Microsoft Corp. has launched a 14-city Build Your Business Tour, offering free workshops to African-American and Hispanic small-business owners across the country to demonstrate the benefits of technology. The tour will begin Feb. 9 and will be presented at 14 U.S.

Univision Communications Inc. announced that Juan Villalonga has been elected to the Company's Board of Directors, effective immediately. With the addition of Villalonga, Univision's Board of Directors will increase to eight members.

The Vidal Partnership unveils a new multi-media advertising campaign today to introduce Cingular Wireless to the U.S. Hispanic market. The campaign, which focuses on the power of human self-expression, launches on network and spot television this week.

The Kaiser Family Foundation study is the second in a biennial series of studies examining both the amount and the nature of television's sexual messages, paying special attention to references to such issues as contraception, safer sex, and waiting to have sex.

According to the recently released eLatin America Report from eMarketer, Mexico is second among all Latin American countries in internet users with 1.5 million.

Victoria Varela Hudson, president of San Antonio-based Hispanic ad agency Cartel Creativo jumped with members of the award-winning U.S. Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights. She joined Assistant Secretary of the Army John P.

Americans are spending less time on the Internet, but more time listening to or viewing streaming media, according to the latest Arbitron/Edison Media Research Internet Study.

The U.S. economy grew a slower-than-expected 1.4% annual rate in the fourth quarter, a steep drop from the third quarter’s 2.2% rate, according to the advance report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. This is the slowest quarterly growth since the second quarter of 1995.

Crain Communications Inc. has made its first expansion into Latin America with the acquisition of three business publications in Mexico.

The Hispanic National Bar Association, in partnership with the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the National Society of Hispanic MBAs and the League of United Latin American Citizens, is pleased to present the inaugural Hispanic Internet Summit: The Leadership Forum for Hispanics in th

Cheskin conducted its latest study on the Digital World of the US Hispanic during October and November of 2000, thus having comparative data between the first and fourth quarters of the year.

Changes, Challenges, and Charting New Courses: Minority Commercial Broadcast Ownership in the United States, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) revisits the important topic of minority ownership of broadcast facilities.

J.C. Penney Co., Inc. Executive Vice President, and President and Chief Operating Officer for JCPenney Stores, Catalog and Internet, Vanessa Castagna, has announced the following appointments:

The March of Dimes today has launched a national Hispanic folic acid health education and birth defect prevention campaign to reach Hispanic women of childbearing age, a group that suffers a higher risk of having babies with birth defects of the brain and spine.

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