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Hilarious Video on Stereotypes in 50 States All in 2 Minutes (VIDEO)

Hilarious Video on Stereotypes in 50 States All in 2 Minutes (VIDEO)

We know you are probably busy with family and friends on this Memorial Day weekend but no one is ever too busy to enjoy a quick and good laugh. Check out this video on stereotypes of our 50 states 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 »

Nashville One of Nations Top Markets For Hispanic-Owned Businesses

Nashville One of Nations Top Markets For Hispanic-Owned Businesses

Nashville's Hispanic immigrant population has soared over the last eight years and with that came many entrepreneurs making Nashville one of the nation’s top markets for Hispanic-owned businesses. continue reading »

Ousted Former President Manuel Zelaya of Honduras Returns After 16 months in Exile

Ousted Former President Manuel Zelaya of Honduras Returns After 16 months in Exile

With thousands of supporters weathering intense heat, ousted former President of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya, returned to a hero’s welcome. Zelaya had been in exile for little more than a year in the Dominican Republic after being kicked out of office and the country by a military coup. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Beauty & Nickelodeon Star Victoria Justice “Best Friend’s Brother” Video Debut

Puerto Rican Beauty & Nickelodeon Star Victoria Justice “Best Friend’s Brother” Video Debut

Puerto Rican beauty and star of Nickelodeon’s “Victorious” has just released a music video titled “Best Friend’s Brother”. This new single is a group effort that includes Justice and the entire cast of her TV show. continue reading »

Elite Swarthmore College to Provide Simultaneous Spanish Translation at Commencement

Elite Swarthmore College to Provide Simultaneous Spanish Translation at Commencement

For the first time elite Swarthmore College will provide simultaneous Spanish translation during this year’s baccalaureate address and commencement ceremony. continue reading »

MALDEF Opposes Latest Illinois Legislative Redistricting Plan-Doesn’t Want Little Village Split Up

After analyzing SB 1177, the legislative redistricting map passed today by the Illinois House and Senate, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) opposes the plan because it fractures communities of interest and weakens the voting strength of Latino neighborhoods. continue reading »

Mexico Suffering Under Severe Heat with Over 11 States Seeing 100 Degree Plus Weather

Mexico Suffering Under Severe Heat with Over 11 States Seeing 100 Degree Plus Weather

Mexican residents throughout most of the country are being warned to stay indoors during the day, wear hats outdoors and drink lots of water in light of extreme heat temperatures. continue reading »

California’s DREAM Act Allowing Undocumented Students Access to State Grants Advances

California’s DREAM Act Allowing Undocumented Students Access to State Grants Advances

California’s State Assembly is getting ready to vote this week on AB 131 or this state’s version of a DREAM Act after an Assembly committee approved the bill on Friday. continue reading »

Voter ID Update: WI and TN disenfranchise voters, TX and MO close at their heels

Voter ID Update: WI and TN disenfranchise voters, TX and MO close at their heels

Though the perception is that photo ID battles are slackening a bit, this week’s news proves that overall voter suppression efforts are not. continue reading »

NY Sen. Ruben Diaz Revives “Gay Versus Black” Debate

NY Sen. Ruben Diaz Revives “Gay Versus Black” Debate

In response to New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg’s recent speech in support of marriage equality, New York State Senator Ruben Diaz issued a statement Thursday continue reading »

Hispanic Woman Gives Birth to Baby Carried Outside Uterus (VIDEO)

Hispanic Woman Gives Birth to Baby Carried Outside Uterus (VIDEO)

Against all odds (and advice), Nickie Soto in Arizona gave birth to a healthy baby boy this week that grew outside the uterus. continue reading »

MTV Latin America to Produce New Paparazzi Inspired Telenovela ’ POPLAND’

MTV Latin America to Produce New Paparazzi Inspired Telenovela ’ POPLAND’

MTV Latin America, a unit of Viacom Inc. , announced the start of production of POPLAND, the network’s second undertaking in the telenovela format, continue reading »

“Marco Rubio is not the solution to the Hispanic Problem” Hispanic GOP

“Marco Rubio is not the solution to the Hispanic Problem” Hispanic GOP

As the largest national Latin Republican group in the United States, we believe we have to address Rubio’s recent remarks because he made it very clear that he has opposed the DREAM Act continue reading »

Latino Division Over Illinois Legislative Maps

Latino Division Over Illinois Legislative Maps

After analyzing HB3760, the legislative redistricting map passed earlier today by the Illinois House, the Mexican American Legal Defense and continue reading »