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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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The 2005 Top 40 Companies for Hispanics list come from all sectors of the U.S. economy, but their corporate cultures share one trait an awareness of diversity that reaches throughout all areas of the organization.

Hispanics Gain 63,000 New Jobs in August
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 Firms Turning to Executive Coaches
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.

Politics

Bush Might Pick Hispanic for Court
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.

Nunez: Bush 'Turned His Back' on Mexico
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.

Activists: Hispanics are 'Cannon Fodder" in Iraq
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.

Hispanic Market

Hispanics Most Likely to be Uninsured
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.

Latin American Banks Expand into U.S. Market
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.

HispanTelligence Research
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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.

Inside the House: Hispanics Subgroups Differ by Age
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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The guide to the best MBA programs in the nation, once again led by Stanford, the top pick two years in a row.

Top 10 Law Schools for Hispanics
The University of Miami ranks number 1 on this year's list of law schools.






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