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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Mexican Team Prepares for London’s Olympic Soccer “Mexico Can Compete with Anyone”

Mexico has the soccer players to hold its own against anybody at the 2012 London Olympics, National Physical Education and Sports Commission director Bernardo de la Garza said, stopping short of making medal predictions. "Mexico can compete with anybody (in Olympic soccer). We took on South Korea in the World Under 17s and we beat them," De la Garza said. continue reading »

OPINION:  Arizona Immigration Law Targets Immigrant Women and Their Families

Today as the Supreme Court holds hearings to determine the constitutionality of the nation’s most controversial state immigration law, Arizona’s SB 1070. The National Coalition for Immigrant Women’s Rights (NCIWR) issued an opinion statement as follows: continue reading »

Paris Hilton in Peru: Socialite Opening Store Later This Year

Famous for being famous socialite, Paris Hilton will be opening a store in Independencia, Peru in the fall. The store will be located in Independencia’s Plaza Norte and will offer Hilton’s line of handbags, perfume, shirts, shoes, and watches. continue reading »

National Organization of Landscapers Sue Department of Labor Over Visa Issues

The National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA), in conjunction with other leading landscape organizations, filed a suit against the Department of Labor (DOL) to stop proposed regulations on the H-2B seasonal worker program that would severely reduce the number of visas issued to seasonal laborers and increase the cost of the program, discouraging employers from using the program. continue reading »

Salma or Sofia: Who Can Sell Burger King’s Salads Better?

Fast food giant Burger King has turned to superstar Latinas Salma Hayek and Sofia Vergara to sell their new salads and wraps. Salma, whose new animate continue reading »

Mexico’s Roberto Orci to Write Screenplay and Produce ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’

Sony Pictures has hired Mexican-born Roberto Orci and his partner Alex Kurtzman to write the screenplay for "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," which they also will executive produce, Variety reported on its Web site. continue reading »

Hugo Chavez Forgives All Those that Wished for His Death

President Hugo Chavez said in a videotape broadcast Tuesday on all Venezuelan television networks that he has forgiven all those who have desired his death and he reiterated his faith in God to help him overcome the cancer from which he is suffering. continue reading »

Supreme Court Hears Arguments on SB1070- Join the Team to Help Spread the Word

This week, all eyes will once again be on SB 1070. Today, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on the Arizona law and will soon decide whether to strike it down forever, or open the door to Arizona laws across the country. Exactly two years ago , Governor Jan Brewer signed Arizona’s now-infamous “show me your papers” anti-immigrant legislation -- SB 1070 -- into law. continue reading »

Bilingual ‘Get Out the Vote’ Campaign Launched by Univision

Spanish-language media giant Univision announced Tuesday the launching of its first bilingual civic participation campaign to encourage Latinos to register to vote and to participate in the election in November. continue reading »

Music Producer Emilio Estefan Partners with Target to Brings His Favorite Things

Target Corp. announced a partnership with 19-time GRAMMY winning music producer, Emilio Estefan. Through the partnership, Estefan will work with Target to curate a special selection of his favorite music, movies and books titled “Emilio Estefan’s Picks.” continue reading »

Marc Anthony, Chayanne, Marco Antonio Solis Announce U.S. Tour

Three Latino singers with towering international reputations - Marc Anthony, Chayanne and Marco Antonio Solis - will share the spotlight this summer on a tour of 14 American cities. The artists presented Monday in Miami plans for their Gigant3s tour and said how thrilled they were about presenting the show to U.S. audiences. continue reading »

Cow Goes to McDonald’s to Protest Quality of Beef (VIDEO)

Darcy, a cow in Brush Colorado, escaped from her pen and walked half a mile to the nearest McDonalds to protest the meat they use. continue reading »

Forget Drugs! The Most Dangerous Illegal Substance Coming Across the Border is Bologna! (VIDEO)

According to a “Colbert Report Special Report,” drugs are not the greatest danger crossing the border. Smuggled Bologna is! continue reading »

Woman Reunited with Dog after 3 weeks Gives Dog Back to Shelter

The Bronx woman who was reunited with her lost dog after she spotted him on NBC’s “Today” on Friday was forced to return him earlier this week. continue reading »

Brazilian Actor dies after Accidentally Hanging Himself During Good Friday Reenactment

Tiago Klimeck died on Sunday after spending over two weeks in a medically induced coma due to major brain injuries from a lack of oxygen after accidentally hanging himself during “The Passion of the Christ” on Good Friday. continue reading »