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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Dominican Model Wants Bigger Share of Dead Jose Lima’s MLB Estate

Deceased MLB pitcher Jose Lima name is back in the news because he had six children with six different women and they want money from his estate. continue reading »

Gunmen Leave 11 Dead and 10 Wounded in Drug Rehab in Mexico

Gunmen killed 11 people and wounded 10 others at a drug rehabilitation center in Torreon, a city in northern Mexico, police said. continue reading »

Evita Peron May Get her Own Currency in Argentina

Argentina may issue special bills bearing the likeness of Eva Duarte to mark the 60th anniversary on July 26 of the death of the famous wife of three-time President Juan Domingo Peron, the press reported Sunday. continue reading »

Latin America Says Good-Bye to Its Largest Garbage Dump

Brazil's Jardin Gramacho, a gigantic trash dump on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro that was considered Latin America's largest, finally closed on Sunday and will now begin undergoing a process of environmental recovery. continue reading »

Mexican Gay Pride Parade Draws 30,000 Attendees

Thousands of people and about 30 floats took part in Mexico's 34th Gay Pride Parade in the capital, where a concert marked the end of the event. continue reading »

Famed Mexican Photographer Hector Garcia Dies

Mexican photographer Hector Garcia died of heart problems in this capital, a city whose modern history he chronicled in photos and for which he was considered "The Photographer of the City," the National Culture and Arts Council, or Conaculta, said. He was 88. continue reading »

Wal-Mart CEO Pledges to Investigate Bribery Allegations in Mexico

Wal-Mart Stores CEO Mike Duke defended the company's integrity amid reports of bribes paid to Mexican officials to expand market share, pledging to "get to the bottom" of the allegations. continue reading »

New Talent Competition “Dame Un Break” Seeking Latin Performing Artists

Tr3́s: MTV, Música y Más, the bilingual/bicultural entertainment destination for Latinos in the US, announces the launch of its talent competition for aspiring Latino artists with DAME UN BREAK presented by Wendy’s. Up-and-coming Latin music acts will battle it out for a shot at stardom. Aspiring artists can submit their auditions through June 18th on dameunbreak.tr3s.com. continue reading »

Argentine University Honors Calle 13’s Cultural Contributions

Puerto Rican urban band Calle 13 has been honored by Argentina's National University of La Plata for its contributions to popular communication and culture, the institution said. continue reading »

Explore Peruvian Cuisine and the Gastronomical Phenomenon in New Documentary (VIDEO)

Peru is experiencing something almost unique in the world: chefs have become important change agents in a country whose society and culture are rapidly evolving in the 21st century. As a result, more than 80,000 young Peruvians are studying gastronomy, instead of becoming lawyers, doctors or even footballers, as they follow this new path towards economic and social development. continue reading »

A Celebration of the LGBT Latino Experience

This month, newsmagazine IN THE LIFE celebrates Latin pride with Orgullo Latino, a look at the complexity of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Latinos in the United States. continue reading »

CHCI Announces Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Events

CHCI announced September 10-13 as the dates for its 35th Anniversary Hispanic Heritage Month celebration in Washington, D.C. with the theme "CHCI at 35: Keeping the Founders' Promise." CHCI hosts the nation's premier events commemorating Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM), which draws more than 3,000 Latino leaders from across the country to its Public Policy Conference, Reyes of Comedy, and Annual Awards Gala in Washington, D.C. Registration for CHCI HHM events is now available at www.chci.org. continue reading »

Increased Numbers of Unaccompanied Minors Attempting to Cross U.S.-Mexico Border

The number of undocumented minors attempting the dangerous trek across the U.S.-Mexico border alone has risen, experts gathered at the University of San Diego's "Children at the Border" forum said. continue reading »

NALEO’s Latino Voter Profile for State of California

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund, the nation’s leading organization that facilitates the full participation of Latinos in the American political process, today released its 2012 primary electoral profile for the state of California. continue reading »

Combs Deserves UCLA Football Scholarship

A controversy has brewed in the media about a college scholarship to UCLA for football player Justin Combs. Combs worked hard to earn a $54,000 merit-based scholarship through dedication to football and a 3.75 GPA. continue reading »