Univision Communications Inc. announced the appointment of Stuart H. Walker to the position of Vice President, Sales Development and Marketing, effective immediately. He will be responsible for overseeing new business sales efforts for Univision.

Telemundo 47 has incorporated a live - via satellite news program from the Dominican Republic called "Noticias RD - Cadena de Noticias". This weekly, one-hour news coverage will be transmitted directly from the CDN-International news studios network in the Dominican Republic.

Univision Communications announced the promotion of Kathy Fowler to the position of Network Sales Manager, Orange County. She will be responsible for further developing existing advertising relationships and attracting new business for Univision.

In a major industry announcement, Jose Behar, President & Chief Executive Officer of EMI Latin Records, will be leaving his position at EMI Latin on March 31, 2001, 12 years from the inception of the label.

With nearly $60 billion dollars at stake worldwide, more than 300 Film Commissions and production services from more than 30 countries will compete for Hollywood dollars when they exhibit at the 16th annual Association of Film Commissioners International Locations 2001 Global Expo.

For the first time in KBNT-TV's ten year history, a Univision Network Special, "Premio Lo Nuestro 2001" earned an impressive 5.0 Nielsen NSI overnight rating Thursday, February 8th.

The number of American adults with Internet access grew by 16 million in the last six months of 2000, as women, minorities, and families with modest incomes continued to surge online.

The Annual Premio Lo Nuestro a La Música Latina demonstrated once again last week not only that is it the longest-running Latin music awards show on American television, but also that it is the
most watched.

Hispanics and Asians in America are more likely to be online at home than Caucasians and African-Americans, and over the next five years their Internet penetration rates will grow several times faster than the rest of the population, says a new market research report by Insight Research.

InternetMercado.com Inc. announced that it has signed a revenue share and distribution deal with SoloElla.com. Under the terms of the agreement, SoloElla.com will supply content for LaBolsita.com in exchange for a share of sponsorship and coupon redemption revenues.

Although many go unreported, hate crimes against Latinos in the United States have increased, according to recent FBI reports and the National Council of La Raza.

Telemundo concluded the second week of the February 2001 sweep period (1/29-2/25/01) with the ratings record-breaking performance of Cinemundo Premier’s special engagement of “Selena” (Sunday 8PM-11PM), starring Jennifer Lopez.

The nation's oldest and largest Latino film festival pays homage to Texas Chicano and Latino filmmakers during the 24th Annual CineFestival February 22 - 25 and March 2 - 4 at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center (GCAC).

Hispanic Broadcasting Corporation announced the appointment of Gary Stone as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and the appointment of David Lykes as Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs.

IThe enormous diversity of Latin music was clearly evident tonight at the 13th annual edition of Premio Lo Nuestro a la Música Latina, the nation's longest-standing and most successful Latin