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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

STUDY:  Mexican-American Children Have Lowest Prevalence Rates of ADHD

The Centers of Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention’s National Center’s official report on the rates of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in US children shows the trend is upward. Nonetheless, there were different prevalence rates amongst different ethic groups. continue reading »

Allegations: Wiretaps & Other Abuses of Power in Colombia Financed With U.S. Aid

The Washington Post published over the weekend a very comprehensive article providing significant information about the financing of illegal operations carried out by the Colombian government. continue reading »

Quinceañera! People En Español Turns 15 Years Old!

To celebrate the first 15 years of People en Español, the magazine brought together four of the most influential Latinas: Gloria Estéfan, Cristina Saralegui, Adamari López and Maite Perroni. continue reading »

STUDY:  High Achieving Latinos & Blacks Suffer Most Academically from Bullying

Victims of bullying often suffer academically, and this is particularly true for high achieving black and Latino students, according to new research to be presented at the 106th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. continue reading »

Pitbull Will Bring The Heat to 2011’s MTV Video Music Awards!

MTV today announced that international music superstar and two-time 2011 VMA nominee, Pitbull will be the next artist to bring the heat to the “2011 MTV Video Music Awards” stage. continue reading »

Border Patrol Answering More Heat-Distress Calls from Illegal Aliens

With temperatures remaining high throughout south Texas, the number of illegal aliens who require assistance due to extreme heat continues to rise. continue reading »

Baby, Baby, Baby, Ooooh. Bieber-Fever Reaches Lima, Peru (VIDEO)

Be a witness to the effect the 17 year old Canadian boy singer has on Peruvian teens. They are even planning a flashmob to greet him! continue reading »

Take a Look at the New Martin Luther King JR. Memorial (VIDEO)

The striking 28-foot statue of the civil rights leader marks the first time a member of a minority group, and a non president is memorialized on the National Mall. continue reading »

High Ranking Member of Mexican Gulf Cartel Extradited to U.S.

Aurelio Cano-Flores, aka “Yankee” and “Yeyo,” a high-ranking member of the Mexican Gulf Cartel, has been extradited to the United States from Mexico to face drug conspiracy charges, announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and Administrator Michele M. Leonhart of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). continue reading »

Galavision Breaks Audience Records with Mexico v Brazil U20 World Cup

Galavisión, the country’s leading Spanish-language cable network, announced today that its live coverage of the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup semifinal between Mexico and Brazil averaged more than 1.7 million total viewers, making it the second most-watched Spanish-language cable telecast in history. continue reading »

U.S. Diplomat Travels to Guatemala to Discuss Intercountry Adoption

Special Advisor for Children’s Issues Ambassador Susan Jacobs is visiting Guatemala through August 24 to accompany Senator Mary Landrieu and officials from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services continue reading »

Brazilian Doctor Surrounds Her Home With Fence of HIV+ Syringes as Crime Deterrent!

Tired of coming back home from endless shifts at the Paranoá Hospital to find her house burglarized, she decided to take home security into her own hands. The Brazilian physician fancied a contaminated syringe fence would work against thieves! continue reading »

It’s a Girl! Benicio Del Toro And Kimberly Stewart’s Bundle of Joy is Here!

HS-News wishes to congratulate Benicio and Kimberly on the arrival of their new daughter. continue reading »

Internet Hacker Anonymous Threatens Dominican Republic Govt. Sites (VIDEO)

The internet hacker group, Anonymous, is now threatening to attack the government websites of the Dominican Republic in retaliation for what the group perceives as inadequate education for their young. continue reading »

President Felipe Calderon to Serve As Travel Guide on PBS’s “The Royal Tour: Mexico” (VIDEO)

Taking a bold step in his attempt to increase tourist travel to Mexico, President Felipe Calderon became a tour guide of sorts for the travel show to be broadcast on PBS next month. continue reading »