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Thursday, October 25, 2001

Volume 2 Issue 42


In the news this week...

Small Firms Pay More to Meet Rules, SBA Says
The nation's smallest firms pay disproportionately more than larger companies to comply with government regulation, according to a report released Tuesday.

MEDIA FEATURE: This week's network news...
HispanicBusiness.com provides you with the latest happenings in the Hispanic media world. This week's stories highlight recent changes within such networks as HTVN, Television Azteca, and Entravision.

Sanchez Outlines Campaign Platform
University of Texas regent and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tony Sanchez discussed his campaign platform at a Hispanic Heritage luncheon held at the Capitol Marriott Hotel Wednesday, during which he expressed the need to legalize prayer in public schools.

Yahoo! en Español and La Opinion Team Up
Yahoo! en español and La Opinión Digital, the online initiative of La Opinión announced today that they have entered into a content distribution deal to provide La Opinión news stories on Yahoo! en español.

Moreno Wins Confirmation to High Court
Carlos Moreno recently won confirmation to the California Supreme Court, becoming the third Latino justice in the court's 151-year history.

Green and Ferrer Mend Fences
After a week of harsh words, former Democratic mayoral rivals Mark Green and Fernando Ferrer publicly mended fences, saying it was time for the party to unite to defeat Republican Mike Bloomberg.

Hispanic Student Communities Get Assistance
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced $4.5 million in grants to assist 13 colleges and universities around the country that have a significant Hispanic student population.

SEC Launches Spanish Web Site
The Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday launched a Spanish-language section on its Web site in an effort to reach out to Hispanics.

Hispanic Marketing Gains in Sophistication
Marketing to a booming and diverse Hispanic population involves more than sending out bilingual or Spanish-language brochures, said speakers at Tuesday's Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce breakfast.

PRSA Announces Alliance with Hispanic PR Wire
The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) announced Tuesday that it has entered into a marketing alliance with the nation's two largest minority press release wire services, Hispanic PR Wire (HPRW) and Black PRWire (BPRW).

Lt. Governor Cruz Bustamante Recognizes La Agencia de Orcì
Lt. Governor Cruz Bustamante will award La Agencia de Orcì with a special recognition to salute the company for its commitment to the community and passion for the industry. The agency is currently one of the most successful Hispanic-owned advertising agencies in the U.S..

Employment Opportunity

Director of Institutional Research for The Evergreen State College, in Olympia, WA. Salary Range: $58,000-$63,000 per year, plus excellent benefits. Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree from an accredited college/university. Five years of increasingly responsible professional experience in a college/ university or equivalent institutional research office. Excellent communication skills and desire to work as a team member in a highly collaborative academic environment. Three years of supervisory experience of full-time professional staff. Experience developing data gathering tools, conducting complex data management and analysis using statistical software including SPSS and Excel. Desired Qualifications: Doctorate in a relevant field from an accredited college/university. Work experience in higher education. Closes: 10/29/01. Application packet must be obtained and completed in order to be considered. For app/info visit http://www.hispanicbusiness.com/clickad.asp?id=610
e-mail jobline@evergreen.edu; or call (360) 867-6361. Hearing/speech impaired may call (360) 867-6695 (TTY). EOE/AA/ADA.

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Tracking the Hispanic Traveler
Travel agent Ruben Arenas has a good reason to target Hispanic customers: Travel among them is booming. According to a survey by the Travel Industry Association (TIA), Hispanic travel increased 11 percent between 1997 and 1999, the latest figures available.

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HispanTelligence.com contains quantitative data and a qualitative analysis on the U.S. Hispanic market. It allows researchers and business planners to access data on the Hispanic market.

HBEvents.com provides information, coverage, and registration services for Hispanic Business Inc. events and educational services including the Hispanic Business magazine Entrepreneur of the Year.

HireDiversity.com, the recruiting branch of the family, offers an efficient place for minority job-seekers and diversity-minded employers to meet. The site also offers an array of diversity news.

SuperOnda.com is the site of the sister magazine of HISPANIC BUSINESS. It aims at passing along the Hispanic heritage of success to the next generation of young Hispanics. The site features a list of the best schools for Hispanic students, career development resources, musical and entertainment reports and much more.

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