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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

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 »

Miami Archdiocese Adds Charter Flights to Cuba for Papal Visit March 26-28

The Catholic Archdiocese of Miami announced Friday that it has arranged for additional flights to Cuba for pilgrims who want to see Pope Benedict XVI during his March 26-28 visit to the island. continue reading »

Who is Behind the Lucha Libre Mask?  A Lawyer and a Computer Expert of Course!

A lawyer and an expert in computer systems are behind the masks of famous wrestlers who participate in a national tour that will allow immigrants to enjoy their sport idols, the legends born in Mexico . continue reading »

Protesters of Transmilenio Bus Network in Colombia Bring Traffic to a Stand-Still

Windows were shattered, traffic disrupted and some 30 people arrested here Friday amid protests by thousands of riders of the Colombian capital's Transmilenio bus network. continue reading »