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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Flashin’ Cash: Chavez’ Daughter Posts Photos Holding U.S. Money, Venezuelans Outraged

The daughter of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has caused quite a stir after posting a photo of herself holding a number of low-denomination U.S. bills. Rosines, 14, posted the photo of herself with the cash o continue reading »

Mexican Woman Whose Transplant Heart Fell on the Ground is Doing Well (VIDEO)

When Erika Hernandez heard that a match had been found and that she would be getting a much needed heart, she was ecstatic. However, she may not know her heart was laying on the ground just moments before the transplant surgery. continue reading »

Cancer Screening Rates for Latinos Below National Levels

The percentage of U.S. citizens screened for cancer remains below national targets, with significant disparities among racial and ethnic populations continue reading »

Food Franchises Attracting Latino Entrepreneurs

BuscaTuFranquicia.com is pleased to report that registrations from Hispanic entrepreneurs who are looking to open a food franchise have increased compared to 2010 figures. continue reading »

Brazil Buildings Collapse, Claim At Least 3, With Many Still Missing

The bodies of three people were found Thursday morning amid the rubble of three buildings that collapsed in downtown Rio de Janeiro, firefighters said. continue reading »

El Paso Police Publishing ‘Beer Thieves’ Most Wanted, Slowing Down Beer Grab and Flee Epidemic

Beer thefts in El Paso, Texas have reduced by 17% in the past year, according to police reports. Beer thefts, otherwise known as “beer runs,” have been a major issue in El Paso, continue reading »

3,300 Pounds of Pot Found Abandoned in Arizona Desert

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents seized more than 3,300 pounds of abandoned marijuana during three separate incidents in the west desert Tuesday. continue reading »

Mexico’s Indians Fairing the Worst Against Terrible Drought

The Raramuri Indians, inhabitants of the Sierra Tarahumara region of the northern state of Chihuahua, are battling severe food shortages and a threat to their traditional way of life amid Mexico's most worst drought in 71 years. continue reading »

What’s Your FICO Score? Now You Can Find Out on MyFICO.com

FICO has announced the launch of MyFICO.com en Español. For the first time ever, the more than 34 million native Spanish-speakers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico can now access personal credit reports, credit report analysis, their FICO Score and FICO Score analysis in Spanish. continue reading »

Join the White House Twitter Conversation on Latino Affairs Today

President Obama addressed the government and the Nation on Tuesday during the State of the Union, setting forth a blueprint for an economy that is built to last and a new energy future fueled by American-made energy. continue reading »

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 »