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Thursday, December 20, 2001

Volume 2 Issue 50


In the news this week...

Mexican Trucking Companies Allege U.S. Discrimination
Eleven Mexican trucking companies filed a $4-billion class-action lawsuit Tuesday, accusing the U.S. government of illegally denying them access to U.S. markets in accordance with the NAFTA.

FCC Rules Seek to Add Minorities in Media
Media companies would have to use job fairs and other efforts to recruit women and minorities under the FCC rules designed to boost diverse hiring.

UCLA Study Contradicts Hispanic Population Estimates
Results of a new UCLA study contrast with estimates of the U.S. Census Bureau that Latinos will be the majority in California by 2025.

Univision, Televisa & Venevision Form Alliance
Univision Communications, Grupo Televisa, and Venevision announced that they have reached a global alliance to further serve the growing U.S. Hispanic market.

National Hispanic Corporate Council Names Board of Directors
The National Hispanic Corporate Council announced Friday its 2001-2002 Board of Directors and officers.

Diaz Sworn in as First Hispanic Judge in Superior Court
Charlotte lawyer Albert Diaz has been sworn in as the first Hispanic on a state Superior Court bench.

Denver Inaugurates "E-Mexico Community Plazas"
The Mexican Consulate in Denver recently inaugurated two "E-Mexico Community Plazas" to provide educational alternatives and Internet access to Mexican residents.

Valiente Magazine Announces Hiatus
Valiente Ltd. has temporarily suspended the publication of Valiente magazine, a Latino lifestyle monthly publication based in Plano, Texas.

Roland A. Hernandez Elected to Ryland Board
The Ryland Group, Inc. today announced the election of Roland A. Hernandez to its board of directors.

FINANCE FEATURE: 10 Ways to Secure the Best Home Equity Loan
Gregory Gibson, Chief Operating Officer of Mortgage Services at Household International, provides sound advice on how to make educated decisions when securing a home equity loan.

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Calm After the Storm
After years of strong growth, Spanish-language radio billings stall.

A Positive Learning Curve
Record numbers of middle-class Hispanics are enrolling in college, despite escalating costs.

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