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Although the pontiff is said to have excellent foreign-language skills, the absence of any comments in Spanish perplexed reporters and photographers who were granted access to the new pope's first public address.

Menendez Says Bush Budget Harms Hispanics
Charging that Republicans are "out of step with the values of Hispanic American families," Rep. Robert Menendez denounced President Bush's budget as "fiscally reckless" and harmful to the nation's 40 million Hispanics.

Politicians Grapple Over Gas Prices
In a speech to the USHCC, President Bush said that he understands anxiety over the cost of driving but can't do much to lower prices. Meanwhile, Republicans and Democrats continue to wrangle over his proposed energy bill.


Why Societies -- and Startups -- Collapse
Businesspeople, especially entrepreneurs, are optimistic folks. We don't like to spend a lot of time dwelling on bad things that might happen. So what do you do when a problem becomes a full-blown crisis?

For Women, a Failure to Negotiate
Although women have certainly made plenty of progress in the workplace over the past three decades, the glass ceiling remains firmly in place at many companies -- a fact that could have a lot to do with women's failure to negotiate.

Entrepreneur: Seek and You Will Fund
Having trouble securing cash to sustain your business' growth? Handle your resources responsibly, and you'll have no problem securing a favorable credit arrangement or keeping your company bankable.

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Sears Drops 'Hispanic Martha Stewart'
The Hoffman Estates-based retailer has ended its relationship with TV personality Lucy Pereda known as the "Hispanic Martha Stewart" after less than two years of selling her apparel in 227 Sears stores.

Discovery Enhances Hispanic Market
Discovery en espanol will no longer be an orphan. The cable channel, geared to the U.S. Hispanic market, is getting two new siblings in June along with increased attention from its global multichannel parent Discovery Networks.

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Unemployment for Hispanics 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.

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.

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As the CIO for New York City, Deborah Gallegos juggles five retirement funds in the capital of high finance.

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