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The Informant, Volume 4, Issue #87 -- Wednesday, September 8, 2004


GeoScape (2004)

Research

2004 Hispanic Business 500

Number of Hispanic-owned Service Firms Surges

Education Ranks as Top Voting Issue


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Resources

The Art and Science of Getting Noticed

Using public relations as a promotional tool for your service company is smart thinking.

NEW Politics Channel on HispanicBusiness.com

Gain access to the latest HispanTelligence research on the Hispanic vote, as well as daily headlines on local, regional, and national politics.

9th Annual Latino Business Expo Coming to L.A.

The 9th Annual Latino Business Expo, hosted by the Latin Business Association, is the largest Latino business-to-business event in the nation.

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Headlines

Registration Efforts Boost Puerto Rican Voting

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.

GOP, Dems Laboring to Register, Sway Latino Voters

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 Bodegas to Launch Own Product Line

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.

Newcomer's Niche: Entrepreneur from LA has Hispanic Focus

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.

Mel Martinez Says He's Proof of American Dream

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 Expands Its Offerings for Latinos

Cox Communications in Omaha began offering 25 Spanish-language channels to its digital customers earlier this week.

BUSINESS BUZZ: Roundtable Gives Fresh Perspectives

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.

Ruiz Exits El Centro, His Legacy Extensive

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.

Mel Martinez to Seek First Senate Spot for Cuban-American

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.

TELECOM: Univision Goes Wireless With New Service

Spanish-language TV networks Univisión and Telemundo will now be competing on the small screen as well as on the big screen.

A New Database For Federal Contracts

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...

Hispanic Business Magazine

A Unified Voice

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?

Money Rules

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.

Events

Plaza De Los Leones Fiesta!

Saturday, September 11, 2004
Walsenburg, Colorado

National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts' Noche de Gala

Tuesday, September 14, 2004
Renaissance Mayflower, Washington, DC

Hispanic Business Summit

Wednesday, September 15, 2004
Hispanic Business Summit, Sheraton at Woodbridge, Iselin, New Jersey

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