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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Mexico’s Mariachi Music Deemed One of the World’s Cultural Treasures

Twelve elements, ranging from rice planting rituals in Japan to Mexico''s mariachi music to a horseback-riding tradition in France, were added to the United Nations-backed list of the continue reading »

Spanish-Language Rock Pioneers, Mana, Return Triumphantly to Chile

After four years away from Chilean stages, the Mexican Latino rock band Mana appeared before a delighted crowd in this capital's La Florida stadium, giving a romantic and electrifying concert in which they reviewed their hits and the new numbers from their "Drama y Luz" album. continue reading »

Chicago’s O’Hare Begins Weekly NonStop Flights to Cuba

Starting this week Chicago’s O’Hare airport will be offering weekly nonstop flights to Cuba. The charter C&T will offer one flight to Cuba every Friday and offer one weekly return flight from Cuba. continue reading »

First Time in Spain’s History: More People Leaving Country Then Immigrating to It

The economic crisis that broke out in 2008 will result in a net outflow of people from Spain seeking work, the first time since figures have been kept that such an situation has occurred. continue reading »

Mexico Debuts Bicycle-Powered Lighted Christmas Tree

A Christmas tree whose 8,000 lights get their electricity from the kinetic energy of 15 bicycles has been lighted in the Mexican state of Puebla, officials said Sunday. continue reading »

Brazil Kicks Off Holiday Season with World’s Largest Floating Christmas Tree

The world's largest floating Christmas tree has been lighted in Rio de Janeiro, marking the official start of the holiday season in the Brazilian city. continue reading »

Check Out Demi Lovato Lose Hair Extensions While Performing (VIDEO)

No one can deny that Demi Lovato is very much into performing and giving fans her all. Now we have official proof coming from Kansas City this week. continue reading »

AZ Sheriff Arpaio to Join Perry’s NH Presidential Campaign, Set to Endorse Him

Apparently “America’s Toughest Sheriff” and foe of many Latino voters, Joe Arpaio is getting ready to endorse Governor Rick Perry for President. Though many of the Republican contenders continue reading »

Selena’s Going to be a Big Sis’ Soon

Teen star has been busy tweeting the big family news – she is going to be a big sister soon. Selena announced that her mother, Mandy Teefey and step dad Brian Teefy are expecting a baby. continue reading »

Check Out: Sofia Vergara and Ellen as New Cover Girls (VIDEO)

We can’t keep it all straight as to what Sofia Vergara is trying to sell us, apparently everything from her own clothes to perfume to basic cable services. 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. Introducing This Week From Bolivia: Desocupados continue reading »

Colombian Military Hostages Held 14 Years Executed When Army Attempts to Rescue Them, One Survives

Colombia’s defense ministry has announced that a rescue mission carried out in the jungle has resulted in four hostages being killed by their FARC captors. continue reading »

Rep. Charlie Gonzalez, Hispanic Caucus Chairman, Set to Retire Will Not Seek Reelection

U.S. Representative Charlie Gonzalez, a Democrat from Texas has announced he will not be seeking re-election after serving Texas’ 20th congressional district for more than 14 years. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Truck Seized Near Border with $13 Million in Marijuana

This week a tractor-trailer truck was seized in California after immigration officials found 1,146 package of marijuana valued at $13 million inside. continue reading »

Watch Out for Water in Huarmey, Peru – It Might Make You Gay Says Mayor

If you were worried about drinking the water in Peru when traveling there, this might give you real pause. The Mayor in the small town of Huarmey, Peru is claiming the abundance of strontium continue reading »