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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

National Hispanic Media: Go See Eva Mendes’ Girl In Progress this Weekend.

The performance of a film on its opening weekend is crucial. NHMC encourages you to go and watch Eva Mendes, Cierra Ramirez, and Eugenio Derbez this weekend, May 11, in Girl in Progress. continue reading »

Uribe’s Re-election Campaign Financed by Chief of Colombian Militia Federation

The former military chief of Colombia's AUC militia federation, extradited four years ago to the United States on drug charges, said Friday he and his now-demobilized organization supported and financed the 2006 re-election campaign of then-President Alvaro Uribe. continue reading »

Univision Launching 3 Webnovelas In Connection with New Digital Network

This past Friday, Univision, the top network for Spanish-speaking viewers, announced that it would launch a new video digital network and three webnovelas. Webnovelas are similar to telenovelas in the sense that the stories end in cliffhangers, but you will not find these on your TV. continue reading »

Human Rights Group Condemns Murder of Journalist and LGBTI Activist in Honduras

The Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression, the Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders and the Unit for the rights of persons LGBTI of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) condemn the murder of Eric Alex Martínez Ávila, continue reading »

Kate del Castillo is “Fierce” in New PETA Campaign (VIDEO)

Crossover actress Kate del Castillo is the face of a new Peta campaign, "Fiercely Protect Your Animals." The Mexican superstar is an owner of a rescued dog, Lola, whom she is holding in the photo. continue reading »

House Passes Amendment That Blocks DOJ’s Ability to Challenge Anti-Immigrant Laws

Late Tuesday night, the House of Representatives pushed through an amendment that would cut off the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) ability to bring new challenges or join existing challenges to nine specific state racial profiling, anti-immigrant laws. continue reading »

Romeo Santos Leads “Premios Juventud” Nominations With 11

In a first-ever, exclusive live streaming event at PremiosJuventud.com today, Univision revealed the names of superstars nominated by viewers for its 9th annual edition of “Premios Juventud” (Youth Awards). continue reading »

Translating Gay by Raul Guerrero

President Obama’s endorsement of gay marriage prompted the question: What’s the politically correct Spanish translation for gay? continue reading »

Rare Artifacts Discovered Near Tucson By Border Patrol Agents

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents discovered multiple artifacts during the last few months while patrolling in remote, rugged mountain areas west of the city. continue reading »

Shootout Between Military and Armed Assailants in Northwestern Mexico Leaves 5 Dead

Five people were killed in a clash with army soldiers and state police on a highway in the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, officials said. continue reading »

Rubio Watch: Senator To Receive The Latino Coalition’s Tributo Award and Deliver Keynote at Summit

The Latino Coalition, the leading Latino non-profit small business organization founded in 1995 with a commitment of building communities and partnerships for a stronger America, announced that U.S. Senator Marco Rubio of Florida will provide a keynote address and receive the annual Tributo Award at its Annual Economic Summit. continue reading »

New Initiative is Helping Children with Cleft Lip and Palate in Peru

Every year thousands of children in Peru are born with a cleft lip and cleft palate. Also this year, the hospital of San Bartolome of the Ministry of Health has launched a free campaign concerning surgery for this type of malformation. Also this year, the hospital of San Bartolome of the Ministry of Health has launched a free campaign concerning surgery for this type of malformation. With the motto "Your smile is the best gift for your mother," the doctors involved in the project want to improve the quality of life of the poorest children affected by the disease. continue reading »

Julio Iglesias Hotel Room Robbed in Venezuela, Passport Missing

Spanish crooner, Julio Iglesias, was robbed on May 6th while he was performing in Valencia, Venezuela. Iglesias hotel room was robbed and Spanish language media is reporting his passport, cash, computer, and several iPads were taken. continue reading »

Sleeping Bus Driver May Be to Blame for Peruvian Crash That Kills 19

Nineteen people were killed and seven others injured when a bus plunged into a ravine in the northern province of Chachapoyas, Peru's National Police told Efe on Friday. continue reading »

Brazilian Co-Founder of Facebook, Eduardo Saverin, Renounces U.S. Citizenship before IPO

Could a reported $3.84Billion stake in Facebook be the motivating force behind Brazilian Eduardo Saverin renunciation of his U.S. citizenship? continue reading »