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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Archie, Veronica, Betty and Jughead Now Digital and In Spanish

Archie Comics is offering digital editions of their comics in Spanish, at www.archiedigital.com continue reading »

Man Pleads Guilty to Crimes Against Hispanics and Racial Intimidation

The Justice Department announced today that Johnny Mathis, 47, of Lecompte, La., pleaded guilty to two federal crimes for shooting at the home of three Hispanic men living across the street from him because of the victims’ race and national origin. continue reading »

Mexican Rock Band Maná Calls for Immigration Reform On the Eve of Their First Album in 5 Years

Mexican rock band, Mana, calls for “justice for the undocumented” while attending Billboard’s Latin Music Conference in Miami. continue reading »

How America has Fueled Illegal Immigration

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg railed against the current anti-immigrant sentiment on Fox News Sunday this past weekend. continue reading »

Opportunity for Latinos Wanting to Write for Major Television Networks

The NLMC Television Writers Program submission period is now open for those writers who can write at least one half-hour comedy or one-hour dramatic television script in English within a five-week period of time. The program will take place in Burbank, CA from October 8th to November 11th. continue reading »

Honduras to Spend $37 Million to Improve Basic Education

Honduras will improve basic education for more than 100,000 students with the help of a $37 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The financing will help students to learn more in basic education schools that serve the country’s poorest population. continue reading »

Mexicans Protest Via Twitter with #FailedState &  #EstadoFallido Hashtags

In response to the violence ravaging the nation on a daily basis, Mexican citizens have been tweeting their commentaries, protests, and news, followed by the #estadofallido hashtag. continue reading »

State Owned Uruguayan TV Channel Has Been Operating for 12 Years Without Broadcasting Anything

Melo’s Channel 8 has studios, antennas, cameras, 7 workers and its own building, but hasn’t broadcast a single image in over a decade. continue reading »

Goverment Officials Returning Seized pre-Columbian Artifacts to Panama

Today at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) headquarters, ICE Director John Morton and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Assistant Commissioner Thomas S. Winkowski repatriated 99 pre-Columbian artifacts seized continue reading »

Judge Reduces $15,000 Fine To $1,000 For Manhattan Teacher Who Said Coñ* In Class

Supreme Court Justice Barbara Jaffe considered the fine “disproportionate.” continue reading »

Director-Choreographer Jamie King Joins Jlo and Marc Anthony’s New Show

New details have surfaced on the new talent show venture of Jlo and Marc Anthony, now called “Q’Viva” a show “for the 21st century. continue reading »

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics

Hispanic success in education and in the labor market is of immediate and long‐term importance to America’s economy, according to a new report released today by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics continue reading »

Consumption Junction: Stop Using Drugs… or Decriminalize Them

In a recent argument I had over Facebook, a friend of mine made the futile attempt to post that the current wave of Latino immigration is unprecedented due to what he sees as two, distinct phenomena: drugs and violence. He argued that Latinos are unlike any immigrant group before them, because they bring a significant increase in drug crimes and violence. continue reading »

U.S. Border Patrol Arrests Illegal Aliens, Thwarts Human Smuggling Attempt

A collaborative effort between Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine and the U.S. Border Patrol prevented a maritime human smuggling attempt yesterday that resulted in the arrest of seven Mexican nationals. continue reading »

Economic Mobility Remains Out of Reach For as Much as 42% of Latino Youth

Latino youth are one of the fastest-growing segments of the population in the United States, poised to fill the workforce gap as millions of baby boomers retire over the next decade. continue reading »