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Friday, December 28, 2001

Volume 2 Issue 51


In the news this week...

Rising Unemployment Part of Vicious Cycle
As the year comes to an end, for many the state of the economy comes down to one thing - jobs.

Hispanic Leaders Threaten Strike During Olympics
Hispanic community leaders are threatening a statewide labor strike during the Olympics over the arrests of 69 airport workers accused of using false papers to get security passes.

Argentina Halts Debt Repayment, to Issue New Currency
Argentina declared a moratorium Monday on repayment of its foreign debt, effective immediately, because the country cannot procure funds from the international capital markets.

PBS Launches Latino Drama Series
"American Family,” the first drama series ever to air on broadcast television featuring a Latino cast, will premiere on January 23.

Hispanic Heritage Awards Foundation Names New Executive Director
The Hispanic Heritage Awards Foundation (HHAF) recently appointed Antonio Tijerino as executive director.

Lending Bill Seeks Bias Data
Rep. Tom Udall, D-N.M., is a primary sponsor of a bill to provide research data on women and minority business ownership.

ZONAi Network Partners with Yahoo! en Español
The ZONAi Network, a leading Spanish language news portal in Puerto Rico, agreed to team with Yahoo! en español to provide news and information from Puerto Rico online.

Motivational Speakers Forum to Feature Latino Business Leaders
Daniel Gutierrez & Associates, an Anaheim, CA-based management consulting firm will host "Imagine 2002™," the first-ever motivational speakers forum targeting U.S. Latinos.

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On With the Show
With Spanish-language television continuing to surge, NBC gets in on the action by acquiring Telemundo.

Tangled Web
The going continues to get tougher for Hispanic-oriented Internet sites.

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