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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

“Desperate Housewives” Creator Adapts Mexican Novela “The Disorderly Maids”

“Desperate Housewives” creator Marc Cherry’s new hour-long soap on ABC will be called “Devious Maids,” and is loosely based on Mexican Novela “The Disorderly Maids” continue reading »

Santana and Gadhafi. Do They Really Look Alike?

Rumors are abound that Mexican-American rocker Santana has died. Are they just confusing him with Gadhafi, as they've always done in the past? Do you think they really do look alike? continue reading »

Brazilian Soccer Great Ronaldinho Works to Eliminate AIDS in Brazil and Globally

The United Nations has a new striker on its team to defeat HIV/AIDS, Brazilian soccer star Ronaldinho, who will now parlay his devastating skills on the sports field into raising awareness among young people worldwide to help block further infections. continue reading »

California Latino Lottery Winners Making a Difference for Others

A generous pledge of $700,000 from The Gilbert and Jacki Cisneros Foundation has led to the creation of the Cisneros Family Endowment. The endowment will provide support for two Latino students from California to participate continue reading »

ACLU Sues Immigration Officials Over Sexual Assaults of Female Immigrant Detainees

The ACLU of Texas filed suit in federal district court seeking class action damages on behalf of three immigrant women who were sexually assaulted while in custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at the T. Don Hutto Family Residential Center in Taylor, along with numerous others who experienced similar trauma. continue reading »

UN Approves Funds for Flood Ravaged El Salvador

The United Nations reported it has approved an emergency cash grant for El Salvador and sent additional staff to the country as it beefs up efforts to help the Government respond to severe floods that have affected five other countries after heavy rainfall in Central America. continue reading »

New Report Faults Secure Communities for Wrongful Arrests and Detentions of Latinos

Secure Communities relies on local law enforcement to target noncitizens for deportation. Fingerprints from individuals booked into local jails—many on minor infractions—are sent to the Department of Homeland Security for an immigration check, triggering arrests. This has transformed the enforcement landscape by allowing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents to effectively run federal immigration checks on everyone booked into a local jail. continue reading »

Rio de Janeiro Prepares for Dengue Epidemic

As summer approaches south of the equator, Rio de Janeiro braces for the season’s worst enemy: Dengue Fever. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Woman Who Drowned Infant Child in 1986 Now Stabs Mother in Face

In 1986, Lorenza Delgadillo Penguelly was charged with killing her 5-month-old daughter. Monday, she was arrested for attacking her mother with a knife. Though convicted for killing her , Penguelly’s lawyers su continue reading »

WATCH Stephen Colbert Take on Herman Cain’s Picturesque Quips (VIDEO)

Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert poked some fun at Republican Candidate Herman Cain’s “joke” about putting an electrified fence on the border. continue reading »

Missing CA Teen Contacts Mother via Facebook, Says She’s In Mexico, Married and Pregnant

A California mother is both relieved and worried after receiving a Facebook message from a teenage daughter who vanished months ago. Sheri Simonek was terrified when her 15-year-old daughter, Alisa Wheeler, disappeared four months ago. continue reading »

Meet Director Rodrigo Garcia and his new Project “Albert Nobbs” (VIDEO)

Rodrigo García is the film director son of Colombian Nobel Prize writer Gabriel García Márquez. In Garcia's latest film “Albert Nobbs”, Glenn Close poses as a man so she can work as a butler in 19th Century continue reading »

WATCH Chef José Andrés Make Conan A Power Tool Cocktail (VIDEO)

Spanish Chef José Andrés recently won the coveted James Beard Foundation's Outstanding Chef Award, the highest honor a chef can achieve in America. continue reading »

Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony Talent Show “¡Q’Viva! The Chosen” Signs Deals with 3 Major Networks

Paving the way for its worldwide television debut in the first quarter of 2012, Simon Fuller’s XIX Entertainment, Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, and Jamie King, announced Wednesday the first three of 21 broadcast network deals continue reading »

Arnold’s First Post-Governator Lead Role: Border Patrol Beefcake

The former California Governor is making a Hollywood comeback, with a film that is equal parts Joe Arpaio, High Noon and Terminator. continue reading »