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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Univision’s “Despierta America” Celebrates 15 Years

Univision morning show "Despierta America" (Wake Up America), the highest-rated among Hispanics, celebrated its 15th anniversary Friday with a special featuring its most memorable moments and many, many thanks to viewers for welcoming the program into their homes each day. continue reading »

Puerto Rico City - A Novel

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Sofia Vergara Added to Robert Rodriguez’s “Machete Kills”

Sofia Vergara, the Colombian star of ABC sitcom "Modern Family" is joining the cast of Robert Rodriguez's "Machete Kills," Variety reported Friday. continue reading »

$40 Million in Meth Chemicals Confiscated by US Customs and Border Protection

U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) aggressive enforcement posture against Mexican drug trafficking organizations continue bringing record-breaking drugs seizures beyond the land border, at U.S. airports and seaports. continue reading »

Argentine Girl Found Alive 7 Years After Kidnapping

A 10-year-old Argentine girl was found by Brazilian police seven years after she was kidnapped by her father, the authorities said. The discovery of the child occurred this March in the western city of Dourados, but was only revealed to the press Saturday after the authorities, having confirmed her identity, continue reading »

Coalition of Latinos Take on Carlos Slim in United States

Latino leaders from across the United States have formed a coalition dedicated to exposing Carlos Slim, the world's richest man, and the alleged predatory, monopolistic methods with which he has amassed his fortune. continue reading »

Historic NY Church With Ties to Latino Community Competing for Preservation Grant - LET’S HELP THEM

Historic St. Mark’s Church-in-the-Bowery is one of 40 New York landmark’s chosen to compete for a portion of $3 million in grant money marked for historic preservation projects through Partners in Preservation. continue reading »

Listen up Latinos: Summer Job Opportunities Available Online Using New Search Applications

Four weeks ago the US Office of Science and Technology Policy launched the first-ever White House Code Sprint, challenging app developers to build job search apps using the opportunities found in the Summer Jobs+ bank. The Summer Jobs+ initiative is a new call-to-action for businesses, non-profits, and government to provide pathways to employment for low-income and disconnected youth in the summer of 2012. continue reading »

Cubans Injecting Themselves with Sunflower Oil to Build Massive Muscles

Injections of kitchen oils such as soy and sunflower has grown among Cubans seeking to build massive muscles, the Communist Party daily Granma said Friday, calling the practice "deplorable" and irresponsible. continue reading »

Romney Disingenuous to Support Chinese Activist but Not Latino Immigrants Seeking a Better Life

Mitt Romney has come out calling the US policy on Chen Guangcheng, a political dissidence, a “dark day for freedom” and “a day of shame for the Obama administration.” With such bold quotes on immigrant’s rights, you would think that he would support humane immigration laws at in the US, however, he remains entrenched in his no amnesty, self-deportation position. continue reading »

Kelly Ripa: Mark Consuelos won’t be the permanent co-host of ‘LIVE! With Kelly’

It's been said that one should never mix business with pleasure and that is why you won’t see Mark Consuelos permanently in the co-host chair on LIVE! With Kelly. continue reading »

A Guide to Racial Profiling

This week the Department of Justice sued Sheriff Arpaio in Arizona for his refusal to cooperate with their investigation into his historic racial profiling and violations of civil rights. continue reading »

Why is Cinco de Mayo Important to Americans?

The Battle of Puebla on May 5,1862, when Mexican troops led by Ignacio Zaragoza stopped French troops en route to Mexico City, may not seem as important to Americans but it is. continue reading »

Cardinal Timothy Dolan Weighs in on Immigration Reform and Contraception

Cardinal Timothy Dolan weighed in on immigration reform, contraception and the Catholic Church today in an exclusive interview on MSNBC’s “Jansing & Co.” continue reading »

Arizona Hispanics Express Their Influence in State’s Economy

Hispanics represent $40 billion of purchasing power in Arizona, a state where Latinos have been buffeted by the effects of harsh laws targeting undocumented immigrants. continue reading »