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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Latin Kings and Queens Charged in 19 Killings, 2 Chicago Cops Named as Their Accomplices

Fifteen alleged members or associates of the Almighty Latin Kings and Queen Nation (Latin Kings) have been indicted for their alleged roles in a racketeering conspiracy in Hammond, Ind., and elsewhere, announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer. continue reading »

Senior Citizens Arrested at Border for Smuggling ‘Date-Rape’ Drug into U.S.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Tucson Field Office, a component of CBP’s Joint Field Command – Arizona, stopped three Mexican women this week involved continue reading »

Spanich Elections Underway, Ruling Socialist Party Not Likely to Win

Spaniards are heading to the polls Sunday to vote in general elections amid a sky-high unemployment rate and fears of contagion from the European debt crisis. continue reading »

Latino Stars to be Front and Center at Today’s American Music Awards

The 39th American Music Awards will feature among its leading figures Sunday such Latino artists as Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Pitbull, Enrique Iglesias and Christina Aguilera in a ceremony where the singer Adele is the big favorite. 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 Colombia, Karen Santiesteban and Libardo Cardozo continue reading »

Protesting and Arrests at Georgia Immigration Detention Facility

A vigil called by a coalition of civil rights organizations on behalf of families of immigrants deprived of their freedom at the Stewart Detention Center in southern Georgia ended Saturday with the arrest of two activists. continue reading »

Celebrated Mexican Author Daniel Sada Dies at Age 58

Mexican novelist and poet Daniel Sada died following a lengthy illness and just hours after being awarded his country's 2011 National Arts and Sciences Prize, cultural officials said Saturday. He was 58. continue reading »

Teen Birth Rates Down For All Races, Hispanic Teen Rate Down by 12%

The birth rate for U.S. teens aged 15–19 years hit a record low in 2010, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. continue reading »

Increasing Awareness of Stroke Risk Factors for Latinos

Hispanics are particularly susceptible to stroke in the United States and speech-language pathologists (SLPs) hope to educate about stroke during the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association continue reading »

3 Sentenced for Traffikcing Mexican Women in the U.S. and Forcing Them Into Prostitution

Three Mexican citizens were sentenced to 15 years in prison Wednesday for conspiring to force Mexican women to engage in prostitution, following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's continue reading »

Hunting For A Prescription Drug Plan Is No Game - Social Security Admin

“Open season” is here for the Medicare Part D prescription drug plan. Hunting down the best plan for you is no game. Newly eligible Medicare beneficiaries, and current beneficiaries who are considering changes to their Medicare Part D plan, should act now. The “open season” will run from October 15 to December 7 continue reading »

Pole Dancers Take to the Streets in Buenos Aires (VIDEO)

Competitors showed off their skills prior to the Miss Pole Dancer Argentina competition. Pole Dancing is striving to clean up its image. Some have even pushed to have it considered for the Olympics. continue reading »

Mexican Troops Discover 140 Migrants Hidden in Truck

Soldiers discovered 140 undocumented Central American migrants hidden inside a truck crossing the southern border state of Chiapas, Mexico's defense department said Monday. continue reading »

Disney’s New Star Raini Rodriguez gives “Austin& Ally” Set Tour (VIDEO)

Disney’s’ newest star Raini Rodriguez takes us on a tour of the new series “ Austin & Ally “ The show premieres December 4th on Disney. continue reading »

FARC Accused of Killing Columbian Indigenous Tribe Leaders

Leftist FARC guerrillas are responsible for the deaths of two Indian leaders in the northwestern province of Antioquia, the National Indigenous Organization of Colombia, or ONIC, said Thursday. continue reading »