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What is the Most Popular Hispanic Name in America?

Hispanic Heritage Month takes place every year between September 15 and October 15. Although it is set aside for the nation to recognize the contributions of Hispanic Americans, the nationwide festivities are really about celebrating who we are as a country. continue reading »

2011 National Hispanic Month Theme: Many Backgrounds, Many Stories, One American Spirit

United States of America has proclaimed National Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 – October 15. In 1968, Public Law 90-468 authorized the president to proclaim National Hispanic Heritage Week each year. The 100th Congress enacted Public Law 100-402, which extended the observance from a week to a month. The annual observance is now a 31-day period beginning on September 15 and ending on October 15. continue reading »

HS-News Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Take a look at this year's Hispanic Heritage Month poster, and learn some important facts about Latinos and their month. continue reading »

RELAX this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

RELAX this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

Perú Releases New Currency, See It Here (VIDEO)

The new Peruvian bills have been embedded with state of the art anti-counterfeit features, in an attempt to cut down on forgery announced the Central Reserve Bank of Peru. continue reading »

Popocatepetl Volcano Spews Ash, Smoke South Of Mexico City

The volcano shot out four minor blasts of ash, gas and vapor reaching a half mile into the sky earlier today. A cold ash rain is expected to fall onto Mexico City overnight if wind conditions and direction remain the same. continue reading »

After More Than Two Decades, Mexico’s Army Once Again Allowing Women to Be Paratroopers

For the first time in 22 years, women in the Mexican Army are being trained as paratroopers. In 1989, the army suspended training for female paratroopers, not specifying the reason(s). But for 71 women among the 270 recruits, that training is open to them once more. continue reading »

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Introducing This Week, From Chile: Carolina Nissen continue reading »

Netflix is Coming to Latin América, Stock Surges on News

The provider of on-demand internet streaming video in the US and Canada is expanding it’s capabilities to Spain and Latin América! continue reading »

México City, Buenos Aires, Bogotá and Madrid in Facebook’s Top 10

Despite 20% of the total number of Facebook users being American, it is in the Hispanic world where the most Facebookers are found. continue reading »

WATCH: La 33’s Biographic Video Comic (VIDEO)

This super neat Video Comic tells the ten salsa band's ten years of history, in 3 spicy minutes! continue reading »

WATCH: Pictures From the Eruption of the Puyehue Volcano in Chile

Chilean geologists have said lava won't be spewed from the mountain, but the smoke and ashes from the weekend's eruption, are causing air traffic chaos in Argentina! continue reading »

Drink it ‘Til You’re Yellow in the Face: The Simpson’s Duff Beer the Rage in Latin America

“Yes, it does exist!” The Simpsons’ favorite adult beverage is now available in México, Argentina, Colombia and Chile! continue reading »

FELIZ DIA DE LA MADRE! To Every Mommy, From Your Friends at Hispanically Speaking News

"A rose is a rose is a rose. A mom is pure love, is a friend, is a nurse" continue reading »

Apple Manufacturer Foxconn Looking to Build $12 Billion Factory in Brazil, Presents Demands

Apple's China-based manufacturer, Foxconn, is looking to build a $12 billion plant in Brazil, but has presented the country with a list of demands that must first be met. On the list are the following continue reading »

Obama Meets with Panamanian President After Release of Revealing Wikileaks Documents

President Obama will be meeting with Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli Thursday to discuss security and trade. This meeting comes after Wikileaks released State Department cables in which Martinelli was not spoken of favorably. continue reading »

Director-Choreographer Jamie King Joins Jlo and Marc Anthony’s New Show

New details have surfaced on the new talent show venture of Jlo and Marc Anthony, now called “Q’Viva” a show “for the 21st century. continue reading »

Mexican Officials on Use of Drones in Latin America: Regulations Should Be Established

As Latin America is beginning to use unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) more often, many are asking for a code of conduct to be established and followed, amidst a number of close calls between the drones and people, as well as privacy concerns. continue reading »

Lawmen in the Dominican Republic Abandoning the Law, Helping Cartels

In the Dominican Republic, it seems that more and more police officers, soldiers, and other lawmen are turning their backs on the law, and joining the drug traffickers and engaging in illegal activity. continue reading »

Cartoon Network Latino Goes Green for Dia de La Tierra

HS-News wishes our readers a very happy and insightful Earth Day 2011, a world celebration of our planet, and the day to really think about hat can we do to save it. continue reading »