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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

NARCO BLOG: “El Ponchis” Mother Arrested and Due to Be Deported from San Diego (VIDEO)

Border Patrol agents in San Diego arrested Yolanda Lugo Jiménez, the mother of the child hit-man Edgar "El Ponchis" Jimenez Lugo and charged her in federal court with illegal re-entry after being previously deported, according to court documents. continue reading »

Breaking News: DREAM Act PASSES in the House of Representatives 216 Y- 198 N

After a lengthy debate this evening on the DREAM Act, it finally went to vote at 7:35 pm CMT Wednesday. After allowing several minutes for the vote to be taken, the final result was 216 Yah- 198 Nay- Motion Passes continue reading »

Baseball’s $100 Million Dollar Man: Mexican-American Adrian Gonzalez

The Boston Red Sox announced on Monday afternoon, that Adrian Gonzalez will be the next addition to their roster, while at the same time making contract money history for a Mexican-American player. continue reading »

Salma Hayek: “I was Once an Illegal Immigrant”

The Mexican actress penned an article and is featured in the cover of December's edition of Spain's V magazine. In her article, she said "I was an illegal immigrant in the United States. It was for a small period of time, but I still did it." continue reading »

Rep. Gutierrez Delivers Speech to House Today, prior to DREAM Act Vote

Rep. Gutierrez: DREAM Act Is Test of "Our Tolerance, Our Fairness, Our Sense of Justice". This morning as the House of Representatives opened for the day, Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez (D-IL) delivered a "one-minute" address to the House. The House is expected to take up the American Dream Act (HR 6497, aka the DREAM Act) later today. The following is the text, as prepared, of the Congressman's remarks. continue reading »

President Santos Declares State of Emergency in Colombia Due to Worst Downpours in Decades (VIDEO)

President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos expressed his regret over the loss of lives and declared a 30 day state of emergency that could be extended, if the downpours battering the Antioquia region don't subside. continue reading »

New Technology Launched in Mexico by GoogleEarth Will Track Environmental Changes

Google has made public a new online technology that will allow scientists to monitor and quantify changes to the environment, using 25 years worth of satellite data collected by LANDSAT, the longest satellite continuously orbiting around Earth. continue reading »

42,000 lbs of Mexican Tamales Recalled for not Disclosing Their ‘Whey’ - FOR REAL

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Friday that after performing routine inspection at the South Bay plant of Diana's Mexican Food Products, 42,000 pounds of chicken tamales would have to be recalled because the label doesn't say the tamales contain whey. continue reading »

Duel for Balón de Oro: World Cup Winners “La Madre” Spain VS Unstoppable Leo “La Pulga” Messi

Spain is at the top of the soccer world, being as every nominee for this years "Balón de oro" as well as every coach nominated for Coach of the Year hails from, or plays soccer for Spain. French magazine "France Football," who in 1956 created the award wrote in this morning's editorial that in soccer, currently "There's Spain, and then everyone else." continue reading »

Tuesday December 7th DREAM Act- Day of Action, Help Spur Congress to Vote Yes

Immigrant Youth and Faith Communities Mobilize for DREAM Act across the Country for a Day of Action. Events in 26 States Highlight Moral and Economic Imperative for Congress to Pass the DREAM Act. continue reading »

WIKILEAKS: February’s Boxing Match Between Alvaro Uribe and Hugo Chávez Thwarted by Raúl Castro

Hugo Chávez and Álvaro Uribe almost came to fists at the Cancún Unity Summit, according to communications leaked by WikiLeaks continue reading »

It’s Time for Public Housing Bureaucrats to Stop Acting Like they’re Prison Wardens

As a former, long-term resident of East Los Angeles' notorious Ramona Gardens housing project, I'm appalled by the local housing authority's Big Brother control over the residents - mainly poor Latinos and African-Americans. continue reading »

Two Rehabilitation Facilities Attacked Simultaneously in Chihuahua

Rehabilitation centers were once more the target of simultaneous attacks, by armed commandos, this time in the city of Chihuahua. continue reading »

Tom Hanks to Star in Kathryn Bigelow’s Controversial Latin America Film

Hollywood star Tom Hanks will appear in the new movie of Oscar-winner director Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker), a film that has sparked some controversy in Latin America. continue reading »

Our Fave Brand-Whore is Back: J. Lo is New L’Oreal Paris Spokesperson

We can’t keep straight what products Jennifer Lopez is promoting because there’s just too many of them. Just two weeks ago she and husband Marc Anthony announced they were creating continue reading »