Many countries in Latin America enjoyed high growth last year, a trend that could continue in Mexico and Venezuela if oil prices remain high.
To say Hispanic pay television is booming may be an understatement. There are now 75 networks, both Spanish-language and English-language, catering to U.S. Hispanic viewers, according to Multichannel News and Broadcasting Cable.
While some stores have long stocked a few Spanish products such as olive oil or the nougat candy turron, now an avalanche of products from Spain are making their way to South Florida homes.
A study of Census 2000 data released last month by the Pew Hispanic Center highlights the danger of viewing Latinos as a homogeneous population.
Champ Car driver Michel Jourdain Jr. signed a deal Thursday with Ford Motorsports to switch to NASCAR and run the full Busch Series schedule this season.
Alberto Gonzales, at his Senate confirmation hearing Thursday, condemned the use of torture and promised to abide by international treaties yet some Democratic lawmakers were not mollified.
U.S. commerce secretary nominee Carlos Gutierrez pledged Wednesday to tear down trade barriers and press other nations to abide by trade agreements with all available tools to ensure open markets for U.S. exports.
Javier Benito, Coca-Cola Co.'s chief marketing officer in North America and head of the company's domestic retail unit, is leaving the company, according to a published report late Wednesday.
U.S. and Mexican officials jointly investigated TV Azteca, a big Spanish TV programmer, and its chief executive before filing securities fraud charges.
With Florida's senior senator, Bill Nelson, on one side and former Sen. Paula Hawkins on the other, Mel Martinez walked down the aisle in the U.S. Senate Tuesday and into history.
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