|Tuesday, September 27, 2005 • Volume 4, Issue #142||Home||Research||Magazine||Contact Us|
NEW RESEARCH: The 2005 Hispanic Business 500 Directory -
A national benchmark of the surging development of U.S. Hispanic-owned companies.
Visit HispanicBusiness.com to search the directory.
Coverage of this year's Top 40 Companies for Hispanics continues with the Top 10 Companies for Workforce Diversity in the Financial Services Industry, a ranking of companies based on the percentage of minorities in the workforce.
In a flash, due to a devastating hurricane or other sudden disaster, you may have to evacuate your small business and get out of town. Do you have a disaster plan in place so that a calamity doesn't collapse your business?
The United States, it would seem, is standing at the precipice of another explosion in start-up activity, the likes of which haven't been seen since the dot-com revolution of the early 1990s, a new report found.
President George W. Bush is focused on Hispanics, blacks and women to succeed Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, and he may announce his choice for her seat on the Supreme Court as early as the court's opening days in October.
Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus have opposed the nomination of Judge John G. Roberts to serve as the next Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, according to a press release issued by the organization.
Leaders of Hispanic organizations called on the Bush administration to ensure that Hurricane Katrina relief be given to immigrants driven from their homes by the storm regardless of whether they have a visa or not.
A weekly television show on subjects of particular interest to Hispanics launched in Denver three years ago is now reaching a national audience thanks to the efforts of its host and producer, Sherri Vasquez.
The workers most likely to lack health insurance are Hispanics and people employed by small businesses or in blue-collar non- manufacturing jobs, according to the Employee Benefit Research Institute.
While the U.S. median age continues to rise, from 35.3 years in 2000, the median age of Hispanics remains the lowest of all groups. Demographers predict faster growth among young Hispanics than among other young ethnic groups for the next decade.
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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