Small Business Owner, Coffee Shop Owner
Big Surge in Number of Immigrants Who Are Small Business Owners
By Samantha Leal | 06/14/2012 - 14:30

One in six small business owners in the United States is an immigrant, according to a new report from the Fiscal Policy Institute's Immigration Research Initiative. Immigrants make up 18 percent of all small business owners in the United States. Twenty years ago, immigrants made up only 12 percent of small business owners.


Read more
Election 2012: El Record de Mitt Romney
Election 2012: Based on His Record, Will You Vote for Mitt Romney?
By Viviana Hurtado | 02/23/2012 - 10:12

Mitt Romney’s main campaign message is “Restore America,” specifically by growing the U.S. economy and creating jobs.  He argues that he is the leader who can accomplish this goal because of his experience as a political and business leader.  So how did this Republican presidential nominee hopeful do when he ran a state, an Olympics, and a company?  Based on his record, could he be a better President than Barack Obama?


Read more
The Latino Vote
Election 2012: The Latino Vote
By Viviana Hurtado | 11/29/2011 - 16:30

We’re less than a year out from the 2012 Presidential Election, and Latinos are poised to determine who occupies the White House! Our growing segment of the electorate may register and vote in droves (we hope)—or, unhappy with President Barack Obama’s record on job creation and immigration reform, many may choose to sit the election out.


Read more
The U.S. Hispanic Market is the World's 11th Largest Economy!
The U.S. Hispanic Market Will Soon Be the World's 11th Largest Economy!
By Fox News Latino | 11/02/2011 - 13:30

At yesterday's Wall Street Summit in New York City, global CEO and corporate director Solomon "Sol" Trujillo gave a landmark, paradigm-shifting keynote speech called "Follow The Money," which put the $1.1 trillion dollar U.S. Hispanic market into a global perspective.


Read more
Pew Center Study Finds Latino Families Hardest Hit By Recession
Pew Center Study Finds Latino Families Hardest Hit By Recession
By Amaris Castillo | 07/26/2011 - 15:00

Latino families experienced the largest decline of any other racial or ethnic in wealth during the recession.  These finding are based on a study published today by the Pew Foundation that used data collected by the United States Census Bureau

Recession Hits Latino Youth in Colorado Disproportionately Hard


Read more
Recession Hits Latino Youth in Colorado Disproportionately Hard
Recession Hits Latino Youth in Colorado Disproportionately Hard
By Fox News Latino | 03/14/2011 - 12:00

The recession has disproportionately affected Hispanic children in Colorado; driving up the number of Latino children in poverty, exacerbating both nutritional issues and higher rates of attempted suicides among Latino kids.


Read more
The Real Cost of Immigration
The Real Cost of Immigration
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 02/11/2011 - 15:00

The past year has seen an unprecedented backlash against undocumented immigrants. Proposed measures targeting them include Arizona’s SB 1070 law, which inspired other states to follow suit with similar bills that would allow local police to enforce immigration laws; conservatives have called for a repeal of the 14th amendment, which guarantees citizenship to anyone born in the United States, regardless of their parents’ status; and still others are calling for a return to massive workplace raids.


Read more
Latinos and the Obama Administration
Latinos and the Obama Administration
By Mariela Rosario | 11/01/2010 - 12:25

Much noise has been made recently about President Barack Obama's delay in passing immigration reform—with some special interest groups going so far as to suggest that Latinos refrain from voting since the "Do-Nothing" Democrats haven't, well, done anything for us.


Read more
Election Guide
2010 Election Guide
By Mariela Rosario | 10/29/2010 - 11:43

Next Tuesday is election day and the nation is watching the Latino community to see what our impact will be. Here is a round up of the important races and issues that affect our community. 

FLORIDA

Senate candidate Marco Rubio is ahead of Democrat Kendrick Meek and independent Charlie Crist in the race for congressional office. Rubio has been making waves as the Tea Party's Latino darling and it looks like he just might run away with the seat because Democrats are split between Crist and Meek.


Read more
5509_armoredcars.jpg
Armored Car Sales Booming in Brazil
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 05/05/2009 - 17:30

A gripping fear of crime has put many Brazilians in the market for armored cars. The NY Times spoke to João Neves, the owner of a small marketing agency, who said that after being robbed twice in traffic he decided to purchase an armored vehicle as extra protection. “Even though the [economic] crisis does exist, I consider my well-being and my security a priority,” Mr. Neves told The Times.


Read more