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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Uruguay’s El Maestro, Oscar Tabarez, Named UN Champion for Sport

Uruguayan national football team manager Óscar Tabárez, known as El Maestro (The Teacher), will help promote education and sports programs for vulnerable children in his native country, continue reading »

Check Out: Florida’s Latino Electoral Profile

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) has just released its 2012 ‘Florida Primary Electoral Profile’ that includes extensive analysis of the state’s Hispanic voting population. continue reading »

UN Expert Urging Brazil to Stop Evictions of Sao Paulo Settlements

An independent United Nations human rights expert today urged Brazilian authorities to suspend evictions from the Pinheirinho settlement in São Paulo and find other solutions with residents. continue reading »

12% of All Dominican Children Work in Order to Feed Themselves

More than 300 000 children in the Dominican Republic are being forced to work in order to survive and in order to feed themselves, which represents 12 percent of all children in the country between the age of 5 through 17-years-old. continue reading »

Undocumented Students Protest Romney Over DREAM Act (VIDEO)

Students Protest Romney's stand on the DREAM Act. Felipe Matos - a BRILLIANT Florida Dreamer is interviewed. continue reading »

Ivy Queen Hits the Stage at CAlibash 2012 With Fierce Red Hair

CAlibash 2012 held at Los Angeles Staples Center this week was a sold out event. Many Latin artists (reggaeton duo Wisin y Yandel and bachata singer Prince Royce, to name a few) put on a show that kept the continue reading »

Selena Gomez “Partying and Drinking” in New “Edgy” Movie

Selena Gomez will take on a very different role than she is used to playing, when she begins shooting Spring Breakers, which also stars James Franco and Vanessa Hudgens. continue reading »

Vatican to Loan Cuba Historic Artifact

The Vatican has loaned to Cuba "as a great exception" and for one year an artifact considered the most ancient example of indigenous Christian art in the New World, having once belonged to the chaplain of Christopher Columbus. continue reading »

“Reach For a Star”, First-Ever Telenovela Adapted for the U.S., to Air On Nick at Nite

Nickelodeon, in partnership with Televisa, has ordered 80 episodes of a groundbreaking, original one-hour U.S. adaptation of the popular Mexican telenovela, Reach for a Star (Alcanzar una Estrella) for Nick at Nite, it was announced continue reading »

Interesting View Of The US-Mexican Border

A small fence separates densely populated Tijuana, Mexico, right, from the United States in the Border Patrol’s San Diego Sector on the left. Construction is underway to extend a secondary fence over the top of this hill and eventually continue reading »

Rio de Janeiro’s Building Collapse Death Toll Climbs to 17

The death toll from this week's collapse of three buildings in Rio de Janeiro's historic downtown has risen to 17, officials said Saturday. Despite steady rain that has fallen since Friday night, dozens of firefighters were still working amid the mountain of rubble to find the corpses of at least five people still believed to be missing. continue reading »

Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo’s Cancer in “Complete Remission”

The medical team treating Paraguay's President Fernando Lugo at a hospital here in Brazil's largest city announced Friday the "complete remission" of the non-Hodgkin's lymphoma from which he was suffering. continue reading »

No Somos Rubios (VIDEO)

Presente Action has a plan...With only three days before the Florida primary, Florida Senator Marco Rubio is emerging as a top choice to be the Republican Vice-Presidential candidate. The GOP is betting that Senator Rubio can “deliver the Latino vote.” But Rubio, a Tea Party favorite, opposes the DREAM Act, opposes immigration reform and supports Arizona’s SB1070. continue reading »

Catholic Priest Gunned Down in Guatemala After Car Accident

A Catholic priest in the southeastern Guatemalan province of Santa Rosa was fatally shot Friday after a road accident, authorities said. The Rev. David Donis died of a gunshot to the chest, fire department spokesperson Lazaro Aguilar told radio stations. continue reading »

#1 Item CentAm Migrants in Mexico Need? Socks AI Responds (VIDEO)

Amnesty International has launched a new campaign to call attention to the plight of Central American migrants traveling through Mexico, urging the public to donate socks to help protect their feet during the perilous journey. The London-based rights group said in a statement Thursday that it conducted a survey of Central American migrants, continue reading »