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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

World’s Largest Food Fight, La Tomatina, Launches in Buñol, Spain (VIDEO)

The tourist office in Spain bills this as the world’s largest food fight but for the thousands that attend the La Tomatina in Buñol, Spain its just plain fun. continue reading »

Rapper Pitbull Being Sued by Lindsay Lohan for ‘Disparaging’ Lyric (VIDEO)

Armando Christian Perez, better known as Pitbull the Cuban-American rapper, is known for being a tough guy so Lindsay Lohan better know what she’s getting herself into engaging him in a legal battle. continue reading »

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Your backstage pass to HS-News showcase of emerging and established Latino musical talent. continue reading »

First Ever Premiere Soccer Game Suspended Due to Gunfight in Mexico (VIDEO)

Forty minutes into a first division soccer match in Torreon, Mexico was suspended when rapid gunfire was heard outside the stadium. This is the first time ever that a premiere soccer game was suspended due to the drug cartel violence in Mexico. continue reading »

Google Street View is Heading to the Amazon Rainforest

Google is taking its technology to the depths of the Amazon in Brazil and Peru to map the great Amazonian rainforest and river. The Amazon river is vast especially when you include its tributaries so Google’s Street View is starting with a 50km portion in Manus, Brazil known as the Rio Negro. continue reading »

Hispanic Hero Who Thwarted NM Kidnapping Honored While Disclosing He is Undocumented

Friday, Albuquerque honored one of its locals, Antonio Diaz Chacon, as a true hero for thwarting the kidnapping of a 6-year old in his neighborhood. Little did he know that in doing what he claimed “anyone would do” his undocumented status would be revealed and place him center stage of the immigration reform debate. continue reading »

Commission -  Final CA Senate Map Would Severely Impede Latino Political Progress

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund issued the following statement regarding the California Citizens Redistricting Commission’s approval of final maps for the state’s Congressional, Senate, Assembly and Board of Equalization districts: continue reading »

Foreclosure: How Can I Avoid It?

The federal government announced several programs over the last few years to help homeowners in need of assistance avoid foreclosure. These programs strive to help responsible homeowners who are having difficulty paying their mortgage. continue reading »

Former Miss Universe Amelia Vega at the Miss Republica Dominicana US™ 2011 Pageant

At the gala, former Miss Universe Amelia Vega will be performing two songs from her upcoming album "Agua Dulce" available to the public August 30th, 2011. This will be the first exclusive and live performance by Amelia Vega of her songs prior to the official release in New York. continue reading »

Gutierrez Calls DHS Deportation Announcement An Important Victory For Sensible Immigration Policy

The review of pending deportation cases and the instructions to all elements of DHS over how immigrants that meet certain criteria should be handled has come after months of sustained advocacy by Congressman Gutierrez, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, other Democratic leaders in the House and Senate, and determined public pressure by from clergy, advocates, immigrants, and DREAM Act students nationwide. continue reading »

Goya Foods Celebrates 75th Anniversary With Marc Anthony, Ana Gabriel & Marco Antonio Solis

Goya Foods, Inc., the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the United States, announced today their sponsorship of a six-city concert series with performing artists Marc Anthony, Ana Gabriel and Marco Antonio Solis to celebrate Goya's 75th milestone anniversary with the community while giving back to those who have supported them since 1936 continue reading »

Woman Boxer Pounds Away the Obstacles in a Male-Dominated Sport

Her swollen eyes gaze at her bloody opponent sitting in the opposite corner of the ring as her coach shouts out demands for the last round of the bout. Heavy hands hang on the ropes as she inhales and exhales trying to catch her breath while the mostly male crowd howls. Just as the bell sounds, she forces her body to her feet and moves guardedly to the center of the ring. She taps gloves with her opponent and the round begins. continue reading »

Cheer the President, Boo His Motives

The decision made by the Obama administration this week to focus its deportation efforts on serious threats to national security should be applauded by Latinos and progressives alike. It seems that President Obama has finally expressed his support for the Latino base that helped elect him in 2008. continue reading »

Authoritative National Report Condemns Secure Communities Program

National Leaders, Experts, and Victims of S-Comm Conclude Program Should Be Ended. This week, the National Day Laborer Organizing Network and others made public an authoritative report condemning the Secure Communities deportation program and recommending its termination. continue reading »

UPDATE: Jasmine Villegas Gets 3 Year Restraining Order Against Major Creeper (VIDEO)

Steven Cintron, a 33 year old creeper who threatened to rape and kill Villegas will have to stay 100 yards from her for at least the next 3 years. continue reading »