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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Osama Bin Laden Fan Hacks and Defaces Ronaldinho’s Website

An apparent Osama Bin Laden fan hacked and defaced Ronaldinho’s personal website, in one of the most ridiculous hack-attacks we’ve seen. The cyber-bandido started by comparing the futboler to Jar Jar Binks. continue reading »

First Conviction Under ‘Hate Crime Prevention Act’ is For Hate Crime Against Latinos

The Department of Justice has convicted the first person under the new federal ‘Hate Crimes Prevention Act’ for attacks made on a group of Latinos in Arkansas. The federal law is named after Matthew Sheppard and James Byrd, Jr. and has been on the books since 2009. continue reading »

Diego Maradona to Coach Dubai Soccer Team

The former Argentina National Coach will lead the Dubai Al Wasl for the next 2 years. continue reading »

Brazil Painter Makes More Money than Angel Gisele Bundchen and Soccer Legends

Meet Romero Britto, the Brazilian painter who brings in more moolah than the best Brazilian soccer players! continue reading »

Cristiano Ronaldo Ties the Spanish League Goal Record

After scoring twice against Villarreal on Sunday, Ronaldo brought his goal tally to 38 scores! And that ties the Spanish league goal record. continue reading »

Carlos Santana Tells Georgia and Arizona ‘Stop Shucking and Jiving’ about Immigration

Guitar virtuoso Carlos Santana had a few things to say at the Atlanta Braves "Civil Rights" Game in Georgia, held only two days after the state passed a bill, allowing law enforcement to demand continue reading »

DOJ Settles with Arizona on Allegations of Immigration-Related Employment Discrimination

The Justice Department today reached a settlement agreement with the Maricopa County Community College District in Arizona, resolving allegations that the district engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination against non-citizens in the hiring and employment-eligibility verification process continue reading »

The Machista Threat to Latino Males

When I tell Latinas that I plan on publishing a book on the conditions related to being a Latino male in today’s American society, I’m invariably asked, “why don’t you just do it on Latinos in general?” And when I try to explain continue reading »

Hispanic Leadership in NY Urging Governor to Withdraw from Secure Communities

Congressman José E. Serrano and Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez, both of New York, wrote New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo, urging that the state withdraw from the federal ‘Secure Communities’ program. continue reading »

Cristina to Launch the ‘Cristina Channel’ on Sirius XM Radio

National Latino Broadcasting, LLC. (NLB) announced today that it has signed talk show icon Cristina Saralegui to an exclusive contract, and plans to launch the Cristina Channel in the fall as part of their multi-channel deal with Sirius XM Radio. continue reading »

REPORT: Migrants and Minorities Continue to be Discriminated at Work

Migrant workers and minorities are among groups that continue to face discrimination in the labour market as a result of the global economic crisis, despite positive advances in anti-discrimination laws, the United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO) said in a report unveiled today. continue reading »

Latin America Unites in Song for Gustavo Cerati, 1 Yr After He Collapses in Coma

It has been a year since the exceptional Argentine singer and guitarist Gustavo Cerati sung his last show, in Venezuela. continue reading »

Costa Rica to Spent $132 Million to Address Its at Risk-Youth

Costa Rica will support children and youth at risk for criminal activities, rehabilitate people in conflict with the law, and strengthen the institutional capacity continue reading »

Messi Breaks Plane, Gets Scolded by Pilot (VIDEO)

“La Pulga” got yelled at through the plane intercom, after his celebratory banging of walls, resulted in a broken panel! continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Paraguay on Your 200th Year of Independence

Today, all of Paraguay is celebrating and rejoicing its 200-year old independence from Spain. The Spanish arrived in the 1500’s and stayed for nearly 300 years as it colonized the region, convert natives to Christianity and enslaved native populations. continue reading »