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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Hispanic National Bar Assoc. Launches Veterans Legal Program

The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) is launching the ‘HNBA Veterans Legal Initiative Program’ that will provide pro bono assistance to military veterans and families who are unable to afford these legal services. continue reading »

Mexican with Green Card Dies in ICE Custody in Las Vegas

A Mexican immigrant who had legal permanent residence in the United States died in Nevada while under the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, ICE said.Miguel Sarabia-Ortega was arrested Tuesday in continue reading »

Med Schools Looking for Spanish Speaking Latinos

The high demand for Spanish-speaking physicians to serve the burgeoning U.S. Hispanic community is attracting more Latinos to the medical profession. continue reading »

Extreme Cults and Sects in Latin America Highlighted on Discovery en Español

In its new original series, Mundos extremos, Discovery en Espanol opens doors and gives viewers exclusive access to the most arcane, secret ways of life. continue reading »

Halle Berry’s Hispanic Stalker Sentenced to 1 Year in Jail and 5 Years of Probation

For roughly 6 months, Richard Franco has remained in jail as he awaited trial on charges that he stalked actress Halle Berry. Thursday, Franco pled no contest to one count of stalking an continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Men Burglarize New Mexico Home, Try to Escape Via Shopping Cart

Two men were arrested in New Mexico on Tuesday after they burglarized a home and tried to escape in a shopping cart. Police say the men had burglarized a home in continue reading »

Long Before Movies, Peruvians Had Popcorn! Archaeologists Uncover Ancient Popcorn in Peru

People living along the coast of Peru were eating popcorn 1,000 years earlier than previously reported and before ceramic pottery was used there, according to a new paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences co-authored by Dolores Piperno, continue reading »

Disney Employee Accused of Spanking Audience Member’s Butt

Kellie Rodriguez is suing the Disney Channel after she says a warm up comedian ahead of the live taping of the show “Good Luck Charlie” spanked her with his hands during an audience participation dance. continue reading »

Marc Anthony Launches Non-Profit To Help Disadvantaged Kids in Latin America

International singing star Marc Anthony and entertainment impresario Henry Cardenas announced Thursday the launch of the Maestro Cares Foundation, a non-profit to aid disadvantaged children in Latin America. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Drunk Mom Has Special Needs Daughter Pretend She Was Driving

The Las Cruces Sun-News has reported that a New Mexico woman told her special needs daughter to get behind the wheel of the car after she was pulled over on suspicion of driving drunk in December. continue reading »

WATCH: Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan and His Journey Across the Border to Success (VIDEO)

Watch AOL's 'You've Got..." video on famed dog whisperer Cesar Millan. Millan who came from Mexico illegally found success doing what he loved the most dogs and making them the best animal citizens. Watch Millan talk about his journey from illegal to homeless to American success story. continue reading »

Birth Rates in Spain Continue to Decline

The 230,537 births recorded in Spain in the first half of 2011 represents a decline of 1.1 percent from the same period of the previous year and continues a trend that began in 2009, the National Statistics Institute, or INE, said Wednesday. continue reading »

First Company to Market Educational Products to Poor is Launched in Brazil

New social business enterprised launched in Brazil has obtained financing to roll out innovative early childhood development program benefitting as many as 224,000 pre-school children in Brazil continue reading »

Vice President of Paraguay Assures Country ‘Gifting’ Energy to Argentina

Federico Franco, Vice President of Paraguay, maintains that the expansion of Yacyretá, a binational dam and hydroelectric power plant, will depend on the annulment of debt with Buenos Aires as well as business with Uruguay. continue reading »

Tougher Consequences for Those Crossing U.S.-Mexico Border

The U.S. government is seeking to take advantage of its firmer grip on the border with Mexico to impose tougher consequences on nearly all detained undocumented immigrants, including first-time offenders. continue reading »