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STUNNER:  U.S. Women Defeat Favored Brazil in World Cup Soccer Penalty Shootout

STUNNER:  U.S. Women Defeat Favored Brazil in World Cup Soccer Penalty Shootout

What a stunner and nail bitter for women soccer fans when the U.S. defeated Brazil 5-3 in FIFA’s Women’s Soccer World Cup play today. continue reading »

It’s Here:  ‘Juan of the Dead’ - Movie Trailer for Cuba’s First-Ever Horror Film (VIDEO)

Cuba's newest horror film has finally arrived with the trailer for 'Juan of the Dead' now available. The film highlights a beleaguered Cuba (and not because of decades of communist rule) by zombies. Of course the Cuban commies are convinces it must be an imperalist plot but its worse then that its flesh eating Cuban zombies. Hero Juan of the Dead will save the day - we hope. 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 »

More than $2Million in Microsoft Software Donated to LULAC Education Centers Across the Country

More than $2Million in Microsoft Software Donated to LULAC Education Centers Across the Country

Microsoft announced a $2 million dollar donation in software to LULAC’s 55 technology centers. The commitment was made at the 2011 LULAC National Convention in Cincinnati. With Microsoft’s support, the centers, which are located in Hispanic communities across the country, will help bridge the Digital Divide, with state-of-the-art computer equipment, software and high-speed internet access as well as computer instruction to students and parents. continue reading »

The National Tequila Party Movement Upset with Senator Rubio & His Stance Against the DREAM Act

The National Tequila Party Movement Upset with Senator Rubio & His Stance Against the DREAM Act

The National Tequila Party Movement, a non-partisan movement seeking to get the Latino vote out, is pissed at the junior Senator from Florida who happens to be Cuban-American. They recently issued a statement regarding the Senator's stances on tax cut or rather the lack of them. It reads as follows: continue reading »

Chicago Police Superintendent Reduces Security Details

After completing a review, it has been determined that the officials who have security paid for by the City require less or no protection. Most of the police officers will go back on the street at a savings of more than $650,000 to the taxpayers. continue reading »

President Warmly Receives New Dominican Republic Ambassador to U.S.

The new Dominican Republic ambassador to the US, Anibal de Castro, presented his credentials this week to President Barack Obama in the United States. Meanwhile the President lauded the great relations both countries enjoy and the contribution from Dominicans living in the US. continue reading »

El Salvador Now Being Considered a Preferred Port of Call for Cruises

El Salvador Now Being Considered a Preferred Port of Call for Cruises

El Salvador’s tourism ministry is celebrating news that the Royal Caribbean cruise liner is considering them as a port of call, they are among a list of other carriers looking to visit this Central American country. continue reading »

House Votes to Uphold DOMA-and Ban Same-Sex Weddings on Navy Bases

House Votes to Uphold DOMA-and Ban Same-Sex Weddings on Navy Bases

Family Research Council (FRC) praised yesterdays bipartisan majority approval in the U.S. House of Representatives of Rep. Tim Huelskamp's (R-KS) amendment to the 2012 defense appropriations bill that would block same-sex weddings on Navy bases, since this would be a direct violation of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which defines marriage as the union of a man and a woman for all federal purposes. continue reading »

A First: Flying Car Cleared for Road from Massachusetts-based Terrafugia(VIDEO)

A First: Flying Car Cleared for Road from Massachusetts-based Terrafugia(VIDEO)

The U.S. Department of Transportation gave Massachusetts-based Terrafugia two important exemptions which would allow the company to offer its flying car -- the Transition -- to customers next year; the exemptions allow the company to use different tires and different laminated protective glass, and come on top of a 110 lb. allowance the FAA gave the company last year; continue reading »

Mexico Advances to Under-17 World Cup Final on Goal in 90th Minute against Germany (VIDEO)

Mexico Advances to Under-17 World Cup Final on Goal in 90th Minute against Germany (VIDEO)

Mexico, taking full advantage as host nation, defeated Germany, 3-2, and will face Uruguay in Sunday’s final at Azteca Stadium (6:30 p.m. ET, ESPNU, Galavision, ESPN3.com). Mexico’s goalkeeper is Richard Sanchez, a California native who graduated from the FC Dallas youth academy and signed a homegrown contract with the MLS club early this year. continue reading »

Three Sent to Prison for Holding Three Illegal Immigrants Captive for Ransom

Three Sent to Prison for Holding Three Illegal Immigrants Captive for Ransom

Three Mexican citizens were sentenced to three years in California state prison after pleading no contest to charges that they held three illegal immigrants captive for ransom. continue reading »

Growing Demand for Chilean Wine Causes Experts to Take Notice

Growing Demand for Chilean Wine Causes Experts to Take Notice

This month’s issue of the U.K.-based Decanter magazine focused on the growing wine culture in Chile. They refer to Chile as a “grape growing and wine producing paradise” due its geographical diversity. continue reading »

Puckering Up for Education Reform in Chile (VIDEO)

Puckering Up for Education Reform in Chile (VIDEO)

Thousands of university students in Chile stage a kissing rally rather than continuing with violent demonstrations in their efforts demanding reform in education standards and costs. continue reading »

Mexico’s Economic, Demographic and Social Advances Resulting in Illegal Immigration Decline

Mexico’s Economic, Demographic and Social Advances Resulting in Illegal Immigration Decline

In a recent article by The New York Times, Mexico's impressive advances in education, economy and democracy are making Mexican citizens choose to stay in Mexico rather than migrate north to the United States. MexicoToday's video on YouTube and blog on its website illustrate the story. continue reading »