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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Sparsely Populated Northern Region of Argentina

At approximately 8:12 am this morning the northern region of Argentina was rattled with a 6.2 magnitude earthquake. The area affected is sparsely populated and borders Bolivia and Paraguay. continue reading »

Can Ron Paul Win Without Latino Vote He Won’t ‘Kowtow’ to?

Earlier this week, Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul told Univision’s Jorge Ramos he was not willing to “kowtow” to win the Latino vote, causing one to wonder if he can win without it. continue reading »

Shakira Appointed to Obama’s Hispanic Education Advisory Board (VIDEO)

President Obama has appointed Shakira to his Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. continue reading »

Nation’s First Comprehensive Online Immigrant Oral History Project Launches Today

The Immigrant Archive Project (IAP) and Farmers Insurance will host a special presentation featuring the stories of struggle and triumph of some of Southern California's most successful immigrants during a special media continue reading »

LGBTQ and Immigration Reform: Two Movements Joined at the Heart

Late last month, Congressmen Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL, 4th) and Mike Quigley (D-IL, 5th) met with leaders of the Chicago's LGBTQ Immigrant Rights Coalition, an emerging alliance between members of the LGBT and immigrant communities who find themselves in a political struggle for basic rights. continue reading »

Public Initiative to Educate Latinos About Importance of Influenza Immunization is Launched

Hispanic Americans are hit particularly hard by influenza with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting that up to 9.5 million Hispanic Americans will suffer from the flu in an average year. Yet, vaccination rates among this population are seriously low. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Genius and Tech Pioneer Steve Jobs Dies

On the heels of the launch of Apple's new iPhone 4s its visionary founder, Steve Jobs, passed away today. Jobs, 56 years-old was the co-founder and former CEO of Apple. The report of his death came for the company itself. continue reading »

The Now Poorer 85-Year-Old Duchess of Alba Ties the Knot to Handsome & Much Younger Commoner (VIDEO)

The octogenarian Duchess of Alba finally was able to marry state employee Alfonso Diez at the Las Dueñas Palace in Seville at a high cost to her in terms of money, titles and real estate holdings. Her marriage was blocked by her children and allegedly required her to give up her enormous wealth in order to marry what the family perceived as a gold digger. continue reading »

Silvio Horta to Write Comedy Series Based on “Texts From Last Night”

Silvio Horta is in talks to develop a half hour television show, based on quips from the popular internet blog “Texts From Last Night” for Fox. continue reading »

Victoria Justice and Carlos Pena of Big Time Rush Reflect on Their Hispanic Heritage (VIDEOS)

Nickelodeon stars Victoria Justice of Victorious and Carlos Peña (singer and star of Big Time Rush) share their personal stories with family during Hispanic Heritage Month. continue reading »

Taco Bell Launches Dorito-Shell Tacos, What’s NEXT? (VIDEO)

The new “Doritos Locos” taco is pretty much a Taco supreme, inside a shell that is a giant Dorito, which made us wonder, what else could shells be made out of? continue reading »

It was a Rumor: Shakira Tweets Love to Barça, her Piqué

As it turns out, TV Notas’ is reporting that Shakira and Gerard Piqué had broken up, was just a rumor. continue reading »

Government Sues Hampton Inn for Firing White Workers, Preferring Hispanic Labor

A lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleges a Hampton Inn franchise in Colorado discriminated against white workers by firing them preferring Hispanic workers they deemed worked harder. continue reading »

Cinthia Fernandez Bares All on TV for Argentina’s Own ‘Dancing With The Star’ (NSFW VIDEO)

Cinthia Fernández, a contestant in “Bailando Por un Sueño” performed a dance routine that ended in total nudity on Live TV. continue reading »

Latino Business Summit Hosted Today by Key Senators to Increase Access to Capital

Today, Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Chair of the Democratic Hispanic Task Force, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and U.S. Senator Mark Begich (D-AK), Chair of the Senate Democratic Steering continue reading »