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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Almodovar’s ‘The Skin I Live In’ Nominated for Golden Globes

Spanish director Pedro Almodovar's psychological thriller "La piel que habito" (The Skin I Live In) has picked up a Golden Globe nomination for best foreign language film, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association said Thursday. continue reading »

Broadway’s New Hit Musical “Lysistrate Jones, Inspired by Latino Elements

In June, a group of more than 250 women in Barbacoas, Colombia went on what they called the “Crossed Legs Strike,” and refused to have sex with their partners until the government continue reading »

New Dancing Dog Shakes it for Don Francisco (VIDEO)

Meet Carrie, the name of this puppy that surprised Don Francisco with a performance of 'Cueca', the national dance of Chile. continue reading »

CALIFORNIA: Latina Teen Makes Up Kidnapping, Sex Trafficking Story to Hide Pregnancy

A California teen is in serious trouble after lying to her family about being kidnapped by sex traffickers all in an attempt to hide to that she was pregnant. Now, law enforcement is asking that her family pay for the hoax. continue reading »

For Real - Brazil Leads Latin America in Moon Real Estate Ownership

More than 4,000 properties on the moon have been purchased by Brazilians, Argentina comes in second with 2,000 properties sold, and Chile 3rd, with little over 1,000. continue reading »

Romeo Santos’ “Promise” Tops Billboard’s Latin Song Chart

Dominican bachatero Romeo Santos climbed to the top of Billboard's Latin Songs chart this week with "Promise," his collaboration with R&B titan Usher. continue reading »

Center Offers Chance for Women to Become Self-Sufficient

A training center in New Mexico for women living near the U.S.-Mexican border is providing those of them who never received a formal education with the chance to learn a trade. In the hope of learning to be economically self-sufficient, Ana Maria Carrillo, a single mother of two, came to the Women's Intercultural Center in Anthony, New Mexico. continue reading »

Archaeologists at Mexico’s Pyramid of the Sun Find First Offerings EVER Left at Pyramid

Tuesday, archaeologists from Mexico’s National Anthropology and History Institute (INAH) announced that they had found what they believe to be some of the earliest offerings at the site of Mexico’s tallest pyramid. continue reading »

Republican Darling & AZ’s Sheriff Arpaio Targets Latinos, Violating Civil Rights Say DOJ Report

Following a comprehensive investigation, the Justice Department (DOJ) today announced its findings in the ongoing civil rights investigation of the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. continue reading »

Happy Holidays from Vazquez Sounds, Hear Them Perform “All I Want For Christmas is You”  (VIDEO)

Watch and listen to Los Vazquez Sounds' cover of Mariah Carey's holiday favorite "All I Want For Christmas Is You". The siblings recently signed a record deal with Sony Music continue reading »

Club World Cup Final, the Much Anticipated Barça VS Santos (VIDEO)

The best soccer team in Europe, and the best in South America will clash Sunday in a Club World Cup Final that is a duel between Neymar and Leo Messi. continue reading »

First International Exhibit from Spain Premieres at Mexico’s National Gallery

Mexico's President Felipe Calderón inaugurated the exhibition on “Treasures of Spain’s Royal Palaces: A Shared History,” the first international exhibition at the National Gallery. continue reading »

U.S. Opens Oil and Gas Drilling Site in Gulf of Mexico

President Barack Obama's administration announced that it will hold a major auction of oil and gas leases in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. In a statement, the continue reading »

Brazil Making Inroads to Ridding Latin America of Deadly Parasite Chagas Disease

A new drug tested in Brazil will increase the chances of cure for more than 90% of infants who are infected by Chagas disease, parasitic disease, endemic in 21 Latin American countries, which each year cause many victims more than malaria. continue reading »

Immigration Showdown in Arizona by Hector Luis Alamo, Jr.

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court confirmed that it will hear arguments in June concerning Arizona’s controversial immigration measures, the infamous SB 1070 signed into law by Gov. Jan Brewer in April 2010. continue reading »