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This week, the Busch Series goes to Mexico City for the first sanctioned race south of the border in the 57-year history of NASCAR, and an estimated 150,000 fans are expected.

Spanish-Language Cinema Shines at Oscars
Spanish-language cinema made its best-ever showing at this year's Oscar ceremonies, not only because a feature by a Chilean-born Spaniard won best foreign film but because of the breadth of categories in which Hispanics competed.

Major Retailers Increase Hiring of Hispanics
A growing list of retailers, including Wal-Mart, The Home Depot and Federated Department Stores, are actively recruiting bilingual workers to help tap into the increasing buying power of Hispanics.

Publix's Hispanic Focus to Increase
Publix Super Markets Inc. may be considering delving deeper into the Hispanic market, but officials aren't saying yet just what approach the Lakeland-based grocery store chain will take.


Finance/Entrepreneur

Investment 101 with Samuel Ramirez Jr.
Join us Tuesday, March 15, 2005 at 11am (PST) for our Hispanic Business Live Chat: Investment 101, featuring Samuel Ramirez Jr. of Samuel A. Ramirez and co. taking your questions on investment. Submit your question now!

Learning to Live with Bubbles
At the fifth anniversary of the popping of the Internet bubble, a long shadow remains over businesses and the economy: The cycle of creative destruction is not yet complete.

Minorities Own More Businesses in U.S., but Firms More Likely to Struggle
Business ownership rates among minorities rose significantly in the United States during the 1980s and '90s, but those businesses remain somewhat more fragile than those owned by whites, a study released Wednesday suggests.


Politics

Hispanic Senators Vow Cooperation
Sens. Mel Martinez of Florida and Ken Salazar of Colorado, the only two Hispanics in the Senate, have already forged a friendship and say they plan to work together-- a bond that could help bridge partisan divisions teeming in Congress.

Mexicans May Get Vote From Abroad
Though the Mexican lower house passed a measure providing for voting from abroad by emigrants in next year's presidential election, senators now considering the matter say logistics for bringing it off appear problematic.

Bush Faces Tougher Test In Cafta Effort
The Bush administration, after four years of moving free trade deals through Congress, faces its toughest test in trying to bring six Latin American countries into the open U.S. market that now includes Mexico and Canada.

HispanTelligence Research

The HISPANIC BUSINESS 500: Complete and return the 2005 HISPANIC BUSINESS Company Profile form to be considered for the Hispanic Business 500. The information we gather helps us to determine qualifications for our prestigious directories and to analyze business trends of particular significance to Hispanic firms.
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Earnings

Top 50 Hispanic Market Advertisers: '00-'04
From 2000-2004, dollars spent by the top-50 advertisers to reach the U.S. Hispanic market grew from $658.37 million to $1.23 billion, according to a new HispanTelligence research report.

2004 Hispanic Business 500
For more than two decades, the Hispanic Business 500 has served as a barometer of the U.S. Hispanic economy. The 2004 directory of Hispanic-owned firms tells a story of consistently improving weather.

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Gayle Cruise of Microsoft
Slowly recovering job market offers growing opportunities.

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