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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Global Nonprofit Breastcancer.org Launches Spanish-Language Site

Today, global nonprofit Breastcancer.org announced the Spanish-language rollout of its website, a dedicated effort to bring the most up-to-date information continue reading »

20 Feet Long New Species of Crocodile Found in Colombia

University of Florida researchers have unearthed a new and enormous species of crocodile in a Colombian coal mine. continue reading »

Global Action Needed to Stop Deadly Drug Gangs Say Anti-Crime Experts

Warning that the solution to narcotics trafficking must be global in scale, the chief United Nations anti-crime official began a two-day official visit to Mexico, where tens of thousands of people have been murdered and mutilated in drug wars over the past five years. continue reading »

Check Out Enrique Iglesias “I Like How It Feels” (VIDEO)

Check out Enrique Iglesias new video that he directed himself with alot of famous Latino's doing cameo appearances. There is concert footage, there is Enrique partying and Enrique with his fun and famous friends. Check out George Lopez, Eva Longoria, Pitball and others singing with Enrique. continue reading »

Fashion Designer Isabel Toledo Stages 1st Runway Show in a Decade in Puerto Rico

This past week San Juan, Puerto Rico welcomed one of the most renowned Hispanic fashion designers of her time, Isabel Toledo. continue reading »

Number of Latinos Getting College Degrees Way Below National Average

Despite an important demographic shift across the United States, a limited proportion of Latinos are earning college degrees. While Latino youth now represent the largest minority group in K—12 U.S. schools and are the fastest-growing segment of students, Latino college completion stands at just 19.2 percent – far below the national average of 41.1 percent. continue reading »

U.S. Dedicates New 10-Acre Consulate General Compound in Tijuana, Mexico

In an important symbol of enduring friendship with Mexico, U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Earl Anthony Wayne dedicated the new United States Consulate General facility in Tijuana on Friday. continue reading »

Priest Robbed While Hearing Confession by Confessor in the Dominican Republic

What started out as a confession of sins ended in the robbery of Father Carlos Santana in the Dominican Republic. Father Santana was quick to point out: “This is indicative of the great deterioration of Dominican society. continue reading »

Commentary:  Alabama’s Dangerous New Anti-Immigrant Law

Last week, Judge Sharon Blackburn failed to enjoin major portions of Alabama’s extreme anti-immigrant law, HB 56, leaving many dangerous sections open to implementation. continue reading »

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. Introducing This Week, From Colombia: Jose Rodríguez continue reading »

Response to Massive Cuts in Job Training Program for Farmworkers and Migrants

This past week the House Appropriations Committee released the draft fiscal year 2012 Labor, Health, and Human Services (LHHS) funding bill. The cuts proposed in this bill would cut funding for the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Employment and Training Administration nearly in half. continue reading »

Guatemala Issues Formal Apology to Deposed Former President Jacobo Arbez’ Family, 57 Yrs Later

For the first time in 57 years, the government of Guatemala is issuing an official apology to the family of the former President of the Republic of Guatemala, Colonel Juan Jacobo Arbenz Guzman, for human rights violations by the Guatemalan state. continue reading »

Meet One of the Undocumented Students Who Benefited from Texas In-State Tuition (VIDEO)

Meet Karla Resendiz who besides being an honor student, college graduate and Texas resident is now the face for in-state tuition for undocumented students. Governor Rick Perry urged his fellow Republican presidential candidates continue reading »

Former Colombian Maritime Instructor Sentenced for Transporting Cocaine

A former Colombian maritime training instructor and a co-conspirator were sentenced to federal prison for conspiring to transport thousands of kilograms of cocaine continue reading »

International Concern About Journalist Killings in Mexico

The United Nations human rights office expressed concern over the increase in the number of killings of journalists in Mexico this year, continue reading »