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One-Third of Latinos Polled Say They’d NEVER Vote for a Republican

A recent survey of 400 California Latinos revealed that what many have long assumed. The majority of Latino voters do not think too highly of the GOP. continue reading »

In 2010 Approximately 36% of Hispanic-Americans Have Either Diabetes or Pre-Diabetes

A new study conducted by the Institute for Alternative Futures (IAF) identified California, Texas, Florida, New York, Ohio, Illinois, Georgia, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Michigan as “diabetes hot spots,” continue reading »

Majority of Children in Puerto Rico Live in Poverty

A recent report from the National Council of La Raza paints a grim picture for the youth of Puerto Rico: 56% live in poverty, they have highest rate of teen births, and the highest rate in U.S. of teens not attending school or working. continue reading »

A Near Majority of Hispanic Adults Do Not Get Recommended Preventive Health Services

Critical gaps exist between older Americans who receive potentially lifesaving preventive services and those who do not, according to a new report from agencies of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. continue reading »

Hispanics in Chicago are Moving

According to the 2010 census, the number of Hispanics in Chicago has gone up, but the neighborhoods in which they live are changing, as many are moving further from the downtown area. continue reading »

Hispanics in Chicago are Moving

According to the 2010 census, the number of Hispanics in Chicago has gone up, but the neighborhoods in which they live are changing, as many are moving further from the downtown area. continue reading »

Marketers Scramble After Research Indicates an Increase in Hispanic Wine Drinkers in Texas

Research Institute Natalia Kolyesnikova that “no information is available about the Hispanic wine market.” In the last year, Kolyesnikova and the institute conducted a study to ask three separate Hispanic-composed focus groups continue reading »

Studies Look at Blacks’ and Latinos’ Declining Attendance at Arts Events

A new study out of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has revealed that black and Latino people have been deprived of an education in the arts since 1982, and as a result, the number of young adult Latino and black students who take advantage of art functions has dwindled. continue reading »

Paradox in Child Abuse Reporting: Hispanics Have Low Rate, Blacks Higher Rate Yet Same Poverty Level

Black children are involved in reported cases of child abuse at approximately twice the rate of white children. Until now, this has generally been attributed to racial bias in the child welfare system. continue reading »

5.3 Million People In Mexico Are Illiterate

In the final report from a 2010 census in Mexico, it was concluded that over 5.3 million people over 15 years of age are illiterate -- unable to read and write - more than 100 years after the start of the Mexican Revolution (1910-1917). continue reading »

Hispanics and African-Americans More Positive than Others About Homeownership

Fannie Mae's latest national housing survey finds that Americans are more confident about the stability of home prices than they were at the beginning of 2010, even though they lack confidence in the strength of the economy. continue reading »

Government Report: Health Care Disparities Remain Along Racial and Ethnic Lines

Improvements in health care quality continue to progress at a slow rate – about 2.3 percent a year; however, disparities based on race and ethnicity, socioeconomic status and other factors persist at unacceptably high levels, continue reading »

U.S. Teenage Birth Rate Declines, For Hispanic Teens at Lowest Level Ever

The U.S. birth rate for teenagers in 2009 was the lowest it has ever been in the nearly 70 years for which national data are available. The rate was 39.1 births per 1,000 females aged 15-19 years, 37 percent below the 1991 rate, the most recent peak. continue reading »

Government Report: Health Care Disparities Remain Along Racial and Ethnic Lines

Improvements in health care quality continue to progress at a slow rate – about 2.3 percent a year; however, disparities based on race and ethnicity, socioeconomic status and other factors persist at unacceptably high levels, continue reading »

STUDY:  Culture Must Drive Conversation Between Marketers and Latina Moms

BabyCenter(R), the #1 pregnancy and parenting online destination worldwide, has released the results of a comprehensive study about Latina moms. The Hispanic Moms Acculturation study, continue reading »

STUDY:  Minorities and Women Make Best Hedge Fund Managers

Want an annualized return of 7.5% over three years or 9.1% over the last five? Then make sure your hedge fund is run by a woman or minority. continue reading »

POLL:  Hispanics Tend to Hold Few Investments or Retirement Accounts

According to a recently released poll from the Washington Post-Kaiser Family Foundation-Harvard University initiative, one out of every six Hispanics holds any type of investments. continue reading »

POLL:  Hispanics Tend to Hold Few Investments or Retirement Accounts

According to a recently released poll from the Washington Post-Kaiser Family Foundation-Harvard University initiative, one out of every six Hispanics holds any type of investments. continue reading »

POLL:  Immigration and Economy Top Concerns Amongst Latinos

impreMedia, the leading Hispanic news and information company, has partnered with Latino Decisions to release a series of six national polls among Latino registered voters. continue reading »

Mexican Americans at Increasing Risk for Deadly Strokes

In 2010, 26,000 Mexican-Americans in the U.S. suffered a stroke but experts predict that rate count increase by 350 percent by 2050. continue reading »