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Politics


Vatican
In a nod to the emergence of Catholics from Latin America, several prominent Latin American cardinals have been cited as possible contenders for the papacy. Most are theologically conservative but socially liberal, according to experts.

Volatile Situation Building on U.S.-Mexico Border
Retired California accountant James Gilchrist sparked a controversy by organizing The Minuteman Project. Now, a very vocal response to Gilchrist is organizing as well and the battle lines are forming fast.


Business

Unemployment for Hispanic Drops in March
HispanTelligence reports the unemployment rate for Hispanics dropped from 6.4 percent to 5.7 percent in March, with Hispanics adding 214,000 jobs and 83,000 new Hispanics joining the U.S. labor force.

Hispanics Absent in Executive Offices
Hispanics have made great strides in the fields of medicine, high technology, education, politics and entertainment. But there is a glaring absence of Hispanics in the executive offices and boardrooms of corporate America.

Mentorship Puts Diverse Women on Path to Success
Diverse female candidates often miss out on opportunities in the corporate arena partly because they do not have mentors, who can play a critical role in their advancement, research shows. The good news is that this trend is changing.

Marketing: War of Empty Words?
Time is running out for marketers to improve their images, as outside experts in finance, technology, and law step in every day with new ways to find clarity in areas where marketers continue to babble.


Hispanic Market

MLS to Feature First Foreign Based Club
For the first time in American sports history, a foreign-based club is essentially buying an expansion franchise in a top-level U.S. pro league, as the Chivas of Guadalajara prepare to unveil thier L.A. squad.

Radio Station Formats Follow the Money, Too
It's almost like losing a friend. You turn to that familiar radio station one morning expecting to hear rock hits, but hola!, you've got Hispanic music-- one of the fastest growing formats in the nation.

HispanTelligence Research
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Double-digit gains in Hispanic advertising expenditures were made in all media, but television continues to garner the majority of all ad dollars, according to a new HispanTelligence research report.

The Hispanic New York Designated Market Area
Hispanics contribute more than $55 billion to the New York area's aggregate income -- another key characteristic that differentiates the area's Hispanic community and its high concentration of wealth.

COMING SOON: The U.S. Hispanic Economy 2005
Get a sneak preveiw of latest research from HispanTelligence: The U.S. Hispanic Economy in Transition: Facts, Figures, and Trends (2005 Edition) -- a comprehensive study of the emerging Hispanic market.

From the current issue of Hispanic Business magazine...
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A victory for affirmative action puts attorney Brigida Benitez in the winner's circle.

Secrets of Success
This year's Hispanic Business directory of the most influential Hispanic women highlights increasingly powerful advancements in various realms.


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