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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

‘American Idol’ Judges Save Jessica Sanchez After the Singer Receives Fewest Votes (VIDEO)

In a shocking turn of events on Thursday nights' American Idol results show, teenage power house and thought-to-be leader of the pack, Jessica Sanchez received the least votes and was singi continue reading »

New Shoe Line for Celebrity Chef Aaron Sanchez

Celebrity chef, Aaron Sanchez, knows how to stay on his toes, comfortably. Sanchez is the star of the Food Network series, “Heat Seekers,” and the author of two cookbooks. In addition he is the owner of three restaurants in New York and Kansas, and now is the designer of a new kitchen friendly footwear line. continue reading »

Latino Entertainers Join Sierra Club to Celebrate Earth Day

Jessica Alba, Gina Rodriguez, Edward James Olmos and many artists have joined the Sierra Club to congratulate the Earth Day for lovers of nature in a special video produced by the organization environment. continue reading »

Selena Gomez Launches Summer Apparel For Her Kmart Clothing Line

On April 22, Selena Gomez will launch her summer apparel designs for her clothing line "Dream Out Loud" at Kmart. The former Disney star is also getting ready to debut her new perfume. continue reading »

Esperanza Spalding Rocks It on Jon Stewart’s ‘The Daily Show’ (VIDEO)

New Artist of the Year Grammy winner, Esperanza Spalding rocked it on last night’s ‘The Daily Show,” check out the video. continue reading »

Obama Reiterates Commitment to Immigration Reform and Calls Republican Hypocrites

President Barack Obama joined news anchor, José Díaz-Balart in an in-depth conversation about the economy, international relations, immigration reform and other subjects of interest to the Hispanic community, before heading to the “2012 Summit of the Americas” in Cartagena, Colombia. continue reading »

“Latin America is Booming” Marriott Aims to Double Footprint in Caribbean and Latin America by 2017

More than 70 additional hotels and 14,000 new jobs planned in the next five years. Heralding a "golden age of travel," Marriott International (NYSE: MAR) plans to double the number of hotels in the Caribbean and Latin America. continue reading »

Mexico and Cuba Consider Doing Joint Oil Exploration in Gulf of Mexico

Mexican President Felipe Calderon said his country's state-owned oil company, Petroleos Mexicanos, is considering participating and investing in crude and natural gas exploration and production projects in Cuban territorial waters. continue reading »

Spain: With Surprising Number of Allegedly Stolen Babies, Gov’t to Set Up Database

Following a wave of allegations of illegal adoptions, Spain's government pledged Thursday to set up a database of infants who may have been stolen during the 1939-1975 Franco dictatorship and beyond. continue reading »

Latinos and NASCAR:  A Growing Friendship

The Hispanic stamp is becoming ever more prominent on the NASCAR circuit, with Latino drivers and teams and, even, marketing strategies directed at that segment to broaden the sport's fan base. continue reading »

Peruvian Helicopter Searching for Kidnap Victims Shot At, 1 Dead

A police officer was killed and three other people wounded Thursday when unknown attackers fired on a helicopter searching for 43 energy company workers kidnapped earlier this week in the jungles of southeastern Peru's Cuzco region, the Interior Ministry said in a communique. continue reading »

Aura Cristina Geithner to be Villain in Mexican Soap Opera “Quererte Asi”

Colombian actress Aura Cristina Geithner will be the villain in TV Azteca's new soap opera "Quererte asi" - to be launched on April 16 - in which she will star with Mexican actors Francisco Angelini and Maria Jose Madan. continue reading »

Major Mexican Narco Traffickers of Drug Chemicals Cited by U.S. Kingpin Act

The DEA today announced that the U.S. Department of the Treasury's designated Ezio Benjamin Figueroa Vasquez and his son, Hassein Eduardo Figueroa Gomez, as Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers pursuant to the Kingpin Act for their significant role in international narcotics trafficking, as well as 16 of their companies in Mexico and Panama. continue reading »

Hispanics Love Social Media, But Are More Reluctant to Share Personal Information

Hispanics show a greater enthusiasm than other groups for social media such as Facebook, YouTube and Google+, but are more reluctant to share personal information, according to a study released Thursday. continue reading »

Rio’s Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil Was Home to 3 of 2011’s Most Popular Art Exhibitions

According to Art Newspaper, Rio de Janeiro’s Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (CCBB) was home to three of the 2011’s 10 most-visited exhibitions. Many in the art world might be surprised continue reading »