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NEW RESEARCH: The 2005 Hispanic Business 500 Directory -
A national benchmark of the surging development of U.S. Hispanic-owned companies.
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Hispanics gained 63,000 new jobs in August, absorbing 120,000 Hispanics who joined the labor force, according to data released by the U.S. Department of Labor. Still, the unemployment rate for Hispanics rose to 5.8%.
More and more companies are hiring executive coaches - who tend to focus on improving communication and time management skills - to groom their high-potential employees, changing the way firms train executives-to-be.
President George W. Bush is very likely to turn to a Hispanic candidate like Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, or another minority lawyer to fill the newest vacancy on the Supreme Court, officials said Sunday.
Fabian Nunez, California's top state legislator, says U.S. President George W. Bush "turned his back" on Mexico and failed to give the United States' southern neighbor the respect it deserves.
Too many young Hispanics have perished in Iraq, according to Latinos for Peace, which wants to avoid what it says would be a repeat of the Vietnam war, fought largely by young men belonging to minority groups.
More than one in three Hispanics is uninsured, and 25% have only public health insurance, according to The 2004 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) findings released by the Agency for Healthcare Research.
Even with 9.3 million customers, you probably haven't heard of BBVA Bancomer. But the bank, Mexico's largest, and another Hispanic-targeted financial institution, Banco Popular, have big plans for Southern California.
More than 20 percent of Cubans are 65 or older, while a scant 4 percent of Mexicans are in that age bracket. On the other hand, 37 percent of Mexicans and 31 percent of Puerto Ricans are younger than 18.
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