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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

EPA Releases U.S. - Mexico Border Environmental and Health Report

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Mexico’s Secretary for Natural Resources and the Environment just released the Border 2012 Accomplishment Report for 2010. continue reading »

Hispanic Leaders Urge Sen. Reid to Defund Gainful Employment Rule

MANA, A National Latina Organization, joined with leading Hispanic organizations and concerned state legislators in urging Senator Reid (D-NV) to stand as a leader for Latinos and fight to defund continue reading »

Mexican National Receives 70-Month Sentence for Narcotics Trafficking Conviction

Earlier this week in federal court in Albuquerque, Erik Alonzo-Martinez, 28, was sentenced to a 70-month term of imprisonment for his narcotics trafficking conviction. Alonzo-Martinez, a citizen of Mexico, will be deported after he completes his prison sentence. continue reading »

Asylum-Seeker Numbers Fall, U.S Largest Recipient of Claims Mostly from China and Mexico

The number of asylum-seekers seeking to live in the industrialized world continues to fall and is now almost half the level it was a decade ago, the United Nations refugee agency reported as it released its annual snapshot of asylum trends. continue reading »

Watch George Lopez Bring Out The Mexican in Matthew McConaughey (VIDEO)

Watch McConaughey's appearance in Lopez Tonight, where the all American actor examines his early years....in Spanish! continue reading »

Rapper ‘Pitbull’ Named Spokesman for Low Calorie Vodka ‘Voli’

The artist has announced a partnership with the French Vodka makers. Grab some Voli and try our cocktail below as we celebrate the new partnership with our “Bloody PitVoli” continue reading »

Here’s Your Chance to Walk the Red Carpet Alongside a ‘Got Milk’ Celebrity

The Hispanic Milk Mustache campaign proudly announces its Ejemplo de Amor contest and sweepstakes! Being a role model inherently has a lot of rewards, and this Mother's Day got milk? wants to reward one role model mom by taking her to walk the red carpet next to a Milk Mustache celebrity at the People en Espanol's 50 Most Beautiful Party in New York. continue reading »

Lady Gaga Serenaded With a Mariachi Band on her 25-Year Birthday Celebration (VIDEO)

The controversial singer Lady Gaga turned the big two five this week, and celebrated it in Los Angeles, first with friends at “El Cielito” restaurant, and then with thousands of fans at the Staples Center Arena. continue reading »

McDonald’s Franchisee Arcos Dorados to Sell 12.5 Million Shares on NYSE

Latin American McDonald’s franchisee Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange Friday, in the regulatory filing, Arcos said it will be offering nearly 12.5 million class A shares continue reading »

UPDATE: Enrique Iglesias CANCELS Tour With Britney Spears Just Hours After It Was Announced

Mere hours after Britney Spears' pre-taped announcement that Enrique Iglesias would be a part of the summer tour, Billboard.com and Radar Online are reporting that he has backed out, allegedly because he did not want to be an opening act for anyone. continue reading »

Pedro Almodovar’s Films to be Interpreted by UCLA Psychoanalists

Encouraged by the success of last year's conference on the films of Charlie Kaufman (Adaptation, Being John Malkovich, Synecdoche New York), UCLA’s New Center for Psychoanalysis is hosting “Mirrors of the Heart: The Films of Pedro Almodovar, a symposium on farce, human relatedness and psychoanalysis” continue reading »

Colombian Funeral Procession Takes Deceased to the Stadium (VIDEO)

“I agreed to let his friends take my son in his coffin, because that was his last wish,” Explained Yamile, the mother of a young man whose body was taken for one last game last weekend. continue reading »

Daddy Yankee and Western Union Team UP to Bring You ‘Love in Any Language’

The Western Union Company has teamed up with Latin Grammy award-winning recording artist Daddy Yankee in New York City to launch "Love in Any Language." Love in Any Language will enable continue reading »

Selena Gómez Commercial for UNICEF’s Celebrity Tap Water Project (VIDEO)

The young actress is one of six celebrities that have so far lent their image to the campaign aimed to help people get clean, safe to drink water around the world. continue reading »

State Officials to Travel to Dominican Republic to Discuss Human Rights and Migration Issues

Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs María Otero will travel to the Dominican Republic today through March 31st to discuss global issues related to citizen security. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Julissa Reynoso will accompany Under Secretary Otero on the trip. continue reading »