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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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Coverage of this year's Top 40 Companies for Hispanics continues with the Top 10 Companies for Workforce Diversity, a comprehensive analysis of the percentage of minorities in the workforce.
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%.
Economic coverage after Hurricane Katrina has focused on major corporations with a presence in the Gulf Coast, but the storm has also dealt a devastating blow to small businesses. And that, in turn, hurts the economy at large.
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.
The White House is quietly searching for the successor to Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan by checking with Wall Street executives and business leaders to gauge their reaction to different candidates for the powerful post.
Miami Beach's Zoom Media Group, publisher of Poder and Loft magazines, will be liquidated under Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings slated to be filed Friday. The 5-year-old company abruptly ceased operations last week.
ABC says all of its prime-time TV shows will be available in Spanish for the first time this season -- either dubbed by actors or via subtitles, in an effort to lure the growing U.S. Hispanic market to the network.
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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