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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Youth Joblessness at Nearly 20 Percent

As the class of 2011 nears graduation, the usual stress points of Latin honors and remaining credits are taking a backseat to a more dire problem. In an economy where continue reading »

Boat on San Diego Beach Leads to Seizure of Large-Scale Human Smuggling Operation

A key figure in a large-scale maritime human smuggling organization and three alleged are facing charges, that began with the discovery of an abandoned vessel on a San Diego County beach and culminated six hours later with t continue reading »

Honduras Set to Return to the Organization of American States

The announcement by the Organization of American States (OAS) that the Principal condition for the return of Honduras to the OAS has now been met. The Honduran Supreme Court, on May 2, continue reading »

Selena Gómez to Host MuchMusic Awards 2011

The young actress and singer will be the host of Canada’s 2011 Much Music Video Awards on June 19th. continue reading »

“If You Don’t Succeed Try Again and Again Latin Style” (VIDEO)

Watch this persistent Latino pooch try his best to get a proper peek of his new best friend! continue reading »

IL Dream Act Vote Tomorrow! Take Action! Support the Illinois DREAM Act!

After months of hard work the Illinois DREAM Act is scheduled to be voted on in the Illinois Senate tomorrow! continue reading »

Several Latinos Nominated to 2011 Tony Awards

Meet the Latinos whose outstanding work on Broadway earned them a nomination for the most prestigious award in Theatre. continue reading »

Research:  Latino Purchasing Power Now Pegged at $1 Trillion

With an estimated buying power of $616 billion, Latinos of Mexican heritage represent the single most influential segment of the Hispanic market. By 2015, Packaged Facts forecasts the buying power of the Latino population as a whole will reach $1.3 trillion. continue reading »

Mother’s Day Flowers Threatened by Record Rains in Colombia

Some of the most intense rains in Colombia’s history have left three million people affected, and now threatens to water down everyone's Mother's Day and the flowers you were going to give mama. continue reading »

BUSTED! Desperate Housewives Ricardo Chavira Held For DUI

Eva Longoria’s onscreen hubby in ‘Desperate Housewives’ is being held on $25k bond after refusing to take a blood/alcohol test. continue reading »

Hispanic Florida Woman Hides Fraudulent Credit Card in Her Vagina or “Lady Purse”

Friday, Florida authorities arrested a women after it was discovered that she was in possession of thousands of dollars worth of merchandise purchased with a fraudulent credit card. When questioned, she told police that the credit card was hidden in her vagina. continue reading »

The #1 Most Popular Video in Argentina: Reggaeton Frolicking Abuelitos (VIDEO)

Not all of them are abuelitos; it seems that Tío Bailarín and Tío Ritmo De Pollo might have instigated this peculiar dance off! continue reading »

Latin America’s Top Ten Billionaires of 2011

Meet the wealthiest people in Latin América! continue reading »

American Heart Assoc. Helping Latina Moms Fight High Rate of Heart Disease

Heart disease remains the No. 1 killer of Hispanic women. On average, Hispanic women are likely to develop heart disease 10 years earlier than non-Hispanic white women. continue reading »

Legal Experts Weigh in on Executive Branch Authority as Its Relates to Immigration

President Obama’s insistence that his “hands are tied” by Congressional inaction on immigration has raised questions about how much executive power the President has when it comes to immigration. continue reading »