1. Skip to navigation
  2. Skip to content
  3. Skip to secondary content



Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Demian Bichir Lost the Oscar but Gets a ‘Corrido’ Ballad (Video)

Mexican actor Demian Bichir might have lost the Best Actor Oscar to a Frenchman but he got another honor, his own 'corrido' ballad. Typically reserved for those on the other side of the law and not for those in front of the camera, a corrido tells the woes of ones life. continue reading »

New Flu Virus Discovered in Guatemalan Fruit Bats

A new influenza A virus discovered in fruit bats in Guatemala does not appear to present a current threat to humans, but should be studied as a potential source for human influenza continue reading »

WATCH Cristiano Ronaldo’s Impressive Goal Against Rayo Vallecano (VIDEO)

In an impressive show of skill, soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo scored a back heel goal against Rayo Vallecano on Sunday. That goal would win the match, as it ended 1-0 in favor of Real Madrid. continue reading »

Colfax County, Nebraska Agrees to Assure Rights of Its Spanish-speaking Voters

The Justice Department announced today an agreement with Colfax County, Neb., that requires the county to provide election materials and information in Spanish in order to comply with provisions of the Voting Rights Act. continue reading »

Secretary Janet Napolitano to Visit Latin America

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner David Aguilar, and Department of Homeland Security Assistant Secretary for International Affairs Alan Bersin will travel to Latin America. continue reading »

Schools in the U.S Teaching Spanish With New Method

Learning Spanish is becoming more important for Americans every day, so the pilot launch of an interactive learning program in schools is being carried out to create a new model for introducing the continue reading »

Mexican Archbishop Warns of Fake Tickets for Papal Mass

Distribution of tickets for the Mass that Pope Benedict XVI will celebrate during his visit to the central Mexican state of Guanajuato is slated to start in the second week of March and all tickets being offered on the Internet are fake, Leon Archbishop Jose Guadalupe Martin Rabago said. continue reading »

Boston College Senior Franco Garcia Missing Since February 21

A search is on for a 21-year-old Massachusetts student who went missing last week. Friends and family of Franco Garcia are worried and confused after the Boston College senior disappeared. continue reading »

STUDY:  Family and Peers Essential to Mexican-American College Student Success

A new study by a University of Missouri researcher found that Mexican-American college students’ family and peer attachments are associated with prosocial and physically aggressive behaviors that can affect their success in college. continue reading »

AZ Gov. Jan Brewer Passes on Dinner at White House, Endorses Mitt Romney

Arizona’s controversial Governor Jan Brewer has announced her endorsement of presidential candidate Mitt Romney. On Sunday, Brewer told NBC’s “Meet the Press” that s continue reading »

CALIFORNIA: 11-Yr-Old Dies of Blood Clot in Brain Just Hours After Fight Outside School

A California girl was pronounced dead just hours after a fight with another girl outside their school this weekend. Friday, 11-year-old Joanna Ramos and others student continue reading »

U.S. Tourists Warned of Potential Kidnapping Threat in Iquitos, Peru

The U.S. Embassy warns U.S. citizens of a potential kidnapping threat in the Iquitos area. The Embassy has received information that members of criminal organizations may be planning to kidnap foreigners in the Iquitos region. continue reading »

Dominican Smugglers Leave Undocumented Cubans in Treacherous Waters to Die

An alien citizen of Cuba died yesterday afternoon, adding to the recent toll of deaths of undocumented aliens in the Mona Passage being transported by smuggling organizations attempting to reach the shores of the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico. continue reading »

Did Jennifer Lopez Show Us a Little too Much at the Oscars? (VIDEO)

Though many swear they witnessed a J.Lo nip slip at the 2012 Oscars, the actress/singer’s stylist says no way. Jennifer Lopez’s stylist Mariel Haenn has been making th continue reading »

Latin Artists Go Home Empty Handed from 2012 Oscars

Latin artists left the 84th Annual Academy Awards unrewarded, even as "The Artist," a French silent film in black and white, took home five Oscars including the one for the year's Best Picture. continue reading »