high levels of northern immigration.

Denver Nuggets Establish Hispanic Advisory Committee
The Denver Nuggets have formed a Hispanic advisory committee two months after former coach Dan Issel made an insensitive remark to a Hispanic fan.

Spanish-Language Radio Makes Its Mark
Entravision Communications's KLNZ 103.5-FM has been ranked #1 among all stations for adults (18-49) in the morning, marking the first time a Spanish-language station has surpassed English stations in this demographic.

Hispanic Auto Dealers to Form National Association
Hispanic auto dealers on Friday united to form a national Hispanic automobile dealers association.

Hispanic Unity of Florida Appoints Venezuelan CEO
Hispanic Unity of Florida, a Hispanic non-profit social services agency, today announced that Isilio Arriaga will join the organization as president and CEO.

Justice Department Honors Latina Businesswoman
Sandy Gutierrez, director of the Latino Chamber of Commerce, was honored Friday for her efforts to bring the new Pueblo Human Relations Commission into existence.

Candidate Plays Name Game to Attract Hispanic Voters
In an effort to attract Hispanic voters in southern California, Kenneth M. Fisher, a candidate in the upcoming Republican congressional primary, has added his mother's maiden name, Valenzuela, to his own.


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