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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Brazil Making Inroads to Ridding Latin America of Deadly Parasite Chagas Disease

A new drug tested in Brazil will increase the chances of cure for more than 90% of infants who are infected by Chagas disease, parasitic disease, endemic in 21 Latin American countries, which each year cause many victims more than malaria. continue reading »

Immigration Showdown in Arizona by Hector Luis Alamo, Jr.

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court confirmed that it will hear arguments in June concerning Arizona’s controversial immigration measures, the infamous SB 1070 signed into law by Gov. Jan Brewer in April 2010. continue reading »

U.S. Concerned About Cuba’s Increasing Repression Especially During Human Rights Week

The U.S. Government is deeply troubled by reports of increased repression by the Government of Cuba against Cuban citizens peacefully expressing themselves. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Police Convicted as a Narco Security Force, One of 88 Indicted

A former police officer of Puerto Rico has been convicted by a federal jury in San Juan, Puerto Rico, for his role in providing security for drug transactions, continue reading »

Univision Morning Show Personality to Host New Weight-Loss Program

Alfonso "Poncho" de Anda, co-host of Univision morning program "Despierta America (Wake-Up America)," is the host of "Dale con ganas" (Give It All You've Got!), a weight-loss reality show set to premiere next month on the network. continue reading »

“We’ll Get There Together. Immigrants Make Us Stronger.” New North Carolina Billboards (VIDEO)

Religious and community leaders in North Carolina on Tuesday began a support campaign for immigrants by placing billboards in the state's main cities. continue reading »

MALDEF Sues Texas For Inadequate Education of Latino Children in State

Today, against the backdrop of the Dr. Jose A. Cardenas Early Childhood Center – located in the school district at the center of MALDEF’s first landmark school continue reading »

Albert Pujols’ Wife Tells Radio Show Cardinals Fans Were Deceived About Team’s Offers to Husband

The wife of former St. Louis Cardinal’s player Albert Pujols is claiming that Cardinals fans were led to believe that the team had concrete offers for her husband when that was not the case. continue reading »

Televisa acquires piece of Spain’s ‘La Sexta’ production company

Once the deal is completed, Televisa will become a shareholder of a firm that is "the main provider of audiovisual content and services for the media and entertainment industry in Spain and one of the most important in the Spanish-speaking world," the Mexico City-based company said. continue reading »

Latino SAG Nominees

The Screen Actors Guild has just announced its nominations for the SAG Awards 2012–widely thought to be a sort of map to next year's Oscars. Inside, the Latino Nominees. continue reading »

Rigoberta Menchú‘s Grand-Nephew Shot in Guatemala

A grand-nephew of 1992 Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchu was wounded in a shooting incident in the northern Guatemalan city of Coban, the indigenous leader said Wednesday. continue reading »

Murdered 7-Year-Old, Jorelys Rivera, Laid to Rest in Puerto Rico

The family of a young girl who disappeared only to be found in a Georgia dumpster a few days later was finally laid to rest in Puerto Rico this weekend. continue reading »

58 Gays and Lesbians Murdered in Honduras

Dozens of members of Honduras' gay and lesbian community gathered outside the Attorney General's Office in this capital to protest the slayings of 58 gays and lesbians this year. continue reading »

Chespirito’s “El Chavo del 8,” Gets Own Videogame

“El Chavo” videogame will be released for the Nintendo Wii console in March of next year, during the month-long celebration of Chespirito’s 40 year-long career. continue reading »

National Guard Troops at US-Mexico Border to be Cut by Half, White House Cites Budget Cuts

The Obama administration has announced that next year, due to budget cuts, the number of National Guard troops will be reduced by at least 50 percent. continue reading »