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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Latino Commission on AIDS Commends FDA Recommendations to Prevent HIV Infections

An advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration recommended that Truvada, an antiretroviral medication used to treat HIV, should be used as a new prevention tool for people that are at high risk of being exposed to HIV. continue reading »

Stranded 50 Days in Costa Rican airport, Cuban Asylum Seeker Denied Entry

Costa Rica's migration court rejected on Friday a request for asylum from a Cuban who has spent the past 50 days at San Jose's Juan Santamaria International Airport. continue reading »

Broadway League Launches Viva Broadway to Bring More Latinos to the Theater

The Broadway League has created Viva Broadway, a new audience development partnership with the Hispanic community, to help bridge the world of Broadway with Latino audiences around the country. continue reading »

Chavez Returns to Venezuela, Announces Success of Cancer Therapy

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returned home from Cuba after an 11-day absence for cancer treatment, saying his latest round of radiation therapy had ended successfully and he is very optimistic about his recovery. continue reading »

nuvoTV and NBC News Unite To Discuss Voters’ Issues in Latino Town Hall

nuvoTV, the only English-language cable network fully dedicated to serving America's Bi-cultural Latinos (BCLs), announced a programming partnership with NBC News' Peacock Productions to spotlight the critical role of Latinos in the upcoming 2012 presidential election and the challenging issues important to Latino voters. continue reading »

900-Year Old Pot Found by 7-th Grader on School Field Trip in New Mexico

A teen from the Sandia Prep in Albuquerque, New Mexico might just of stumbled upon one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in awhile. The seventh-grade group was on a field trip to Cibola County when Isabel Jerome found a 14-by-14 inch gray-black pot patterned with dashes and zigzags. 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 »

$1.2 trillion Hispanic Market Exceeds Economies of All But 13 Countries in the World

According to the Selig Center for Economic Growth, the buying power of minorities in the U.S has grown into a diverse and formidable consumer market in the last decade. continue reading »

Chilean Supreme Court Shuts Down Patagonia Dam Project

Chile's Supreme Court has blocked a hydroelectric plant project in the Patagonia region, accepting an appeal filed by environmental groups. continue reading »

ACLU Alleges Extensive Abuse by U.S. Border Patrol

The American Civil Liberties Union today demanded a federal investigation into allegations of rampant abuse of individuals, including U.S. citizens and legal residents, by Customs and Border Protection agents at ports of entry along the U.S.-Mexico border. continue reading »

Shakira Celebrates 50 Million Facebook Fans

Colombian pop star Shakira set a new record on social networks this week as the number of her fans on Facebook zoomed to 50 million. continue reading »

7 Missing After Paraguay-Argentina Boat Collision

Seven people have gone missing after Argentine- and Paraguayan-flagged vessels collided in the Parana Delta, Argentine coast guard officials said Saturday. continue reading »

Rio’s Most Wanted Drug Lord Found Dead After Shootout

Brazilian police on Saturday found the dead body of a suspected major drug dealer in the slums of Rio de Janeiro shortly after a shootout. continue reading »

Sirius XM Adding More Latino Content with ‘Latin Grammy En Vivo’ Show

National Latino Broadcasting (NLB) announced the launch of Latin GRAMMY En Vivo, a daily show airing on SiriusXM EN VIVO channel 147 at 4:00 pm ET. Hosted by industry veteran Kike Posada, Latin GRAMMY En Vivo is jointly produced by NLB and The Latin Recording Academy, the non-profit organization that recognizes excellence in the recorded arts and sciences through its annual Latin GRAMMY Awards, the most prestigious award in Latin music. continue reading »

National Hispanic Media: Go See Eva Mendes’ Girl In Progress this Weekend.

The performance of a film on its opening weekend is crucial. NHMC encourages you to go and watch Eva Mendes, Cierra Ramirez, and Eugenio Derbez this weekend, May 11, in Girl in Progress. continue reading »