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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

NM Governor Martinez Pushes Immigration Crackdown Despite Family’s Undocumented Past

Frank Sharry: “It’s a Good Thing She Wasn’t Governor During Her Grandfather’s Day”. Already facing protests against her attempted crackdown on undocumented workers, Governor Susana Martinez (R-NM) faces new scrutiny with the revelation that her grandfather was an undocumented immigrant from Mexico. continue reading »

Las Vegas Honors Mexican Independence Day with Month-Long Celebrations Featuring Top Latin Performer

Pedro Fernandez, Luis Miguel, Alejandro Fernandez and Marco Antonio Solis among the Latin performers celebrating the holiday in Las Vegas. Each year, thousands of visitors make their way to Las Vegas to enjoy its internationally famous entertainment and to take part in the cultural festivities surrounding the month-long celebration. continue reading »

RELAX this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

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

Racial Profiling by Law Enforcement on the Rise in US Since 9/11 (VIDEO)

Several federal initiatives — such as 287(g) and Secure Communities, which give local and state police authority to enforce federal immigration law — have intensified racial profiling of migrants and people assumed to be migrants. Laws similar to Arizona’s SB1070, which would require Arizona residents to carry ID documents to prove their immigration status — and which lead to increased discrimination — are being passed in states around the country. continue reading »

Mexico Fighting Urban Poverty with $280 Million in International Financing

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $280 million loan to help fight urban poverty in Mexico through a comprehensive approach that combines efforts targeting both physical needs —increased access to urban services and infrastructure— as well as social needs of people living in marginal areas. continue reading »

Ferrari Seized From Colombian Drug Lord To Become Police Car

After some maintenance and a new paintjob, police will patrol the streets onboard a Ferrari that once belonged to drug lord Hernándo Gómez a.k.a. “Rasguño” (English translation is 'scratch'). continue reading »

Colombian President Santos Receives The Shortest Man Alive (VIDEO)

Edward Niño, the World Shortest man was invited to the presidential palace after he said he voted twice for Santos, and would like to meet him. continue reading »

Family Photo Album of the Bardem-Cruz’s in Bosnia

Javier Bardem and baby Leo traveled to Bosnia to hang out with Penélope Cruz on the set of “Venuto al Mondo.” continue reading »

Argentina’s Cast of Rodin’s Famous ‘The Thinker’ is Vandalized and Maybe Permanently Damaged

While the original of Auguste Rodin ‘The Thinker’ sits at the artists museum in Paris 22 original casts are displayed around the world. Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina, is host to the third cast of this iconic and classic piece of art. continue reading »

Gloria Estefan To Release New Album “Miss Little Havana” (VIDEO)

Check out Gloria Estefan’s new single, and let her tell you her oddest job experience. It involves the border, a nun, and illegal salami…! continue reading »

Coked Up Clams Found in Luggage of El Salvadoran Man at Dulles Airport

Customs and Border Protection at the Washington Dulles International Airport call it “one of the oddest we’ve seen” referring to coked up clams found in a passengers luggage. continue reading »

Watch Brazilian Fútboler Marcello Matrone Doing the Waka-Waka (VIDEO)

Every time Marcello Matrone scores, he and his mates run to the sidelines for wigs, hats and other props to celebrate parodying pop music choreographies. continue reading »

Power Restored to Most of of AZ, California and Mexico After Major Blackout

Almost 24-hours after a massive electrical outage blacked out large portions of California, Arizona and Mexico, effecting almost 6 million people, power is now being restored. continue reading »

9/11 Healing: Latino Mother Finds Forgiveness After 9-11 Tragedy (VIDEO)

Phyllis Rodriguez and Aicha el-Wafi have a powerful friendship born of unthinkable loss. Rodriguez' son was killed in the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001; el-Wafi's son Zacarias Moussaoui was convicted of a role in those attacks and is serving a life sentence. In hoping to find peace, these two moms have come to understand and respect one another. continue reading »

Senator Marco Rubio to Deliver Keynote Address at U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Convention

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) will deliver the keynote speech at the International Opening Ceremony for the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) 32nd Annual National Convention & Business Expo. continue reading »