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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

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 Mexico, La Octava Maravilla continue reading »

More Americans Than Ever Say they Believe in Ghosts

A new study by the national pollster shows that nearly one-in-three American adults or 31 percent believe in 'spectral phenomena' better known as ghosts. continue reading »

STUDY:  Hispanic Teens Least Bullied Minority in Schools, While Asian Americans Most Bullied

New data compiled by the Department of Justice and Department of Education show that Hispanic teens are the least bullied minority teens at a rate of 34.3 percent while Asian Americans the most bullied. continue reading »

Seven Members of Ecuadorian Immigrant Family Killed in IN Crash, Bodies to be Returned Home

Ten members of related Ecuadorian immigrant families were involved in a deadly crash on Indiana’s Toll road leaving seven of them dead late Thursday night. continue reading »

Nicargua to Get International Aid for Flood Relief

The United Nations and Nicaragua launched a flash appeal today for $14.3 million to provide shelter, food, water and sanitation, and agricultural livelihoods to those affected by the floods that have ravaged large parts of the country for the past three weeks. continue reading »

Selena Quintanilla Wins Billboard Award 16 Years After Her Death (VIDEO)

The late Mexican-American singer Selena won the “Digital Download Artist of the Year” award at the Billboard Mexican Music Awards that aired on Telemundo on Thursday night. The singer-songwriter’s life ended right as she became one of the first Spanish-language singers to successfully crossover to the English-market. continue reading »

NPRC AND NHFA Denounce the Oscars for Hispanic Discrimination in Foreign Film Category

The National Puerto Rican Coalition (NPRC) and the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts (NHFA) today denounce the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science (AMPAS) for discriminating against the Puerto Rico film industry by expelling them from entry into the Foreign Language Film category. continue reading »

Marco Rubio: “Cuban amnesty for ‘me’, but not for Mexican ‘thee’”

Here’s the reality. Mexican-Americans account for almost 70% of the Latin population pie. However, Cuban-Americans account for 3% of the pie.Why is Senator Marco Rubio supporting a unique amnesty and government entitlements via the Cuban Adjustment Act afforded to the Cubans (with heavy concentration in continue reading »

Three Quarters of Americans Give President Obama Negative Ratings on His Handling of the Economy

Despite some recent successes abroad, President Obama continues to struggle with how Americans perceive the job he is doing at home, particularly on the economy.These are some of the results of The Harris Poll of 2,463 adults surveyed online between October 10 and 17, 2011 by Harris Interactive. continue reading »

American Workers Reveal the Scariest Jobs….

What makes a job frightening? Imminent danger? Public speaking? Eerie surroundings? As Halloween weekend approaches, American workers voted on the scariest continue reading »

KICK BACK this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

KICK BACK this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder. Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

Fox Again Promotes AZ Sheriff Paul Babeu And His Anti-Immigrant Views

News Corp. chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch has claimed that Fox News is not "anti-immigrant," a statement seemingly contradicted by near-daily segments on the network portraying immigrants in a negative light. Fox even goes as far as to support politicians with clearly anti-immigrant views. continue reading »

Check Out the First Images of Ricky Martin in “Evita”  (VIDEO)

Ricky Martin is set to play Ché Guevara in a new Broadway run of the Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice musical “Evita,” due to open April 5 2012 in New York. continue reading »

Southern Chile in Red Alert for Potential Eruption of Hudson Volcano

Though Chilean authorities have ruled out an imminent massive eruption, an area of 25 miles around the Hudson in the Aysén region, has been evacuated. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS 6.9 Earthquake Rattles Lima, Perú

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 was felt in the Peruvian cities of Lima and Arequipa, and across the coastal regions near the city of Ica. The quake’s epicenter was located 31 miles south of the coastal city Ica, some 178 miles away from Lima. No Tsunami alerts have been issued. continue reading »