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Top 10 Companies for Workforce Diversity
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 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%.

Katrina's Lesson: Be Prepared
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.

Politics

Bush Likely to 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.

Search is on for a New Greenspan
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.

Hispanic Market

Publisher of Poder, Loft to Liquidate
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 to Offer Prime-time in Spanish
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.

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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