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Turner Classic Movies Marks Anniversary of the Mexican Revolution With Special Film Presentation

Turner Classic Movies Marks Anniversary of the Mexican Revolution With Special Film Presentation

In 1910, a wealthy young Mexican named Francisco Madero challenged the dictatorship of Porfirio Diaz and kicked off a decades-long struggle that would become known as the Mexican Revolution. Throughout September, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will commemorate the 100th anniversary of this pivotal event with a collection of films about the Mexican Revolution and its most intriguing figures, from Pancho Villa to Emiliano Zapata. continue reading »

Million Dollar Heroin Seizure at Border Checkpoint

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Yuma Sector seized more than $1 million dollars of heroin at a Border Patrol checkpoint on Highway 95, north of Yuma, Arizona on Thursday. continue reading »

La Crisis en Mexicana Afectará Viajes Todo Pagado a Cancún

La Crisis en Mexicana Afectará Viajes Todo Pagado a Cancún

Ante la posibilidad del cierre de la aerolínea, que incluiría a Click y Link, es probable que los hoteles limiten el crédito de los VTP continue reading »

How to Become a U.S. Citizen

How to Become a U.S. Citizen

Naturalization is the process a foreign citizen goes through to become a citizen of the United States. Certain requirements must be fulfilled in order to gain U.S. citizenship. continue reading »

Six Men Caught with 3,756 Protected Sea Turtle Eggs in Mexico

Six Men Caught with 3,756 Protected Sea Turtle Eggs in Mexico

Police have arrested six men for illegally harvesting sea turtle eggs near Acapulco. The 3,756 eggs were being smuggled in sacks and intended for sale or consumption. The Olive Ridley turtle is endangered and protected under Mexican law. continue reading »

Major Drug Kingpin Nabbed in Columbia

Major Drug Kingpin Nabbed in Columbia

Venezuelan Walid Makled Garcia, branded a “Major Kingpin” by the US government last year was arrested in Columbia on Friday. Makled is said to have accumulated a fortune by working with the Columbian rebels FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) continue reading »

Changes Approved for Catholic Mass

Changes Approved for Catholic Mass

On August 20 it was announced that Cardinal Francis George, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, received the final English text of the third edition of the Roman Missal. Several changes will be implemented in 2011. continue reading »

Get Ready to Tango, Salsa, Rumba and Zumba Your Way to the Weekend (VIDEO)

HS News staff wants you to enjoy your weekend and get you moving to the Latin Beat. Get Ready to Tango, Salsa, Rumba and Zumba Your Way to the Weekend (VIDEO). So Enjoy. continue reading »

UPDATE: Police Officers and Bodyguard Implicated in Mayor’s Killing

UPDATE: Police Officers and Bodyguard Implicated in Mayor’s Killing

TODAY: The Governor of the Mexican state of Nuevo Leon has just announced the arrest of 6 individuals, five of which are police officers, for the murder of Santiago Mayor Edelmiro Cavazos. continue reading »

El Gramo de Locura de los Tous

El Gramo de Locura de los Tous

Todo comenzó en la década de los 20 en Manresa (capital de la comarca del Bages, en la provincia de Barcelona), cuando Salvador Tous y Teresa Ponsa montaron un taller de relojería. Años después lo heredó su hijo Salvador, quien se casó con Rosa Oriol, de solo 18 años, hija de un zapatero. continue reading »

Brazil Surpasses Spain and Canada to Become Worlds 8th Largest Economy

Brazil Surpasses Spain and Canada to Become Worlds 8th Largest Economy

By measure of gross domestic product, Brazil has ousted Spain from its number 8 global spot. Brazil also passed Canada in the rankings, relegating the G7 member Canada to the number 10 spot. continue reading »

Foreign-Born Entrepreneur Visas Can Help Struggling Economy

Foreign-Born Entrepreneur Visas Can Help Struggling Economy

If someone has a great idea for a U.S. business that is well funded and creates jobs why might it not succeed? Of course there are a multitude of reasons but for foreign-born entrepreneurs it will mostly likely be lack of visa. continue reading »

16-year-old Mexican Pitcher Commands Franchise Record Payout

16-year-old Mexican Pitcher Commands Franchise Record Payout

The Pittsburgh Pirates are reporting that they have signed 16-year-old Mexican pitcher Luis Heredia. Heredia is a very highly regarded prospect in this year’s international free agent market. The Pirates will pay a 2.6 Million signing bonus, the largest payout in franchise history. continue reading »

Families USA Minority Initiatives Explains Benefits to Hispanics on New Healthcare Reform Law

Families USA Minority Initiatives Explains Benefits to Hispanics on New Healthcare Reform Law

PART THREE: The new health reform law lays a critical foundation for addressing racial and ethnic health disparities. Families USA's Minority Health Initiatives has created tools to help explain. continue reading »

Salma Hayek “We Should Not Ask What Mexico Can do For Us, but What Can we do For Mexico” (VIDEO)

Salma Hayek just launched a public service announcement (PSA) in praise of her home country Mexico invoking a bit of President John F. Kennedy The Iniciativa Mexico PSA's feature different prominent Mexicans promoting change in the country through individual responsibility. The PSA's are also meant to highlight Mexico's achievements and are part of the country's year-long centennial celebration. continue reading »