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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

President Humala Hopes to Build 500,000 New Homes in Peru

Thursday, after Peru’s President Ollanta Humala presented 288 families with new apartments in the city of Carabayllo, he announced his goal of creating 500 thousand new homes by the year 2016. continue reading »

Mexican Singer Belinda offers $10,000 for Twitter username

Mexican singer Belinda has offered a sum of approximately $10,000 in an attempt to convince the owner of the usename '@belinda' to give up the name for her own use. continue reading »

Soledad O’Brien Speaks to Students at Disney’s Dreamers Academy Class of 2012

Soledad O’Brien, anchor for CNN morning show “Starting Point with Soledad O’Brien,” speaks to high school students March 10, 2012 during Disney's Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence Magazine at Epcot in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The fifth annual event, taking place through March 11 at Walt Disney World Resort, is a career-inspiration program for 100 high school students across the U.S. which included Latino students. continue reading »

Govt Reminding Employers that Salvadorans with Temporary Protected Status Still Eligible to Work

The Justice Department announced today the launch of an educational video reminding employers that Salvadorans with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) may continue working beyond the March 9, 2012, expiration date of their employment documents continue reading »

Latino Teen Luis Hernandez Wins National Scriptwriting Contest

Two scripts written by teens that explore issues of bullying, violence, and gender norms were chosen for production among thousands of entries as a part of a national educational program. continue reading »

Colombia to Spend $46 Million to Improve Educational Quality

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a loan for $46 million to reduce educational lags and inequities and improve coverage in Colombia. continue reading »

Mexico’s LatAm unveils first fleet of hybrid buses

The Mexico City government has unveiled a fleet of eight diesel-electric hybrid buses that will be the first to hit the roads in Latin America. continue reading »

Undocumented Migrants Will Change U.S., Mexican Priest Activists Says

Undocumented immigrants will remake U.S. society and politics in the coming years, a Mexican priest who advocates on behalf of Central American migrants said. continue reading »

50 year old remains of 167 bodies found in Mexican cave

Mexican authorities have found 167 human skeletons from about 50 years ago in a cave in the southeastern state of Chiapas, near the border with Guatemala, prosecutors said. continue reading »

9500 Liberty - Watch Award Winning Immigrant Documentary Now on Snagfilms.com

9500 Liberty documents the first time in United States’ history that an Arizona-style immigration law was actually implemented. For eight weeks, Prince William County, Virginia adopted a law requiring the police to question continue reading »

Occupy Chicago Movement will join young immigrants in march

The 'Occupy Chicago' movement, in association with its sister organization 'Occupy the Barrio' announced its participation in the national march for young immigrants of America called 'Out from the Shadows'. continue reading »

Gunman Robs Doctors Mid-Surgery at Venezuelan Hospital Making Off With $, Watches and Phones

An individual robbed a surgeon and his staff at gunpoint during a procedure being performed in the operating theater of a hospital in the central Venezuelan city of Maracay, making off with watches, cell phones and money, officials at the institution said. continue reading »

Grenade attack in Monterrey, Mexico leaves 2 dead

Gunmen attacked a local bar named 'Woman' near an area west of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, leaving two dead and one person injured due to grenade explosion. continue reading »

Prince Harry is Brazil’s Prince of Sports

As Prince Harry continues his tour of Central and South America, he has attracted lots of attention for his participation in a foot race and variety of sports on the Flamengo Beach. continue reading »

1,000 Mexican Artworks Digitally Documented in Germany, Austria

More than 1,000 Mexican artworks, some dating from pre-Columbian times and which were sent to Germany and Austria over the last four centuries, have been documented for the first time in a digital catalogue. continue reading »