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Mexico Kicks Out One of ‘America’s Most Wanted’ Back to U.S.

Mexico Kicks Out One of ‘America’s Most Wanted’ Back to U.S.

Emmanuel Matthew “Manny” Mendoza, 20, of Tracy, California, was expelled from the Republic of Mexico at the El Paso Port of Entry into the hands of the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force this past week after an international investigation culminated in Mendoza’s detention by Mexican authorities in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua. continue reading »

Coming to Little Village: Chicago Architecture Foundation Tours

The Chicago Architecture Foundation is going to host an “Open House Chicago 2011” tour that includes some of Chicago’s best neighborhoods including Little Village and Garfield Park continue reading »

More and More Children Found as Decoys in Drug Smuggling Operations

More and More Children Found as Decoys in Drug Smuggling Operations

In what has become a disturbing recent trend, criminals are using children as decoys in drug smuggling vehicles. In the last two days, Border Patrol agents assigned to the Tucson Sector, a component of the Joint Field Command – Arizona, have removed five children from vehicles in two failed smuggling attempts. continue reading »

Mexican National Get Over 11 Years for Building Arizona Narco Tunnel

Mexican National Get Over 11 Years for Building Arizona Narco Tunnel

Victor A. Flores, 52, of Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, was sentenced Oct. 3, 2011, to 135 months in prison by visiting U.S. District Judge Alan B. Johnson for conspiring with other persons to possess with intent to distribute i continue reading »

Senator Mark Kirk Meets with CPS CEO To Discuss Issue of Longer School Days

Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard met with Senators Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) today at Skinner North Classical Elementary School to discuss with parents and teachers their implementation continue reading »

Casey Anthony Deposed on the Zenaida Gonzalez Defamation Civil Suit

Yesterday Casey Anthony presented herself in Florida to get deposed in the civil lawsuit Zenaida Gonzalez has brought against Anthony for defaming her. continue reading »

Hispanic National Bar Assoc. Striving to Bring the Cesar Chavez “Fast for Life” Documentary Alive

Hispanic National Bar Assoc. Striving to Bring the Cesar Chavez “Fast for Life” Documentary Alive

The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) is a partner of Cesar's Last Fast, a multi-platform feature documentary film about the private sacrifice and spiritual conviction behind Cesar Chavez's struggle for the humane treatment of America¹s farm workers. continue reading »

25th Anniversary of Microsoft in Mexico Celebrated with $690 Million Investment Plan by Company

25th Anniversary of Microsoft in Mexico Celebrated with $690 Million Investment Plan by Company

This week Mexico President Felipe Calderon attended a luncheon to mark the 25th Anniversary of Microsoft in Mexico. continue reading »

OPINION:  Latino Group Weighs in on Univision Boycott by Republican Candidates

OPINION:  Latino Group Weighs in on Univision Boycott by Republican Candidates

Republican Presidential candidates are committing political suicide with Latino voters in the entire southwest. Former two term Governor of New Mexico, Gary Johnson seems to be the only candidate continue reading »

Texas Mexican Mafia Members Sentenced to Lengthy Federal Prison Terms

Texas Mexican Mafia Members Sentenced to Lengthy Federal Prison Terms

United States Attorney Robert Pitman announced that in Del Rio this week, five Texas Mexican Mafia members were sentenced to lengthy federal prison terms for committing various federal racketeering offenses committed in Uvalde, Eagle Pass, Del Rio and the surrounding area. continue reading »

STUDY:  In 2010 Immigration Population Reaches Record Level at 40 Million

STUDY:  In 2010 Immigration Population Reaches Record Level at 40 Million

New Center for Immigration Studies' analysis of Census Bureau data shows the nation's immigrant population (legal and illegal), also referred to as the foreign born, reached 40 million in 2010, the highest number in American history. 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. Introducing This Week La Rompehueso continue reading »

Government Settlement Protects Voting Rights of Spanish-Speaking Voters in Ohio

The Justice Department announced a settlement with Lorain County, Ohio, to protect the rights of Spanish-speaking Puerto Rican voters under Section 4(e) of the Voting Rights Act. continue reading »

Clear Channel Cancels Meeting with Latino Leaders to Discuss Hispanic Hate Rhetoric on Its Show

Clear Channel Cancels Meeting with Latino Leaders to Discuss Hispanic Hate Rhetoric on Its Show

The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) is asking the Latino community to join in the "Take John and Ken off the Air" Campaign. Supporters are asked to call and write letters to Clear Channel, parenting company of KFI. continue reading »

Dominican Republic Aims to Have Merengue Deemed a National Treasure

Dominican Republic Aims to Have Merengue Deemed a National Treasure

Dominican Republican Senators Fernando Mateo Vasquez and Manuel Antonio Paula have asked the Ministry of Culture to submit Dominican merengue as a candidate for UNESCO's intangible cultural heritage list. continue reading »