A buzz is developing around the strength of Mexico's growing middle class and what it could mean for U.S. businesspeople and politicians in the border region.
Since 1968, the observance of Hispanic Heritage Month has provided us with an opportunity to reflect on the accomplishments that Hispanics have achieved in America and on the contributions they have made to the nation.
The number of Hispanics in poverty in the United States dropped by 1.2 percent from 2010 to 2011 - the largest drop of any group - but overall 1 of 4 Latinos remain stuck among America's poorest.
The Democratic Party unveiled its formal 2012 platform on Monday night, and it is heavy on broad philosophical strokes about the direction in which the party wants to take the country, short on policy specifics.
In June, the Office of Personnel Management released the Federal Equal Opportunity Recruitment Program report. The report painted a “FEO” or “ugly” picture of the representation of Hispanics in the federal government.
Jessica Alba announced her newest partnership with OUR TIME, a campaign to reach one million signatures on their petition to create one million jobs for Americans by Election Day.
The Bureau of Labor Statistic’s employment report was not good news for Latinos. The unemployment rate among Latinos edged up in May to now stand at 11 percent.
GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney gathered Latino business leaders to discuss the issues he talks about with every other constituency: the economy and jobs.
Pay below the national average persists among the majority of Latino women, who earn, on average, 40 percent less than white non-Hispanic men, according to the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement.
In general, women-owned firms contribute $3 trillion annually to the U.S. economy and account for 16% of all jobs. Recent research shows that all women entrepreneurs will create 5 to 5.5 million new jobs across the U.S. by 2018.
About 64 percent of all jobs in America are created by small businesses, with those owned by Hispanics being the fastest-growing segment.
The most recent report of the Bureau of Labor Statistics states that 12.8 million persons are unemployed . And the unemployment rate for Hispanics is at a 10.5 percent.
According to a new Pew Hispanic report, The Demographics of the Jobs Recovery, Latino, Asian and immigrant workers are either at the same level of employment before the “Great Recession of 2007″ hit or have exceeded it.
Jeb Bush has endorsed Mitt Romney for the GOP presidential nomination and picked Marco Rubio as his running mate calling him "the best orator of American politics today."