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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Your backstage pass to HS-News showcase of emerging and established Latino musical talent. Today, Merry Christmas From the North Point iBand! continue reading »

Aqua Santa Claus Big Hit in Mexico

Thousands of children and adults visited the zoo in the city of Guadalajara, capital of the western Mexican state of Jalisco to see the "underwater" Santa Claus, who dives in one of the fish tanks at the aquarium. continue reading »

HS-News Wishes You a Very Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from your friends at Hispanically Speaking News! continue reading »

Latin American Growth Expected to Slow Down in 2012

Economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean will slow down next year due to the sluggish performance of the world economy and uncertainty and volatility of financial markets, warns a United Nations report released this week. continue reading »

Brazil Slaps New Fine on Chevron for November Oil Spill

Brazil's environmental protection agency has fined U.S. oil supermajor Chevron an additional 10 million reais (some $5.3 million), saying the company lacked an emergency plan for coping with accidents such as the Nov. 8 oil spill off the coast of Rio de Janeiro state. continue reading »

2012 Hispanic Voice Town Hall Set to Launch in New Year

The 2012 Hispanic Voice is set to launch in 2012 to motive Latinos to think about their future in America. continue reading »

Charges in Panamanian Drug Ring that Hid Coke and Heroin in Hair Weaves and Wigs

Twelve individuals from the Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland – and the country of Panama – have been charged in a 20-count indictment alleging international drug trafficking. continue reading »

STUDY: Less Inclusion of Latinos in Corporate America

The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR), one of the nation’s leading Hispanic advocacy organizations, released the results of its 2011 HACR Corporate Inclusion Index survey. continue reading »

Why Mexican Immigrants Can’t Get Ahead

The real wages of Mexicans in the U.S. have declined since 1970, and Princeton sociologists say a “perfect storm” of anti-immigrant laws is to blame. Princeton sociologists argue that a “new regime of immigration enforcement” is to blame for the stagnant wages of Mexicans in the U.S. continue reading »

Self-Employment the Preference for Many Cuban Women

Cuba has seen an increase over the last two years in the number of women and workers of a higher educational level who have opted for self-employment, though the young seem uninterested, a recent survey shows. continue reading »

Former San Juan Police Chief Denied Bail in Kiddie Porn Case

Federal Judge Silvia Carreño on Thursday denied bail to the former chief of the San Juan Municipal Police, Hilton Cordero, who stands accused of 22 counts of production of child pornography. continue reading »

CHILL OUT This Weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

CHILL OUT this weekend with a Latin American natural wonder. Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

Minority Residents in North Carolina Victorious, Courts Reject Voter ID Law

A District of Columbia federal court rejected a challenge in North Carolina to a key part of the Voting Rights Act that helps ensure minorities' right to vote. continue reading »

1997 Massacre Victims Honored by Mexican Indians

Indian-rights activists and relatives of 45 people slain in 1997 in a village just north of this highland Mexican city commemorated the 14th anniversary of the massacre and expressed fears of renewed violence after dozens convicted in the killings had their sentences overturned. continue reading »

Salvadorian Farmworkers Killed by Unknown Assailants

Four day laborers were slain Thursday in a rural area of the western Salvadoran province of Sonsonate, police said. Three of the victims shared the same surname, but it is not known whether they were related to one another. continue reading »