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Zeta’s Founder “The Executioner” Reportedly killed in Matamoras

Zeta’s Founder “The Executioner” Reportedly killed in Matamoras

Sources outside of law enforcement have confirmed that Heriberto “El Lazca” Lazcano Lazcano, the leader of the Zetas, was killed Friday in a firefight with rival Gulf Cartel. continue reading »

Peru Vows to Protect Uncontacted Tribe’s Reserve

Peru Vows to Protect Uncontacted Tribe’s Reserve

Peru’s Culture Ministry has promised to protect an uncontacted tribe’s reserve in the Amazon amid fears that it would be shut down. continue reading »

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Travel to Guatemala on Diplomatic Security Mission

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Travel to Guatemala on Diplomatic Security Mission

On June 22, 2011, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will travel to Guatemala City to participate in the International Conference of Support for the Central American Security Strategy. Central American heads of state and international partners will attend the conference. continue reading »

Latino Elected Officials to Meet to Get the Hispanic Vote Out Nation Wide

Latino Elected Officials to Meet to Get the Hispanic Vote Out Nation Wide

With 2010 Census data demonstrating that the Latino community now numbers more than 50 million strong, the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) will assemble more continue reading »

REPORT:  Latinos, 1st Time Homebuyers Key to Housing Recovery

REPORT:  Latinos, 1st Time Homebuyers Key to Housing Recovery

The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) has published a report “The State of Hispanic Homeownership” that offers an overview of compelling data on the Hispanic homebuyer continue reading »

Look for Unprecedented Latino Cultural Experience in NY This Summer

Look for Unprecedented Latino Cultural Experience in NY This Summer

Trendsetting Latino artists, musicians, DJs, filmmakers and tastemakers will unite under one roof in New York this summer at The Spot by Heineken. continue reading »

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Your backstage pass to HS-News showcase of emerging and established Latino musical talent. continue reading »

Countries Adopt New UN Standards to Improve Conditions for Domestic Workers

Government representatives and delegates representing worker and employer organisations attending a United Nations conference today adopted a set of international standards aimed at improving the working conditions of millions of domestic workers worldwide. continue reading »

Harvard’s Partnership to Support Young Latino Leaders Gains Momentum

Harvard’s Partnership to Support Young Latino Leaders Gains Momentum

The Center for Public Leadership (CPL) at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) has announced that increased support will enable a 40% increase in the number of participants continue reading »

Satellite Imagery Helping ID Illegal Forest Clearing in Latin America

Satellite Imagery Helping ID Illegal Forest Clearing in Latin America

Brazilian beef barons whose illegal clearance of land inhabited by uncontacted Indians in Paraguay was spotted by satellites have now been charged with illegal deforestation. continue reading »

LVEJO to Meet with Local Aldermen to Gain Support for Their Public Transit Campaign

The Little Village Environmental Justice Organization's (LVEJO) Public Transit Campaign invites you to come out and make two stops for the 31st Street Bus. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFIKCING:  49 Bricks of Cocaine Valued at $1.5M Seized on Puerto Rican Waters

EXTREME TRAFFIKCING:  49 Bricks of Cocaine Valued at $1.5M Seized on Puerto Rican Waters

Earlier this week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine assets seized 49 bricks of narcotics on board a boat near the southwest coast of the island. continue reading »

Tony Mendoza, Chair of the Latino Legislative Caucus, Releases Response to CA Gov.  Brown

Tony Mendoza, Chair of the Latino Legislative Caucus, Releases Response to CA Gov.  Brown

In response to today’s budget veto by Governor Brown, Assembly member Tony Mendoza, Chair of the Latino Legislative Caucus, has released the following statement: continue reading »

Bishops Approve Physician-Assisted Suicide Statement; Call on Catholics to Support the Dying

Bishops Approve Physician-Assisted Suicide Statement; Call on Catholics to Support the Dying

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) approved a policy statement on physician-assisted suicide at its Spring General Assembly in Seattle on June 16. The statement, To Live Each Day with Dignity, continue reading »

The healing spirit of El Niño Fidencio

The healing spirit of El Niño Fidencio

One Sunday a month, in a small house in Fort Worth, Texas, the bigger-than-life spirit of a man known for his childlike demeanor comes to visit a devoted congregation continue reading »