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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

National Hispanic Media Considers Boycott of LA Radio Shadow Inciting Hate & Crimes Against Latinos

Several representatives of leading Los Angeles Latino civil-rights groups met this morning at the National Hispanic Media Coalition, NHMC, headquarters in Pasadena, California, to discuss the John and Ken Show and its troubling pattern of broadcasting hate and misinformation over the public airwaves. continue reading »

Former Chief NAFTA Negotiator for Mexico Named President of Telemundo Network

NBCUniversal announced today that Emilio Romano has been named President of Telemundo and will begin in October. Romano will lead the Telemundo Spanish broadcast network and its 14 owned stations, continue reading »

Check Out Sara Bareilles’ Video for “Gonna Get Over You” - Mocking the Mexicans or Loving Latinos?

Aside from the fact that this video has pretty much nothing to do with the song itself, this songstress is dancing about in a clearly Hispanic neighborhood, causing a scene. continue reading »

Donated Meals to Children’s School in Peru Contaminated with Rat Poison, Deaths Reported (VIDEO)

At least 3 Peruvian children have died, and another hundred remain ill after eating a meal of fish and rice believed to be contaminated with rat poison. continue reading »

Latino Gang Members Plead Guilty to Running Massive Cross-Border Illegal Enterprises

A member and an associate of the Barrio Azteca (BA) gang each pleaded guilty today to participating in a racketeering conspiracy involving, among other things, the March 13, 2010, murders in Juarez, Mexico continue reading »

UPDATE Take a Look at Cristina’s Brand New Shoes

One of our readers snapped a few pictures of Cristina sporting her new kicks at the UNESCO in Paris. Thanks, Hugo! continue reading »

Mexican Vampire Woman to be Cloned in Wax! (VIDEO)

Wax clones of Maria José, the 35-year-old tattoo Mexican artist will don Ripley's Believe It Or Not! attractions around the world. continue reading »

President’s Plan Would Create 70,000 Jobs in New York City

Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) today unveiled a new report detailing how the President's recently proposed "American Jobs Act" would boost job growth in New York City. continue reading »

Latino Celebrities Start Initiative to Make Peace a Human Right (VIDEO)

Join Juanes, Miguel Bosé Juan Luis Guerra, Eva Longoria and many others in their quest to make Peace, a human right. Sign now! continue reading »

Murder Charges for CA Policeman Manuel Ramos in Brutal Beating of Homeless Man (VIDEO)

Officer Manuel Ramos and fellow officer Jay Cicinelli have been charged in the brutal beating death of a homeless man in Fullerton, California announced Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas today. continue reading »

Argentina’s President Cristina Fernández Paris Shopping Spree Includes 100K in Shoes

Cristina Fernández didn’t even leave her lavish Paris hotel to shop for the 20 pairs of Louboutin shoes she purchased ahead of her meeting with Sarkozy. continue reading »

EEOC Charges Bass Pro with Discriminating Against Latino Applicants Preferring White Applicants

Bass Pro, a nationwide retailer of sporting goods, and apparel products, engaged in a pattern or practice of failing to hire African-American and Hispanic applicants for positions in its retail stores nationwide, and retaliated against employees who opposed the discriminatory practices, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged in a lawsuit filed today. continue reading »

Ronaldo Gives Sporting Fans The Finger, Tells Them Where To Shove Their Jeers (VIDEO)

Ronaldo claims he was flipping off team mate Pepe as a joke, but an expert in lip reading and sign language says otherwise. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS:  Empanada Stop Results in $400 Million Armored Car Robbery in Venezuela

A Venezuelan armored truck carrying 1,700,000 Bolívares (395 Million dollars) was robbed by six men, while a guard had na empanada breakfast! continue reading »

Health Advocates Urging Politicians to Support Health Care Access for Latinas

As Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off, Planned Parenthood and other national leaders working on Latina health and justice issues are asking elected officials to recognize the disparate impact that federal and state health care policies are having on Latino families, and to oppose proposals that contribute to these health disparities. continue reading »