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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Try Something Truly Mexican in the Heart of Chicago - A Chapulin Quesadilla (VIDEO)

Tepatulco, is a Mexican-joint in the heart of Lincoln Park, one of Chicago's upscale neighborhoods, this is is not your average taco place. continue reading »

Newfound Peace in Brazilian Favelas Sets New Precedent in Popular Music (VIDEO)

The traditionally angry, violence exalting, drug encouraging lyrics, have been replaced by songs of hope, and calls for peace. continue reading »

U.S. Urges Cuba to Release All Political Prisoner on One-Yr Anniv. of Orlando Tamayo’s Death

Today marks one year since the death of Orlando Zapata Tamayo, a Cuban political prisoner who died following an eleven-week hunger strike calling for the release of his fellow political prisoners in Cuba. continue reading »

Did Somebody say Brainchiladas? Mexico Takes a (Machete) Stab at Zombie Flicks (VIDEO)

“Los Infectados” a new Mexican take on the usual Zombiepocalypse plot will hit theaters soon. continue reading »

Former Brazilian President Lula and one of his Ministers Sued in Brazil

Federal prosecutors in Brazil have filed a lawsuit against former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and former Social Security Minister Amir Lando. continue reading »

Thousands Come Out to Protest in Texas Against 60 Proposed Anti-Immigration Bills

Hundreds of immigrants, students, advocates and military members come out in protest at the Texas state capital, against the various bills being proposed on immigration. The theme of the protest rally was “Texas Can do Better.” continue reading »

New Mexico Putting up A Fight Against Fake Chiles

NM Rep. Andy Nuñez, an independent from the chile capital of Hatch is pushing a bill that seeks to penalize those grocery stores, restaurants, roadside stands and anybody who falsely claims to sell New Mexico chiles. continue reading »

98 Service Members Become U.S. Citizens in Kandahar, Afghanistan, 4 have Purple Hearts

Three officers from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) district office in Bangkok, Thailand, traveled to Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan to naturalize 98 soldiers, sailors and Marines during a ceremony on Jan. 29. continue reading »

Close Up & Personal Interview with Miss Universe Mexico’s Ximena Navarrete (VIDEO)

Popular Hispanics Entertainment Reporter Brittany Valadez sits down with the most beautiful woman in the Universe, Ximena Navarrete of Mexico. continue reading »

Hispanic Man Falsely Imprisoned for 18 Yrs Due to Prosecutorial Misconduct Sues New York City

Mr. Fernando Bermudez, through the Law Offices of Michael S. Lamonsoff, filed a federal lawsuit in the Southern District of New York continue reading »

UN Issues ‘Red Alert’ as Soaring Food Prices Threaten World’s Poorest

Record high food prices are putting added pressure on the United Nations agency that helps feed nearly 100 million of the world’s poorest people, with officials warning of a potential “perfect storm” combination of soaring costs, weather emergencies and political instability. continue reading »

Latest Investigation into 40-Year-Old Death of Chicano Activist Ruben Salazar Released

The case of a Los Angeles Times columnist who was killed over four decades ago when he was hit in the head with a tear gas projectile has found its way in to the news once more, and the office of Independent Review for the Sheriff’s department released the results of its investigation Tuesday. continue reading »

Could This Little Dirty Secret of Ronaldo’s be True?

The “Phenomenon,” who retired last week apparently tried to put his illness-induced bodyweight problem on check, using Xenical, a weight control pill with accelerated evacuation side-effects. continue reading »

Pepsi Working to Spur Economies in L.A., First Project to Aid Sunflower Farmers in Mexico

PepsiCo, Inc. one of the world's largest food and beverage companies, and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the largest multilateral provider of development financing for Latin America continue reading »

“Presumed Guilty” Film Documents Mexico’s Poor Justice System Coming to Theaters

“Presumed Guilty” is the new film directed by Geoffrey Smith, the auteur of last year’s brilliant documentary, “The English Surgeon”, that aims to reveal just how unjust the justice system of Mexico is. continue reading »