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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Barcelona’s Human Pyramid Makers Release Nude Calendar (VIDEO)

This human pyramid group lost its funding due to the Spanish fiscal crisis, and is hoping proceeds from the erotic calendar will help them continue building human pyramids as a hobby. continue reading »

Alabama Immigration Law Nabs Another Auto Executive

Alabama is once again being criticized after getting another foreign-born auto executive entangled in its new immigration law, and Missouri is using the opportunity to invite the automakers to their state. continue reading »

Mexican Students Complaining About Protection Pay to Sell School Snacks Found Dead

Authorities in the western Mexican state of Jalisco said the bodies of five people have been discovered at a student group's headquarters in Guadalajara, three of whom have been identified as students missing since last week. continue reading »

Angry Mother Says School Forced Child to Eat Spoonfuls of Jalapeños

A New Mexico mother is furious after hearing her young child was among those to forced to eat spoonfuls of jalapenos as punishment. Michelle Bond of Rio Rancho, NM, continue reading »

Ecuador Committed to Building Low-Income Housing, Spending $71 Million

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a loan for $71 million to help Ecuador carry out a housing project for low-income families in the city of Guayaquil. continue reading »

Latino Teens Steal Bait Car—Caught on Video (VIDEO)

A 14-year-old and an 18-year old were looking for a ride to a party last Friday, when they stumbled upon a bait car and hopped in for a joyride. continue reading »

Hispanics Dining Out Helping Restaurant Sales Tick Upwards

MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Latino Foodservice Trends in the U.S." to their collection of Food & Beverage market reports. continue reading »

Blockbuster Ordered to Pay $2M for Discriminating Against Latino Employees by EEOC

Blockbuster, Inc. has entered into a consent judgment requiring it to pay over $2 million to settle an employment discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity continue reading »

Trade Pact with Peru Rejected by Mexico

The Mexican Senate's Trade and Industrial Development Committee has voted down a bilateral trade treaty with Peru. The panel rejected the trade accord by a vote of 7-5 with the argument that continue reading »

Latinos Like the Rest of America Not that In Love with Marriage

Barely half of all adults in the United States—a record low—are currently married, and the median age at first marriage has never been higher for brides (26.5 years) and grooms (28.7), according to a new Pew Research Center continue reading »

Fall Out From Arpaio’s Discrimination Practices - DHS Revokes Secure Community Program

After a three-year investigation into the abusive practices of Sherriff Joe Arpaio’s Maricopa County Sherriff’s Office (MCSO), the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced today that it had found a pattern and practice of civil rights abuses continue reading »

Uruguay Investing in Power Milk Business to the Tune of $65 Million

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), approved a loan of up to $65 million for Estancias del Lago SA, a Uruguayan privately-held agri-business company, to develop a fully-integrated and highly efficient dairy operation to export powered milk. continue reading »

Brazil Will Allow Merger of Orange Juice Companies

The Cade anti-trust agency has approved the merger between Brazil's Citrosuco and Citrovita, a tie-up that creates the world's largest orange juice producer. The Brasilia-based regulator approved the transaction unanimo continue reading »

Romeo Santos tops Billboard Charts with Collaboration with Usher- “Promise”

Dominican bachatero Romeo Santos climbed to the top of Billboard's Latin Songs chart this week with "Promise," his collaboration with R&B titan Usher. Falling one spot were Mexican rockers Mana, whose "El verdadero amor perdona," featuring Prince Royce, stands at No. 2. continue reading »

USHCC Urges Senate to Confirm Mari Aponte Ambassador to El Salvador, Business Interests at Stake

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) today announced its disappointment in the Senate's recent failure to confirm Mari Carmen Aponte as U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador continue reading »