On the steps of the Cannon House Office Building today, Sila M. Calderón, Governor of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, announced that her government's grassroots empowerment initiative met its goal of registering more than 300,000 voters before this year's general elections.
With less than 10 weeks before Election Day, President Bush and Democratic challenger John Kerry are giving every indication that the road to the White House leads through the Southwest and its burgeoning Latino vote.
New York's Hispanic bodega owners will have their own line of products on the shelves by the end of the year, hoping to combat high costs of brand-name items and offer better prices to clients.
Tulsa newcomer Antonio Perez knew all about the city's flourishing Hispanic population when he relocated from Southern California with his family last year. What he found was a community ripe for business expansion, and it didn't take long for the 20-year veteran of the wholesale industry to start building a name for himself among Tulsa's Hispanic residents.
Fresh from a bitterly fought primary victory, Florida GOP Senate candidate Mel Martinez on Thursday stepped into his new role as one of the Republican Party's leading Hispanic figures, delivering a prime-time convention speech designed to wed his campaign to President Bush.
Cox Communications in Omaha began offering 25 Spanish-language channels to its digital customers earlier this week.
Next to networking, people look to their business organizations to learn new skills. While most organizations do the networking part well, there are few educational programs to help members become more successful in their businesses.
Moved to correct what he saw as an injustice to Hispanics, Richard Ruiz used his vision of social services to forge one of Kansas City's most successful nonprofit organizations.
Cuban-American Mel Martinez's handy victory in the Republican primary for Florida's vacant Senate seat makes the former federal housing secretary the favorite in his quest to become the first Hispanic member of the U.S. upper house in decades.
Spanish-language TV networks Univisión and Telemundo will now be competing on the small screen as well as on the big screen.
Businesses, government watchdog groups and private citizens will be able to gain lifetime access to a revamped database of federal government contracts later this year for a one-time fee of $2,500, a General Services Administration official said.
From the current issue of Hispanic Business Magazine...
Recent polls reveal that for Hispanic voters, the pivotal issues this presidential election year are clear: Education and economic advancement. So where does immigration fit in?
As a commissioner on the Securities and Exchange Commission, Roel C. Campos talks to Hispanic Business about his unique perspective on how to tackle the "capital gap" that exists for Hispanic companies seeking to grow.
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