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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Fundación Escuela Nueva Wins Henry R. Kravis Leadership Award for $250,000

Claremont McKenna College (CMC) announced today that Vicky Colbert was awarded the sixth annual Henry R. Kravis Prize in Leadership. The Kravis Prize, continue reading »

Gabriel García Marquez’s “La Candida Erendira” Premieres In Washington

Gabriel García Marquez's "La Candida Erendira" book will come to life as a play and premieres In Washington. The play, directed by Colombian director Jorge Alí Triana will show in the Gala Hispanic Theater. continue reading »

Hispanics and the NFL: A Budding Love Affair (VIDEO)

In the Latino sports world a spicy rivalry is brewing, and this one might be one of such epic proportions as the rivalries between say the Mexican América VS Chivas, or the Argentine Boca Juniors versus River Plate, or the feud between Real Madrid and the great Barça in Spain. continue reading »

Robert Rodriguez’s “Black Mamba” Starring Kobe and Danny Trejo Dribbling Soon to a Theatre Near You

Nike and Kobe Bryant have presented the first two teasers for an upcoming film in which the Basketball star will face Danny Trejo and a team of ugly looking goons, in an attempt to save er…. his shoes? continue reading »

Pope Security is Breached by Young Brazilian Boy Who Wanted a Private Audience (VIDEO)

A little boy darted past security officers to approach Pope Benedict XVI during the regular papal public audience on February 2. As the Pope was speaking of St. Teresa of Avila of Spain a youngster came out of nowhere to the altar where the Pope was. continue reading »

New Report Underscores Folly & Costs of Mass-Deportation Approach to Immigration

Pew Hispanic Center Report Reveals Limits of Enforcement-Only Agenda: Costs to Taxpayers Will Surge as Undocumented Will Burrow Further Underground continue reading »

21 Criminal Aliens Arrested in ICE Enforcement and Removal Operation in Pennsylvania and Delaware

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) office in Philadelphia arrested 44 foreign nationals, 21 with criminal convictions, during a five-day enforcement continue reading »

Asst. Secretary of State Jose Fernandez to Meet with Latin American Business Leaders in Miami

Assistant Secretary for Economic, Energy and Business Affairs Jose W. Fernandez travels to Miami, Florida, from February 2-4, 2011, where he will meet with business and community leaders as part of the Administration’s continue reading »

Phoenix Police Find 53 Illegal Aliens at Drop House, Charge Two MX Nationals with Human Smuggling

Two Mexican citizens appeared in federal court to face human smuggling charges Monday following the discovery of a Phoenix drop house by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations Friday where agents detained 53 illegal aliens. continue reading »

Brazilian Clown Tiririca in His First Day as Congressman

Francisco Oliveira Silva, better known in Brazil as "Tiririca the clown" has been sworn into congressional office, where he received a very warm welcome. continue reading »

Strange Happenings in the World of Brazilian Soccer: Hero to Zero in 15 secs. (VIDEO)

The goalie for the Brazilian Club Sport Recife became the star of the Brazilian soccer Championship when in the last minute of the game he abandoned his goal, ran across the field, and scored with his head a free kick pass. continue reading »

Selena Gomez in Chile in her Role as UNICEF Ambassador, Youngest Ever

Actress, singer and UNICEF Ambassador Selena Gomez traveled to Valparaiso, Chile in her first visit to the southwestern coast of South America earlier this week. Accompanied by UNICEF staff and family, Gomez witnessed UNICEF's efforts to help raise awareness and promote early childhood education and development. continue reading »

Don Francisco Ordered by Chilean Court to Submit to DNA Paternity Test

Following a three hour hearing, the first one in the paternity lawsuit against TV personalty Mario Kreutzberger (better known as Don Francisco), the TV show man was ordered to undergo DNA tests, to determine whether or not he is the biological father of 43 years old Patricio Flores Mundaca. continue reading »

Mexicans Celebrating La Candelaria Today in Honor of Baby Jesus (VIDEO)

February 2nd, exactly 40 days after Christmas, is the date when Catholics traditionally celebrate the "Feast of Candelaria", or Candlemas, in which believers bring figures of the Baby Jesus dressed in finery, and exhibit them at churches. continue reading »

Ines Sainz Happy to be Back in the Locker Rooms Covering the Super Bowl XLV

Last September, TV reporter Inés Sainz threw a royal fit and even announced at a press conference at TV Azteca's offices in California that she would no longer be reporting from the locker room, a decision that the NFL agreed with. continue reading »