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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Miss Brazil World Contestant Takes a Dive on the Catwalk (VIDEO)

A young beauty queen at the Miss Brazil World Pageant slipped during a dance number. See the faux pas inside! continue reading »

Spanish Retailer & U.S. Tween Fave “Zara” Found to be Exploiting Its Labor in Brazil

In efforts to end modern day slavery, Brazil’s Labor Public Ministry published the names of 251 companies found to be exploiting workers. continue reading »

MALDEF Files Motion in Texas to Preserve Latino Voting Strength During Redistricting

MALDEF, in Washington D.C., filed a Motion to Intervene on behalf of the Texas Latino Redistricting Task Force in an effort to prevent the reduction of Latino voting strength in the ongoing Texas redistricting process. continue reading »

Today’s Google Doodle Honors Argentine Author Jorge Luis Borges

Jorge Luis Borges, the Argentine novelist and master of short fiction would have turned 112 today. continue reading »

Spain No Longer #1 Fútbol Team in the World

The title of best soccer team in the world is now for the mighty “Clockwork Orange,” The Netherlands! continue reading »

Colombian Narco Grandmother Drugs Police Dog, Pleads “Age” Immunity to be Set Free (VIDEO)

Despite being caught sneaking drugs into a prison, and then feeding them to the dog that ID’d her, she walks free, as there is no jail-time in Colombia for anyone over 65-years old. continue reading »

NCLR Commends Immigration Policy That Puts Safety First When Immigration Laws Enforced

NCLR (National Council of La Raza) praised the announcement made by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regarding important steps that the agency will be taking to better focus continue reading »

DHS: Prioritizing Enforcement and Exercising Prosecutorial Discretion

Today, the American Immigration Council hosted a briefing to discuss the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) announcement last week that it would issue agency-wide guidance to make certain that prosecutorial discretion is exercised in a manner that ensures the agency's enforcement resources are used to remove those who pose the greatest risk to public safety. continue reading »

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 »