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Featured Blog Posts – December 2010 Archive (7)

States Hispanics Call Home See Large Population Growth

States where Hispanics have settled in large numbers saw some of the highest percent changes in population growth and gained congressional seats, according to the first set of Census 2010 results, released Tuesday.

 

Many states in the South and West that…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 28, 2010 at 1:16pm — No Comments

Hispanics in Hawaii

After deserting a Spanish naval ship in the Pacific Northwest, Don Francisco de Paula Marin, a 20-year-old Spanish sailor, arrived in Honolulu in 1794. Marin was the first documented Hispanic to arrive in the Hawaiian Islands.



Marin’s arrival occurred about the same time that King Kamehameha was consolidating all of the Islands into one kingdom while he was…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 28, 2010 at 12:56pm — No Comments

As U.S. becomes more diverse, Hispanics flourish

"For a long time Latinos were a fact of life in the American Southwest, and that was it," said John Weeks, a professor of geography and director of the International Population Center at San Diego State University.



"But over the last 20 years, there has been just a mushrooming of migrants into places like Charlotte (North Carolina), originally brought there to do…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 21, 2010 at 12:03pm — No Comments

Latinas Joining Mary Kay Independent Sales Force in Record Numbers

The last 10 years have been of considerable importance to the economy. From boom to bust and back again, the nation's wealth has expanded and contracted in unforeseeable ways. Throughout these tough economic times are stories of significant hope. Mary Kay Inc. is one of them and is proud to announce that over the last 10 years, it has increased its Latina independent…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 20, 2010 at 12:22pm — No Comments

Hispanics are Important Mobile Marketing Targets

More than Eight in Ten Hispanic Adults Use a Cell Phone



Hispanics More Likely than other Cellular Users to Text Message



Hispanic Smartphone Growth Rate Outpaces that of Total Population



Consumer and media research firm Scarborough Research issued an analysis which finds that cellular usage is increasing at a faster rate among Hispanics than it…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 20, 2010 at 12:08pm — No Comments

Latinas Are Economic Engine of Arizona

Latinos represent more than 30 percent of Arizona’s population and bring more than $31 billion to the state’s economy, according to a recent study by Arizona’s Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, reports Maritza Lizeth Félix for Prensa Hispana. The report, “Datos: Focus on Arizona’s Hispanic Market 2010,” finds that Latina women have become an economic engine in the state.…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 14, 2010 at 11:23am — 1 Comment

Hispanics are Twitter Crazed

Minority internet users are more than twice as likely to use Twitter as are white internet users.



Eight percent of the American adults who use the internet are Twitter users. It is an online activity that is particularly popular with young adults, minorities, and those who live in cities.



This is the first-ever survey reading from the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project…

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Added by HispanicPro on December 9, 2010 at 2:05pm — 1 Comment

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