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NEW RESEARCH: The 2005 Hispanic Business 500 Directory -
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A tug-of-war some 1,000 miles from Miami that has pitted Hispanic politicians against Democratic Party chiefs could prove critical to South Florida: The result may be a second Cuban-American U.S. senator.
A lot has been written about the outsourcing of high-tech and customer-service jobs to lands overseas. But the latest threat to job security in the United States, some argue, lies right next door, south of the border.
A new poll by the Pew Research Center reveals that, as unhappy as Americans are with President Bush and the Iraq war fiasco, they are even more skeptical about the benefits of a greater U.S. "internationalism."
California's business climate is looking shaky enough that recruiters from all over the country are once again trying to lure state-based companies into relocating.
Recently, Katrina Keyes showed a half-dozen minority contractors a map of the area where the new Dallas Cowboys football stadium will be built, telling them how Hispanic businesses can get a piece of the $650 million project.
Indeed, the deepest and ugliest divisions in American society in a couple of decades could have nothing to do with culture wars, or red states vs. blue. Think instead of old vs. young, both competing for the same limited pool of resources.
From the time of her arrival in Miami, Villar has made education a priority, first her own and later of other Hispanic employees at Big Blue. She was the first woman in her family to get a degree and now, as an IBM vice president, she is in charge of 900 people globally.
In the push for diversity in television -- the campaign to add people of color to key positions on both sides of the camera -- it's not the beauty of the rainbow that ultimately brings the big networks around. It's the promise of a pot of gold.
Hispanic workers participate in company-sponsored retirement plans at much lower rates than other ethnic groups, according to a new study.
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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