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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Commentary:  Alabama’s Dangerous New Anti-Immigrant Law

Last week, Judge Sharon Blackburn failed to enjoin major portions of Alabama’s extreme anti-immigrant law, HB 56, leaving many dangerous sections open to implementation. 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, From Colombia: Jose Rodríguez continue reading »

Response to Massive Cuts in Job Training Program for Farmworkers and Migrants

This past week the House Appropriations Committee released the draft fiscal year 2012 Labor, Health, and Human Services (LHHS) funding bill. The cuts proposed in this bill would cut funding for the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Employment and Training Administration nearly in half. continue reading »

Guatemala Issues Formal Apology to Deposed Former President Jacobo Arbez’ Family, 57 Yrs Later

For the first time in 57 years, the government of Guatemala is issuing an official apology to the family of the former President of the Republic of Guatemala, Colonel Juan Jacobo Arbenz Guzman, for human rights violations by the Guatemalan state. continue reading »

Meet One of the Undocumented Students Who Benefited from Texas In-State Tuition (VIDEO)

Meet Karla Resendiz who besides being an honor student, college graduate and Texas resident is now the face for in-state tuition for undocumented students. Governor Rick Perry urged his fellow Republican presidential candidates continue reading »

Former Colombian Maritime Instructor Sentenced for Transporting Cocaine

A former Colombian maritime training instructor and a co-conspirator were sentenced to federal prison for conspiring to transport thousands of kilograms of cocaine continue reading »

International Concern About Journalist Killings in Mexico

The United Nations human rights office expressed concern over the increase in the number of killings of journalists in Mexico this year, continue reading »

Hispanically Speaking News Named 2011’s Top Content Provider for Hispanic Audiences

Hispanically Speaking News has won the award for the Top Content Provider for the Hispanic Audience for 2011 at Portada's 5th Annual Hispanic Digital and Print Media Conference that was held in New York City. The Portada awards for achievement and innovation in marketing to U.S. Hispanics are determined through a nomination and voting process that is managed and overseen by the market research company. The digital media category is particularly meaningful because Hispanics are the fastest growing group of Internet users in the country. continue reading »

Calle 13- New “Latinoamerica” Video- See it Here

Calle 13 has released a new video of their single “ Latinoamerica”. We think it is a fantastic video…What do you think? continue reading »

Peru Juice Bar Sells Fresh Frog Juice- “The Peruvian Viagra”  (VIDEO)

A Peru bar in Lima, adds frogs to their juice (VIDEO). Actually, it's a fresh juice bar and the owner says frog juice restores vigor and keeps a body strong. And that's not all. continue reading »

Man Suffers Having Both his Legs Cut Off- Claims Mistaken Identity- HS News Narco Blog

Last night, a man along with several friends was enjoying the Presa El Region, in Chihuahua. The evening was interrupted when the men were attacked by a group of armed criminals. continue reading »

To Control Drugs- We Must Revisit Border Control (VIDEO)

Former DEA Supervisor Anthony Coulson says the supply of drugs from Mexico is increasing. continue reading »

“Capulina “(85) Passes Away in Mexico City- Enjoy Video of His Comedy

A spokesman for Mexico's National Actors Association says comic actor Gaspar Henaine Perez “Capulina” died at a Mexico City hospital. The cause of death hasn't been released. Henaine Perez had suffered pneumonia and ulcers. continue reading »

CELEBRATE this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

CELEBRATE this weekend with a Latin American natural wonder. Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

USDA Launches MiPlato: A Visual Reminder to Help Spanish-Speakers Make Healthier Food Choices

Today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin honored National Hispanic Heritage Month by joining with key Hispanic leaders to celebrate the federal government's new Spanish-language food icon, continue reading »