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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

JUST IN:  President Hugo Chavez Reportedly Suffers Kidney Failure Rushed to Hospital

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who has been battled an undisclosed cancer since this summer, has reportedly been rushed to the hospital with kidney failure. continue reading »

Why are Progressive Latinos Abandoning Obama?

When Barack Obama was elected the first Black president of the United States in 2008, it was with 67 percent of the Latino vote that turned out in record numbers (10 million Latinos, 9 percent of voter turnout). continue reading »

National Latina Institute Stands with Georgia’s Immigrant Women & Children

The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH), a founding member of the National Coalition for Immigrant Women’s Rights, stands in solidarity with immigrant women and children as part of the “We Belong Together: Women’s Delegation to Georgia”. continue reading »

UN Urges More Protection for Mexican Journalists

Condemning the murders of three women journalists in Mexico over the past month, the United Nations agency that defends press freedom today pressed for stronger measures to halt the frequent violence against reporters in the Latin American country. continue reading »

U.S. Diplomat Travels to Spain to Discuss Trade & Investment Issues

Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Business Affairs Jose W. Fernandez will travel to Spain from September 28 to October 2, and to Turkey from October 2-4. continue reading »

Teamwork, The Name of the Game in Real Madrid’s 3-0 Over Ajax (VIDEO)

Spanish soccer clubs Barça and Real Madrid have elevated the soccer standard to an art. Watch the Real Madrid work together to beat the Ajax 3-0. continue reading »

Rob Schneider’s New TV Show Approved for 8 Episodes With New Cast

Spanish actress Claudia Bassols and Cheech Martin have joined the cast of Rob Schneider’s new TV venture. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Judge Allows Most of Alabama’s New Strict Immigration Law to Go Forth

A federal judge in Alabama has given the state a victory in allowing it to put forth one of the strictest immigration laws in the country. U.S. District Sharon Blackburn r continue reading »

Mexican Woman Survives Surgery to Remove Live Narco Grenade In her Face (VIDEO)

Meet Mexico's newest miracle woman: Karla Flores, a seafood vendor from Culiacán who had a live grenade lodged in her face and survived! continue reading »

7-day Immigration Enforcement Sweep Nets 2,900 Criminal Aliens

As part of the Obama administration's ongoing commitment to prioritizing the removal of criminal aliens and egregious immigration law violators, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) today announced the results of a seven-day national "Cross Check" enforcement operation - which led to the arrest of more than 2,900 convicted criminal aliens. continue reading »

Get Ready to Participate in Hispanic Roundtable Hosted by President Obama

Today, at 11:25 a.m. EDT, President Obama will participate in an Open for Questions roundtable with Yahoo!, MSN Latino, AOL Latino and HuffPost Latino Voices live from the White House. continue reading »

Cruise Ship Passengers on Carnival Victory Arrested in Puerto Rico for Transporting Cocaine Aboard

Sunday morning, during a random inspection of passengers arriving from St. Christopher – Nevis, on board the cruise ship “Carnival Victory”, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a passenger who was attempting to transport cocaine into the United States inside his back pack. continue reading »

American Latino TV Celebrating 10th Anniversary Season

LATV Networks announced today that American Latino TV and LatiNation, its two nationally syndicated half-hour television weeklies, will debut record-breaking seasons of their shows this weekend, October 1-2. continue reading »

Brazilian Bank Workers go On Strike

Workers from private and public banks in Brazil have gone on strike, aiming to pressure the National Federation of Banks into meeting the Union’s demands. continue reading »

Key Witnesses in Michael Jackson Death Trial - The Latino List

Today the manslaughter trial of Dr. Conrad Murray started in Los Angeles with headline grabbing opening statements. Critical to the conviction or release of Murray in the death of the ‘King of Pop’ are the witnesses slated to testified. continue reading »