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The 1965 Voting Rights Act is coming up for reauthorization in Congress at a time when African-Americans, Hispanics and other minorities say they once again face intimidation and suppression at polling places.
Former Clinton administration Housing Secretary Henry Cisneros says he is content to remain in the private sector and is not considering a run for the U.S. Senate from Texas next year, a Dallas newspaper reports.
In 2000, 8 percent of employed immigrant women were business owners, compared with 6 percent of employed native-born women, according to a report from the Immigration Policy Center in Washington.
Many small-business owners are aware of announcements by Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan, but they may not fully understand how changes in short-term rates affect their companies. And they should, say financial analysts.
Representatives of the rapidly growing Hispanic community in Central Florida gathered here Thursday for their first "summit" meeting, with the participation of business executives, politicians and community activists.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez warned that his country would stop oil supplies to the United States if it "hurts" Latin American countries, after repeatedly accusing the U.S. of trying to destabilize his government.
NASCAR's first trip South of the Border was a big hit with most drivers, teams, sponsors and the Mexican fans, who knew almost nothing about the American stock car series until NASCAR began to go after the Hispanic market in full throttle.
Without a local bank account, many Hispanic immigrant workers regularly pay anywhere from 3 to 8 percent of their weekly income just to cash their payroll checks. In response, regional banks are taking on a more Spanish flavor.
Fernando Espuelas, whom Time magazine called one of the "Leaders of the Millennium," is targeting a linguistic market often overlooked: U.S. Hispanics comfortable in English.
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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