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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Hispanic Media Coalition Opposes AT&T - T-Mobile Merger As Bad for Latinos

The National Hispanic Media Coalition, NHMC, has filed a petition with the Federal Communications Commission and the Department of Justice to stop the AT&T takeover, which has been scheduled to October. continue reading »

Mexican Government To Release State Protected Mayan Secrets

There are more than 3 million websites on the internet dedicated to the upcoming end of the Mayan calendar in 2012 and therefore they will welcome the announcement just made… continue reading »

The White House Responds: In the Debate Over Immigration and Deportations, the Facts Matter

As too often happens in the debate over immigration, anger and heated rhetoric from all sides dominate while the facts tend to get lost along the way. So it’s important to set the record straight. Fixing the broken immigration system so that it meets America’s economic and security needs has been and continues to be a priority for President Obama. continue reading »

World’s Largest Rodent Seen Outside Its Native South America, Roaming in California

Known as the world’s largest rodent, a capybara, or Carpincho as it is known in Spanish, has been sighted in California, quite a long way from its usual South American home. continue reading »

World Anti-Doping Agency To Challenge “Contaminated Meat” Angle in Mexico Team Doping Case

5 Mexican fútbol players who tested positive for Clenbuterol, said the drug was on the meat they ate. WADA doesn’t believe them. continue reading »

Attempted Kidnapping of 6-Yr Old in NM Thwarted by Hero Antonio Diaz Chacon

UPDATE: The good samaritan that probably saved the life of a 6-year old little girl that was snatched from a playground has been identified as Antonio Diaz Chacon. continue reading »

Bull Killed by Other Bull in Spain “Encierro” (VIDEO)

The fatal victim of the Spanish bull run this time was the bull, who got head butted into the great beyond by a member of his own species. continue reading »

Before Becoming US Citizen, Guatemalan Writer Walking Across Country Asking, “What is an American?”

Constantino Diaz-Duran decided that before he officially becomes a U.S. citizen, he wants to walk across the country and meet his soon-to-be-fellow Americans. continue reading »

Salma Hayek’s Woes, Being Beautiful and Privileged

How could she ever withstand the pressure of having to be beautiful and priveledged? With experience provided by being a film star, she said to Allure Magazine…. continue reading »

Boston Bar Being Sued for Not Allowing Hispanics and Other Non-Whites In

A Boston bar owner is being sued for allegedly turning away Hispanic and black patrons after saying, “I don't know you guys, and you should try to find another place to go.” continue reading »

11 Year-old Texas Mayor For a Day Changes Main St. to Justin Bieber Way (VIDEO)

11 year-old Caroline González won a Facebook contest to be the Mayor of Forney Texas for a Day. Her first official decree? Justin Bieber Way. continue reading »

Latinos Students Taking College ACT Continue to Show Improved Scores Especially in Math & Science

College and career readiness among 2011 Hispanic U.S. high school graduates who took the ACT test shows slow but steady improvement, particularly in the key areas of math and science, according to ACT’s yearly report, The Condition of College and Career Readiness 2011, released today. continue reading »

Outreach Coalition Series: Increasing Nutrition Assistance Program Participation Among Latinos TODAY

Outreach Coalition Webinar Series: Increasing Nutrition Assistance Program Participation Among Latinos: Highlights in Best Practices from Around the Country continue reading »

Immigration Services Launches Spanish-Language Version of E-Verify Self Check

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced that Self Check, a free online service of E-Verify that allows workers to check their own employment eligibility status, is now available in Spanish and accessible to residents in 16 additional states continue reading »

Colombia Funds Early Childhood Services for Low-Income Households in Country

The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), a member of the IDB Group, is partnering with Fundación Carulla in Colombia to create a franchise of high-quality early childhood services for low-income households in the country. continue reading »