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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Buenos Aires Now a Smoke-Free City

Buenos Aires, starting Thursday, is now a smoke-free city after the entry into force of an ordinance prohibiting smoking in closed areas, such as bars, restaurants and rooms where the public gathers. continue reading »

PUERTO RICO: Mother Hands Son Over to Police

A Puerto Rican mother turned in her 15-year-old son to the police out of fear that he would be murdered, the press reported. The woman, identified as Brenda Olmedo, continue reading »

Hispanic Institute to Hold Supreme Court Rally on Texas Voter Redistricting

On Monday, January 9, 2012, The Hispanic Institute will hold a rally at the United States Supreme Court for Fair Re-districting in the state of Texas. continue reading »

Nearly 11 Million Visit National Shrine of Aparecida in Brazil, World’s Largest Marian Shrine

The National Shrine of Aparecida, which is located in the northern city of Aparecida (São Paulo State), welcomed a total of 10,885,878 million visitors in 2011. continue reading »

Jerry Garcia Documentary Coming this Spring – Includes Never-Before-Seen Performances

A three-hour conversation film maker, Malcolm Leo, had with the late – great Jerry Garcia will be the basis of a new feature length documentary reports Deadline. continue reading »

Court in Ecuador Upholds $18 Billion Judgement Against Oil Giant Chevron for Amazon Pollution

An appeals court in the northeastern Ecuadorian province of Sucumbios has upheld last year's multi-billion-dollar judgment against U.S. oil supermajor Chevron Corp. in an Amazon pollution case dating back decades. continue reading »

Latino Bakeries Gear up for Three Kings Celebration

The celebration of Three Kings Day is a tradition that Hispanics have maintained in the United States, along with the "rosca de Reyes" ring-shaped cake that bakeries all over the country expect to sell thousands of. In Chicago, for example, dozens of Latino employees work day and night to get the traditional "roscas" prepared in the Mexican style ready on time. "We don't work with big machines. We do everything homemade. We make the things with our hands, not with machines," Jesus Salgado, a supervisor at Chicago's Happy Cake La Baguette company, told Efe. continue reading »

Bieber Fans Go Crazy After He Says He Kisses GF Selena Gomez on the Weekends (VIDEO)

The Ellen Degeneres Show has been helping Las Vegas' Whitney Elementary School since learning it was struggling to stay open and continue the education of its students, many of whom are homeless. continue reading »

After Giving Woman a Ticket, Cop Looks Up Her Address to Ask Her Out, She Sues Him

A Chicago police officer is being sued for asking out a woman he had recently given a speeding ticket to. Evagelina Paredes is suing Officer Chris Collins for a violation of privacy becaus continue reading »

Answer the Door! The Girl Scouts Have Started Their Cookie-Selling Season

It’s that time of the year again. The Girl Scouts are once again selling their famous cookies. In honor of the Girl Scouts’ 100th anniversary, a new cookie will be available. continue reading »

Marc Anthony Takes to Twitter, Confirms Relationship With Venezuelan Model Shannon De Lima

Just as his ex-wife Jennifer Lopez has been making the news for her current relationship, Marc Anthony, 43, is now joining the headliner with his own relationship status. continue reading »

Senator McCain to Republicans ‘We Have to Fix Our Problems with the Hispanics’ (VIDEO)

If anyone is still listening to senior (not to be confused with senile) Senator John McCain then you would of heard some prophetic words on the relationship between Republicans and Latinos. continue reading »

How Did Texas Runaway Jakadrien Turner, 15, Get Deported to Colombia?

A Texas runaway who disappeared in 2010 was discovered to have been wrongfully deported to Colombia by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Now, the 15-year-old’s family is demanding answers, but it seems more questions are being raised instead. continue reading »

Chipotle Overcomes Immigration Issues – Stock Rises 59% in 2011 & On Goldman’s Buy List

Back in 2010 Chipotle Mexican Grill was audited by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) resulting in hundreds of workers being let go from the restaurant’s continue reading »

University of California Settles Charges It Discriminated Against Immigrant Employees

The Justice Department today reached agreement with the University of California San Diego Medical Center, resolving a complaint filed on Dec. 6, 2011, continue reading »