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Making The News This Week
The thirteen members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus send a letter to Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev on the occassion of his summit meeting with President Ronald Reagan calling tor the protection of Jewish minority rights in the U.S.S.R— Alicia Coro, Cuba native who directs the Horace Mann Learning Center for the Department of Education, joins DOE as Deputy Assistant Secretary-Operations, for the Office of Civil Rights. . . Her boss, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Harry Singleton announces his resignation after 3 1/2 years of defending the administration’s positions on school desegregation cases (see Sept. 2 Sin Pelos). No successor has been named... An ordinance backed by San Antonio Mayor Henry Cisneros is passed by the City Council banning children age 13 and under from rock concerts at city-owned facilities - the first such ordinance in the country. . . New York State Assemblyman Jos6
Rivera (D-Bronx) heads the recently formed Latinos for a Free South Africa (LAFSA) that will consolidate Hispanic efforts to put pressure on the South African government to end its discyigijqafory policies... Former Bolivian ambassador to the Organ izationofAn^^n States, RaCil Diez de Medina, dies of cancer Nov. 3 at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C. H|^0^s 7^. ^Leopoldo Fernandez, known as the bumbling lawbreaker rrelspafones on Spanish-language radio and TV comedy shows in the United States and Latin American, dies Nov. 11 at his home in Miami. A native of Cuba, he was 81... John Robert Candelaria Jr., son of California Angels pitcher John Candelaria, dies Nov. 13 in a Pittsburgh hospital after being in a coma since Dec. 25, 1984, following a swimming pool accident at the family’s winter home in Florida .. American Airlines announces it will spend $30 million to expand the Luis Muhoz International Airport in San Juan, P.R., and to increase its number of flights from the airport from eight a day to five cities, to 26 a day to 17 cities by Nov. 1986...
HISPANIC LINK WEEKLY REPORT
First Federal Data on Hispanic Health Released
The first findings of the long-awaited Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (HHANES) were released Nov. 19-20 during the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association in Washington, D.C. The. survey, which took eight years of planning and development, is expected to create a new wave of health research that, ultimately, will help redefine health programs to U.S. Hispanics Conducted jn 1982-1984 by the National
Quota for N. Y. Sergeants
New York City’s Corporation Counsel announced Nov. 18 that 200 black and Hispanic police officers would be promoted to sergeant on the basis of a racial quota, filling immediate vacancies for the positions
The promotions follow the filing of lawsuits last year by associations representing black and Hispanic officers They charged that the test for sergeant, given in June 1983, had a discriminatory impact Of 11,735 officers who took the test, 1,040 passed, including 45 Hispanics 23 blacks, 968 whites and four Asian Americans.
The results*
Tested Passed /%
Whites 9,250 968(10.5%)
Hispanics 1,008 45 (4.5%)
Blacks 1,427 23 (1.6%)
Two lawyers for the corporation counsel found that questions on the exam could not be defended in court as job-related. They found that questions requiring knowledge about the degrees of various crimes could be looked up before filling out an arrest form.
The 200 officers will be promoted under a quota based on the percentages of those who took the test. The quota system will remain in effect until results of the next sergeant exam, scheduled for January, are known.
The settlement needs the approval of all parties and Manhattan Federal District Court Judge Robert Carter.
Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the survey is the first large-scale effort to measure the health status of U.S Latinos Initial data looks at Mexican Americans in the Southwest (California, Texas, Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico). Next year more detail will be forthcoming on Cuban Americans in Dade County, Fla., and Puerto Ricans in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut
Main findings of the initial studies- covering cardiovascular diseases and maternal and child health - show:
• Only 23% of the men and 19% of the women in Mexican American communities suffer from hypertension, a major factor in strokes. In comparison, 36.2% of white men and 24.8% of white women and 41.5% of black men and 42.1% of black women are
House Bill Progresses
The House immigration subcommittee completed work Nov. 19 until after the Thanksgiving recess on Rep. Peter Rodino’s immigration bill, with the issue of allowing temporary workers into the country to pick perishable crops left unresolved.
In other action:
• The subcommittee adopted, 6 to 4, an amendment that would give foreign workers the right to free legal assistance.
• Approved an amendment by Rep. John Bryant (D-Texas) that would penalize citizens who hire the undocumented to do house work or baby sitting. Penalties range from a civil fine of $1,000 to $2,000 on the first violation for each undocumented to criminal penalties of six months in jail and $1,000 fines for repeat offenders.
• An amendment by Rep. Daniel Lungren (R-Calif.) that would deny welfare, food stamps, Medicaid and unemployment benefits to^he undocumented, was also approved.
The Senate passed the Simpson immigration bill Sept. 19.
Final action on the House bill is expected next year, after which a Senate-House conference committee will resolve any differences in the bills, assuming the House bill passes.
hypertensive.
• Mexican American men smoke cigarettes at a rate (43%) slightly higher than white men (40%). In contrast, Mexican American women are less likely to smoke (24%) than white women (33%).
• A third of Mexican Americans are overweight, compared to one-fourth of the general population. However, an appropriate weight for this Hispanic group, because of body build, is still an issue for further research.
• Compared to the general population, Mexican Americans have a lower cholesterol level.
• Visits to the doctor are less frequent among Mexican Americans than among other racial or ethnic groups. For example, about one-third of Mexican Americans with high-risk cholesterol levels had not seen a doctor in the previous year, compared to one-fourth of whites and one-fifth of blacks. The survey recommends that HHS develop intensive screening programs targeted to this Hispanic group.
• Mexican American children have a higher rate of vision test failures (13.8%) than white children (9.5%), but slightly lower than blacks (14.6%).
Release of the findings marked the end of eight years of HHANES planning and development, requested by the National Academy of Public Administration in 1977 to obtain reliable
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Milwaukee Activist Slain
Police in Milwaukee have charged the former president of the Puerto Rico Organization there with the Nov. 4 murder of the director of a Hispanic community center.
Aurora Weier, 45, a native of Panama and. founder and director of the Community Enrichment Center, was shot near the center early that morning on her way to work. Angel Santiago, 34, was charged Nov. 7 with first-degree murder.
The district attorney’s office and police said a long-standing battle dating back to the mid-1970s for the leadership of the community appeared to be a motive.


Sin pelos en la lengua
GOOD OLD DAYS: Who among you hasn’t had the experience of telephoning an elite institution, asking to speak to someone with a solid Spanish surname, and finding yourself connected with the janitor or gardener?
Deja vu. An Hispanic Link reporter called former Ambassador to Uruguay Thomas Aranda at a nice Capitol Hill hotel last week, only to be asked, “Does he work in maintenance?”
STRANGE TONGUES: Whafs happening with the Reagan administration and bilingual education?
First, there was the White House briefing last Thursday on the administration’s proposed regulationsforfederally assisted bilingual education programs. Its purpose, as defined in the Western Union mailgram which both opponents and proponents received: jt. • to highlight the objectives of Title VII of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and to increase the understanding of the added flexibility which the administration would like local administrators to have for a more effective administration of these programs..
As background, we might mention that never in 18 years of federal bilingual education interest and activity has the White House held
such a briefing.
Second, there's a move afoot in Education Secretary William Bennett’s office to demolish its Office of Hispanic Concerns.
That office was created in 1967 - as the Office on Mexican American Affairs- under Armando Rodriguez, the California educator who later served as president of East Los Angeles College and as a federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commissioner.
History buffs may recall three previous attempts to eliminate the unit- under President Nixon in '73, Carter in ’79 and Reagan in ’83. Each time the thrusts were parried by congressional and constituency supporters.
This time the administration may wear earmuffs.
PROBLEM/SOLUTION: In developing its HHANES health questionnaires, the federal translation task force encountered the usual dilemmas. But none greater than the question on cigar smoking, because Mexicans, Puerto Ricans and Cubans all use different words for that oblong object.
Finally, the question, “About how many cigars a day do you smoke?” was written: “iCuantos (puros/tabacos/cigarros) fuma por dia mis o menos?” Interviewers were left with the responsibility to pick the appropriate word.
- Kay Barbaro
‘Official English’ Feud
The City Council of Monterey Park, Calif., has rejected a petition signed by 3,452 residents to support a proposed ballot measure making English its official language.
In a stormy three-hour Nov. 12 session, the council, chaired by Mayor Rudy Peralta, decided instead to ask voters to endorse a “harmony" resolution. Both measures are expected to be on the April ’86 ballot, with 2,200 signatures needed for the “official English” proposition.
The petitioners objected mainly to the spread of Chinese signs in the city of 60,000, which is estimated to be 40% Chinese, 37% Hispanic, 22% Anglo and 1% black.
Calif. Hispanic Growth
California Hispanics will increase from 4.5 to 16.2 million and equal whites by the year 2030, according to a study released Nov. 10 by the Population Reference Bureau, a private research group.
The demographic shifts projected are primarily due to low fertility among Anglos and high levels of immigration, both legal and illegal, concludes the study.
Currently, whites represent 64% of California’s population, Hispanics, 20%. By the year 2030, however, the white population will decrease to 38.4%, while the Hispanic proportion will be slightly lower at 38.1%, the study notes.
These fluctuations in California’s demographic profile will have far-reaching effects on the state’s educational system, the elderly community and resource allocation, according to the study.
Latino Veterans Memorial
A bill to establish a national memorial honoring contributions of Hispanic veterans was introduced Nov. 7 by Rep. Bill Richardson (D-N.M.).
The bill would authorize the American Battle Monuments Commission to create a memorial in the Washington, D.C., area to pay homage to approximately900,000 Hispanic veterans
First Fed. Data on
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data on Hispanics Although previous federal health surveys examined as many as 20,000 people, they didn’t include sufficient numbers of Hispanics to make an adequate estimate of their specific health condition and needs.
HHANES, stored on computer tapes, also covers dietary habits nutritional status blood pressure, height, weight, drug and alcohol abuse, immunization, tuberculosis, diabetes, kidney, dental, liver, heart and other chronic diseases.
Although applauded by Hispanic health organizations and experts as a tool to promote more health programs for Hispanics HHANES has not been free from controversy. Groups such as the Latino caucus of the American Public Health Association have criticized the government for not analyzing data for diabetes
Campaign for MBAs
The Graduate Management Admission Council launched a two-year national recruitment campaign Nov. 5 to increase the number of ethnic students including Hispanics blacks and Asian Americans enrolled in master's of business administration programs.
The council, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization of 76 graduate business schools released a study in 1983 which showed that Hispanic enrollment in master's programs peaked in the mid-1970s and has been waning since. Reasons cited for the decline include a lack of role models insufficient financial aid and limited information on MBA careers
The campaign consists of a series of seminars exposing prospective students to ethnic role models who have graduated from business schools and discussion on career options (See Calendar.)
Hispanic graduate business school enrollment had its largest increase (85%) from 1974 to 1976 (1,203 to 2,229), according to GMAC. As of 1982 it represented 1.8% of the total enrollment. The councifs figures were based on U.S. Department of Education data
Hispanic Health
in the preliminary studies Hispanics according to some local health studies, are five times more likely to suffer from diabetes than the rest of the population.
Responding to the criticisms HHANES study director Robert S. Murphy said that he recognizes that diabetes research is a priority among Hispanics but that his division was able to process other data more quickly. He added that the reliability of the diabetes data has been seriously hampered by the lower level of participation in the diabetes tests which require fasting.
Another point of friction between thecaucus and NCHS is the low participation of Hispanics in the analysis of the survey. There are no Hispanics involved in the research itself. Of 46 persons on staff, only one is Hispanic. That person is involved in editing and processing the survey’s questionnaires and examinations
To resolve the controversy, last September NCHS began forming a Hispanic working group to make recommendations as to the nature and scope of future studies.
The only way open for Hispanic participation now, according to some of the critics is through research grants Murphy has assured that money for research is allotted in the proposed HHS budget, but he admits that this cannot be guaranteed if Congress decides to cut HHS funding. . Dora Delgado
Border Agents Honored
The families of U.S. Border Patrolmen Manuel Salcido Jr., 34, and Lester Haynie, 39, became the first Immigration and Naturalization Service recipients of the Presidential Memorial Certificate, given to kin of federal law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty, in Washington, D.C., ceremonies Nov. 15.
Salcido was killed in a vehicle accident near Del Rio, Texas, Jan. 2. He is survived by his wife, Rosa Maria, and son, Manuel Lorenzo, 6 months, of El Paso.
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THE GOOD NEWS
HEALTH REPORTS which include data on Hispanics are available from the following organizations:
The National Center" for Health Statistics published “Plan and Operation of the Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1982-84,” which delineates plans, methods and questionnaires of the federal Hispanic health survey. Order stock No. 017-022-00893-9. 429 pages (357 of them on HHANES questionnaire). Price: $15.
“Health Indicators for Hispanic, Black and White Americans,” Vital and Health Statistics. Order stock No. 017-022-00853-0.88 pages. Price: $3.25.
Both reports can be obtained from: Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (202) 783-3238.
“Births of Hispanic Parentage 1982,” Monthly Vital Statistics Report, Vol. 34, No. 4 supplement, July 23,1985.
“Health Insurance Coverage and Physician Visits Among Hispanic and Non-Hispanic People,” Health United States 1983, December 1983.
Both free publications from: Scientific and Technical Information Branch, National Center for Health Statistics, Rm. 1-57,3700 East-West Highway, Hyattsville, Md. 20782 (301) 436-8500.
COMPUTERIZED DATA TAPES: The first six segments of Mexican American data from the Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey(HHANES) covering Physician Examination, Dental Examination, Biochemistry Examination, Medical History for Children, Medical History for Adults and Body Measurements can bb ordered by writing to Robert S. Murphy, director of the Division of Health Examination Statistics, Rm. 2-58, FCB 2, 3700 East-West Highway, Hyattsville, Md. 20782 (301) 436-7068. Price: $140 for each survey segment Free to schools of public health. Available after Jan. 1.
The Latino Institute has published the 54-page report “Access to Health Care and Other Social Indicators for Latinos in Chicago.” Order from: Latino Institute, 53 W. Jackson, Suite 940, Chicago, Illinois 60604(312)663-3603. Price: $5.
QUESTIONS ON BILINGUAL EDUCATION: A special six-page report answers basic questions on bilingual education. Cost: $1. Contact: National Council of La Raza, Office of Research, Advocacy and Legislation.. 20 F St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001.
CORPORATE CLASSIFIEDS
PERSONNEL MANAGERS: Let Hispanic Link help you in your search for executives and professionals Mail or phone your corporate classified ads to: Hispanic Link, 1420 N St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20005. Phone (202) 234-0737. Ad copy received by 5 p.m. (ET) Tuesday will be carried in Weekly Reports mailed Friday of the same week. Ad rates: 75 cents per word. Display rates: $35 per column inch.
ENGLISH DEPARTMENT St Cloud State University St. Cloud, Minnesota
Assistant professor, tenure-track, September 1986. Salary 1984-85: $19,048 - $27,716. Major responsibilities: composition, minority literature. Other third-world literature, English education, minority advising. Doctorate in English or English education: ABD required. Letter, vita to Judy Parham, Search Committee, English Department, St Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minn. 56301. Postmark deadline: Jan. 3, 1986. AN EO/AA EMPLOYER.
HOST/EDITOR Latin American News Service
Full-time Host/Editor for daily radio news service out of station KXCR-FM in El Paso, Texas, wanted. Position requires fluency in candidate’s ability to write Spanish, a working knowledge of English and at least two years working full-time in the area of news/public affairs.
Applications are due Dec. 6. Send resume and tape to: Isabel Alegrla, KXCR-FM, 2023 Myrtle St, El Paso, Texas 79901.
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE sought by Hispanic advertising agency in Chicago. Experience required; candidate must be fluent Spanish/ English. Call collect (312) 271-2720.
THE CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY of Washington, D.C., has prerecorded job listings, updated Mondays, for positions at the university. Call (202) 635-LAND.
MANAGEMENT INTERNS Phoenix, Ariz.
Starting Salary $19,700 The city seeks qualified persons who have completed, or will complete, a master's degree in public administration or a closely related field by June 1986 for its one-year Intern Program. Positions start July 1, 1986. All information and documents required for the application must be received by Jan. 31, 1986. Applications and further information can be obtained from Charles E. Hill, management and budget director, 251 West Washington, Phoenix, Ariz. 85003 (602)262-4805.
AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/ AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.
VICE PRESIDENT for DEVELOPMENT
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund seeks vice president for development ta raise$3 million annually from foundations, corporations and individuals; perform outreacIVsolicitation; and develop/implement strategies to solicit $500,000 annually in new funding. Requirements: five years fund raising^marketing experience; knowledge of foundation/ corporate giving and deferred/planned giving; experience with boards of directors; excellent communication skills; some knowledge of legal issues and bilingual ability (EnglistVSpanish) helpful. Resumes with references to Ms A Hernandez, *MALDEF, 634 South Spring St, 11th Floor, Los Angeles, Calif. 90014 by 11 /30. Position available 12/1.
Calendar
THIS WEEK
LATINO NEWSPAPER DANCE Washington, D.C. Nov. 27
Ruben Blades will highlight the 2nd annual dance where a journalism scholarship will be awarded to a Hispanic college student and tribute paid to 10 outstanding Hispanics of 1985.
Jose Sueiro (202) 232-0447
COMING SOON
MALDEF DINNER Los Angeles Dec. 2
The 11th annual recognition banquet honoring individuals who have contributed to the Hispanic community is sponsored by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund.
Charlotte Conway (213) 653-2966
GRADUATE MANAGEMENT CAREERS
Atlanta Dec. 3
Seattle Dec. 3
Dallas Dec. 4
Washington, D.C. Dec. 5
These seminars, conducted by the Graduate Manage-Hispanic Link Weekly Report
ment Admission Council, aim to increase the number of Hispanics and other groups in graduate business schools.
Ellen Ruben (213) 478-1433
SCHOLARSHIP FUND-RAISER Washington, D.C. Dec. 3
The Multicultural Career Intern Program isconducting a fund-raising reception to establish a scholarship fund, with Edward James Olmos, 1985 Emmy award winner, as guest of honor.
Fernando Otero (202) 234-1374
HISPANIC WORKING WOMEN Chicago Dec. 5
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Commissioner Blandina Cardenas-Ramirez will keynote this conference geared toward Latina social workers.
Elisa Alfonso (312) 663-3603
BILINGUAL EDUCATION HEARINGS Public hearings on specific aspects of bilingual education are being conducted nationwide by the National Advisory and Coordinating Council on Bilingual Education.
Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico Dec. 6
Nestor Gonzalez (809) 765-6633
El Paso, Texas Dec. 12
Irene Rosales (915) 747-5247
Houston Dec. 13
Esther Lee Yao (713) 488-9336
TRANSLATORS AND INTERPRETERS Calexico, Calif. Dec. 5-7
San Diego State University presents a conference directed at translators and interpreters including training, trends, needs and exam taking.
Jos6 Varela-Ibarra (619) 357-3721
HOLIDAY BENEFIT DANCE Manhattan, N.Y. Dec. 6
Ruben Blades and Cheo Feliciano will perform at the 2nd annual musical fund-raiser sponsored by Friends of the Institute for Puerto Rican Policy. Gerson Borrero(212) 689-6331
NATIONAL HISPANIC UNIVERSITY
San Francisco Dec. 15-18
The 4th annual convocation titled “Hispanic America*
A National Report Card" conducted by the university
will cover topics such as education, economics,
health and technology.
Elvia Mendoza (415) 451-0511
Calendar will announce events of interest to the national Hispanic community free of charge. Items should be received two Fridays before publication date. Please include name of event, date, location, contact person and phone number. Address items to: Calendar editor, Hispanic Link Weekly Report, 1420 N St NW, Washington, D.C., 20005.
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Arts & Entertainment
THIS WEEK’S DEBUT BY A Los Angeles broadcaster makes that city the second in the continental United States with more than two Spanish-language TV stations.
KVEA-TV officially went on the air Nov. 24 with one day’s worth of special programming. This week the independent station begins its 14-hour daily schedule that includes news and public information programming, a daily children's block and a total of eight foreign-produced novelas.
“The market is so enormous, that we felt there was a need for diversity.” General Manager Paul Niedermeyertold Weekly Report Niedermeyer said that being independent, the station could program exclusively for the Southern California market- and not for the entire nation.
The new station is owned by Estrella Communications Inc., whose president and chief executive officer, Joseph Wallach, is a former executive director of Brazifs Globo TV network. Other KVEA executives include Armando Corral, general sales manager, and Alfonso Araya, program director.
Enrique Gratas, formerly with Spanish International Network in New York, has joined KVEA as news director while former KNBC-TV (Los Angeles) news anchor Frank Cruz has been named a vice
president. His duties, according to Niedermeyer, will include community and local affairs.
KVEA joins KMEX-TV in Los Angeles in full-time Spanish-language TV broadcasting. KSCI-TV, a local multi-language broadcaster, airs a daily seven-hour segment of Spanish programming. The station has recently announced it will add six weekly hours of Spanish-language programs with a late night version of its nationally syndicated En Vivo music video program.
Miami is the only other U.S. city with two independent Spanish-language TV stations.
ONE LINERS: A showing of works by Colombian painter Alejandro Obregdn recently inaugurated the House of Latin America in Paris; meanwhile, the Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art continues Colombian Artists in New York: A Selection of Paintings and Photography through early December... Singer Rub6n Blades performs in Washington,D.C^ Nov. 27 while ex-partner and band leader Willie Col6n heats up Chicago Nov. 28... A special session of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese will convene in New York Nov. 30 to discuss Cuban theater in the United States. . . And Embassy Television has completed production of the CBS special Babies Making Babies starring Renee Estevez; the TV movie was directed by her father, actor Martin Sheen, who will make his theater debut in London next spring with the off-Broadway hit The Normal Heart... - Antonio Mejlas-Rentas
Media Report
NEW TELEVISION STATIONS: While Los Angeles residents celebrated the Nov. 24 launching of Spanish-language KVEArTV(See Arts A Entertainment), San Antonio gained its first independent commercial television station, KRRT-TV.
The latter began broadcasting early this month. Washington, D.C., communications lawyer RaCilTapia, with Texas partners including Richard Bela and Roland Castaneda, made it official with a gala opening reception Nov. 21. BULLETIN BOARD: The American Newspapers Publishers Association Foundation is starting to recruit for a minority projects director. The selected candidate will work out of the Foundation’s headquarters in Reston, Va., and guide its new efforts to change the complexion of the industry with a variety of programs.
HISPANIC LINK WEEKLY REPORT
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Hispanic Link News Service Inc.
1420 ‘N’ Street N.W Washington, D.C. 20005 (202) 234-0280 or 234-0737 Publisher Hector EricKsen- Mendoza Editor. Carlos Morales
Reporting: Dora Delgado, F6lix Pferrt, Charlie Ericksen, Antonio Mejias-Rentas, Elsa Ericksen-Mendoza
No portion of Hispanic Link Weekly Report may be reproduced or broadcast m any form without advance permission
Annual subscription (52 issues) $56.
Trial subscription (13 issuos) $26.
CONFERENCE COORDINATORS: Include the latest edition of Hispanic Link Weekly Report in participants' packets at your next conference or convention. For details, contact Hector Ericksen* Mendoza (202) 234*0737
The Foundation will serve as the administrative arm of the Task Force on Minorities in the Newspaper Business. The latter includes representatives from 29 newspaper-related associations, ranging from editorial groups to those made up of circulation, promotion, advertising and personnel leaders. It meets next on Jan. 31. The National Association of Hispanic Journalists is a member.
The ANPA Foundation, working with ANPA and the Newspaper Personnel Relations Association, expects to have a new manual on minority recruiting.and training ready for distribution by the first of the year.
There are 1,700 dailies and 7,700 weeklies in the U.S., and the dailies alone employ close to half a million people.
ADVERTISING INTERNSHIPS: The American Association of Advertising Agencies is recruiting minority college students - undergraduates who complete their junior year by summer’86, as well asgrad students- for 10-
New York and on the West Coast with minimum salaries of $250 weekly.
The program offers training in business aspects ranging from copywriting and art direction to account management and administration.
Applications must be submitted by Jan. 31. Application forms are available by contacting Minority Advertising Intern Program, AAAA, 666 Third Ave„ New York N.Y. 10017. Phone: (212) 682-2500
COMING ANDGOING; Carl Morris, director of minority affairs for the American Society of Newspaper Editors, says he plans to leave ASNE next April for other ventures... Geraldo Rivera, recently departed from ABC-TVs 20/20, is reported talking with Metromedia. .. Sacramento Bee reporter Ricardo Pimentel has joined McClatchy newspapers’ Washington bureau... Zita Arocha, formerly with the Miami Herald, and Miami News, has joined The Washington Post as a
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Making The News This Week Rivera (D-Bronx) heads the recently formed Latinos for a Free South Africa (LAFSA) that will consolidate Hispanic efforts to put pressure on the South African government to end its policies. . . Former Bolivian ambassador to the States, Raul Dlez de Medina, dies of cancer Nov . 3 at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D . C . H Hf.Vffs Fernandez, known as the bumbling on Spanish-language radio and TV comedy shows in the United States and La t in American, dies Nov . 11 at his home in Miami . A native of Cuba , he was 81 ... John Robert Candelaria Jr., son of California Angels pitcher John Candelaria, dies Nov. 13 in a Pittsburgh hospital after being in a coma since Dec. 25, 1984, following a swimming pool accident at the family's winter home in Flor ida ... American Airlines announces it will spend $30 million to expand t he Luis Mul'loz International Airport in San Juan, P .R., and to increas e its number of flights from the airport from eight a day to five citi es, to 26 a The thirteen members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus send a letter to Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev on the occassion of his summit meeting with President Ronald Reagan calling tor the protection of Jewish minority rights in the U . S . S .R. . . . Alicia Coro, Cuba native who directs the Horace Mann Learning Center for the Department of Education, joins DOE as Deputy Assistant SecretaryOperations, for the Off i ce of Civil Rights. . . Her boss, Assistan t Secretary for Civil Rights Harry Singleton announces his resignat i on after 3 1/2 years of defending the administ r ation's positions on school desegregation cases( see Sept. 2 Sin Pe/os). No successor has been named ... An ordinance backed by San Antonio Mayor Henry Cisneros is passed by the City Council banning children age 13 and under from rock concerts at city-owned facilities the first such ordinance i n the country ... New York State Assemblyman Jose day to 1 7 c i ties by Nov. 1986 ... Vol. 3 No. 47 PANIC LINK WEEKL Nov. 25, 1985 First Federal Data on Hispanic Health R _ eleased The first findings of the long-awaited His panic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (HHANES) were released Nov . 19-20 during the annual meeting of the American Public Health Assoc i ation in Washington, D . C . The survey, which took eight years of planning and development , is expected to create a new wave of health research that, ultimately, will help redefine health programs to U.S. Hispanics. Conducted jn 1982-1984 by the National Quota for N.Y. Sergeants New York City's Corporation Counsel announced Nov. 18 that 200 black and Hispanic police officers would be promoted to sergeant on the basis of a r acial quota , filling immediate vacancies for the positions . The promotions follow the filing of lawsuits last year by associations representing black and Hispanic officers. They charged that the test for sergeant, given in June 1983, had a discriminatory impact Of 11,735 officers who took the test, 1 ,040 passed, including 45 Hispanics , 23 blacks , 968 whites and four Asian Americans. The results: Whites Hispanics Blacks Tested 9,250 1,008 1,427 Passed/% 968 (10 .5%) 45 (4.5%) 23 (1.6%) Two lawyers for the corporation counsel found that questions on the exam could not be defended in court as job-related . They found that questions requiring knowledge about the degrees of various crimes could be looked up before filling out an arrest form . The 200 officers will be promoted under a quota based on the percentages of those who took the test. The quota system will rema i n in effect until results of the next sergeant exam, scheduled for January, are known. The settlement needs the approval of all parties and Manhattan Federal District Court Judge Robert Carter . Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the survey is the first large-scale effort to measure the health status of U .S. Latinos. Initial data looks at Mexican Americans in the South west (California, Texas, Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico) . Next year more detail will be forthcoming on Cuban Americans in Dade County, Fla . , and Puerto Ricans in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Main findings of the initial studies-covering cardiovascular diseases and maternal and child health show: e Only 23% of the men and 19% of the women i n Mexican American communities suffer from hypertension, a major factor in strokes. In comparison, 36.2% of white men and 24.8% of whi t e women and 41 . 5% of black men and 42.1% of black women are House Bill Progresses The House immigration subcommittee compl e ted work Nov. 19 until after the Thanksgiving recess on Rep. Peter Rodino's immigration bill , with the issue of allowing temporary workers into the country to pick perishable crops left unresolved . In other action : • The subcommittee adopted, 6 to 4 , an amendment that would g i ve foreign workers the right to free legal assistance . e Approved an amendment by Rep. John Bryant(DTexas) that would penalize citizens who hire the undocumented to do house work or baby s i tting . Penalties range from a hypertensive. e Mexican American men smoke cigarett es at a rate (43%) slightly higher than white men (40%). In contrast, Mexican American wome n are less likely to smoke (24%) than whi t e women (33%) . e A third of Mexican Americans are over weight, compared to one-fourth of the general population. However, an appropriate weigh t for th i s Hispanic group, because of body build, is still an issue for further research. • Compared to the general popula t ion, Mexican Americans have a lower cholesterol level. • Visits to the doctor are less frequent among Mexican Americans than among other racial or ethnic groups. For example , about one-third of Mexican Americans with high risk cholesterol levels had not seen a doctor in the previous year, compared to one-fourth of whites and one-fifth of blacks. The survey recommends that HHS develop intensive screening programs targeted to this Hispanic group. • Mexican American children have a higher rate of vision test failures (13.8%) than white children (9.5%), but slightly lower than blacks (14 . 6%). Release of the findings marked the end of eight years of HHANES planning and develop ment, requested by the National Academy of Public Administration in 1977 to obtain reliable continued on page 2 Milwaukee Activist Slain civil f ine of $1,000 to $2,000 on the first PoliceinMilwaukeehavechargedtheformer violation for each undocumented to criminal president of the Puerto Rico Organization penalties of six months in jail and $1 ,000 there with the Nov. 4 murder of the director of fines for repeat offenders. a Hispanic community center. • An amendment by Rep. Daniel Lungren Aurora Weier, 45, a native of Panama and . (A-Calif.) that would deny welfare, food stamps, founder and director of the Community Enrich Medicaid andunemployment "'mentCenter, was shot near the center early undocumented, was also approved. thatmomingonherwaytowork Angel Santiago, The Senate passed the Simpson immigration 34, was charged Nov . 7 with fi r st-degree bill Sept. 19. murder. Final action on the House bill is expected The district attorney's office . and police next year, after which a Senate-House con said a long-standing battle dating back to the terence committee will resolve any differences mid-1970s for the leadership of the community in the bills , assuming the House bill passes . appeared to be a motive.

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such a briefing. Sin pelos en Ia lengua Second, there's a move afoot in Education Secretary William Bennett's office to demolish its Office of Hispanic Concerns. GOOD OLD DAYS: Who among you hasn't had the experience of telephoning an elite institution, asking to speak to someone with a solid Spanish surname, and finding yourself connected with the janitor or gardener'? That office was created in 1967 as the Office on Mexican American Affairsunder Armando Rodriguez, the California educator who later served as president of East Los Angeles College and as a federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commissioner. Deja vu. An Hispanic Link reporter called former Ambassador to Uruguay Thomas Aranda at a nice Capitol Hill hotel last week, only to be asked, "Does he work in maintenance?" STRANGE TONGUES: What's happening with the Reagan administration and bilingual education? History buffs may recall three previous attempts to eliminate the unit-under President Nixon in '73, Carter in '79 and Reagan in ' 83. Each time the thrusts were parried by congressional and constituency supporters. First, there was the White House briefing last Thursday on the administration' s proposed regulations for federally assisted bilingual education programs. Its purpose, as defined in the Western Union mailgram which both opponents and proponents received : " ... to highlight the objectives of Title VII of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and to increase the understanding of the added flexibility which the administration would like local administrators to have for a more effective administration of these programs ... " This time the administration may wear earmuffs. PROBLEM/SOLUTION: In developing its HHANES health questioll" naires, the federal translation task force encountered the usual dilemmas . But none greater than the question on cigar smoking . because Mexicans, Puerto Ricans and Cubans all use d ifferent words for that oblong object. As background, we might mention that never in 18 years of federal bilingual education interest and activity has the White House held Finally, the question, "About how many cigars a day do you smoke?" was written: "i.Cuantos (purosltabacoslcigarros) fuma por dia mas o menos? " Interviewers were left with the respons i bility to pick the appropriate word. Kay Barbaro 'Official English' Feud First Fed. Data on Hispanic Health The City Council of Monterey Park, Calif . , has rejected a petition signed by 3,452 residents to support a proposed ballot measure making English its official language. In a stormy three-hour Nov. 12 session , the council, chaired by Mayor Rudy Peralta, decided instead to ask voters to endorse a "harmony" resolution. Both measures are expected to be on the April '86 ballot, with 2 ,200 signatures needed for the "official English" proposition. The petitioners objected mainly to the spread of Chinese signs in the city of60, 000, which is estimated to be40% Chinese, 37% Hispanic, 22% Anglo and 1% black. Calif. Hispanic Growth continued from page 1 data on Hispanics. Although previous federal health surveys examined as many as 20,000 people, they didn't include sufficient numbers of Hispanics to make an adequate estimate of their specific health condition and needs . HHANES, stored on computer tapes, also covers dietary habits, nutritional status, blood pressure, height, weight, drug and alcohol abuse, immunization, tuberculosis, diabetes , kidney , dental, liver , heart and other chronic diseases . Although applauded by Hispanic health organizations and experts as a tool to promote more health programs for Hispanics, HHANES has not been free from controversy. Groups such as the Latino caucus of the American Public Health Association have criticized the California Hispanics will increase from 4.5 government for not analyzing data for diabetes to 16.2 million and equal whites by the year , C • f M B 2030, according to a study released Nov . 10 . am pa lg n or As by the Population Reference Bureau, a private The Graduate Management Admission research group. Council launched a national recruitThe demographic shifts projected are ment campaign Nov . 5 to increase the number primarily due to low fertility among Anglos of ethnic students, including Hispanics, blacks and high levels of immigration, both legal and and Asian Americans, enrolled in master's of illegal, concludes the study. business administration programs . Currently, whites represent64% of California's The a Los Angeles-based nonpopulation, Hispanics, 20%. By the year 2030, profit organization of 76 graduate business however, the white population will decrease schools , released a study in 1983 which to 38.4%, while the Hispanic proportion will showed that Hispanic enrollment in master's be slightly lower at 38.1 %, the study notes. programs peaked in the mid-1970s and has These fluctuations in California's been waning since. Reasons cited for the graphic profile will have far-reaching effects decline include a lackofrolemodels,insufficient on the state's educational system, the elderly financial aid and limited information on MBA community and resource allocation, according careers. to the study. The campaign consists of a series of seminars Latino Veterans Memorial exposing prospective students to ethnic role models who have graduated from business A bill to establish a national memorial honoring contributions of Hispanic veterans was duced Nov. 7 by Rep. Bill Richardson (D N . M .). The bill would authorize the American Battle Monuments Commission to create a memorial in the Washington, D . C . , area to pay homage to approximately900,000 Hispanic veterans. 2 schools and discussion on career options. (See Calendar . ) Hispanic graduate business school enroll ment had its largest increase (85%) from 1974 to 1976 (1 ,203 to 2 , 229) , according to G MAC. As of 1982 it represented 1 . 8% of the total enrollment. The council's figures were based on U.S. Department of Education data in the preliminary studies. Hispanics, according to some local health studies , are five times more likely to suffer from diabetes than the rest of the population . Responding to the criticisms, HHANES study director Robert S . Murphy said that he re cognizes that diabetes research is a priority among Hispanics but that his division was able to process other data more quickly . He added that the reliability of the diabetes data has been seriously hampered by the lower level of participation in the diabetes tests , which require fasting. Another point of friction between the caucus and NCHS is the low participation of Hispanics in the analysis of the survey. There are no Hispanics involved in the research itself. Of 46 persons on staff , only one is Hispanic . That person is involved in editing and processing the survey's questionnaires and examinations. To resolve the controversy, last September NCHS began forming a Hispanic working group to make recommendations as to the nature and scope of future studies . The only way open for Hispanic participation now , according to some of the critics, is through research grants. Murphy has assured that money for research is allotted in the proposed HHS budget , but he admits that this cannot be guaranteed if Congress decides to cut HHS funding . Dora Delgado Border Agents Honored The families of U.S . Border Patrolmen Manuel Salcido Jr. , 34, and Lester Haynie, 39, became the first Immigration and Naturalization Service recipients of the Presidential Memorial Certificate, given to kin of federal law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty, in Washington, D .C., ceremonies Nov. 15. Salc ido was killed in a vehicle accident near Del Rio, Texas, Jan. 2. He is survived by his wife , Rosa Maria, and son, Manuel Lorenzo, 6 months, of El Paso. Hispanic Link Weekly Report

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' THE GOOD NEWS CORPORATE CLASSIFIEDS HEALTH REPORTS which include data on Hispanics are available 1 'iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii from the following organizations: 1• The National Cento/' for Health Statistics published "Plan and Operation of the Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1982-84," which delineates plans, methods and questionnaires of the federal Hispan(c health survey. Order stock No. 017-022-00893-9. 429 pages (357 of them on HHANES questionnaire). Price: $15. "Health Indicators for Hispanic, Black and White Americans," Vital and Health Statistics. Order stock No. 017-022-00853-0.88 pages. Price: $3.25. Both reports can be obtained from: Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (202) 783-3238. "Births of Hispanic Parentage 1982," Monthly Vital Statistics Report, Vol. 34, No.4 supplement, July 23, 1985. "Health Insurance Coverage and Physician Visits Among Hispanic and Non-Hispanic People," Health United States 1983, December 1983. Both free publications from: Scientific and Technical Information Branch, National Center for Health Stati.stics, Rm. 1-57,3700 EastWest Highway, Hyattsville, Md. 20782 (301) 436-8500. COMPUTERIZED DATA TAPES: The first six segments of Mexican American data from the Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey(HHANES) covering Physician Examination, Dental Examination, Biochemistry Examination, Medical History for Children, Medical History for Adults and Body Measurements can be ordered by writing to RobertS. Murphy, director of the Division of Health Examination Statistics, Rm . 2-58, FCB 2, 3700 East-West Highway, Hyattsville, Md. 20782 (30 1) 436-7068. Price: $140 for each survey segment Free to schools of public health. Available after Jan. 1. The Latino Institute has published the 54-page report "Access to Health Care and Other Social Indicators for Latinos in Chicago." Order from: Latino Institute, 53 W . Jackson, Suite 940, Chicago, Illinois 60604 (31 2) 663-3603. Price: $5. QUESTIONS ON BILINGUAL EDUCATION: A special six-page report answers basic questions on bilingual education. Cost: $1. Contact National Council of La Raza, Office of Research, Advocacy and Legislation. 20 F St. NW, Washington, D.C . 20001. PERSONNEL MANAGERS: Let Hispanic Link help you in your search for executives and profeSSionals. Mail or phone your corporate classified ads to: Hispanic Link, 1420 N St. NW. Washington, D.C. 20005. Phone (202) 234-0737. Ad copy received by 5 p.m. (ET) Tuesday will be carried in Weekly Reports mailed Friday of the same week. Ad rates: 75 cents per. word. Display rates: $35 per column inch. ENGLISH DEPARTMENT St. Cloud State University St. Cloud, Minnesota Assistant professor, tenure-track, September 1986. Salary 1984-85: $19,048-$27,716. Major responsibilities: composition, minority literature. Other. third-world literature, English education, minority advising. Doctorate in English or English education: ABO required. Letter, vita to Judy Parham, Search Committee, English Department Sl Cloud State University , St. Cloud, Minn. 56301. Postmark deadline: Jan. 3 , 1986. AN EO/ AA EMPLOYER. HOST/EDITOR Latin American News Service Fulltime HosVEditor for daily radio news service out of station KXCRFM in El Paso, Texas, wanted. Position requires fluency in candidate' s ability to write Spanish, a working knowledge of English and at least two years working fuiHime in the area of news/public affairs. Applications are due Dec. 6. Send resume and tape to: Isabel Alegria, KXCR-FM, 2023 Myrtle St., El Paso, Texas 79901. ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE sought by Hispanic advertising agency in Chicago. Experience required; candidate must be fluent Spanish/ English. Call collect (312) 271. THE CATHOUC UNIVERSITY ofWashingiOf\ D.C., has prerecorded job listings, updated Mondays. for positions at the university. Call (202) 635LAND. MANAGEMENT INTERNS Phoenix, Ari z. S t arting Salary $19,700 The city seeks qualified persons who have completed, or will c omplete, a masters degree in public administration or a closely related field by June 1986 for its one-year Intern Program. Positions start July 1, 1986. All information and documents required for the application must be received by Jan. 31, 1986. Applications and further information can be obtained from Charles E. Hill, manage ment and budget director , 251 West WashingtOf\ Phoenix, Ariz. 85003 (602) 262. AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/ AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER . VICE PRESIDENT for DEVELOPMENT Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund seeks vice president for development to: raise$3 million annually from foundations, corporations and indf. viduals; perform outreaciVsolicitation; and develop/implement strategies to solicit $500,000 annually in new funding. Re quirements; five years f\lnd ing experience; knowledge of foundation/ corporate giving and deferred/planned giving; expertence with boards of directors; excellent communication skills; some know ledge of legal issues and bilingual ability (EnglisiVSpanish) helpful. Resumes with references to Ms. A Hernandez, 'MALDEF, 634 South Spring St. , 11th Floor, Los Angeles, Calif. 90014 by 11/30. Position available 12/1. Calendar ment Admission Council, aim to increase the number of Hispanics and other groups in graduate business TRANSLATORS AND INTERPRETERS Calexico, Calif. Dec. 5-7 THIS WEEK LATINO NEWSPAPER DANCE Washington, D.C. Nov. 27 Ruben Blades will highlight the 2nd annual dance where a journalism scholarship will be awarded to a Hispanic college student and tribute paid to 10 outstanding Hispanics of 1985. Jose Sueiro (202) 232 COMING SOON MALDEF DINNER Los Angeles Dec . 2 The 11th annual recognition banquet honoring individuals who have contributed to the Hispanic community is sponsored by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Charlotte Conway (213) 653-2966 MANAGEMENT CAREERS Atlanta Dec. 3 Seattle Dec . 3 Dallas Dec. 4 Washington, D.C. Dec. 5 These seminars, conducted by the Graduate Manage-Hispanic Link Weekly Report schools. Ellen Ruben (213) 478-1433 SCHOLARSHIP FUND-RAISER Washington, D .C. Dec. 3 The Multicultural Career Intern Program is conducting a fund-raising reception to establish a scholarship fund, with Edward James Olmos, 1985 Em my award winner, as guest of honor. Fernando Otero (202) 234-1 37 4 HISPANIC WORKING WOMEN Chicago Dec. 5 U .S. Commission on Civil Rights Commissioner Blandina Cardenas-Ramirez will keynote this con terence geared toward Latina social workers. Elisa Alfonso (312) 663-3603 BILINGUAL EDUCATION HEARINGS Public hearings on specific aspects of bilingual education are being conducted nationwide by the National Advisory and Coordinating Council on Bilingual Education . Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico Dec. 6 Nestor Gonzalez (809) 765-6633 El Paso, Texas Dec. 12 Irene Rosales (915) 747-5247 Houston Dec. 13 Esther Lee Yao (713) 488-9336 San Diego State University presents a conference directed at translators and interpreters including training, trends, needs and exam taking. Jose Varela-Ibarra (619) 357 HOLIDAY BENEFIT DANCE Manhattan, N.Y. Dec. 6 Ruben Blades and Cheo Feliciano will perform at the 2nd annual musical fund-raiser sponsored by Friends of the Institute for Puerto Rican Policy. Gerson Borrero (212) 689-6331 NATIONAL HISPANIC UNIVERSITY San Franc i sco Dec. 15-18 The 4th annual convocation titled "Hispanic America: A National Report Card'' conducted by the university will cover topics such as education, economics, health and technology. Elvia Mendoza (41 5) 451-0511 Calendar will announce events of interest to the national Hispanic community free of charge. Items should be received two Fridays before publication date. Please include name of event, date, location, contact person and phone number. Address items to: Calendar editor, Hispanic Link Weekly Report, 1420 N St. NW, Washington, D.C., 20005. 3

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Arts & Entertainment THIS WEEK'S DEBUT BY A Los Angeles broadcaster makes that city the second in the continental United States With more than two Spanish-language TV stations. KVEATV officially went on the air Nov. 24 with one day's worth of special programming. This week the independent station begins its 14-hour daily schedule that includes news and public information -programming, a daily children's block and a total of eight foreign produced nove/as. "The market is so enormous, that we felt there was a need for diversity." General Manager Paul Niedermeyer told Weekly Report. Niedermeyer said that being independent, the station could program exclusively for the Southern California market-and not for the entire nation. The new station is owned by Estrella Communications Inc. , whose president and chief executive officer, Joseph Wallach , is a former executive director of Brazifs Globo TV network. Other KVEA executives include Armando Corral, general sales manager, and Alfonso Araya, program director. Enrique Gratas, formerly with Spanish International Network in New York, has joined KVEA as news director while former KNBCTV (Los Angeles) news anchor Frank Cruz has been named a vice president. His duties, according to will include com-munity and local affairs. \ KVEA joins KMEX TV in Los Angeles in full-time Spanish-language TV broadcasting. KSCITV, a local broadcaster, airs a daily seven-hour segment of Spanish 'programming. The station has recently announced it will add six weekly hours of Spanish language programs with a late night version of its nationally syndicated En Vivo music video program . Miami is the only other U.S . city with two independent Spanish language TV stations. ONE LINERS: A showing of works by Colombian painter Alejandro Obreg6n recently inaugurated the House of Latin America in Paris; meanwhile, the Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art continues Colombian Artists in New York: A Selection of Paintings and Photography through early Dec&mber ... Singer Ruben Blades performs in Wash ington,D.C., Nov. 27 while ex-partner and band leader Willie Colon heats up Chicago Nov. 28 ... A special session of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese will convene in New York Nov. 30 to discuss Cuban theater in the United States. . . And Embassy Television has completed production of the CBS special Babies Making Babies starring Renee Estevez; the TV movie was directed by her father, actor Martin Sheen, who will make his theater debut in London next spring with the off-Broadway hit The Normal Heart . . . -Antonio Mejias-Rentas The Foundation will serve as the administrative New York, and on the West Coast, with minimum salaries of $250 weekly. Media R . e p o rt ' arm of the Task Force on Minorities In the Newspaper Business. The latter includes representatives from 29 newspaper-related -----------------associations, ranging from editorial groups to NEWTELEVISIONSTATIONS: WhileLos those made up of circulation, promotion, Angeles residents celebrated tbe Nov. 24 advertising and personnel leaders. It meets launchingofSpanish-languageKVEATV(See next on Jan. 31. The National Association Arts & Entertainment), San Antonio gained of Hispanic Journalists is a member. its first independent commercial television The ANPA Foundation, working with ANPA station, KRRT TV. and the Newspaper Personnel Relations The latter began broadcasting early this Association, expects to have a new manual month. Washington, D.C., communications on minority recruiting.and training ready for lawyer Raul Tapia, with Texas partners including distribution by the first of the year . Richard Bela and Roland Castaf\eda, made it There are 1 ,700 dailies and 7,700 weeklies official with a gala ppening reception Nov . 21. in the U .S., and the dailies alone employ close BULLETIN BOARD: The American New• to half a million people. papers Publishers Association Foundation ADVERTISING INTERNSHIPS: The Ame is starting to recruit for a minority projects rican Association of Advertising Agencies director. The selected candidate will work is recruiting minority college studentsunder out of the Foundation's headquarters in Reston, graduates who complete their junior year by Va., and guide its new efforts to change the summer'86, as well as grad students_; for 1 o complexion of the industry with a variety of week summer internships. programs. They'll be placed with ad agencies in HISPANIC LINK WEEKLY REPORT A natoonal pubhcatoon of : Hispanic Link News Service Inc. 1420 • N' Street N. W Washington, D.C. 20005 (202) 234 or 234 Publisher: Hector Ericksen-Mendoza Editor: Carlos Morales Reporting: Dora Delgado, Felix C harlie Ericksen, Antonio Mejias-RentaS. Elsa Ericksen Mendoza. No porl•on ol H•wan•c Lmk Wettkly Reporl maybflreproducedor broadcast m any lorm w1thout advance permission. Annual aullac:ription (52 iaauea) lttS. Trial aullac:ription (1 3 i .. uaa) 128. CONFERENCE COORDINATORS : Include the latest edotion of Hospanoc Lonk Weekly Report in participants' packets at your next conference or convention. Fo r deta•ls , contact Hector Erocksen Mendoza (202) 234-