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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

NARCO BLOG 4 Policemen executed in Torreón

A few minutes before 10 am on Sunday, the Center for Computing and Crisis Control, better known as C-4, received calls from civilians reporting four dead men by the shore of the Nazas river, in Las Huertas, Gómez Palacio, Durango. continue reading »

Bay Area Man Sentenced for Impersonating Immigration Official and Extorting Money from Immigrants

A Redwood City, Calif., man was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison and three years of supervised release following his conviction by a federal jury for conspiracy, impersonating a federal officer and attempted extortion. continue reading »

Tribeca Film Institute During Festival Announces Grants for Latino Filmmakers

As the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival is underway good news comes to independent Latino moviemakers with the announcement of grants available. continue reading »

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 »

2011 Baseball’s Race & Gender Report Card:  Good but Has Been Better in the Past

The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) has just released the 2011 Racial and Gender Report Card for Major League Baseball. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG Armed Men Attack Family in Nayarit

A family was attacked by armed men last Thursday night at the community of Pantanal, in the Xalisco municipality of Nayarit. continue reading »

Join Eva Longoria in Supporting the National Museum of the American Latino

As we near Cinco de Mayo and prepare to honor Latinos across our community, both locally and nationally, Eva Longoria, is inviting you to join her in a historic effort to memorialize the role of Latinos in the U.S. by supporting the work of the National Museum of the American Latino Commission. continue reading »

New Travel Warning to Mexico Issued by State Department

The U.S. Department has issued another new travel warning to Mexico for government employees to area where drug cartel violence is highest. The new travel warning is banning U.S. government personnel from traveling in certain parts of the state of Jalisco and from traveling along certain highways in that state. continue reading »

WATCH Demi Lovato’s Interview on 20/20

In last night's interview on ABC’s 20/20, Sonny With a Chance star Demi Lovato opened up about her leaving the show, her time in rehab and her struggle with bipolar disorder. continue reading »

Arson and Executions Persist in Durango

This time it happened in San José del Ranchito, in the El Mezquital municipality. continue reading »

22 arrested in Chicago area during ICE operation targeting gang members

Agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), in close partnership with local law enforcement, arrested 22 men during a five-day operation this week. This is the latest local effort in an ongoing national ICE initiative to target transnational gang members. continue reading »

U.S. Officials to Travel to Guatemala to Discuss Intercountry Adoptions

Special Advisor for Children’s Issues Ambassador Susan Jacobs will visit Guatemala from April 24-25 to accompany Senator Mary Landrieu for meetings on intercountry adoption. continue reading »

Mexicans Celebrate Easter With Recreation of The Passion

This Semana Santa, thousands of people come from all over México to converge at the capital, in the neighborhood of Ixtapalapa, to watch the annual passion of the Christ. continue reading »

Hispanic Federation Raises $1M At Star-Studded Benefit Gala

The Hispanic Federation welcomed nearly 700 distinguished guests and honorees to its star-studded 2011 Annual Benefit Gala at The Waldorf-Astoria. Under the theme of “Ignite the Light,” the Federation’s gala helped raise over 1 million dollars in support programs and services for the Latino community. continue reading »

Cartoon Network Latino Goes Green for Dia de La Tierra

HS-News wishes our readers a very happy and insightful Earth Day 2011, a world celebration of our planet, and the day to really think about hat can we do to save it. continue reading »