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youth
The median age of Hispanics remains the lowest of all groups. And most demographers predict faster growth among young Hispanics than among other young ethnic groupsfor the next decade.

Hispanic Females on the Rise
By 2050, the number of Hispanic females in the United States is expected to reach nearly 51 million - an increase of 194 percent from the year 2000, according to the latest research from HispanTelligence.


Politics

Mexican President Stirs a Controversy
Mexican President Vicente Fox set off a firestorm, with many black leaders jumping on Fox for what some called insensitive and, even worse, racist remarks. Still, something positive and constructive can emerge from the hole that Fox dug.

Fresh Faces in Congress Stress Cooperation
On one of the most divisive issues likely to come before the current Congress, freshmen senators Mel Martinez, R-Fla., says he's "seriously considering" becoming a co-sponsor of a bipartisan immigration bill because fellow Hispanic Sen. Ken Salazar, D-Colo., has endorsed it.

Mayoral Candidates Battle for San Antonio's Future
While many talk of Hispanics' growing political clout nationwide, San Antonio has a long tradition of Hispanic elected officials. But San Antonio's new mayor is still undecided as voters return to the polls Tuesday in a runoff between Phil Hardberger and Julian Castro, both Democrats.


Hispanic Market

Cell Phone Providers Look to Ring Up Hispanics
Salsa ring tones. News in Spanish. Soccer team sponsorships. Cell phone companies are finding new ways to ring up business from a market growing at twice the rate of the rest of the U.S. population in the United States: Hispanics.

Aging of Hispanics Poses Health Care Challenge
California's graying population will bring with it a wave of aging Hispanics grappling with chronic health problems worsened by barriers - especially language - to medical care, a wide range of health experts say.

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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.

South Leads US in Fastest Hispanic Growth
The geographic dispersion of the U.S. Hispanic population continues. States with small Hispanic populations have shown the greatest growth in the last decade with seven of the 10 fastest-growing states in the South.

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Catering to Fickle Customers
The giant service sector, which accounts for nearly a third of the companies on the Hispanic Business 500, had a slow year in 2004.


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