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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Experts Say Gay Marriage Will Not Alienate Hispanic Voters

The historic and politically risky announcement by President Barack Obama supporting same-sex marriage comes at a time when the largely Catholic Hispanic community is also evolving its opinion on the matter, experts consulted on the subject on Thursday told Efe. continue reading »

3 Mexican Brothers Sentenced for Running Prostitution Ring in U.S.

Three Mexican brothers were sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to conspiring to operate an interstate prostitution ring that relied on women who were smuggled in from Mexico and Central America and coerced into working for the trio. continue reading »

Eva Mendes Disproves Early Hollywood Critics

Hispanic film star Eva Mendes is proud of her career after many initially said of her that her look was not "commercial," she told Efe at the U.S. screening of the comedy "Girl in Progress." continue reading »

Argentine Grandmother Charged For Beating Grandson Over Report Card

A court in Buenos Aires arraigned a woman on domestic violence charges after she hit her 7-year-old grandson for bringing home a bad report card, the Argentine press said Thursday. continue reading »

Latin Grammy Award Winning Molotov Looking to Sharpen Their Message

Mexican rock band Molotov, known for taking overtly political stances on social issues in its songs, says it now prefers to seek more subtle and intelligent ways to convey its message. "We have to find a smart way to express ourselves in terms of what's happening right now," vocalist and guitarist Tito Fuentes said at a press conference. continue reading »

Oldest-Known Mayan Calendar Found by U.S. Archaeologists in Guatemala

A team of U.S. archaeologists announced Thursday the discovery of the oldest Mayan calendar to date, a ninth-century artifact amid the ruins of an ancient city in Guatemala. continue reading »

Mexico To Use French Soccer Tournament to Finalize its Olympic Roster

Mexico's under-23 national soccer team will compete in a tournament this month in Toulon, France, fielding a squad of 20 players under consideration for the Olympic roster. continue reading »

Honduran Radio Journalist Kidnapped On Way to Work

Honduran police have enlisted the help of foreign investigators who happened to be here for a conference in the search for a radio journalist kidnapped early Wednesday, the office of President Porfirio Lobo said in a statement. continue reading »

Chilean Man is John Travolta’s Third and Latest Sexual Harassment Accuser

A former employee of the Caribbean cruise line, Fabian Zanzi, is the latest man to come forward with allegations of sexual harassment by actor John Travolta. continue reading »

Will Jessic Sanchez be the Next ‘American Idol’?  (VIDEO)

On Wednesday night's "American Idol", Jessica Sanchez and fellow contestants chose songs MTV called "obscure" or "the most obvious choices possible." Now down to the final four, it's continue reading »

Students Take Over University of Michoacán

Members of the 'Coordinator of Struggling University Students' organization or CUL took over University of Michoacan campus facilities as well as the San Nicolás de Hidalgo preparatory school. The take over is in protest to the detention order issued to the ten students allegedly involved in the burning of officials vehicles. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: After Night Out Drinking Illinois Father Burns Son With Iron Over Missing Dollar

An Illinois father has been arrested after he allegedly burned his son’s face because he believed the boy stole a dollar bill from him. Police say 35-year-old Josue Marinque of Joliet came home Sunday continue reading »

Sofia Vergara’s Son, Manolo, Presents a Very Sweet Mother’s Day Video (VIDEO)

On the latest episode of "Mi Vida Con Toty," Sofia Vergara's 19-year-old son Manolo presented viewers and his mother with a touching video compilation of old family videos at various occasions throughout his life. continue reading »

Joseph Rodriguez Beautifully Photographs Mexican Families Coming to America in “Migrantes”

Award-winning photographer Joseph Rodriguez recently revealed the stunningly heartwarming and heartbreaking images of his long-term project he calls “Migrantes”. continue reading »

Mexican 6th-Graders Make Porno in School

According to police, a group of six-graders in Mexico reportedly filmed a pornographic movie at their school during a recess in late April. The teacher whose classroom was used was not in the video, continue reading »