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Thursday, January 17, 2002

Volume 3 Issue 3


Hispanic Business Magazine

In the news this week...


Enron: SEC Plans New Accounting Oversight
The head of the Securities and Exchange Commission is expected today to unveil a new framework for regulating corporate accounting procedures to prevent another Enron-like debacle.

Univision Unveils New Network
Univision Communications has now launched TeleFutura, a national broadcast network which offers new selections in Spanish-language entertainment.

Ridge to Visit Mexico to Continue Border Security Talks
U.S. Homeland Security Director Tom Ridge will lead a delegation of officials to Mexico in March to continue talks on border security, immigration and trade, the White House said Friday.

California to Celebrate First Cesar Chavez Day
California Gov. Gray Davis on Wednesday approved $4.1 million in education expenditures that will be awarded on Cesar Chavez Day to dozens of educational projects.

SBA Raises Disaster Loan Capacity
President Bush has signed into law an appropriations bill adding $320 million in loan capacity to the U.S. Small Business Administration's disaster lending effort.

El Paso Businessmen Bemoan Tough Security At Border
Merchants in El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday described as "brutal" security measures adopted by the federal government at border crossings, which have increased the waiting time to enter the United States to as much as three hours.

Puerto Rican Gov't Office in NY Expands
The New York regional office of the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration (PRFAA) is undergoing a reorganization to expand its community services as well as cultural, educational and health-related activities.

La Llorona Appears in Milk Ad
California milk producers started a $2 million advertising campaign Monday that features the mournful ghost named La Llorona, Spanish for weeping woman.

Argentina Weighs on the Bottom Line
Argentina is still seen as a small, containable crisis that will have minimal impact on the U.S. stock market. But for J.P. Morgan Chase, General Motors and a host of other companies that do business in the region, it has been anything but a minor irritation.

University of Arizona Event Stresses Diversity in Higher Education
A University of Arizona event marked the release of a national report from the Business-Higher Education Forum that makes recommendations on how to improve educational attainment for minorities and improve the country's pool of skilled workers.


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In the next issue of HISPANIC BUSINESS magazine...

The HISPANIC BUSINESS Corporate Elite
Economic Forecast Feature
Career Quarterly
Market Watch
Travelog

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