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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

LISTEN Demi Lovato’s ‘All Night Long’ (VIDEO)

Demi Lovato’s new song features the collaboration of Missy Elliot and Timbaland. continue reading »

Ben Affleck Casts Himself as Latino CIA Agent in Upcoming “Argo” - Really, Ben? Latino?

As many watch in white-washing horror, Ben Affleck has cast himself as a Latino former CIA agent in the movie Argo, based on the real-life story of Antonio Mendez, and his plan to rescue six American embassy workers from the Tehran, Iran in 1979 using a fake sci-fi movie project as a cover continue reading »

Criminal Charges Filed Against Latina Teen Who Faked Cancer

Angie Gómez told everyone she had leukemia, and 6 months to live. She raised 17,000 in donations before it surfaced that she was lying. continue reading »

‘You Lied’ Says Cuba to Former Governor Bill Richardson

To hear former New Mexican Governor Bill Richardson tell it, he was invited to Cuba by the Raul Castro government to discuss the Alan Gross matter. continue reading »

HS-News Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Take a look at this year's Hispanic Heritage Month poster, and learn some important facts about Latinos and their month. continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Guatemala on Your 190th Year of Independence

Today, all of Guatemala is celebrating and rejoicing its 190-year old independence from Spain. The Spanish arrived in the 1500's and stayed for nearly 300 years as it colonized the region, enslaved native populations and decimated the island with smallpox. continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Honduras on Your 190th Year of Independence

Today, all of Honduras is celebrating and rejoicing its 190-year old independence from Spain. The Spanish arrived in the 1500's and stayed for nearly 300 years as it colonized the region, enslaved native populations and decimated the island with smallpox continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Nicaragua on Your 190th Year of Independence!

    Today, all of Nicaragua is celebrating and rejoicing its 190-year old independence from Spain. The Spanish arrived in the 1500's and stayed for nearly 300 years as it colonized the region, enslaved native populations and decimated the island with smallpox.
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Vote For Us For A Chance To Win Your Own HS-News Shirt! (SWEEPSTAKES)

For the rest of the week, we will be giving away Hispanically Speaking News Shirts to the first voters of the day. Find out more details inside. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Independence Day and National Hispanic Heritage Month

The 15th of September marks the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month, 30 days celebrating the Latino culture and heritage shared by over 50 million Americans. Even before President Lyndon Johnson chose the 15th as the start of Hispanic Heritage Week in the 1960s continue reading »

Largest Christian Hispanic Organization Partners with Puerto Rico’s Pentecostal Community

The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (www.nhclc.org), also known as the Hispanic Evangelical Association, the nation's largest Christian Hispanic organization, has announced that Dr. William Hernandez and the Puerto Rico Pentecostal Association, FRAPE, has become an official partner of the NHCLC. continue reading »

Colombia To Bring Down Housing Shortage in Low-Income Sectors

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will contribute to reduce the housing shortage in the most backward sectors of Colombia through a credit guarantee of 9.5 billion Colombian pesos (some US$5.38 million) granted to Credifamilia Compañía de Financiamiento S.A., which specializes in mortgage loans for social housing. continue reading »

Panama Spends $250 Million on Coastal Radar System to Stem Drug Trafficking

Panama’s Vice Minister of Public Safety has announced the country spent $250 million to stem drug trafficking in the country and to specifically avoid having the drugs enter Panama’s borders. continue reading »

Jennifer Lopez Debuts her New ‘Papi’ Video in Partnership With FIAT (VIDEO)

Jlo showed off a 30 sec. snippet of the video for her single ‘Papi,’ in a Fiat commercial aired during “Monday Night Football” continue reading »

Labor Dept. Releases $41.2 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Puerto Rico

The U.S. Department of Labor has certified for release $41,247,756 in unemployment insurance modernization incentive funds to Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico qualified for its full share of the funds available under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act by including in its law provisions that assist recent entrants to the workforce, part-time workers and individuals who become unemployed because of compelling family reasons. continue reading »