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Jaguar North America announces the appointment of Javelyn Ibarra Baldwin to the position of Cultural Marketing manager. Baldwin will report to Michelle Cervantez, vice president of Marketing for Jaguar North America.

Advertising executive Maida E. Chicon has been named marketing communications director of Verizon's multicultural marketing organization.

Christine Castro has been promoted to vice president, corporate communications for The Walt Disney Company, it was announced today by John Dreyer, senior vice president, corporate communications.

Goya Foods, Inc. announced the appointment of Conrad Colon to the position of VP Sales & Marketing for the food giant.

To enhance its service to the explosive growth taking place in Latin America's telecommunications and Internet markets the Yankee Group is opening its office in Miami on February 1, 2001.

i-DealFlow, a national coalition of businesses and organizations, announced a plan to increase and facilitate new venture capital investment in minority-led companies by bringing them face-to-face with venture capitalists.

To mark the approach of 2001 the World Future Society has published a special report on 50 major trends that will shape life in the twenty-first century.

Citibank Mexico announced the launch of its e-Business products in the country, facilitating economic, commercial and financial activities for its clients and providing higher levels of effectiveness in their transactions.

Recognizing the unique needs of the Hispanic market segment, Chase launched its new bilingual website,

To mark the year 2001--the true start of the Third Millennium--the editors of The Futurist magazine have selected their annual "top 10" forecasts for the future.

Decreasing dot-com spending will only temporarily pause online marketing's growth.

The new year highlights several activities supporting Denny's ongoing commitment to serving the Hispanic communities in which it operates.

Procter & Gamble announced they have reached agreement to form a new business that will provide other companies with best-practice marketing know-how and practical marketing applications and tools via a global technology infrastructure.

Even if the economic growth rate remains as moderate in 2001 as it has been in the second half of 2000, job growth will outpace the growth of the working age population -- leaving the U.S. with a continued shortage of workers, according to a forecast released by the Employment Policy Foundation.