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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

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 »

The Latino/a Perspective on Our Reproductive Rights Sunday, March 11, 2012 4:30pm-6:00pm

Conference participants will have the opportunity to interact with speakers face-to face to ask questions, provide their commentary and share their experience. Others can watch, chat, tweet, comment and participate by submitting questions to those on screen. continue reading »

Latino Group Joins Re-Enactment of Selma to Montgomery March

Thousands of people gather in Alabama each year to re-enact the Selma to Montgomery March that took place 47 years ago. This year protesters will have not just a memory but a new cause as they march across the Edmund Pettis Bridge. continue reading »

Top 25 Colleges and Universities Graduating Latinos

A Washington D.C. based nonprofit advocate for the educational success of Latinos, Excelencia in Education, announced Thursday its list of the to 25 higher education institutions graduating Latinos. continue reading »

Parents of KIlled Suspect File Lawsuit Against Los Angeles Police

The parents of a Hispanic member of a street gang who was gunned down by police when he tried to evade arrest announced Friday that they are suing the Los Angeles Police Department. continue reading »

Marc Anthony Helping Orphans in Dominican Republic

Maestro Cares Foundation Co-Founders, singing sensation Marc Anthony and entrepreneur Henry Cardenas, announced this week that the Foundation has received a land donation by the Dominican-based company Central Romana Corporation. continue reading »

Michael Peña to Star as Cesar Chavez in ‘Chavez’ Directed by Diego Luna

Variety is reporting that Michael Peña has been cast as Cesar E. Chavez in the new film about the civil rights leader’s life. The movie, titled Chavez, will be directed by fellow actor Diego Luna and will also star America Ferrera continue reading »

Jose Romero-Valenzuela Racks Up 3 Speeding Tickets En Route to Meth Possession Court Date

Let’s just say this week was not Jose Romero-Valenzuela’s best week between a court date for meth possession to the three speeding tickets acquired in an hour trying to get to court. continue reading »

American Idol Judges Say Adios to Jeremy Rosado

It was the first time American Idol judges got to vote some one off the American Idol island and it was Latino singer Jeremy Rosado who got the boot. continue reading »

Rubio Squanders Opportunity to Lead GOP in Sensible Direction by Opposing DREAM Act

Yesterday, Miami-area high school valedictorian Daniela Pelaez and her sister, Dayana, came to Washington to meet with U.S. Representatives and Senators from Florida. The sisters, both of whom would benefit from the DREAM Act, recently won an administrative reprieve from deportation for two years. continue reading »

Livin’ La Vida Kazakhstan? Ricky Martin Song Plays Instead of Kazakhstan’s National Anthem (VIDEO)

Though we're not sure how or why it happened, officials at a recent skiing event in Kazakhstan were rather surprised when Ricky Martin's "Livin' La Vida Loca" began blasting from the speakers. continue reading »

2nd Year in a Row Texas Advises Spring Breakers to Avoid Travel to Mexico

The Texas Department of Public Safety is again urging Spring Breakers to avoid traveling to Mexico as a result of continued violence throughout the country. continue reading »

Could Brazil’s 20-Year-Old Soccer Star, Neymar, be the Next Messi? (VIDEO)

Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, more commonly known as just Neymar, may be barely 20 but that hasn't stopped some from comparing him to Barcelona's Lionel Messi. continue reading »