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Most small-business owners don't consider themselves TV personalities. But the truth is, some entrepreneurs with specialty areas might be a perfect match for a radio or TV segment on those topics.
The Hispanic percentage of homeowners in 2001 was around 13.7 percent in the 2- to 4-unit or multifamily category, a trend considered potentially indicative of a tendency for Hispanics to pool their resources.
Gov. Bill Richardson said he is "outraged" to learn 19 new federal extortion charges were filed against state Treasurer Robert Vigil and called on the treasurer to resign or be impeached by the state House of Representatives.
A group of researchers from across the United States say they have found the effectiveness of get-out-the-vote campaigns among Hispanic, Asian-American and American-Indian voters rests on quality and a personal touch.
From 2002 to 2004 the Hispanic adult population increased by 16 percent while the number of Hispanic college graduates increased by 22 percent, according to a new survey of the Hispanic adult population.
A recent 1,000-person survey revealed Hispanic and black youth aren't aware of financial-aid opportunities available to them, with 66 percent of those who did not attend college saying a lack of money influenced their decision.
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.
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.
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