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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Overwhelming Majority of Venture Capitalists are White Men, Though Minorities Rising

A recent CNN report found that the majority of venture capitalists are white men, and though attention was drawn to the topic, it is hard to figure out exactly why African-American and Latino venture capitalists in particular seem to be few and fall between, despite small advancements being made by Asians and women. continue reading »

Juan Luis Guerra Uses Music to Support Social Causes

Dominican singer Juan Luis Guerra said in Guadalajara, the capital of the western Mexican state of Jalisco, that he has pursued his commitment to social causes through his music, by which he intends to send a message of peace. continue reading »

Britney Spears In Negotiations for Free Christmas Show in Mexico City

Britney Spears reps are negotiating extending the singer’s December Mexico tour days one day for a free Christmas show in Mexico City organized by the government. continue reading »

Mirabel Sisters Killed by Dictator Trujillo Remembered Today on International Day of Non-Violence

Today the world commemorates International Day of Non-Violence against Women, and the Dominican Republic remembers the three Mirabal sisters who were murdered by dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo's henchmen on this day in 1960. continue reading »

‘Competitive Shopper’ Hits Fellow Customers With Pepper Spray During Wal-Mart Black Friday Sale

The night after Thanksgiving, known as 'Black Friday', can get pretty hectic for those scouring stores for the best deals on the most desired merchandise, but for some, that experience can be dangerous. continue reading »

Argentine Dirty Warrior Dies

Retired Gen. Antonio Bussi, sentenced to life in prison for his role in Argentina's murderous 1976-1983 military regime, died in a hospital in the northern city of Tucuman. He was 85. continue reading »

J Lo And Casper Smart Have a Thing, And It’s Called Radar Love!

J Lo’s new beau (literally) Beau Paul ‘Casper’ Smart apparently has a need for speed, and quite the record with traffic authorities. continue reading »

Were the Pilgrims Illegal Border Crossers? See Latest Cover of ‘The New Yorker’

The cover of the November 28th edition of The New Yorker is causing quite a stir, as artist Christoph Niemann's illustration, "Promised Land," depicts the pilgrims sneaking across the border. continue reading »

Christiano Ronaldo On the List of Potential Witnesses in Berlusconi Trial

Real Madrid star Christiano Ronaldo is a potential defense witness in former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s underage sex trial. continue reading »

Government Says Mexico Drought is Worst in 70 Years

Mexico is suffering its worst drought in the past 70 years, a dearth of rainfall that has forced the government to supply water to nearly 2.5 million people, the Social Development Secretariat said. continue reading »

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 »