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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Sign Voto Latino’s Petition to Stop Alabama’s HB56

Here is your opportunity to make a difference - sign Voto Latino's petition to Stop Alabama's HB56. continue reading »

Guatemalan Police Arrest “Facebook” Killer

Guatemalan Eduardo Chen García created a Facebook profile that he used to contact two teenage girls that were found buried in a house outside of Ciudad de Guatemala. continue reading »

Hispanics are Not Costumes, We are People. So Put Away Your Sombrero and Fake ‘Stache

An Ohio University group called Students Teaching About Racism in Society (STARS) wants you to think about who you may be offending with your Halloween costume. continue reading »

CELEBRATE With Us the 125th Anniversary of the Statue Of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty, one of America’s most recognizable landmarks and a beacon of the American Dream for millions of immigrants, turns 125 today! The statue, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and gift to the United States from the people of France, was designed by Frédéric Bartholdi and dedicated on October 28, 1886. continue reading »

Petitioners Asking Rapper Kanye West to Stand With them Against Alabama Immigration Law

Kanye West, the man who has pegged himself as the voice of this generation, has been asked to speak to Alabama legislators about the state’s harsh new immigration law. continue reading »

Bruised Steven Tyler Recovers and Continues Tour (VIDEO)

Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler was suffering from food poisoning when he fell on the bathroom of his Paraguay hotel; he’s all fine now, and back on tour! continue reading »

Stephen Colbert to Alabama: ‘I Told You So’  (VIDEO)

As immigrant workers flee the stringent immigration laws in Alabama, no one picks the state’s crops. Who could have predicted this? Only Stephen Colbert. continue reading »

Occupy Movement Moves to Colombian Orphanage Where Kids Demand to be Adopted (VIDEO)

A group of Colombian children between the ages of 5 and 12 years old, occupied a terrace of the Social Protection Center that fosters them, denouncing abuse and pledging to be adopted. continue reading »

Uruguay Set to Invest Millions in Bolstering Tourism Sector

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a loan for $5 million to promote tourism in six Uruguayan departments with the aim of boosting foreign exchange earnings, income, and employment. continue reading »

Who Needs a Fancy Setting When Singing a Song from ‘Desperado’ Makes You This Happy? (VIDEO)

While we don't know exactly who this guy is, he seems to be enjoying himself. He's singing "Cancion del Mariachi" made overwhelmingly popular by Antonio Banderas in the movie "Desperado". continue reading »

7,500 Rounds of Ammunition About to be Smuggled to Mexico Seized at Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Tucson Field Office, a component of CBP’s Joint Field Command – Arizona, arrested a man for attempting to smuggle nearly 7,500 rounds of ammunition into Mexico yesterday. continue reading »

Alabama Sued for Requiring Proof of Citizenship for Marriage Licenses

In a class action lawsuit filed yesterday, the Southern Poverty Law Center challenged a policy of the Montgomery County Probate Office in Alabama and probate offices across continue reading »

The Great Deporter by Hector Luis Alamo,Jr.

As a young progressive Latino studying ethnic relations at the University of Illinois-Chicago, no one was more ecstatic than I when in 2008, Barack Obama – Chicago’s hometown hero touted as Lincoln incarnate – became the first Black president of the United States continue reading »

Record Cocaine Seizure in Barcelona Port – Hidden in Coffee Shipment (VIDEO)

The Spain's Guardia Civil is reporting the attempted smuggling of 625 kilos (almost 1,400 pounds) of cocaine in a freight container from Brazil. continue reading »

STUDY: Since 9/11 Hispanic Immigrant Marriages to U.S. Born Rose

Marriages between Hispanic immigrants and U.S.-born natives have risen since Sept. 11, 2001, as immigrants have looked for alternative ways to stabilize their lives continue reading »