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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

President Obama to Deliver Speech At NALEO Conference

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) announced today that President Barack Obama will address the nation’s Latino leadership at the organization’s 29th Annual Conference on Friday, June 22, in Orlando, Florida. continue reading »

Innovative Program for Latino Students: 100 Role Models in 100 Hours

A tried and tested role model program for Hispanic middle school students will begin in San Antonio, Texas with an initiative to recruit 100 role models in 100 hours. The HISPA Role Model Bureau, a national non-profit organization that provides professional Hispanic role models for young students, is hosting a recruiting event on May 25 at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). continue reading »

Did an Embezzlement Scandal Put an End to Cuba’s Internet Plans or Was it Fear of An Uprising?

In February 2011, a ceremony was held to announce an undersea fiber-optic project that was said would boost the island nation’s internet capacity 3000-fold. continue reading »

Carlos Beltran Proving Baseball Critics Wrong

So far Beltran has shown to be a leader in the clubhouse as well as on the field. He has helped the Cardinals to a 25 in 19 record; which is enough for first place in the National League Central. continue reading »

Undocumented Law Graduate Awaits California Supreme Court Decision

Sergio Garcia graduated from law school three years ago, but he cannot practice his profession because he is undocumented, and so the California Bar Association is asking the state Supreme Court to make an exception and approve his license. continue reading »

Jennifer Lopez Snags a Reality Show for Boy Toy Casper Smart

Oh what life must be like dating Forbe's most influential celebrity. It looks like Jennifer Lopez's boy toy, Casper Smart is living up to his surname. (For now, we'll continue reading »

Pizza Patrón Announces “Pizza Por Favor” Promotion - Order in Spanish, Get a Free Pepperoni Pizza

Southwestern pizza chain, Pizza Patrón, which made national headlines when it announced it would be accepting Mexican pesos in lieu of U.S. dollars, is once again garnering attention, this time for their new promotion. continue reading »

Worst Latino Family of the Year?  4-Year-Old Brings Crack Cocaine to Preschool

Alert school officials at a Dallas charter school noticed a four-year-old playing with a bag of crack cocaine and called authorities. When Dallas, Texas officials arrived at the child home they arrested the boys mother, father and uncle. continue reading »

Bats Killing Children in Peru, 6 Dead So Far (VIDEO)

The rural province of La Convención in Peru, near the tourist area of Cusco, has seen six children killed by bats. continue reading »

iPhone Thief Doesn’t Know About iCloud, Sends Photos to Victim Who Posts on Facebook (PHOTOS)

“This is Nelson,” Katy McCaffrey posts on Facebook. “Nelson has my stolen iPhone.” During a Disney Wonder cruise last month, Katy says her iPhone was stolen. At first sh continue reading »

What did Pedro Hernandez Have to Do with Etan Patz’ Disappearance 33-Years Ago?

A picture of Etan Patz was the first to be put on the side of milk cartons, 33-years ago when he disappeared on his way to the school bus two blocks from his house, in New York City and now everyone may find out what happened to him. continue reading »

A Wedding in Haiti

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Fake UPS Van Found to be Carrying 13 Undocumented Immigrants for Border Delivery

This past Friday afternoon, El Centro Sector CBP U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a 21-year-old male attempting to smuggle illegal aliens using a cloned United Parcel Service (UPS) van. continue reading »

Mexican Team Has Potential For Success At London Olympics

The Mexican athletes competing in the Summer Olympics have the potential to make a good showing, 2012 London Olympics delegation head and Mexican Olympic Committee member Jaime Cadaval said. continue reading »

Juarez Back on Tourist Attraction Maps for Visitors to U.S.-Mexico Border Area

Ciudad Juarez is returning to maps featuring attractions for visitors to the U.S.-Mexico border region around El Paso after two years of being excluded due to a wave of drug-related violence. continue reading »