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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Latino Baseball Hall of Fame Unveil Bronze Tommy Lasorda Statue in Dominican Republic

Each year, the Latino Baseball Hall of Fame bestows the Tommy Lasorda Award to non-Latinos who make significant contributions to Latino baseball, but this weekend is was Lasorda himself who was presented with an honor. continue reading »

Demi Lovato Posts Photo of Her New Blonde Look

Demi Lovato appears to have ditched her natural brown (though sometimes red) look for a more California blonde frock. Over the weekend, the former Disney sweetheart took to Twitter to continue reading »

Victor Cruz Salsas at the Grammys, Could he Try his Hand at ‘Dancing With the Stars’?

The wide receiver from the Superbowl-winning New York Giants, Victor Cruz was all smiles as he walked the red carpet at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards this weekend. continue reading »

Latino Students Protesting Romney in Arizona for Anti-Dream Act Stance

A group of young Hispanics protested the visit of Republican president hopeful Mitt Romney to Arizona because of his stance on immigration reform and the DREAM Act, continue reading »

Xoloitzcuintli Makes First Appearance at 2012 Westminster Dog Show (VIDEO)

Monday marked the start of the 136th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show and some breeds made their debut at the event, including a little guy by the hard-to-say name of Xoloitzcuintli. continue reading »

Perfect Genetic Matched Sibling Born to Save Dying Brother in Spain

The birth of Baby Estrella on Saturday in Seville announces the arrival of Antonio and Melania’s first daughter as well as the savior for their son, Antonio, suffering from a severe form of the life threatening illness, continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking:  384 lb of Pot Found Hidden Inside Concrete Barriers

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the Otay Mesa cargo facility last Friday morning discovered 384 pounds of marijuana hidden inside of concrete barriers. continue reading »

Sen. Robert Menendez to Hold Hearings on Iran’s Influence in Latin America

U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, will hold a hearing to examine the implications continue reading »

Just in Time for Valentine’s Day: Boyce Avenue Releases Cover of “Without You” (VIDEOS)

Have you heard of Boyce Avenue? Chances are good you have, whether you realize it or not. The boys of Boyce Avenue have made a name for themse continue reading »

Spain’s Largest Banks Downgraded by Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings, which downgraded Spanish sovereign debt a month ago, said Monday it lowered its credit rating of Spain's four largest lenders. continue reading »

Academics Teofilo Ruiz and Ramon Saldivar Receive National Humanities Medal

Latino academics Teofilo Ruiz and Ramon Saldivar were among nine people to receive the National Humanities Medal from President Barack Obama in a ceremony on Monday at the White House. continue reading »

Border Patrol Launches Test Pilot Broadcast System

U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced the installation of a pilot AM radio broadcast system designed to better inform the border crossing public. CBP has installed AM radio frequency continue reading »

Couple Sentenced to Prison & Pay $600,000 Fine for Enslaving Smuggled Immigrants

A husband and wife from Paso Robles who admitted harboring illegal aliens after they were smuggled into the United States and forced to work in substandard conditions at the couple’s elder care facilities were each sentenced today to 18 months in federal prison. continue reading »

Ricky Martin Says ‘Evita’ Brings ‘Latino Flair’ to Broadway

Singer and actor Ricky Martin said he's living a moment of happiness in both his personal and professional lives as he prepares to return to the Broadway stage in a new production of "Evita." continue reading »

ICE hands over 14,237 unaccompanied minors to Mexico in ‘11

U.S. authorities handed over 14,237 unaccompanied children and teenagers of different nationalities found traveling alone on the border to Mexico last year, the National Migration Institute, or INM, said. Of the minors handed over to authorities in Mexico, 11,520, or nearly 81 percent, were Mexican and the other 2,717 were of various unspecified nationalities. continue reading »