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December 2007 Blog Posts (10)

Televisa and Univision Going to Court on License Agreement.

Grupo Televisa, (“Televisa”; NYSE:TV; BMV:TLEVISA CPO), reported that the Honorable Philip S. Gutierrez, U.S. District Judge in Los Angeles, has denied Univision’s Motion for Partial Summary Judgment. Univision sought a judgment from the Court that its claimed breaches of the long-term Program License Agreement between the two companies were not material and therefore not subject to termination by Televisa.



In denying Univision’s motion, the Court stated that the record is “replete”… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on December 24, 2007 at 1:02pm — No Comments

Multilingual Poll Finds Distrust, but also Shared Values among Minorities

Relations among African-Americans, Latinos and Asian-Americans are fraught with tension and negative stereotypes, but all three groups share core values and a desire to get along better with each other, according to a survey released Wednesday by the non-profit group New America Media.



The survey found that many members of all three groups felt "more comfortable" doing business with whites than with each other, and that an overwhelming majority of each group viewed racial tension as… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on December 16, 2007 at 8:24pm — No Comments

NSHP South Florida Networking Event Today

NSHP will be hosting its first South Florida Networking Event today, January 23, 2008 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, FL. NSHP members are invited to come and meet with other Hispanic professionals to help celebrate NSHP’s commitment to the Hispanic Community.



The event will feature cocktails and hors d'oeuvre in a fun, casual environment and an exciting raffle prize giveaway by event sponsors.



The Networking Event begins at 6pm and ends at 8pm.… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on December 14, 2007 at 4:59pm — No Comments

Over Half of Hispanics Worry About Deportation

In the 2007 National Survey of Latinos, the Pew Center focuses on Hispanics’ views on the immigration debate and immigration enforcement, attitudes towards illegal immigrants, and perceptions of discrimination. According to results of the survey, just over half of all Hispanic adults in the U.S. worry that they, a family member or a close friend could be deported. Nearly two-thirds say the failure of Congress to enact an immigration reform bill has made life more difficult for all Latinos.… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on December 14, 2007 at 12:34pm — No Comments

Hispanic Undergraduates Applicants Needed for the 2008 Ford Motor Company Leadership Program

The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) invites Hispanic undergraduate students from across the country to apply for the 2008 Ford Motor Company CHLI Leadership Program. Applications can be downloaded from the CHLI website at http://www.chli.org. Eight undergraduate students will be selected to become part of this intensive six-week internship program in Washington, DC. The interns will be placed in congressional offices, federal agencies or public policy organizations.… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on December 13, 2007 at 11:55am — No Comments

High Tech Makes Latinos Feel at Home

The 41 million Latinos living in the United States are among this country's first "wired immigrants." This group of new citizens and their offspring enjoy widespread access to modern communication tools that were unavailable to previous generations. Technologies such as e-mail, Web sites, instant messaging, texting and digital telephony allow Latinos to more fully live out their identities as bilingual and bicultural people in a way that was impossible for immigrants of earlier… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on December 11, 2007 at 2:15pm — No Comments

Honest work is not a crime

By Raul Ramos y Sanchez



Let’s face it. All legal violations are not equal. Who among us has never jaywalked, driven above the speed limit, indulged in a private poker party, or bent the law in some small way? In our hearts, we all know the difference between something technically illegal and something that’s truly wrong.



Is it wrong to want a better life? The overwhelming majority of today’s undocumented immigrants want nothing more than a chance to work. Jobs in their… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on December 10, 2007 at 6:43pm — No Comments

Joined Venture with ZANA Network Provides New Benefits for FHCC Members

ZANA Network, LLC, an online marketplace and business development resource joined the Florida Hispanic Chamber of commerce in the effort to provide services to stimulate growth for Florida businesses. The agreement provides FHCC members with access to ZANA Network's comprehensive marketing and business development resources, including a database of more than 7,000 available U.S. government contracts. Through this agreement FHCC members can sell their products or services, buy from others, find… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on December 7, 2007 at 12:58pm — No Comments

Latino Voters Take a Reverse Course

According to a new Pew Hispanic Center survey, Hispanic voters have reversed course in the past year after spending the first part of this decade loosening their historic ties to the Democratic Party. Approximately 57% of Hispanic registered voters now call themselves Democrats while 23% side with the Republican Party. This 34 percentage point gap has increased since July of 2006 when the same gap was just 21 percentage points.



The survey finds that Hispanics view the Democratic… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on December 6, 2007 at 4:49pm — No Comments

Lolis Garcia Baab

Is the host of Texas first women's talk radio show, The Ladies Room with Lolis. Here is what some are saying about her:



"Yesterday I had the privilege of having a great conversation with Lolis Garcia and Maria Sobrino regarding Hispanic Heritage Month, Latino Culture, Immigration, Entrepreneurship in our community, Hispanic Education and much more. I’ve mentioned Lolis show before, and invite you to check it out and see how this amazing Mexican-American lady is setting a great… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on December 4, 2007 at 8:14pm — No Comments

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