No hay uno without the other.
Our Hispanic customers and employees make us who we are—one, together.
In 1993, Dr. Ellen Ochoa became the first Hispanic woman astronaut to go into space on a mission to study the earth’s ozone layer.
In 1995, Mario Molina won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his crucial work in understanding how the ozone layer is formed, and depleted by CFCs.
Carlos Juan Finlay solved the mystery of what caused yellow fever in 1881.
Carlos Santana was the first Hispanic Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee in 1998.
Joseph Marion Hernández became the first Hispanic Member of U.S. Congress in 1822.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hispanic Americans number nearly 60 million and represent over 18% of our country’s population.
“Hispanic” refers to people who speak Spanish and/or are descended from Spanish-speaking populations. “Latino” refers to people who are from or descended from people from Latin America.
September 15 is the anniversary of independence for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua.
Cowboy hats, rodeos, and ranching are all from Spain and Mexico. Several state names like Montana, Colorado, and Nevada come from Spanish words.