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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

WATCH Pitbull’s Video for ‘Men In Black 3’ Theme Song “Back in Time”  (VIDEO)

Earlier this year, we announced that rapper Pitbull had been tapped to perform the theme song for the upcoming Men In Black 3. Last month, the rapper, whose real name is Armando C. Perez, stated: continue reading »

Royal Caribbean’s Drag Queen-Filled Cruise Will Make Stop in Cozumel, Mexico

Freedom of the Seas September 16 through 22 cruise will play host to the "Disco Queens on the High Seas", a pageant for a half dozen drag queens. The western Caribbean cruise will feature nightly entertainment hosted b continue reading »

Renowned University of Chicago Press to Publish its First Fictional Latino Novel

Not normally known for its publication of fiction, the University of Chicago Press has chosen to publish the 700-page novel, “A Naked Singularity” by Sergio de la Pava this Spring. Originally self-published three years ago, the story follows Casi, a child of Colombian immigrants who lives in Brooklyn and works in Manhattan as a public defender. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Guatemalan Tries to Smuggle Cocaine Chocolate Bars into Country

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Washington Dulles International Airport seized more than four pounds of cocaine hidden inside chocolate bars and drink boxes in a Guatemalan woman’s luggage shortly after 11 p.m. Sunday. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Pretends to be Dunkin’ Donuts Auditor, Steals Money From Register

Police say a man pretending to be a Dunkin’ Donuts corporate auditor attempted to rob an Orlando-area shop on Tuesday. Ricardo Diaz, 48, reportedly convinced employees of the Alafaya Trail Dunkin’ Donuts that he had been sen continue reading »

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 »