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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

New California Senate Committee to Review English Learner Programs

A new California Senate committee will focus its efforts on how to improve the academic success of California’s 1.5 million English Learner students. continue reading »

Three Young Men Were Tortured and Executed in Culiacan (Warning Gruesome Photos)

On Wednesday morning 3 young people were found dead. The 3 bodies were found together near the Villas del Sol subdivision in the city of Culiacan. They were located in the vicinity of Villas del Sol subdivision on the banks of irrigation canal known as the 7. continue reading »

Last of the 17 Peru Prison Escapees Caught

Police captured the last two prisoners still at large from a group of 17 who escaped last weekend from Challapalca prison in southern Peru, the Interior Ministry announced Thursday in a communique. continue reading »

Salma Hayek to Turn Gibran’s “Prophet” into Animated Film

Mexican actress and producer Salma Hayek plans to make an animated film based on Lebanese author Khalil Gibran's novel "The Prophet," The Hollywood Reporter said Thursday. The book, written in 1923, consists of 26 chapters devoted to topics such as love, marriage, childhood, joy, freedom, death and faith. continue reading »

Singer Romeo Santos Working with Voto Latino to get Latinos Registered to Vote

Voto Latino has announced that it will be offering non-partisan voter registration at the upcoming tour dates of Romeo Santos, whose new album ‘Formula Vol. 1’ has already claimed eleven weeks at #1 on Billboard’s continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Throws Lunch at Wife Because he Said the Food was Bad

An Arizona man was so upset about his wife’s cooking that, according to police, he threw the meal at her. Police in Chandler, Arizona say Isidro Curiel, 37, didn’t the meal his wife made so much tha continue reading »

U.S. Revokes Visas of Dominican Republic Presidential Advisors, Narco Ties are Alleged

The government of the United States revoked the visas of three close advisors to the Dominican Republic’s President Leonel Fernández, as well as the Dominican Chief of Border Security according to Univision. continue reading »

Demi Lovato Opens Up in New MTV Documentary ‘Stay Strong’ (VIDEO)

Over the last few years, singer/actress Demi Lovato has been through a lot. Worldwide fame as a teenager, full-time jobs in television and movies, national and international singer tours, and al continue reading »

New Mexico Detective Served a Burrito With Glass in It

An on-duty detective in New Mexico received a little something extra in her burrito Wednesday, one that sent her to the hospital. The detective with the Albuquerque Police Department says she stopped by continue reading »

Upcoming Ceremony Acknowledges Forced Removal of Mexican Americans during Great Depression

On Sunday, February 26, 2012, MALDEF and LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes will host a formal commemoration ceremony and acknowledgment of the apology made regarding the massive Mexican American repatriation/expatriation drives of the 1930’s. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Pol and San Juan Mayoral Candidate Arrested for Verbally Abusing Wife

Puerto Rican Sen. Hector Ferrer, who is running for mayor of San Juan, was arrested after a verbal altercation with his wife, the Puerto Rico Police Department said Thursday. continue reading »

Gabriel Trujillo Dies at Age Four, Victim of his Grandmother’s Abuse

Found unconscious in the home of his grandmother on Valentine’s Day, little Gabriel Trujillo died Friday at Colorado’s Children’s Hospital in Aurora. continue reading »

Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, Betty White and More Punk’d by Zac Efron and Taylor Swift (VIDEO)

Knowing how much Ellen loves jokes and pranks, Zac Efron and Taylor Swift took the opportunity to perform a number of "dance dares" for a video to show the host on The Ellen Show. continue reading »

Missouri Business Owners Indicted for Charging for Free Immigration Forms

Beth Phillips, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that the owner and two managers of a Sedalia, Mo., business have been indicted for their roles in a conspiracy to defraud consumers who purchased immigration forms continue reading »

Activists Call for School Cops to End Cooperation with Immigration Officials

A young Hispanic activist denounced the fact that there are new cases of cooperation between school police and immigration agents in three Colorado counties, continue reading »