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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

‘Thor’ Star Chris Hemsworth and Wife, Spanish Actress Elsa Pataky, Expecting First Child

Chris Hemsworth and his wife Elsa Pataky are expecting their first child. Hemsworth, 28, is known for his roles in ‘Thor’ and the upcoming ‘Snow White & the Huntsman’ as well as the much-anticipated continue reading »

Latino Student Stabbed to Death in School, Allegedly While Having Racial Slurs Yelled at Him

New Mexico authorities are reporting the stabbing death of 17-year old Jose de la Paz at the local Cesar Chavez Community Charter High School yesterday allegedly by another teen screaming racial slurs. continue reading »

‘Avatar’ Star Zoe Saldana Helps Elderly Woman After Accident, Shows Real Life Heroic Side

Hollywood actress Zoe Saldana was a real life hero after witnessing a car accident involving an elderly woman in Southern California earlier this week. continue reading »

Texas Redistricting Map Favoring Latino Voting Districts Rejected by Supreme Court

Today the U.S. Supreme Court threw out Texas’ electoral maps, favoring Latino voters, that were drawn up by federal judges in the states. continue reading »

Confirmed Deaths from Cuba Building Collapse Rises to 4

Three women and a man died and five others were injured when a building collapsed in the densely populated Centro Habana neighborhood of the Cuban capital, official media said. continue reading »

Georgia Ad Campaign Bullies Obese Kids

A new advertising campaign in Georgia is warning children of the social and health problems that can be related to obesity—by scaring and threatening them. The ads, by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, feature children posing with slogans like: “It’s hard to be a little girl if you’re not.” and “Big bones didn’t make me this way. Big meals did.” continue reading »

Hispanic National Bar Assoc. Launches Veterans Legal Program

The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) is launching the ‘HNBA Veterans Legal Initiative Program’ that will provide pro bono assistance to military veterans and families who are unable to afford these legal services. continue reading »

Mexican with Green Card Dies in ICE Custody in Las Vegas

A Mexican immigrant who had legal permanent residence in the United States died in Nevada while under the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, ICE said.Miguel Sarabia-Ortega was arrested Tuesday in continue reading »

Med Schools Looking for Spanish Speaking Latinos

The high demand for Spanish-speaking physicians to serve the burgeoning U.S. Hispanic community is attracting more Latinos to the medical profession. continue reading »

Extreme Cults and Sects in Latin America Highlighted on Discovery en Español

In its new original series, Mundos extremos, Discovery en Espanol opens doors and gives viewers exclusive access to the most arcane, secret ways of life. continue reading »

Halle Berry’s Hispanic Stalker Sentenced to 1 Year in Jail and 5 Years of Probation

For roughly 6 months, Richard Franco has remained in jail as he awaited trial on charges that he stalked actress Halle Berry. Thursday, Franco pled no contest to one count of stalking an continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Men Burglarize New Mexico Home, Try to Escape Via Shopping Cart

Two men were arrested in New Mexico on Tuesday after they burglarized a home and tried to escape in a shopping cart. Police say the men had burglarized a home in continue reading »

Long Before Movies, Peruvians Had Popcorn! Archaeologists Uncover Ancient Popcorn in Peru

People living along the coast of Peru were eating popcorn 1,000 years earlier than previously reported and before ceramic pottery was used there, according to a new paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences co-authored by Dolores Piperno, continue reading »

Disney Employee Accused of Spanking Audience Member’s Butt

Kellie Rodriguez is suing the Disney Channel after she says a warm up comedian ahead of the live taping of the show “Good Luck Charlie” spanked her with his hands during an audience participation dance. continue reading »

Marc Anthony Launches Non-Profit To Help Disadvantaged Kids in Latin America

International singing star Marc Anthony and entertainment impresario Henry Cardenas announced Thursday the launch of the Maestro Cares Foundation, a non-profit to aid disadvantaged children in Latin America. continue reading »