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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

VOTE! HS-News Has Been Nominated for Portada’s “Top Content Provider For Hispanic Audiences” Award!

Thank you for your support and recognition. Learn how to vote for us and become a part of this important milestone. continue reading »

Brazil Census:  43,000 Children Under 14 are Married

In spite of the moral condemnation in this largely Catholic country and the illegality of it, almost 43,000 children under 14 years-old are either married or live with a partner. continue reading »

Did Selena Gómez Get a “Justin” Tattoo?

Shots of a performance at the Mandalay Bay Events Centre in Las Vegas show Selena Gómez sporting her beau’s name on her wrist. But is it real? continue reading »

Meet Brazil & Mexico’s Eco-Stars in Al Gore’s “The Climate Reality Project”, Live Stream Here

"24 Hours of Reality" is a worldwide event to broadcast the reality of the climate crisis. Check out the stream inside. continue reading »

Bipartisan Resolution to Commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month Introduced to Congress

In advance of our nation’s commemoration of Hispanic Heritage Month, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), and Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) today introduced a bipartisan resolution recognizing the month-long celebration and honoring the heritage, culture, and many contributions of Hispanic Americans throughout the history of the United States. continue reading »

CONGRATULATIONS! To Our First Free Giveaway Winner, Herminia Vanna!

You can be a winner too, find more details inside! continue reading »

Calle 13 Leads Latin Grammy Nominations with 10, All Nominees Announced Today

Today nominations for the 12th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards were announced at a press conference at the Avalon in Hollywood. continue reading »

Narco Censorship:  First-Ever Threat to Social Media Users Issued in Mexico

The Zetas and other narco traffickers in Mexico have used every threat known to man and have threatened about every demographic in Mexico from priests to journalists. Now apparently Los Zetas have issued a bloody and horrific threat to people using social network mediums like Facebook and Twitter. continue reading »

Downhill Bike Race in Chile Sets New Standard for Extreme (VIDEO)

Take a look at this insane downhill race in Valparaíso, Chile. Challenges include flights of stairs, ridiculous jumps, and live pets strutting by! continue reading »

Gumby Case Closed: Teens Turn Green Suit, Themselves in

Robbery unit detectives working with San Diego police reviewed the surveillance video of the alleged attempted robbery on a 7-Eleven perpetrated by a man wearing a Gumby suit and were able to identify an accomplice. continue reading »

Giant Brawl in Costa Rican Fútbol (VIDEO)

The rivalry between Alajuanse and Herediano, Costa Rica’s top 2 Fútbol clubs took a nasty turn Sunday; watch the melee inside. continue reading »

Peru’s Mineral Exports See Strong Increase, Valued at $24.7 Billion

It doesn’t appear that Peru will lose its dominance in the production and exporting of raw minerals. The government is reporting that it expects to export over $24.7 billion in minerals which is a 13.8% increase over last year. continue reading »

STUDY:  Young Hispanic Girls Aspire to Leadership More than Their Other Peers

Girl Scouts of the USA CEO Designate, Anna Maria Chavez, addressed the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute and released key findings about Hispanic girls by the Girl Scout Research Institute (GSRI). In “The Resilience Factor: A Key to Leadership in African American and Hispanic Girls,” Girl Scouts found that African American and Hispanic girls aspired to leadership more than Caucasian girls and had more frequent and more positive leadership experiences. continue reading »

Mexico Reports to UN on Its Millennium Development Goals

As part of the celebrations of the 50th Anniversary of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), President Felipe Calderón gave the General Administrator of the Program, Helen Clark, Mexico’s report on the progress achieved in the Millennium Development Goals. continue reading »

Alejandro Sánz Will Perform With Tony Bennett For Bennett’s New Release

Alejandro Sánz and Tony Bennett will perform together next Sunday at New York’s Metropolitan Opera House, to promote Bennet’s “Duet’s II.” continue reading »