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Unemployment Figures are a 'Setback'
In a year of legislative elections, in November, a double-digit unemployment figure is ominous for the incumbent.

President Obama on Monday sought to tamp down the furor surrounding racial comments made by Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid, saying Republican outrage over Reid's utterance about Obama's light skin tone "makes absolutely no sense."

Mexico witnessed an astonishing 69 murders in a single day on Saturday, in a gruesome sign that the country's notorious drug wars are showing no signs of slowing down.

Bluewater Productions has announced that it will be publishing a comic book featuring the story of Sonia Sotomayor's ascension to the Supreme Court, due to hit comic stores in April 2010.

Some say Tucker Carlson's newly launched Daily Caller will be the conservative answer to the Huffington Post. Huffington herself says that the characterization is so yesterday. Is it?

HispanTelligence Research
For more than two decades, the annual Hispanic Business 500 directory has served as a barometer of the U.S. Hispanic economy. A purchase of the 2009 directory provides the top 500 Hispanic-owned companies list in Excel format including: CEO names; company addresses and telephone numbers; e-mail addresses for 310 companies and Web addresses for 456 companies; and company revenue and employees numbers for 2008 and 2007.

Hispanics are now the largest ethnic minority in the United States and during the past decade, U.S. Hispanic purchasing power has rapidly increased. This report takes an in depth look at how today's Hispanic Economy is transitioning into an economic power in the U.S. Click here for the executive summary and table of contents!

The number of Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States is expected to grow 41.8 percent in the next six years to 4.3 million, with total revenues surging 39 percent to more than $539 billion, according to new estimates by HispanTelligence. Spurred by growing entrepreneurial trends and affluence among the nation's largest minority population, the increase is expected to come at a robust rate of 8.5 and 8.7 percent, respectfully, over the next couple years.

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