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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Hispanic Media Coalition: Trends in Latino Mobile Phone Usage

The National Hispanic Media Coalition, NHMC, releases a report entitled "Trends in Latino Mobile Phone Usage: And What They Mean for U.S. Telecommunications Policy." continue reading »

Arizona Working to Arm Volunteer Militia to Monitor Mexican Border

Arizona is moving closer to establishing an armed volunteer militia to monitor the state's border with Mexico, an initiative that concerns civil rights defenders. continue reading »

PRI Presidential Candidate Enrique Peña Nieto “Addicted to Women” Journalist Says

Presidential candidate Enrique Peña Nieto is not a womanizer, but he is "addicted to women," Mexican journalist Alberto Tavira, who just published a book about the politician based on interviews with women who have been close to him, told Efe. continue reading »

Sheen and Warner Bros. at it Again: Company Says Sheen is Using Their Photos to Promote New Show

Even after being kicked off CBS’ “Two and a Half Men”, Charlie Sheen is once again in trouble with his former bosses at Warner Bros. for using images that don’t belong to him. continue reading »

Brazil Wants Company’s to Offer 6 month Maternity Leave

The Brazilian government wants to increase from four to six months the amount of paid maternity leave companies are obliged to give new mothers, the country's minister for women's policy said here Thursday. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Claimed he Was Carjacked to Get a Free Ride From Cops

Hollywood, here I come! Okay, maybe not. Hector Felix Jr. was just looking for a free ride to Hollywood – Hollywood, Florida that is – when he called police while in Port St. Lucie claiming he had been carjacked. continue reading »

California Officers Have 2-Hour Standoff with Empty Car

As a helicopter flew overhead attempting to capture every second of a tense standoff with San Diego Police and another vehicle, almost no one was aware that the officers where having a one-sided altercation. continue reading »

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Chosen to Chair Democratic National Convention

Having dedicated his career to civic engagement and grassroots empowerment Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has been chosen to lead the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte this summer. continue reading »

Daddy Yankee Collaborates with Natalia Jimenez on New Album

Reggaeton star, Daddy Yankee, wanted to bring a variety of new musical flavors to his upcoming album Prestige so he collaborated with the Spanish former vocalist of La Qui continue reading »

STUDY: Latinos and Asians Have Highest Levels of Interracial Marriages

Interracial and inter-ethnic marriages continue to increase in the United States and the greatest growth has occurred among Hispanics and Asians, according to a report by the Pew Research Center. continue reading »

Cuban detained in Mexico for death of teen

A Cuban national was arrested on charges he killed and dismembered a 17-year-old girl in this Mexican border city, authorities said. continue reading »

Are Kobe and Vanessa Bryant Calling Off Their Divorce?

TMZ is reporting that Kobe Bryant and the wife who filed for divorce in December are reconciling. Vanessa was seen at her still-husband’s game against the Atlanta Hawk continue reading »

One-Year Anniversary of Agent Zapata Death in Mexico Remembered

Yesterday marked the one year anniversary of the death of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Special Agent (SA) Jaime Zapata who was shot and killed in the line of duty in Mexico. continue reading »

Check Out Video on What Inspires Some of the Funniest Latino Comedians

Check out this insightful and funny mun2.tv video on what inspires some of the most well known Latino comedians: Gabriel Iglesias, Julio Gonzalez, Melissa Villasenor, Rick Martinez and others. continue reading »

Mayor of Barceloneta, Puerto Rico Arrested for Bribery

Today, Sol Luis Fontanes-Olivo, mayor of the municipality of Barceloneta, Puerto Rico, was arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents for bribery, announced Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Vélez, United States Attorney for the District of Puerto Rico. continue reading »