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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Univision Telenovelas to Come with English Captions

Univision Communications Inc., a leading media company serving Hispanic America, today announced plans to offer all of Univision Network’s primetime novelas with English-language closed captioning continue reading »

Foreign Investment to Latin America Increases by 35% in 2011

In spite of the economic turmoil that shook countries last year, global foreign direct investment (FDI) rose by 17 per cent, according to a United Nations report released, which predicts it will continue to increase this year but warns of the risks posed by the frail economic climate. continue reading »

Merengue Singer Miriam Cruz Releases First Solo Album “Es necesario”

Dominican merengue singer Miriam Cruz, known as one of the voices of Las Chicas del Can, is returning to the stage with her first solo album "Es necesario." It is a return that the singer described as a rebirth in a "very continue reading »

Mexico No. 2 Producer of Child Porn, Lawmakers Say

Mexico is the world's No. 2 producer of child pornography and is classified as a source, transit and destination country for people traffickers involved in sexual exploitation, lawmakers said. Child pornography is the No. 2 illegal business, trailing only drug trafficking, and generates $42 billion annually, Special Committee to Fight People Trafficking chairwoman Rosi Orozco said. continue reading »

Yankees’ Catcher Jorge Posada Retires After 17 Years in Major League Baseball

Tuesday, Yankees' catcher Jorge Posada (born Jorge Rafael Posada Villeta) officially announced his retirement at Yankee Stadium, his teammates, coaches, and friends had the following to say about the Puerto Rican father of two. continue reading »

Newt Gingrich “I have plan to Legalize Undocumented People”

Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich on Wednesday called for creating an immigration reform plan so that undocumented foreigners who have links with this country can remain here legally continue reading »

Too Big For Clothes at the Big House: Former Inmate Sues for $1 Mil, Claiming Clothing Didn’t Fit

A oversized former prisoner is suing the Correction Department of New York for failing to provide him with suitable clothing while he was incarcerated. In May 2011, Elias Diaz was arrested after police found he was continue reading »

Mexican-Born Attorney Was First Lady’s Guest at President’s State of the Union Address

Southern California resident Juan Jose Redin joined First Lady Michelle Obama as husband Barack gave his State of the Union Address, Tuesday. continue reading »

Initiatives to Increase Latinos’ Attendance at National Parks Underway

The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, announced that its American Latino Heritage Fund will pursue a comprehensive set of initiatives critical continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Bank Robber Uses Skateboard From Bank to Bank

Police in Mexico say a man has been arrested after attempting to rob two banks, using his skateboard as the getaway “car”. Sergio Ledesma was taken in to custody after police say he tried to rob two Mexico City banks continue reading »

PEW:  Issue of Immigration Drops in Importance to Voters

Unlike five years ago, the issue of illegal immigration has dropped in importance as a national political issue according to a new Pew Research Center survey. continue reading »

1 Year After Being Shot Gabrielle Giffords Resigns, But Not Before Introducing Border Legislation

As her last act as a U.S. Representative, Arizona’s Gabrielle Giffords introduced legislation, known as the Ultralight Aircraft Smuggling Prevention Act of 2012 that would impose tough new penalties on smugglers who use small, low-flying aircraft to illegally bring drugs across the U.S.-Mexico border. continue reading »

Obama at State of the Union - NO More Excuses Time to Pass DREAM Act

President Barack Obama called on Congress in his State of the Union address to approve the so-called DREAM Act, which would open a path to legalizing the status of young undocumented immigrants. continue reading »

WATCH: Newt Gingrich with Jorge Ramos Talking Immigration and Amnesty (VIDEO)

Check out the Univision interview featuring Jorge Ramos and Republican Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich. In the interview Gingrich talks about Romney's concept of 'self-deportation' and his plan for immigration reform. continue reading »

FTC ‘Immigration Center’ Banned from Providing Immigration Services

The 'Immigration Center' immigration services business will be permanently off limits to an operation that allegedly posed as the federal government and tricked people into paying up to $2,500 for immigration forms, under settlements with the Federal Trade Commission. continue reading »