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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

¿Que Pasa? Latin American Summit Cancelled, Chávez Will Stay in Cuba

The Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Ministry announced the postponement of the Latin American Summit, due to the alleged health problems of the host, Hugo Chávez. continue reading »

Colorado Courts Settle on Charges They Discriminated Against People with Limited English Skills

The Justice Department today announced it has reached an agreement with officials of the Colorado Judicial Department to ensure that limited English proficient (LEP) individuals seeking services throughout Colorado’s state court system will have access to timely and competent language assistance. continue reading »

Migrant & Seasonal Farmworkers to Get $84 Million from Dept of Labor for Job Training and Housing

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced $83,941,360 in grants through the National Farmworker Jobs Program to combat the chronic unemployment and underemployment experienced by migrant and seasonal farmworkers who depend continue reading »

Hispanic National Bar Association Commends Nomination of Sarah Saldaña as US Attorney N. Texas

The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) applauds President Barack H. Obama's decision to nominate Sarah Saldaña to the post of U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas. continue reading »

Tucson Border Patrol Rescue 30 Illegal Aliens in 24 Hours - Heat the Issue

n five separate incidents in the last 24 hours, Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents rescued 30 illegal aliens suffering from varying states of dehydration in the West Desert area of operations. continue reading »

2011 Teen Choice Award Nominees: Enrique, Bruno & Selena Make the Cut.  VOTE HERE.

Hurray for all you teen fans, the nominations are out for this year's Teen Choice Awards and we are excited that Enrique, Bruno, Selena amongst other Latino stars made the cut. continue reading »

Madoff Offends Hispanic Cultural Icon: Calls Himself the “Human Piñata” of Wall Street

Bernie Madoff has not only robbed and pillaged monies from friends and family he has now offended a critical Hispanic cultural icon the beloved pinata. continue reading »

America Ferrera Marries Boyfriend Ryan Piers Williams

Ugly Betty star America Ferrera married her longtime boyfriend, Ryan Piers Williams, on Monday after announcing their engagement last June. The two met when Ryan cast America in a student film while attending the University of Southern California. continue reading »

Hugo Chávez Resurfaces Alive and Well and Still in Cuba (VIDEO)

Eager to put an end to speculations about the current condition of president Chávez, Cuban and Venezuelan state TV stations release video proof. continue reading »

Spanish Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan by Road Bombs, Making It Deadliest NATO Mission for Spain

Two Spanish armed force members in there 20’s are amongst the dead in a deadly bombing in Afghanistan while three other Spaniards were injured. The roadside land mine was tripped when the military vehicle the Spaniards were riding triggered it. continue reading »

Leon Cathedral in Nicaragua Added to Distinguished UNESCO World Heritage Site List

The United Nations has added cultural sites in Ukraine, Mongolia, France and Nicaragua to the World Heritage List, closing out this year’s selection with a total of 25 sites, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) reported today. continue reading »

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in Advance of his DREAM Act Testimony

The DREAM Act is a common-sense piece of legislation that is in keeping with core American values. By creating opportunities for these bright and talented young people to attend college, not only will they have a chance to realize the American dream, but they will be able to strengthen the American economy and make our workforce stronger. continue reading »

Justice Department Files Lawsuit Alleging Immigration-Related Employment Discrimination by Farmland

The Justice Department today filed a lawsuit against Farmland Foods Inc., a major producer of pork products in the United States, alleging that it engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination by imposing unnecessary documentary requirements on non-U.S. citizens when establishing their authority to work in the United States. Farmland Foods, a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods Inc., is headquartered in Kansas City, Mo. continue reading »

Madrid Gets Its Own Walk Of Fame (VIDEO)

Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz and Pedro Almodóvar inaugurated on Monday Madrid’s Walk of Fame, showcasing its first 25 stars! continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER Wannabe Rapper Climbs NY Light Post To Seek Record Deal (VIDEO)

34 year old Raymond Velázquez’s rap tantrum caused Times Square to shut down on Tuesday morning. continue reading »