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The Informant, Volume 4, Issue #81 -- Tuesday, July 27, 2004


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For SBA, It's Been a Whirl of a Year

The Small Business Administration expects to give out a record number of loans this year, thanks to an injection of $79 million from March legislation that boosted its lending program after the SBA had run out of money.

Women, Minorities Get Focus in Virginia

Gov. Mark R. Warner said yesterday that Virginia is close to implementing changes that would help boost participation of women- and minority-owned businesses in state contracts.

2004 Hispanic Business 500

An overview of our annual list.

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Headlines

VOTER POLL: Kerry Stretches Lead Over Bush in Hispanic Bloc

Democrat John Kerry has widened his lead over President Bush among Hispanic voters nationwide, a finding that suggests Republicans have failed to gain traction within that critical constituency, according to a new poll.

San Diego County, Calif., Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has New CEO

Linda Caballero-Merritt, director of marketing and corporate communications for the San Diego Workforce Partnership, has been named president and chief executive of the San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Barreto: Hispanic-owned Firms On the Rise

Hispanic-owned businesses represent the fastest-growing segment of small businesses in the United States, the government's chief small-business official said Wednesday in Kansas City.

Telemundo Goes Moblie

Soon, fans of Telemundo's Spanish-language shows won't need a television to get their fix. They'll just switch on their cellphones.

Bauer Publishing Launches In Touch Weekly Mexico

The new magazine will cover the American celebrity scene as well as feature stars from the Mexican and Latin American markets.

Si TV Aims to Reach Latinos Who Prefer English Programs

Jeff Valdez is leading Si TV, a network he hopes will lure a much-neglected demographic: English- speaking Latinos.

Lawyers Urge Doyle to Appoint Latino to Wisconsin Supreme Court

A delegation of lawyers plans to meet with Gov. Jim Doyle Wednesday to urge him to appoint a Latino to the state Supreme Court.

DNC Convention Panel Hides Info on Minority Biz Contracts

The Democratic National Convention Committee - facing embarrassing public criticism on their record of doling out contracts to businesses owned by women and minorities - is flatly refusing to provide details of their contracting process.

Parties Target Hispanics in Four Battleground States

From all appearances, both parties are making a nationwide pitch for the 7 million Hispanic-Americans who are expected to vote on Nov. 2.

Publisher of New York's Hoy Replaced

Tribune Company on Monday appointed a new publisher for its Spanish-language daily Hoy of New York, following an admission it had beefed up circulation figures for the newspaper.

From the current issue of Hispanic Business Magazine...

Hispanic Business Magazine

Past, Present, Future

The magazine's 25th anniversary provides a historic moment to look back at the Hispanic market's transformation over the past quarter century, as well as to look forward to the changes yet to come.

A Tasty Revolution

Hispanic Business 500 MANUFACTURING: From its start in a small warehouse 40 years ago, Ruiz Food Products has grown into a massive manufacturer of Mexican food.

Events

34th Annual Golden Eagle Awards

Friday, July 30, 2004
Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills CA

National Tejano Music Convention

Friday, August 13, 2004
Las Vegas, NV

Greater St. Louis Hispanic Festival

Friday, August 13, 2004
Soldiers Memorial Park, St. Louis, Missouri

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