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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Mexico’s Soccer Team: One of FIFA’s Top 10 Teams and A Major US Brand

Thanks in great part to Mexico’s national soccer team winning the CONCACAF Gold Cup championship, it is now back on the list of the world’s 10 best teams, according to FIFA (international soccer federation). continue reading »

Botched Suitcase Houdini Act for Mexican Prisoner!

Juan Ramírez was caught as he tried to escape jail inside his conjugal visitor’s suitcase. continue reading »

UPDATE:  7 American Tourists Remain Missing from Capsized Boat in Mexico

UPDATE: As of this morning seven American tourists remain missing from the capsized fishing charter boat in Baja California, Mexico. One American tourist has been confirmed dead when Erik, the fishing charter boat out of the San Felipe port, capsized due to an unexpected and violent electrical storm at sea. Thus far 19 of the tourists and all 16 crew members had been rescued either by the Mexican Navy or local fisherman. continue reading »

Criminal Alien Alters Fingerprints to Try to Remain in U.S.

Today, Freddie Davila was arraigned in Federal Court in Boston, on charges for re-entry after deportation and is currently awaiting sentencing. Davila was arrested on June 9, continue reading »

DHS Program Needs Fundamental Reform to Reverse the Damage Done to Community Policing

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is preparing to announce the constitution of a new Secure Communities Advisory Committee, a group assembled to analyze growing concerns about the program’s scope and implementation and to recommend improvements. Earlier this week, ICE also re-iterated that all states and localities will be forced to participate in the program, disregarding continue reading »

MLB Teams Pays Multi-Million Dollar Signing Bonuses to Several 16-Year Old Dominican Players

Major League baseball teams have recently given several Dominican Republic teenagers multi-million dollar signing bonuses and multi-million dollar playing contracts during the first days of the international signing period. continue reading »

Discovery Familia Brings Kids the Best of Summertime Fun With Special Episodes of Hi-5

Discovery Familia heats up the summer with special episodes of Hi-5, the network's classic series that will transport children to a summer filled of adventures. Providing a positive and healthy learning environment, continue reading »

WATCH:  Jessica Alba in New ‘Spy Kids 4’ Trailer (VIDEO)

In anticipation of the August 19th movie release date for Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World the movie trailer has been released by Dimension Films. Watch leading Latina actress Jessica Alba reprise her role as a leading spy mommy. continue reading »

Telenovela Superstars William Levy and Maite Perroni to Host the 25th Hispanic Heritage Awards

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) announced today that superstars William Levy and Maite Perroni, Mexican telenovelas’ sweethearts will host the 25th Hispanic Heritage Awards; the annual celebration of Hispanic excellence and premier event of Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States. William Levy, a Cuban-born actor, and Maite Perroni, a Mexican actress and singer, have agreed to jointly host the awards show which will take place at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C, on September 15, 2011. continue reading »

New Law en El Salvador Threatens Judicial Independence UN Says

Gabriela Knaul, the UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, said the legislation – which passed by El Salvador’s national assembly and was promulgated by the executive – could be considered “an affront to the principles of separation of powers and independence of the judiciary, fundamental elements of any democracy and any rule of law.” continue reading »

HS - News Remembers Hispanics Who Fought in the American Revolution

As we begin our Fourth of July celebration’s commemorating the Declaration of Independence HS-News salutes the Hispanic heroes of the American Revolution that earned the U.S. its independence. continue reading »

This Week 114 Individuals in Puerto Rico Indicted for Drug Trafficking & Money Laundering

One hundred fourteen individuals were indicted for drug trafficking by a federal grand jury on Monday as a result of a joint investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Puerto Rico Police Department (PRPD), and San Juan Municipal Police. continue reading »

Georgia’s New Immigration Law Brings Thousands of Protesters to Street

Yesterday, Georgia saw thousands of people protesting against the newly enacted immigration laws, in spite of some of those laws are being challenged in court. continue reading »

Comprehensive Initiative to Engage Latino Voters for 2012 Elections is Created

With the goal of expanding the size and influence of the nation’s fastest-growing electorate—Latino voters—NCLR (National Council of La Raza) and Democracia U.S.A. (DUSA), the nation’s largest Hispanic voter registration organization, announce the formal integration of DUSA into NCLR. continue reading »

Why is a Chihuahua Dancing Flamenco Instead of El Jarabe Tapatio?  (VIDEO)

Why is a Chihuahua dancing the Spanish Flamenco instead of the Mexican Jarabe Tapatio? Ask and she might tell you. continue reading »