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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Comcast to Launch Several New Hispanic-Owned Television Channels

Comcast Corporation today announced that it is taking the first steps to launch ten new independent channels over the next eight years, including eight that are Hispanic and African American owned or operated. continue reading »

CNN’s Anderson Cooper to Be Honored by Latino Commission on AIDS

Anderson Cooper, anchor of CNN’s weeknight Anderson Cooper 360, will receive the 2011 Compañero Award on May 10th at the Latino Commission on AIDS’s annual fundraising gala Cielo Latino, the Latino Commission on AIDS announced today continue reading »

Could Ricky Martin Be Seeking Spanish Nationality?

Several gossip sites say Ricky Martin is seeking to become a Spanish citizen, though nothing is confirmed. The star would be looking to move overseas and marry his boyfriend Carlos González. continue reading »

Ban on Bullfighting is on Rafael Correa’s Agenda

On May 7, Ecuadorians will be asked to vote on a referendum that could make it illegal to kill animals for entertainment. continue reading »

Oregon Lawmakers Asking Congress for Reimbursement for Incarcerating Undocumented Criminals

Oregon House committee members are proposing legislation asking Congress to reimburse taxpayers for the cost of incarcerating undocumented immigrants who have committed crimes in the state. continue reading »

“Yes We Can” VS. “Begins With Us in 2012” Obama Launches Reelection Bid (VIDEO)

In 2008, Obama entered the race for president with the unforgettably bold, inspirational and catchy "Yes We Can." For his 2012 bid, the president has released a video titled “It Begins With Us,” where supporters talk about the need to reelect the president for a second term in the White House. continue reading »

McDonald to Hire 50,000 Employees on April 19th Dubbed as a Mega “Hiring Day”

McDonald's and its franchisees are looking to hire up to 50,000 new crew and restaurant management positions at restaurants across the country during a hiring event on April 19. continue reading »

Passport Day in the USA Offers Appointment-Free Saturday Service

On Saturday, April 9, the Department of State will host its third annual “Passport Day in the USA.” U.S. citizens throughout the country can apply for a passport book or passport card at any one continue reading »

GOP Florida Senator Marco Rubio Urging Regime Change in Libya

Senator Marco Rubio, star of the 2010 elections and often mentioned 2012 Republican VP candidate is finding his voice after keeping a low profile in the first three months in the Senate. continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking: At 11:30 pm 19 Yr Old Tries to Roll Across Border in Marijuana Wheelchair

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Ysidro port of entry late Monday found five pounds of marijuana hidden in the seat of a wheelchair. continue reading »

Lack of Confidence in Mexican Judicial Issue When Investigating Forced Disappearances

Impunity is still a major concern when it comes to tackling enforced disappearances in Mexico, a group of United Nations human rights experts said today as they outlined recommendations to the Government on the prevention, investigation, punishment and reparation of this crime. continue reading »

The Mosquitos are Back! Using Cell Phones to Combat Dengue

Dengue is getting worse in the Americas. During late 2010 the first dengue case in the United States outside the Texas Mexican Border since 1945 was detected in Key West and the disease has already spread to Miami. continue reading »

Upstate New York Dairy Farmer Charged with Harboring Illegal Aliens

An Adams, N.Y., farmer was arrested this week and charged with harboring illegal aliens, following a joint investigation by U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department. continue reading »

Intern Daniel Hernandez Speaking to Rep. Gabby Giffords on Phone

Intern Daniel Hernandez, who applied pressure to the wound on Giffords' forehead and pulled her into his lap, holding her upright so she would not choke on her own blood, said he has had "short continue reading »

Ramirez Shines on Grey’s Anatomy Musical (VIDEO)

Sara Ramirez -- better known as Dr. Callie Torres on TV's Grey's Anatomy -- soared in a special 'musical' episode of the Emmy Award winning ABC drama Thursday night. continue reading »