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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 »

Defense Minister of Paraguay Impeached

The lower house of Paraguay's Congress voted Thursday to impeach Defense Minister Luis Bareiro Spaini after he declined to appear for a committee hearing. Sixty-two of the 80 lawmakers voted in favor of subjecting the minister to a trial in the continue reading »

Más Dinero a la Guerra, o Impuestos

Calderón señaló que el Ejército seguirá en la calle hasta el último día de su mandato, si de aquí a dos años no hay 32 policías “confiables y fuertes” continue reading »

Former Guatemalan Pres. Portillo to stand Trial-First at Home then in U.S.

Former Guatemalan Pres. Portillo to stand Trial-First at Home then in U.S.

Alfonso Portillo (58) served as President in Guatemala from 2000-2004. Portillo fled to Mexico in 2004 amidst charges of Corruption in Guatemala. It is alleged Portillo stole $15 M from the Defense Ministry while he was in power. continue reading »

J. Lo Inspires (No Joke) Latina Teen Book Series

J. Lo Inspires (No Joke) Latina Teen Book Series

Latina author, Veronica Chambers, has written a series of quick read books for the Hispanic teen called Amigas. The books tell the adventures and mishaps of four 15 year-old Miami Hispanic girls starting their continue reading »

Celebrate World Humanitarian Day!

Celebrate World Humanitarian Day!

The U.S. State Department, headed by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and United Nation’s Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon marked World Humanitarian Day by recognizing and praising aid workers for their continue reading »

Visit HS News Political Cartoonist Gallery

Visit HS News Political Cartoonist Gallery

Looking for thought provoking humor on current events, then visit our award-winning cartoonist gallery in ¿Amigo ó Enemigo?. Today HS-News features, Lalo Alcaraz . - Lalo has appeared in English and Spanish Publications including The New York Times, The Village Voice and the Los Angeles Times. Alcaraz recently received his fourth Southern California Journalism Award for Best continue reading »

Large Percentage of U.S. Teens Attend Drug and Gang Infested Schools

Close to 30% of public school students aged 12 to 17 or approximately 5.7 million students report that their schools are both "gang- and drug-infected." Drug infected is continue reading »