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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Casey Anthony Deposed on the Zenaida Gonzalez Defamation Civil Suit

Yesterday Casey Anthony presented herself in Florida to get deposed in the civil lawsuit Zenaida Gonzalez has brought against Anthony for defaming her. continue reading »

Hispanic National Bar Assoc. Striving to Bring the Cesar Chavez “Fast for Life” Documentary Alive

The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) is a partner of Cesar's Last Fast, a multi-platform feature documentary film about the private sacrifice and spiritual conviction behind Cesar Chavez's struggle for the humane treatment of America¹s farm workers. continue reading »

25th Anniversary of Microsoft in Mexico Celebrated with $690 Million Investment Plan by Company

This week Mexico President Felipe Calderon attended a luncheon to mark the 25th Anniversary of Microsoft in Mexico. continue reading »

OPINION:  Latino Group Weighs in on Univision Boycott by Republican Candidates

Republican Presidential candidates are committing political suicide with Latino voters in the entire southwest. Former two term Governor of New Mexico, Gary Johnson seems to be the only candidate continue reading »

Texas Mexican Mafia Members Sentenced to Lengthy Federal Prison Terms

United States Attorney Robert Pitman announced that in Del Rio this week, five Texas Mexican Mafia members were sentenced to lengthy federal prison terms for committing various federal racketeering offenses committed in Uvalde, Eagle Pass, Del Rio and the surrounding area. continue reading »

STUDY:  In 2010 Immigration Population Reaches Record Level at 40 Million

New Center for Immigration Studies' analysis of Census Bureau data shows the nation's immigrant population (legal and illegal), also referred to as the foreign born, reached 40 million in 2010, the highest number in American history. continue reading »

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Your backstage pass to HS-News showcase of emerging and established Latino musical talent. Introducing This Week La Rompehueso continue reading »

Government Settlement Protects Voting Rights of Spanish-Speaking Voters in Ohio

The Justice Department announced a settlement with Lorain County, Ohio, to protect the rights of Spanish-speaking Puerto Rican voters under Section 4(e) of the Voting Rights Act. continue reading »

Clear Channel Cancels Meeting with Latino Leaders to Discuss Hispanic Hate Rhetoric on Its Show

The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) is asking the Latino community to join in the "Take John and Ken off the Air" Campaign. Supporters are asked to call and write letters to Clear Channel, parenting company of KFI. continue reading »

Telemundo Launches Two YouTube Channels Available with English-Subtitles

Telemundo announced that it will launch two YouTube channels dedicated exclusively to Telemundo and mun2 content. The two YouTube channels, designed to promote viewership on its linear networks, will feature clips and short-form programming. continue reading »

Campaign “For a Mexico Without Hunger” Launches

The Food Bank of the Archdiocese of Mexico is getting ready to host and organize its ninth consecutive day against hunger in the Federal District. continue reading »

In Mexico, October 12th is a National Holiday Known as Día de la Raza or Day of the Race

In Mexico, October 12th is a national holiday known as Día de la Raza or Day of the Race, this date is honored in other countries as Columbus Day. In the fifteenth century, an obscure Italian seafarer named Christopher Columbus became convinced that it was possible to reach the East from Europe by sailing continue reading »

Just In: Gov. Jerry Brown signs California Dream Act

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed the California Dream Act, AB 131, that allows undocumented immigrants attending California universities to receive state-funded financial aid. continue reading »

Call of Duty, Killzone 3 Take Over The First-Ever MTV Game Awards Latin America

Call of Duty; Black Ops was the nights big winner- Taking home three awards. Killzone 3 earns the coveted " game of the year" awards. continue reading »

Latin America has Highest Rates of Intentional Homicide, Reports UNDOC

UNODC ( United nations Office on Drugs and Crimes) has released its first Global Study on Homicide, which shows that young men, particularly in Central and South America, continue reading »