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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

POLL:  Overwhelming Majority of Mexican Citizens Believes Government Losing Fight Against Cartels

Six in 10 Mexicans say the government is losing the war on violent drug cartels, while just 20 percent believe the opposite to be true, according to a new survey by polling firm Mitofsky and the non-governmental organization Mexico United against Crime. continue reading »

NALEO’s Statement on Texas’ Court-Drawn Redistricting Map

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund issued the following statement regarding the release of the Texas congressional redistricting map continue reading »

Indigenous Indians Take Over U.S. Gas Plant in Argentina

Apache, a Houston-based energy company that began operating in Argentina in 2001 but has been forced to halt drilling for security reasons, has urged the courts to intervene and resolve the conflict, company spokespersons told Efe. continue reading »

26 Bodies Found on Busy Intersection in Guadalajara, 2nd Mass Dumping of Bodies in Mexico This Week

The bodies of 26 men were found inside two SUVs and an automobile abandoned on a busy avenue in Guadalajara, one of Mexico's largest cities, prosecutors said Thursday. continue reading »

This Thanksgiving Border Patrol Helps Needy Families Living Along U.S.-Mexico Border

All along the U.S. border with Mexico, local governments have joined forced so that the poorest families in their communities may also have a nice dinner this Thanksgiving. continue reading »

Mexico to Build One of Latin America’s Largest Wind Farms, Heineken Already a Customer

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a loan of up to 1.1 billion Mexican pesos (or approximately $72 million) to help finance the construction of a 396-megawatt wind farm in Mexico, continue reading »

Mexico to Republican Candidates:  ‘There are No Radical Islamists in Mexico’

The allegations by U.S. Republican presidential candidates that Islamic groups have a presence in Mexico "are unfounded," Foreign Secretary Patricia Espinosa said. continue reading »

78 and 81-Year Old Mexican Women Attempt to Smuggle $1 Million in Cash Out of U.S.

U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested one male and two elderly female Mexican nationals on Friday for attempting to smuggle more than $1 million inside a Ford Explorer. continue reading »

U.S. Civil Rights Commission to Discuss Civil Rights Impact of State Immigration Laws

The United States Commission on Civil Rights announces that at its monthly business meeting on Nov. 18, 2011, the eight-member Commission unanimously voted to look into the civil rights continue reading »

Selena Gomez Helps BFF Taylor Swift End her 17-Country Tour

What are singing BFF's good for?? Just ask Selena Gomez who helped her pal Taylor Swift wrap up her 98-show, 17-country tour this week. Swift was performing her last show on Tuesday in New York City at the Madison Square Garden arena when Selena joined in on the fun. continue reading »

Center for Disease Control Issues Outbreak Notice for Cholera in the Dominican Republic

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) an outbreak of cholera has been ongoing in the Dominican Republic since November 2010. continue reading »

President of European Parliament Focuses on Human Rights and Internet’s Role at EUROLAT Meeting

Cooperation between states is one of the key issues in fighting for human rights, said European Parliament president Jerzy Buzek on Wednesday at the EUROLAT meeting in Brussels. continue reading »

Hispanic Entrepreneurs to Benefit From ‘Small Business Saturday’ Effort

National Entrepreneurship Month Ends with Effort to Bolster Local Communities. The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) today announced its support of the 2nd Annual Small Business Saturday, taking place November 26, 2011, continue reading »

Teamsters Sue To Close Border To Unsafe, Polluting Mexican Trucks

Hoffa: Pilot Program Is An Attack on American Truckers and Warehouse Workers. The Teamsters on Wednesday sued to block the U.S. Department of Transportation from opening the U.S. border to dangerous Mexican trucks through an illegal pilot program. continue reading »

Barça Defeats Milan and Is Leader of ‘Group H’ In the Champions League (VIDEO)

With goals by Messi, Xavi and a self-goal by Van Brommel, Barça, the best soccer team in the world beat Milan 2-3 and leads its group in the Champions League. continue reading »