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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

No More Two Hour Lunch Breaks: Spain Considering 9-to-5 Work Schedule

Facing economic uncertainty, Spain is looking to make cuts everywhere they can, and currently being considered for the chopping block is workers’ two-hour (or more) lunch breaks. continue reading »

Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Create American Latino Museum

Bipartisian bill introduced today to authorize the building of the Smithsonian American Latino Museum continue reading »

The Heat is On In Oscar De La Hoya’s Latest Sex Scandal (VIDEO)

Boxer Oscar de la Hoya has turned up the heat in the case of a woman suing him for $5M for allegedly imprisoning her during a kinky night of sex and drugs. continue reading »

Costa Rican Judge Suspended After Giving Known Narcos House Arrest Sentences

A Costa Rican judge has been suspended for committing a “serious fault” in her decision to convert the sentencing of two Mexican drug traffickers to house arrest, allowing them to live in their condominiums, just a door between them and the general public. continue reading »

Hispanic Wal-Mart To Open in Socorro, TX

The soon-to-be opened 35,000-square-foot Hispanic-themed Walmart will carry a full line of groceries, including fresh produce, frozen foods, meats, dairy and organic foods. continue reading »

Chile’s Consul General In Venezuela Shot During 2-Hour Abduction

Chile's consul in the Venezuelan capital received a gunshot wound during a brief abduction last week, the government said Tuesday. continue reading »

Latin America Get Ready For Britney Spears and her Femme Fatale Tour (VIDEO)

Starting tonight in Rio de Janeiro, Britney brings her Femme Fatale tour to Latin America. She will visit Argentina, Chile, Perú Colombia, Mexico, Venezuela, the Dominican Republic before ending the tour in Puerto Rico. continue reading »

New Competition for Hispanic Migrant Entrepreneurs Announced

Luis Alberto Moreno, President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), today announced the establishment of a new competition to help continue reading »

Previously Unseen Footage of Michael Jackson in Argentina to be Auctioned

A never before seen video of Michael Jackson in Argentina is expected to raise well over six million dollars from wealthy bidders eager to acquire the King of Pop’s last relics. continue reading »

U.S. and Dominican Republic Agree to Share Forfeited Assets from $80 Million Fraud Case

Attorney General Eric Holder joined today with Dominican Prosecutor General Radhamés Jiménez Peña in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, to announce continue reading »

Tenor Plácido Domingo to Perform Zarzuela in Miami

Spanish tenor Placido Domingo will appear for one night only the role of Vidal Hernando in the zarzuela "Luisa Fernanda" on the stage of the Florida Grand Opera, which has decided to present the well-known Spanish musical genre to kick off its 71st season. continue reading »

Police in Puerto Rico Set Up Tip Cell-Phone Line to Report Crime

The Puerto Rican government on Monday launched a special cell-phone line, BastaYaPR, that will allow citizens to report tips to the police and the aim of which is to minimize the violence besetting the island. continue reading »

REPORT: How America’s Immigrants Will Integrate by 2030

The Center for American Progress today released a first-of-its-kind study that projects today’s immigrants’ integration patterns through the year 2030. continue reading »

Foreign Student Visa Processing Expedited, Accommodating 9% Growth in Applications

During International Education Week, the U.S. Department of State highlights existing efforts to attract future leaders from abroad to take advantage continue reading »

FBI says Nearly 7,000 Hate Crimes Reported in U.S. in 2010

The United States had a total of 6,628 hate crimes last year, almost half of them the result of racial prejudice, according to an annual report released Monday by the FBI. continue reading »