HispanicPro's Blog – November 2010 Archive (4)

Texas Makes Telenovelas

Oh the Drama of it all. During the middle of the night a startled couple awakes to a phone call, the mother answers and it’s from the local hospital informing her that her son, Alberto, has been involved in a horrible accident. She breathes heavily, asks a furry of questions, her husband and her dash to the hospital (cue dramatic music). Husband goes into an angry monologue, family is reunited, and son is ok.…


Added by HispanicPro on November 30, 2010 at 1:29pm — No Comments

El amor apasionado alivia el dolor

Los investigadores de la Universidad de Stanford, California, descubrieron en escáneres cerebrales que muchas de las áreas del cerebro normalmente involucradas con la respuesta al dolor también se activan con los pensamientos amorosos.“Cuando la gente está en esa fase apasionada y hasta obsesiva del enamoramiento, ocurren alteraciones en su estado de ánimo que tienen un impacto en sus experiencias de dolor”, afirma el doctor Sean Mackey, quien… Continue

Added by HispanicPro on November 22, 2010 at 11:20am — 1 Comment

Sociology Professor Chronicles Rising Latino Culture

Already the largest minority group in the United States, Latinos will be an even bigger presence in the years to come, according to demographic studies. Clara Rodriguez, Ph.D., professor of sociology in Fordham College at Lincoln Center, is making sure their stories are told.

Through 10 books, dozens of papers and consulting projects with Dora the Explorer and Sesame Street, Rodriguez

has developed a deep knowledge about a group… Continue

Added by HispanicPro on November 16, 2010 at 3:02pm — No Comments

Hispanic Businesses See 60% Growth in Iowa

Census data has found 60% growth in Hispanic-owned businesses in Iowa before the recession, the

19th-fastest growth rate in the nation. The data show the Hispanic business growth rate outpaced the 10% growth seen for all Iowa businesses between 2002 and 2007.

Statewide, Hispanic-owned businesses make up less than 1% of the state's total businesses. Data show that ten other states have fewer Hispanic-owned businesses than Iowa. Hispanics are about 4.5% of the state's population,… Continue

Added by HispanicPro on November 8, 2010 at 5:12pm — No Comments

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