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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Renewing the American Dream: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by Helping Hispanic Businesses Grow

I was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, but have lived in Connecticut, Texas, Ohio and currently in New York City. As such, I am one of millions of Puerto Ricans who have embarked on what we have come to call the "guagua aerea" (or "airbus" in Spanish) which exemplifies the constant flux of Puerto Ricans coming from or moving back to the Island. continue reading »

Diana Nyad Makes Another Attempt to Swim From Cuba to Florida

62-year-old Diana Nyad is once again trying to swim from Cuba to Florida. She set out yesterday, a month after she had to abandon her previous attempt in part because of a severe asthma attack, reports AP. continue reading »

UN Hears:Drug Trafficking Greatest Threat to Latin American Countries Today

Costa Rica and El Salvador, two countries highly affected by drug-related violence in recent years, have urged the United Nations to help fight drug cartels and organized crime, and called on Member States with high numbers of drug consumers to take the lead on the issue. continue reading »

Now Instantly Play Music from Rdio Straight from Your Facebook Profile

Rdio Becomes One of the First Music Services to Launch on Facebook Open Graph continue reading »

Immigration Summit Takes Place in Arizona Presented by Hispanic Evangelical Leaders

A historic Immigration Summit hosted by Hispanic Evangelical leaders with delegates from across the nation including representatives from President Obama's administration, denominational leaders, pastors 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 »

U.S. Marine Explorers Ordered to Give $500 Millon in Recovered Sunken Treasure to Spain

In 1804, the Nuestra Senor de las Mercedes was sunk by British warships in while sailing back form South America. In May 2007, Tampa-based Odyssey Mar continue reading »

Pedro Almodóvar Has No Kind Words for Silvio Berlusconi

Legendary Spanish film director Pedro Almodóvar said the Italian leader is a “Homophobe obsessed with women.” continue reading »

Argentine Legend Diego Maradona Kicks Fan in Dubai (VIDEO)

Short fuse Diego Maradona is the focus of yet another controversy, after kicking a fan in Dubai. continue reading »

Bo Derek To Talk Rainforest Protection With Rafael Correa (VIDEO)

Bo Derek is in New York for the UN General Assembly gathering to ask for international support in saving Ecuador’s Yasuní National Park. continue reading »

Watch Selena Gómez and Justin Bieber’s “Brangelina” Photo (VIDEO)

Bieber uploaded a photo of himself, girlfriend Selena Gómez and six babies to the internet, with the caption "Brangelina 2.0 hahahahahaha" continue reading »

LISTEN to Prince Royce’s First English Single “Addicted” (VIDEO)

Check out Prince Royce's first English single "Addicted"! and don't miss him alongside Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull in Iglesias' Euphoria Tour. continue reading »

WATCH Pan-American Wheel Chair Rugby Tournament in Bogotá (LIVE STREAM)

Wednesday was the inauguration of the Pan-American Wheel Chair Rugby Tournament, in Bogotá. It ends September 24. Participating in the tournament, are wheel chair continue reading »

47 Charged in Puerto Rico for Operating Major Heroin, Crack, Oxycodone & Xanax Ring

On September 21, 2011, a federal grand jury indicted 47 individuals as a result of an investigation led by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Puerto Rico Police Department (PRPD)-Bayamón Strike Force, announced the United States Attorney Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Vélez. continue reading »

Supreme Court Will Decide If Catholic Church Can Continue to be Exempt from Anti-Discrimination Laws

On Oct. 5, 2011, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case that could help determine how much latitude religious organizations have in continue reading »