The weekly Más New Mexico newspaper will provide local, state, national, and international news in both Spanish and English every Wednesday throughout Albuquerque and Santa Fe.

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando and the Hispanic Business Initiative Fund (HBIF) announced Dec. 2, Dora Casanova de Toro, Publisher/CEO of La Prensa Newspaper, will receive the Don Quijote Award for Lifetime Achievement.

The Boston Phoenix has purchased Spanish-language weekly El Planeta.

Joe Brenneman has been hired Publisher Mark Ficarra to overseeing the daily business operations of the Press-Telegram and Impacto USA, a community- oriented Spanish-language weekly newspaper.

The Puerto Rico Daily Sun (PRDS), the island's first newspaper organized as a cooperative, will publish its first issue on Wednesday, October 22, to address the needs of the local English-language readership.

The Press-Enterprise Company has named Frank Escobedo as general manager of Hispanic media, and publisher of La Prensa in Riverside, CA.

Heads up English-speaking community: the Puerto Rico Daily Sun is on its way. The newspaper, created by a group of 90 former San Juan Star employees who have formed the Cooperativa Prensa Unida, is set to see light this month, according to Marisol Lora, Operations Coordinator for this team.

Claudia Núñez, journalist for La Opinión newspaper was recently awarded first prize winner in the category of Spanish-language Print Journalism for her series "Esclavos del Siglo XXI"/ “Slaves of the 21st Century.” The series was selected for it well-documented reporting of Mexican immigrants lur

Norsan Media Group has established a partnership with Mi Gente, the nationally awarded Charlotte based Spanish-language weekly newspaper. This joint venture creates the most powerful mass media Latino conglomerate in the Charlotte Metro region, with print, radio and Internet outlets.

ImpreMedia has renewed its partnership with the National Football League (NFL) as its Hispanic print and marketing partner.

A year and a half ago in anticipation of what undoubtedly would become the greatest impact the Hispanic vote would have on any Presidential Election to date, I began the long and tedious process of trying to convince the folks at the presidential candidate’s headquarters that newspaper advertising would make a great vehicle to advertise their message to Hispanics and secure votes. Together with a colleague, we hit up everyone from Richardson to that long-shot democratic rising star, Senator Barack Obama. By Roger Gonzalez. To view El Blog CLICK on link above.

impreMedia Chairman and CEO, John Paton, announced a new management structure at its New York properties: El Diario La Prensa and Hoy Nueva York.

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists have selected “War in the Honduran forests/Guerra en los bosques de Honduras” by Eva Sanchis, of El Diario/La Prensa, as the winner of the 2008 Martínez-Márquez Award for Latin American Reporting.

The largest newspaper in Puerto Rico El Nuevo Dia owned and operated by the Ferré-Rangel family, began publishing five years ago in Orlando Florida as El Nuevo Dia de Orlando.

The entry into the Orlando market mirror the growth of the Hispanic population and continued migration of Puerto Ricans from the island.

The Dallas Morning News launched the already-announced expanded distribution of its Spanish-language newspaper Al Dia. An additional 80,000 copies of Al Dia will be distributed