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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

AT&T Recognized for Its Inclusion of Latino in Its Workforce, 12% of Workforce is Hispanic

AT&T has received the highest rating for all telecommunication firms on the 2011 Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility's Corporate Inclusion Index (HACR CII). continue reading »

Cuban Opposition to Island’s Gov’t Claim 796 Were Arrested in December for Political Reasons

The opposition Cuban Commission on Human Rights and National Reconciliation said Tuesday that in December there were a record 796 temporary arrests for political reasons on the Communist-ruled island. continue reading »

U.S. Cuban Catholics Will Go to Cuba to Meet Pope

The Archdiocese of Miami has confirmed a pilgrimage to Cuba to allow the Cuban Catholic devotees in South Florida to participate in the visit to the island of Pope Benedict XVI continue reading »

Obama’s Point Person on Immigration, Cecila Munoz, Now Domestic Policy Chief

President Barack Obama named Cecilia Muñoz, a former vice president of the National Council of La Raza, as director of the Domestic Policy Council, the White House said Tuesday. continue reading »

Latino Youth Urged to Vote by Evangelical Christian Leadership

Hispanic evangelical leaders on Tuesday issued an urgent call for "comprehensive and fair" immigration reform and encouraged young Latinos to register to vote and participate in the U.S. presidential election in November. continue reading »

Latino Blotter:  Carolyn Vasquez $6.2 Million Medicare Fraud Gets Her 5-Year Prison Sentence

A Los Angeles woman who pleaded guilty to using fraudulent medical clinics and the stolen identities of physicians to defraud Medicare of more than $6.2 million was sentenced to 60 months continue reading »

Spanish Government States Relationship with Latin America is “Capital Priority”

Spain's new conservative government is committed to maintaining "the best relations" with Latin America, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Tuesday. continue reading »

Mexican Filmmaker to make part 2 of Mexico Blockbuster - “A Day Without a Mexican”

Mexican director Sergio Arau and his wife, actress Yareli Arismendi, are working on a sequel to the film "A Day Without a Mexican" to keep the subject of immigrants in the public eye. "It's going to be called 'Another Day Without Mexicans,' and of course we're a little scared because 'Part 2' of anything is rarely good, but we think we have to keep the public focused continue reading »

Chavez Welcomes Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez received Monday his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad with a proclamation that they share the responsibility of stopping the "imperialist madness" of the United States. continue reading »

Like the Failed ATF “Fast and Furious”, the DEA is Trying to Track Money They’ve Given to Cartels

According to the New York Times, while attempting to track money that was believed to be making it into the hands of drug cartels, the U.S. government was actually laundering and smuggling money from and for the drug organizations. continue reading »

“Snookify” Yourself With the New Snooki App!

Pint-sized Jersey Shore personality Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi now has her very own mobile application. The app, which is called “Snookify Me”, allows users to put themselves in Snooki’s outfits. continue reading »

Obama Administration Extends Hold on El Salvadoran Deportations

The Department of Homeland Security citing the “ongoing disruptions” from the 2001 earthquakes in El Salvadoran asked the administration to extend the freeze on Salvadoran deportations. continue reading »

Many Hispanic Hotel Workers in Indiana See Paychecks Shorted

Earlier this week hotel workers in Indiana staged a protest outside Hospitality Staffing Solutions (HSS) after a lawsuit was filed on behalf of 14 workers claiming they were underpaid millions of dollars. continue reading »

Lawyer Recognizes His Client During Armed Robbery Proceeds to Shoot him Dead

A lawyer in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic apparently shot three robbers, one of which was his client. continue reading »

Will Snoop Dogg Make it to Coahcella? Rapper Arrested at Texas Bordertown for Marijuana on Tour Bus

Rap superstar Snoop Dogg was arrested for marijuana possession in Sierra Blanca, Texas over the weekend. Snoop Dogg, whose real name is Calvin Broadus Jr., continue reading »