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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

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 »

Will New Reality Show of “30-Something Grandmas” Star a Lot of Latinas?

A casting agency has put out a call for grandmothers for a reality show said to be for a ‘major network.’ TheCastingFirm.com has stated that they are looking for grandmothers in their 30s, who feel continue reading »

Politicians Analyze the Ins and Outs of the 2012 Hispanic Vote

The Hispanic vote represented a mere 9 percent of all ballots cast in the 2008 presidential election, but the peculiarities of the United States electoral system makes the presence of those votes in certain states crucial for the national result. continue reading »

Louis CK’s Online-Only Comedy Special Brings in $1 Mil in 12 Days, More than Half Going to Charity

Just 12 days after its online-only release, Louis CK's latest stand-up comedy special "Live at the Beacon Theater" brought in more than $1 million dollars as of Tuesday. continue reading »

Winners of Spain’s “El Gordo” Lottery Share US$5.2M Prize

Holders of tickets sold in the northeastern town of Grañen took the 4 million euro ($5.2 million) first prize, known as "El Gordo" (The Fat One) in Spain's Christmas lottery. continue reading »

Mexican Holiday Shoppers Fueling California Economy

Christmas shoppers from Mexico boost Southern California's economy with purchases averaging $536 per family, according to a survey by the Crossborder Group, a binational consulting firm. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Latino Grinch Breaks into Home, Steals Gifts, then Tries to Return them for Money

A Chicago-area man has been arrested for attempting to return Christmas presents he stole from a home he broke into. Police allege Jose Chavez-Sanchez of Schaumburg b continue reading »

Donate $3 to Obama’s Campaign and You Could Win a Dinner With Eva Longoria

Actress Eva Longoria says she will have dinner and an "intimate conversation" on how to help U.S. President Barack Obama win reelection in 2012 with the winners of a raffle which people can enter by making at least a small contribution to his reelection campaign. continue reading »