Claxson announced it has acquired a controlling stake in StarTV, the second largest advertising sales representative company for pay television in Brazil. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

At the Greater Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce Small Business Awards Luncheon, Aguilar Productions was awarded the prestigious "Small Business Innovation 2001" award.

The Board of Directors of The Latino Coalition (TLC) and the Hispanic Business Roundtable (HBR) launched a website,

The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) announced that it has entered into a marketing alliance with the nation's two largest minority press release wire services, Hispanic PR Wire (HPRW) and Black PRWire (BPRW).

Kmart Corporation announced that it is adding 15 Kmart SuperCenters to its portfolio by mid-November of 2001, bringing the total number of SuperCenter locations throughout the United States and the Caribbean to 124 by year-end.

The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) will host a real estate conference dedicated exclusively to Hispanic marketing from November 18 through November 20 in San Diego, California.

Five weeks after September 11, a day that involved the worst air catastrophes in the history of the United States, J.D. Power and Associates and Yahoo! Inc. report that nearly two-thirds of airline passengers are "already comfortable" with flying again.

Major car manufacturers unveiled new models as the South Florida International Auto Show opened its 31st annual exhibition on Miami Beach.

The Hispanic Business Group of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce will present its annual Hispanic Market Seminar and Hispanic Marketer of the Year Luncheon on Thursday, November 15.

Ornelas & Associates announced Melinda Jones as its new manager of strategic planning and business development.

South Florida's Hispanic community will be able to shop more easily from home with the arrival of Fingerhut en Español in Miami.

The National Hispanic Corporate Council has cancelled its Annual Member Meeting, which was scheduled for Nov. 7-9, 2001 in Washington, D.C. The content of the meeting will be moved to its next meeting to be held February 20-22, 2002 in the nation's capitol city.

The American Advertising Federation (AAF) announced the winners of its inaugural Mosaic Awards, which celebrate

The workforce over the next 30 years will place a heavy emphasis on education and skills, and America could suffer serious consequences without enough highly skilled workers to fill available jobs, according to the Employment Policy Foundation's (EPF) latest Employment Forecast report.

In today's panicky labor market, employed workers are coming to the Five O'Clock Club in record numbers - and they are successfully changing careers.