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Several leaders of Hispanic organizations expressed opposition Thursday to the likely Senate confirmation of Samuel Alito as a Supreme Court justice, predicting his accession to the bench would erode civil rights and advances made by Hispanics in the United States.
Governor-elect Jon Corzine nominates Cuban native Zulima Farber to become New Jersey's first Hispanic attorney general -- the head of an agency faulted in recent years for failing to attack the state's culture of corruption.
Nike announced Monday that CEO William Perez had resigned and been replaced by Nike brand co-president Mark Parker as the company's new president and chief executive officer.
Between 1997 and 2002, the number of Hispanic-run farms grew 51 percent. At the same time, the number of farms run by African-Americans and Anglos declined, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Trade opportunities...MTV launches new Latin American Nick at Nite...MasterCard International named Ricardo Ibarria as vice president and regional head of acceptance.
VoIP has taken off in a big way. The number of VoIP users in the residential market alone tripled to 3 million in 2004.
Google Inc. is rebuffing the Bush administration's demand for a peek at what millions of people have been looking up on the Internet's leading search engine -- a request that underscores the potential for online databases to become tools for government surveillance.
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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