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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Latinos and Blacks Twice as Likely to Lose Home during Foreclosure Process

According to the Center for Responsible Lending’s new ‘Lost Ground, 2011’ report 6.4% of homeowners who received loans between 2004 and 2008 have lost continue reading »

Joe Jonas Can’t Figure Out Why People Think He’s Latino (VIDEO)

As a member of the wildly successful band The Jonas Brothers, Joe Jonas has experienced his share of crazy fans, and silly assumptions about him and his family, but one thing he can't understand is... continue reading »

Oil Giant Chevron “Takes Full Responsibility” for Spill in Brazil

Chevron Corp. "takes full responsibility" for the oil spill off Brazil, the U.S.-based supermajor's top executive in the South American country, George Buck, said. continue reading »

At least 4 inmates murdered inside Salvadoran prison

Salvadoran prison authorities confirmed Sunday that at least four inmates in the Quezaltepeque prison in San Salvador, were murdered on the weekend in a fight among the prisoners. continue reading »

Guatemala’s “Global Justice” Program Serves 1 Million Guatemalans in U.S.

The Legal Assistance, Defense, Protection, and Representation Program "Global Justice" ( aka Justicia Global) of the Guatemalan Government's Ministry of Foreign Affairs celebrates its third anniversary continue reading »

Spain’s Conservative Popular Party Sweeps General Elections

The conservative Popular Party, or PP, won an absolute majority in Spain's general elections on Sunday, according to the official vote count, which - with 99 percent of the ballots tallied continue reading »

Dominican Jose Pimentel Named as NYC Terror Suspect

Jose Pimentel, 27, a U.S. Citizen from the Dominican Republic has been arrested in New York City as an alleged terror suspect this evening. NYC officials say Pimentel was an Al Qaeda continue reading »

9 Killed in Colombia Bus Accident

Nine people were killed and at least nine others injured when a bus plunged into a 300-meter (984-foot) ravine in Tolima, a province in southern Colombia, the highway patrol said Sunday. continue reading »

Crime of Passion in Brazil Results in 5 Adults and 4-Year Old Killed

Five adults and a little girl were gunned down at a house in Aparecida de Goiania, a town in the central Brazilian state of Goias, in an apparent crime of passion, police said Sunday. continue reading »

Gay Advocates Say Transgender Murders Severely Undercounted in Puerto Rico

While Trans Day of Remembrance websites currently list only one 2011 murder of a trans woman in Puerto Rico, Sophia Isabel Marro Cruz, the spokeswoman for Transexuales y Transgeneros en Marcha continue reading »

Latin Kings and Queens Charged in 19 Killings, 2 Chicago Cops Named as Their Accomplices

Fifteen alleged members or associates of the Almighty Latin Kings and Queen Nation (Latin Kings) have been indicted for their alleged roles in a racketeering conspiracy in Hammond, Ind., and elsewhere, announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer. continue reading »

Senior Citizens Arrested at Border for Smuggling ‘Date-Rape’ Drug into U.S.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Tucson Field Office, a component of CBP’s Joint Field Command – Arizona, stopped three Mexican women this week involved continue reading »

Spanich Elections Underway, Ruling Socialist Party Not Likely to Win

Spaniards are heading to the polls Sunday to vote in general elections amid a sky-high unemployment rate and fears of contagion from the European debt crisis. continue reading »

Latino Stars to be Front and Center at Today’s American Music Awards

The 39th American Music Awards will feature among its leading figures Sunday such Latino artists as Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Pitbull, Enrique Iglesias and Christina Aguilera in a ceremony where the singer Adele is the big favorite. 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, Karen Santiesteban and Libardo Cardozo continue reading »