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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Chile Seeks to Become A Leader in Scientific Research in Antarctica

With its strategic position as one of the few pathways into Antarctica, Chilean scientists are developing well over 30 different new research projects in the cold, southern depths of the planet. continue reading »

MBDA Awards $7.8 Million in Grants to Help Grow Minority Businesses

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) today announced $7.8 million in funding for 27 MBDA Business Centers (MBC)located across the country to boost continue reading »

STUDY: Is Coming to America Unhealthy for Mexican Immigrants?

Young adult Mexican migrants in the United States are much more likely to suffer depression and anxiety disorders than family members of migrants who remain in Mexico, a new study finds. continue reading »

WATCH Selena Gomez’s Performance of “Who Says” in Dancing With The Stars (VIDEO)

The young singer graced the set of Dancing With the Stars during their results show, and performed her latest single "Who Says" continue reading »

Like It To Smell It: De La Renta’s New Perfume Launched Via Facebook

Dominican designer Oscar de la Renta has embraced the world of social media by releasing his first fragrance in a decade, through Facebook. continue reading »

U.S.-Colombia Trade Pact Moving Forward with New Labor Rules for Colombia

President Obama is committed to pursuing an ambitious trade agenda with Colombia that will help grow the economy and support good jobs for U.S. workers by opening new markets. continue reading »

Belgian Artist ROA Brings his Wild Creatures to Mexico

The graffiti artist, famous for his incredible and huge depictions of less than cuddly animals in less than trendy spaces, brings his work to Mexico. continue reading »

NHMC and GLAAD Decry José Luis Sin Censura’s Disregard to Community Outcry

Today, more than 30 organizations sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski, urging him to swiftly act on the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) and the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation's ( continue reading »

Catholic School in Spain Must Pay $52,000 To Victim of Bullying

It is the most expensive compensation dictated by a Spanish court for a bullying case. continue reading »

Maryland School District Found to be Underpaying Its Foreign Born Teachers

In 2005 Maryland’s Prince George County Public Schools (PGCPS) needed teachers to comply with the new standards put in place with the “No Child Left Behind” law, so it went on a hiring binge. continue reading »

The Importance of Unions for Workers of Color

Unions bolster opportunities for all workers in our country. They encourage political participation and offer access to the middle class, as a recent report from the Center for American Progress Action Fund explains. But unions and their benefits are especially important for communities of color, for whom unionization has long been a critical component of their economic mobility. continue reading »

Bill Introduced in Senate to Limit Birthright Citizenship

U.S. Sens. David Vitter (R-LA), Rand Paul (R-KY), Mike Lee (R-UT), and Jerry Moran (R-KS) this week introduced legislation that amends the Immigration and Nationality Act in order to limit birthright citizenship continue reading »

Oldest Tomb of Ancient Maya Ruler Found in Guatemala

The tomb site was marked with a symbol of royalty among the ancient Maya: The Jester God it read. continue reading »

U.S. Senate Confirms 1st Latino for Court of Appeals in the Federal Circuit

By a vote of 86-0, yesterday afternoon the Senate confirmed President Obama's nomination of Jimmie V. Reyna to serve as a Circuit Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC). Mr. Reyna will be the first Latino to serve on the CAFC. continue reading »

Walk a Mile in Their Shoe:  Inside Colombia’s Mine Awareness Day

HS-News brings you an inside look at Colombia’s Mine Awareness Day, from the perspectives of the creators of a series of truly inspiring campaigns, as well as Daniel Ávila, director of Colombia’s Presidential Program for Integral Action against Anti-Personal Land Mines. continue reading »