Hispanic Life Expectancy 2.5 Years Greater than Non-Hispanic Whites

Dr. Delgado: New Federal Data Demonstrate Positive Impact on Health of Culture, Family, and Community A 'minority model' of health should be discarded. Today's life expectancy data show that understanding the unique Hispanic health profile holds the promise of lessons that can applied for good health for all communities," said Dr. Delgado, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and author of The Latina Guide to Health (Newmarket Press, 2010).
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New Agency in Miami Connects Clients with US Hispanic & Latin America Audiences

Logos PR Miami

Boutique Agency Connects Clients with U.S. Hispanic and Latin America Audiences After many years working in the communications industry and recognizing a unique opportunity to further help clients connect with U.S. Hispanic and Latin American consumers, Silvia Prado launched Logos PR Inc. The small, yet agile, public relations and communications firm is focused on utilizing newer technologies which can be more targeted, cost-effective and efficient to cater to this growing and dynamic market.
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Hispanic Children Experienced Largest Increase in Poverty During 2009

Child Poverty

Special Report from the Center for American Progress Action Fund: A Challenge to Our Nation - Improving the Economic Well-Being of Latino Kids Hispanic children are tomorrow’s workers and taxpayers. Investing in their education and well-being is investing in America’s future. The Census’s most recent data, however, reveal that of all racial and ethnic groups, Latinos experienced the largest one-year increase in poverty in 2009. The number of Hispanic families with children in poverty has been exacerbated by the
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Hispanic Public Relations Association Honors Industry Best at 26th Annual PRemio Awards

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The Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA) honored the Hispanic market industry's top PR and social media marketing leaders at its 26th Annual PRemio Awards and Scholarships Gala last week in Los Angeles, CA's historic Biltmore Hotel. The evening’s theme, "2010: A New Chapter Begins", celebrated the national expansion of HPRA. Earlier this year, HPRA expanded its footprint nationally with the launch of a New York chapter and the opportunity to co-present with the Hispanic PR Blog the first-ever
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NSHMBA Hosting 2010 Annual Conference & Career Expo

Nation’s Largest Hispanic MBA Conference to Be Held October 21-23 at Chicago’s McCormick Place The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) will hold its 21st annual Conference & Career Expo from October 21-23 at McCormick Place in downtown Chicago. Over 8,500 Hispanic MBA professionals and students are expected to assemble for the nation’s largest Hispanic MBA conference, which includes a full schedule of professional development seminars, an exclusive executive forum, an entrepreneurial success program,
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‘Urban’ Trope Misses a Large Swath of Black Consumers

Middle-Class Images Abound, but Advertisers Are Ignoring Single Moms, Gays and Lower-Income African-Americans at Their Peril Mention the word "urban" and marketers see a young black man with headphones, fresh sneakers and a slick cellphone, bobbing his head to a hip-hop soundtrack down a graffiti'd city street. That's the hackneyed image of the African-American consumer portrayed in many campaigns. Read the entire article.
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Mario Vargas Llosa Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Writer Mario Vargas Llosa, a renowned voice in Latin American literature, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature "for his cartography of the structures of power and his scathing images on resistance, uprisings, and individual defeat." The author of such works as "La ciudad y los perros," "Conversacion en La Catedral" or "La Fiesta del Chivo," has stated he feels "very moved and excited" about the award. Pilar Reyes, Alfaguara's director, said that "today, the Spanish language is having a party."
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Hispanic Education Leadership Group Honors Fred Diaz of Chrysler

The nation's leading organization promoting scientific education and careers among Hispanics in the U.S. has selected Fred Diaz, President and CEO—Ram Truck Brand, and Lead Executive for U.S. Sales, Chrysler Group LLC as recipient of its 2010 Chairman's Award. The Chairman's Award is among the most prestigious honors given out by the HENAAC/Great Minds in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) organization. The group works to promote STEM educational awareness programs for students -- kindergarten
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