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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Your backstage pass to HS-News showcase of emerging and established Latino musical talent. continue reading »

More than $2Million in Microsoft Software Donated to LULAC Education Centers Across the Country

Microsoft announced a $2 million dollar donation in software to LULAC’s 55 technology centers. The commitment was made at the 2011 LULAC National Convention in Cincinnati. With Microsoft’s support, the centers, which are located in Hispanic communities across the country, will help bridge the Digital Divide, with state-of-the-art computer equipment, software and high-speed internet access as well as computer instruction to students and parents. continue reading »

The National Tequila Party Movement Upset with Senator Rubio & His Stance Against the DREAM Act

The National Tequila Party Movement, a non-partisan movement seeking to get the Latino vote out, is pissed at the junior Senator from Florida who happens to be Cuban-American. They recently issued a statement regarding the Senator's stances on tax cut or rather the lack of them. It reads as follows: continue reading »

President Warmly Receives New Dominican Republic Ambassador to U.S.

The new Dominican Republic ambassador to the US, Anibal de Castro, presented his credentials this week to President Barack Obama in the United States. Meanwhile the President lauded the great relations both countries enjoy and the contribution from Dominicans living in the US. continue reading »

House Votes to Uphold DOMA-and Ban Same-Sex Weddings on Navy Bases

Family Research Council (FRC) praised yesterdays bipartisan majority approval in the U.S. House of Representatives of Rep. Tim Huelskamp's (R-KS) amendment to the 2012 defense appropriations bill that would block same-sex weddings on Navy bases, since this would be a direct violation of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which defines marriage as the union of a man and a woman for all federal purposes. continue reading »

Mexico Advances to Under-17 World Cup Final on Goal in 90th Minute against Germany (VIDEO)

Mexico, taking full advantage as host nation, defeated Germany, 3-2, and will face Uruguay in Sunday’s final at Azteca Stadium (6:30 p.m. ET, ESPNU, Galavision, ESPN3.com). Mexico’s goalkeeper is Richard Sanchez, a California native who graduated from the FC Dallas youth academy and signed a homegrown contract with the MLS club early this year. continue reading »

Puckering Up for Education Reform in Chile (VIDEO)

Thousands of university students in Chile stage a kissing rally rather than continuing with violent demonstrations in their efforts demanding reform in education standards and costs. continue reading »

Mexico’s Economic, Demographic and Social Advances Resulting in Illegal Immigration Decline

In a recent article by The New York Times, Mexico's impressive advances in education, economy and democracy are making Mexican citizens choose to stay in Mexico rather than migrate north to the United States. MexicoToday's video on YouTube and blog on its website illustrate the story. continue reading »

Designer to the Stars, Nick Verreos Shares his Fashion Tips To Get Red Carpet Ready

The red carpet offers celebrities the opportunity to shine and show off their star-powered style. Stylists and fashion designers to the stars work behind the scenes to help celebrities look their best, no matter what! continue reading »

Women in the Workforce- After Walmart by Labor Secretary Hilda Solis

The Supreme Court’s recent decision in the case of Walmart v. Duke has reignited the national debate about unequal pay that many women face in the American workplace. Today in America, women are paid on average of 80 cents for every dollar paid to men. For African-American women, it’s 70 cents on the dollar. For Latina women, it’s 60 cents on the dollar. continue reading »

Ariz. Border Patrol Canine Team Seizes 10 Pounds of Heroin

Approximately 10 pounds of heroin, with an estimated street value of $136,000, was seized Wednesday by Border Patrol agents and Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Interstate 19 Border Patrol Checkpoint. continue reading »

CELEBRATE this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

CELEBRATE this weekend with a Latin American natural wonder. Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

JUST IN:  Former First Lady Betty Ford and Co-Founder of the Betty Ford Center Dies at Age 93

Betty Fords' family has just announced that the former first lady and widow of the late President Gerald Ford had died at age 93 with her family at her side in Rancho Mirage, California. Betty Ford was also know as the co-founder of the Betty Ford Center that serves as a treatment center for drug and alcohol addiction located in California. continue reading »

President Warmly Receives New Dominican Republic Ambassador to U.S.

The new Dominican Republic ambassador to the US, Anibal de Castro, presented his credentials yesterday to President Barack Obama in the United States. Meanwhile the President lauded the great relations both countries enjoy and the contribution from Dominicans living in the US. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: “Officer of the Year” Arrested for Selling Meth

Last year, Officer David Britto was "Officer of the Year" in Boynton Beach, Fla. Today, he's on trial for selling methamphetamines. Britto was born in Brazil and moved to Queens, New York when he was seven. continue reading »