Volume XXIII Number 07 ~ February 19, 1999

FrontPage Stories

Presidential Awards For Excellence in Microenterprise Development

By Daniel Muñoz

On February 5, 1999, President Clinton announced the winners of the 1998 Presidential Awards in Microenterprise Development.



Micro Industry Credit Rural Organization (MICRO) the Presidential Award was recognized as a Presidential Awardee in the "Access to Capital" award category for its credit-oriented model for promoting micro-entrepreneuriship in low income, rural Arizona communities. Pictured with the President are: Frank Ballasteros, Chief Administrative Officer, MICRO (left) and Maria Jesus "Chuyita" Gaxiola.

The awards reflect a commitment by President Clinton to advance the role that microenterprise development plays in enhancing economic opportunities of all Americans, especially those that lack access to traditional sources of credit such as women, low income people, and minorities.
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SCOREBOARD
Prop L Election Special
By Daniel Muñoz

MARCADOR
Propuesta L - Votación Especial
Por Daniel Muñoz

President Proposes Nearly $1 Billion In Disaster Assistance; Aid Will Help
Central American and The Caribbean Rebuild After Hurricanes Mitch and Georges

Noticias de Mexico

Stories

Héctor Galán Documentará Las "Colonias" de la Frontera Para la Fundación de
W.K. Kellogg

Study Finds Social Security Narrows Gap in White and Minority Retirement
Wealth But Disparities are Still Great

Promoción Sobre Rieles en Sacramento: Nueva Campaña Urge Mejorar los
Hogares de Ancianos

Hispanic-Owned Businesses to Benefit From $20 Million SBA-Backed Venture
Capital Fund

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Accepting Fellowship Applications
Concurso Nacional Patrocinado por McDonald's Otorgará Becas a Jóvenes Empresarios
National Search to Award College Scholarships to the Country's Best Young Entrepreneurs

Boys & Girls Club of San Diego to Develop Nike Sports Program

Hispanic Radio Network/La Red Hispana
por Javier Sierra
Nueva York, Una Fábrica de Niños Pobres
Community Notes:

Editorials

Editorial:
Hispanic Culture Rich In Diversity

Opinion:
Los Padres Latinos Tienen Muchas Razones Por Que Sonreir Con el Nuevo

Programa Healthy Families
Por Ernest L. García, Jr. DDS

Commentary:
Failure of Drug War Has Deep and Intricate Roots
By Jesus Martinez

The Public Forum ... El Foro Publico

Tezozomoc Speaks



Etc. Etc. Etc.

Sporting news, reviews and other tid bits

BOOKREVIEW:
San Judas Tadeo: The Special Saint Of Esperanza de Tlacotalpan
By Daniel L. Munoz

POETRY:
Confession

By Donta

OPERA:
Un Drama Realista es: Of Mice and Men
Por: Paco Zavala

Festival Binacional de Mozart
Por Paco Zavala

Calendar of Events:

Mexico's Women Soccer Team Ends Up in the `Group of Death'
By John Philip Wyllie

Mexico Clasifica Al Campeonato Mundial Sub-17 De FIFA 1999

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