Although many go unreported, hate crimes against Latinos in the United States have increased, according to recent FBI reports and the National Council of La Raza.

Telemundo concluded the second week of the February 2001 sweep period (1/29-2/25/01) with the ratings record-breaking performance of Cinemundo Premier’s special engagement of “Selena” (Sunday 8PM-11PM), starring Jennifer Lopez.

The nation's oldest and largest Latino film festival pays homage to Texas Chicano and Latino filmmakers during the 24th Annual CineFestival February 22 - 25 and March 2 - 4 at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center (GCAC).

Hispanic Broadcasting Corporation announced the appointment of Gary Stone as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and the appointment of David Lykes as Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs.

IThe enormous diversity of Latin music was clearly evident tonight at the 13th annual edition of Premio Lo Nuestro a la Música Latina, the nation's longest-standing and most successful Latin

Televideo Inc., a subsidiary of Hispanic Television Network, announced it has signed a production agreement with the Texas Talent Music Awards (TTMA). The Texas Talent Musician's Association is a non-profit state-charted organization whose purpose is to promote excellence in Tejano music.

The City of El Monte honored Fox Sports World Español for the network's participation in the American Youth Soccer Organization's (AYSO) Region 908 3rd Annual All Star Warm-Up Tournament.

Fernando Semenzato has been named vice president of creative services for Cartoon Network Latin America. The announcement was made today by Barry Koch, vice president of Cartoon Network Latin America.

. Univision Communications announced the appointment of Deborah T. Shinnick to the position of Vice President, Director of Audience and Programming Analysis, effective immediately. Shinnick will be responsible for evaluating current and future audience trends.

Jerry Powers, publisher of South Florida's premier glossy lifestyle magazine, Ocean Drive, and Emilio Estefan, Jr., chairman of Estefan Enterprises, Inc. unveil a new publication titled Ocean Drive en Espanol.

Christy Flynn has been promoted to Vice President/Director of Marketing for the Interep Marketing Group. She was previously Director of Radio Marketing, a position she had held since joining the company in 1998.

Padre Alberto, better known for his popular talk show, will now host the show "América en Vivo" which airs on Telemundo Internacional, a cable channel distributed throughout Latin America and on GEMS Television in the United States.

Univision Online, Inc. together with Countrywide Home Loans Inc. and Fannie Mae announced the launch of "Casa," a new channel on Univision.com.

Univision Communications announced the promotion of Steven R. Stuck to the position of Local Sales Manager for owned and operated station, KUVS-Sacramento. Stuck will be responsible for overseeing KUVS's local sales team.

Telemundo Communications Group, Inc. and Harriscope of Los Angeles, Inc. announced that they have entered into an agreement for Telemundo to acquire the independent Spanish-language television station KWHY- TV in Los Angeles from Harriscope for approximately $239 million.

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