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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

10,000 Victims of Violence in Mexico Remain Unidentified

Nearly 10,000 bodies of victims of organized crime-related violence, including Central American and Mexican migrants, remain unidentified in Mexico, activists told the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, an autonomous organ of the Organization of American States. continue reading »

Mexico City Takes First Step in Banning Bullfighting

A commission of the Legislative Assembly of Mexico City approved a bill that would ban bullfights in the Mexican capital. Three of the panel's members endorsed the measure, while two others abstained and a sixth member walked out before the vote. continue reading »

Rosario Bares her Gypsy Rocker Soul in Captivating Quito Concert

In a concert of driving energy in Quito, Spanish singer Rosario Flores bared her Gypsy soul - this time more rocker than ever - and captivated an Ecuadorian audience that sang along and cheered the artist's songs. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Man Executed in Streets of Guerrero (Warning Graphic Photo)

With a single shot in the head, a man was executed in the colony of the PRI in Guerrero. The victim has been identified as Juan Cruz Palma. The murder occurred about seven o'clock last night when Juan Cruz walked the streets near his home. continue reading »

Caramelos de Cianuro Band Manager Found Slain

Venezuelan musical producer Libero Laizzo, manager of the rock group Caramelos de Cianuro (Cyanide Candy), was found dead on a Caracas highway after being kidnapped earlier this week, the private TV channel Globovision said. continue reading »

Salvadorans Push to Transform TPS into Permanent Residence Status

Activists here on Friday urged the U.S. government to convert the Temporary Protected Status extended to migrants from El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua into legal permanent residence. continue reading »

“I Come as a Pilgrim of Faith, of Hope, and of Love.” The Pope Arrives in Mexico

Yesterday morning, before boarding his flight for Mexico, Benedict XVI was greeted at Rome's Fiumicino airport by Mario Monti, prime minister of Italy. Later, during the course of the journey, the Holy Father participated in the traditional in-flight press conference with the more than seventy journalists continue reading »

Friends of the American Latino Museum Surpasses 100,000 @LatinoMuseum Twitter Account

The Friends of the American Latino Museum created to support the American Latino Museum initiative, surpassed 100,000 followers on Twitter and has accumulated 70,000 fans on Facebook and 67,000 supporters through its website, bringing its total reach to over 237,000 supporters. continue reading »

Unintended Consequences of U.S. Immigration Policy: the Post 1965 Surge from Latin America

The post-1965 surge in Mexican, Central American, and to a lesser extent South American immigration was not a direct result of policy reforms enacted in the mid-1960s but rather the unintended consequences that unfolded afterward. continue reading »

HBO Latino Presents Exciting New Lineup of Original Entertainment for Spring 2012

This spring, HBO Latino, Home Box Office's dedicated Spanish-language premium channel, will present an incredible lineup of programs certain to appeal to today's multigenerational and bilingual Hispanic households. continue reading »

Bilingualism’s False Friends by Raul Guerrero

Now that science has corroborated that bilingualism makes us smarter, and profoundly benefits the brain, as reported by the New York Times, people are brushing up on their Spanish. continue reading »

DREAM Advocates Begin a 3,000-mile March from California to Washington

Jose Gonzalez was born in Guadalajara, Mexico in 1987, but he has called California home for almost all of his 25 years. A community college graduate, as well as a youth minister in his church, Jose wants to attend continue reading »

Immigration Judge Delays Deportation of Gay Mexican Man Married to U.S. Citizen

An immigration judge in California decided to delay the deportation of an undocumented Mexican immigrant who wed his U.S. citizen partner in New York, where same-sex unions are recognized. continue reading »

Papal Visit:  Catholic Church Facts for Mexico and Cuba

Hours before Pope Benedict XVI is to land in Guanajuato, Mexico the Vatican has released statistical information on Mexico and Cuba. The Pope has events schedule in three cities in Guanajuato during his March 23-26 visit, he is due to land in Mexico at 5:30 CST. continue reading »

Ban on Bullfighting Bill in Mexico Advances

A commission of the Legislative assembly (local congress) of the Federal District (ALDF) approved a bill that bans bullfighting in the capital city of Mexico City. continue reading »