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Study Shows Latinos Hit Hardest by Hunger and Poverty

Bread for the World today released its annual analysis of hunger and poverty in the Latino community. The analysis shows Hispanic families are more likely to suffer from hunger and poverty than any other group. continue reading »

The Latino Gender Gap: Latina Voters Prefer Obama by 53 Point Margin

With seven weeks until the election Republican candidate Mitt Romney's potential gender gap with women faces a new hurdle in the Latino community, as reported today by Pilar Marrero. According to the fourth week of the impreMedia/Latino Decisions tracking poll Latina voters plan to vote for President Obama by a margin of 74% to 21% for Romney - a 53 point gap. continue reading »

Poll Finds That Negative Media Portrayals Are Fueling Stereotypes About Immigrants and Latinos

The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) today released a national poll showing that media portrayals of Latinos and immigrants are fueling rampant negative stereotypes among the general population that are diminishing perceptions of these groups throughout the United States. continue reading »

Hispanics in US- One in Every Four Lives in Poverty

The figure of 25.3 percent of U.S. Hispanics living below the poverty line in 2011 represents an improvement from the previous year, but remains well above pre-recession levels, the Census Bureau said Wednesday. continue reading »

Study Projects Increase Participation in Hispanic Vote But Less than 4% of Electorate in Swing State

A new study from the Center for Immigration Studies projects the share of Hispanic voters nationally and in battleground states for the upcoming 2012 election. Using Census Bureau data from prior election years and data collected this year we project that Hispanics will be 8.9 percent of the electorate in 2012 — continue reading »

Latinos More Likely to Grab Sports Drinks and Imported Beer Than White Consumers

Hispanics are the fastest-growing consumer group in the US, with almost every consumer product vying for their attention and dollars. The alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage industries are no different and are benefitting from this ever expanding consumer. According to latest research from Mintel, there are many factors that weigh in to which beverages Hispanics consume. continue reading »

Report: Upscale Latino Market Represents Over Half Trillion in Buying Power

There are 2.9 million Latino households with a household income of $75,000 or more, according to the "Upscale Latino Consumers in the U.S" report from Packaged Facts, accounting for a fifth of all Latino households. Latino households with an income ranging from $75,000 to $99,999 equal 10% of total Latino households, and those with an income of $100,000 or more represent 11%. continue reading »

Smartphones and Social Networking Revolutionizing Latin American Content Consumption

Latin America is experiencing a transformation in the media with new entertainment platforms and the technological revolution, several experts agreed here Wednesday. continue reading »

Pew Hispanic Center- A Conversation About Identity

The Pew Hispanic Center recently published "When Labels Don't Fit: Hispanics and their Views of Identity." The report was based on a nationwide survey that found most Hispanics don't embrace the term "Hispanic." And even fewer prefer the term "Latino." continue reading »

U.S. Census Bureau Admits to Leaving Out 1 Million Minorities in 2010 Census

The U.S. Census Bureau said Tuesday that it omitted more than 1.5 million people belonging to ethnic minorities in the 2010 count, though it defended the accuracy of all other figures. continue reading »

Could Hispanic Women Represent New Healthcare Marketing Target? Survey Says Yes

A new national survey commissioned by Cultur Health shows healthcare marketers should target insured Hispanic women ages 25-35. These young Latinas, representing a rapidly growing Hispanic demographic, are key healthcare gatekeepers – managing their own health needs and frequently those of their families, parents, grandparents and other relatives as well. continue reading »

New U.S. Census Report Shows More Than Half of Infants Are Minorities

For the first time in U.S. history, the majority of the population under the age of 1 are minorities, according to figures released Thursday by the Census Bureau. continue reading »

Pew Profile on Dominicans in the U.S.

An estimated 1.5 million Hispanics of Dominican origin resided in the United States in 2010, according to the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. Dominicans in this statistical profile are people who self-identified as Hispanics of Dominican origin; this means either they themselves are Dominican immigrants or they trace their family ancestry to the Dominican Republic. continue reading »

$1.2 trillion Hispanic Market Exceeds Economies of All But 13 Countries in the World

According to the Selig Center for Economic Growth, the buying power of minorities in the U.S has grown into a diverse and formidable consumer market in the last decade. continue reading »

Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission: 3 Million Child Laborers in Mexico

Mexico's National Human Rights Commission, or CNDH, said 3 million minors between the ages of five and 17 work nationwide, nearly half of whom either receive no compensation or are paid in kind. Most of these youths work to cover their basic needs and contribute to household income, are forced to abandon their studies, work excessively long hours and are at constant risk of injury or illness due to poor labor conditions, the country's equivalent of an ombud's office said in a statement Thursday, citing official figures. continue reading »

Latinos Overwhelmingly Target of National Origin Housing Discrimination in Illinois, per HUD data

While 44 years have passed since April 1968’s milestone federal Fair Housing Act, an estimated four million violations of the law continue to occur each year. And although only a fraction of those violations actually get reported—less than 30,000 according to a 2010 estimate by the National Fair Housing Alliance continue reading »

Hispanics Love Social Media More Than the General Population

Hispanics embrace social media such as Facebook, YouTube and Google+ more than the general population. But when it comes to sharing personal information about themselves, Hispanics are more cautious, according to survey results announced today. continue reading »

What’s a Mom Worth? Check Out Annual Salary Here

With Mother's Day less than a month away, moms are top of mind. This week, Salary.com released its yearly average for what stay-at-home and working mothers would make if they were paid an annual salary for their work. continue reading »

Pew Hispanic Center: When Labels Don’t Fit: Hispanics and Their Views of Identity

Nearly four decades after the United States government mandated the use of the terms "Hispanic" or "Latino" to categorize Americans who trace their roots to Spanish-speaking countries, a new nationwide survey of Hispanic adults finds that these terms still haven't been fully embraced by Hispanics themselves. A majority (51%) say they most often identify themselves by their family's country of origin; just 24% say they prefer a pan-ethnic label. continue reading »

Report: Latino Women Paid Less Than Black Women and Rest of U.S. Workforce

Pay below the national average persists among the majority of Latino women, who earn, on average, 40 percent less than white non-Hispanic men, according to the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement. continue reading »