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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

IKEA May Be Heading to San Juan, Puerto Rico

According to Caribbean Business, Spanish-language newspapers are reporting Swedish furnishing store IKEA is looking to open a store in Puerto Rico. Though the Swedish company previously considered a stor continue reading »

Unique Los Angeles Healthcare Program Provides for Undocumented Restaurant Workers

In a unique cooperative effort by a restaurant workers’ group and a Los Angeles community clinic, healthcare coverage now includes illegal LA workers. continue reading »

Wilmer Valderrama tells William Levy Looks Aren’t Enough

Wilmer Valderrama tells William Levy that looks aren’t enough to triumph in the Hollywood scene. continue reading »

Mexico-Born Walmart Employee Calls for Resignation of Two Top Execs

A Mexican-born employee of Wal-Mart in the United States is leading a petition drive to force the resignations of two top executives of the retail giant, which is accused of bribing authorities in her homeland. continue reading »

Health Officials in Chile Suspected of Embezzling $10 Million, Maybe More

Chilean prosecutors are investigating the embezzlement of at least $10 million by health service officials in the capital region, Health Minister Jaime Mañalich said Thursday. continue reading »

Advertisers Moving Away from Spanish Ads, More Effort to Lure Bilingual Latinos

Advertising directed at the Hispanic community in the United States is moving away from ads in Spanish to focus more on potential consumers who are bilingual but who are preserving cultural elements that distinguish them from other Americans. continue reading »

RUBIO WATCH:  Marco Rubio Reminds Us He’s Anti-Cuba All the Way

Florida Senator Marco Rubio continues to assert his hard stance on all things Cuba. When asked what he thought about the recently enacted Cuba-crackdown bill – he was all for it and doesn’t agree with anyone who disagrees. continue reading »

Mexican former President Vicente Fox says War on Drugs “Useless”

Mexican former President Vicente Fox said his successor's military crackdown on drug cartels is a "useless war" and recommended exploring other avenues, including legalization. "Mexico must urgently get out of this trap we're in," Fox said here Wednesday in a meeting with foreign correspondents. continue reading »

Cuban Pres. Raul Castro Remains on Predators of Press Freedom List

Cuban President Raul Castro remains on the global list of predators of freedom of information, Reporters Without Borders said here Thursday in a report coinciding with World Press Freedom Day. continue reading »

World-Renowned Spanish Chef Named Dean of Spanish Studies at ICC

The International Culinary Center, the world’s leading culinary center for education, announced José Andrés, the internationally recognized Spanish culinary innovator, chef and owner of ThinkFoodGroup, as Dean of Spanish Studies. continue reading »

Father Finds Policeman Son’s Body in Peruvian Jungles

The father of policeman Cesar Vilca, missing for 20 days after his unit came under attack by suspected guerrillas, found his son's dead body in the jungles of southern Peru, local media reported. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Texas Man Sentenced to 65 Months in Prison for Collection of Child Pornography

A south Texas man was sentenced to more than 5 years in prison for possessing child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson, Southern District of Texas. continue reading »

Need to Send a Quick E-Mail? Just Clean Up Dog Doo and Check out ‘Poo WiFi’ (VIDEO)

A Mexican internet portal has come up with a way to turn Mexico City’s dog poop problem into a positive for those needing short-term internet access. continue reading »

Is the Wolf Pack Heading Down Tijuana to Film “The Hangover 3”

Rumor has it that Mexico will be the scene for the third and possibly final film in the Hangover franchise. First “the Wolf Pack” headed to Las Vegas in The Hangover continue reading »

Tough Job: Bettina Inclan is Republican Party’s Director of Hispanic Outreach

Bettina Inclan has what some would consider one of the toughest jobs for Republicans. In January, Inclan was named the Republican National Committee’s first ever Director or Hispanic Outreach. continue reading »