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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Sevilla Soccer Team Features Fans Faces on their Jerseys

Sevilla soccer club is presenting fans with the possibility of buying a small square within the number on their favorite player’s jersey --for little under $35. continue reading »

New Biography of Messi Reveals Lio Has a Double

The new biography of Lio Messi penned by argentine author Leonardo Faccio,“Messi, the Kid That was Always Late,” reveals that Lio has a look-alike for ad campaigns. continue reading »

Texas State Park Officials Went to Send the Wild West Burros Packing

Ask state park officials in Texas what they think about the wild burros that roam the “wild west” and they will likely scoff and tell you they are destroying the ecology of the environment where they roam, but ask the local residents, and m continue reading »

House Approves Measure that Could Allow More Mexicans to Live in the U.S. Legally

A visa bill removing country-specific green card caps, which limit the number of family-based visas was approved by the House of Representatives this week. HR 3012, also known as the Fairness for High-Skilled Im continue reading »

Most Popular Baby Names of 2011 in English and Spanish

Want to know what the latest trends in baby naming are for 2011? continue reading »

Britney Spears Celebrating Her 30th Birthday in México

Britney turns 30 years old today, and chose to spend her special day in sunny México. Happy Birthday, Britney! Estas son las mañanitas que cantaba el Rey David….. continue reading »

El Paso’s Own “Treadmill Dancing Queen’ Video Gets Over 1 Million YouTube Hits (VIDEO)

"The next Beyoncé on the treadmill," was caught breaking it down on the treadmill at an El Paso gym. Robert Gonzalez used his Android phone to record a video of Nichole Harris doing her amazing dance/workout on the treadmill. With her permission, Gonzalez uploaded the video to YouTube and over the last month, her "performance" went viral. continue reading »

Hispanic Youth Spending Key to Growth of Restaurant Industry

Without the influence of Hispanic spending and population patterns, restaurant industry sales would have declined during 2008 through 2010, according to “Latino Foodservice Trends in the U.S.,” a just-released report from Packaged Facts. continue reading »

Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Spain Films Competing in Sundance

Check out the Spanish Language competing films and the documentaries with Hispanic themes competing in next year’s Sundance Film Festival. continue reading »

Life Expectancy of Brazilians Rises Three Years

Brazilians' life expectancy rose by three years in the past decade, increasing from 70.46 years in 2000 to 73.48 years in 2010, the government said Thursday. continue reading »

Does Mexico Need the International Criminal Court? MX Officials Furious

As Mexicans struggle with relentless massacres, mass graves and assassinations, a group of activists have turned to an outside power for help — the International Criminal Court. continue reading »

Latino Commission on AIDS Recognized on World AIDS Day

Today, the Latino Commission on AIDS (Commission), along with Citywide Harm Reduction received an award from Mayor Michael Bloomberg at the 24th Annual World AIDS Day Breakfast that took place at Gracie Mansion. continue reading »

Mother of U.S. Constractor Being Held in Cuba Makes Video Appeal to Raul Castro

The mother of Alan Gross, the U.S. aid contractor being held in a Cuban prison, released on Thursday a video message to Cuba's President Raul Castro urging him to free her son on humanitarian grounds. continue reading »

Demian Bichir Nominated for Independent Spirit Award for Role in ” A Better Life”

Mexico's Demian Bichir is reaping the fruits of his recent labor with his nomination for an Independent Spirit Award 2012 for best actor for his role in the film "A Better Life." continue reading »

Chile, Uruguay Deemed Most Transparent, Least Corrupt Countries in Region

Chile and Uruguay are the leaders in transparency in Latin America, while Venezuela and Paraguay are perceived as the most corrupt, according to a report published yesterday by Transparency International (TI). continue reading »