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WATCH Demi Lovato’s Interview on 20/20

WATCH Demi Lovato’s Interview on 20/20

In last night's interview on ABC’s 20/20, Sonny With a Chance star Demi Lovato opened up about her leaving the show, her time in rehab and her struggle with bipolar disorder. continue reading »

Top Anchorage Police Officer Identified as Illegal Alien, This ‘Excellent Employee’ Now in Jail

Top Anchorage Police Officer Identified as Illegal Alien, This ‘Excellent Employee’ Now in Jail

Anchorage, Alaska law man Rafael Espinoza is actually Rafael Mora-Lopez an illegal alien from Mexico working here illegally and with false credentials. continue reading »

Governor John Kasich of Ohio Looking to Expand Minority Contracts for State Work

Governor John Kasich of Ohio Looking to Expand Minority Contracts for State Work

Republican Governor John Kasich is seeking to expand the number of state contracts minority suppliers currently receive from Ohio. He has directed his cabinet to look at all state agencies and see how they can increase state ‘set-asides’ by 15 percent for businesses owed by minorities and economically distressed groups. continue reading »

Cubs to Celebrate Earth Day with First “Green Game” at Wrigley Field

Constellation Energy Powers Chicago Cubs with Renewable Energy Certificates, Offers Green Energy and Savings to Chicagoland Consumers continue reading »

Lead Pollution Detected at Pilsen Elementary School, Nearby Smelter Accused

In Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood, toxic levels of lead have been measured in the air outside an elementary school, and state and federal officials believe they may have found the source. continue reading »

22 arrested in Chicago area during ICE operation targeting gang members

22 arrested in Chicago area during ICE operation targeting gang members

Agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), in close partnership with local law enforcement, arrested 22 men during a five-day operation this week. This is the latest local effort in an ongoing national ICE initiative to target transnational gang members. continue reading »

Migrant Workers in Canada Suffer From Poor Health

Migrant Workers in Canada Suffer From Poor Health

Two new research papers have revealed that migrants working in Canada often develop health problems as a result of their grueling jobs, and unfit housing. continue reading »

U.S. Officials to Travel to Guatemala to Discuss Intercountry Adoptions

U.S. Officials to Travel to Guatemala to Discuss Intercountry Adoptions

Special Advisor for Children’s Issues Ambassador Susan Jacobs will visit Guatemala from April 24-25 to accompany Senator Mary Landrieu for meetings on intercountry adoption. continue reading »

Mexicans Celebrate Easter With Recreation of The Passion

Mexicans Celebrate Easter With Recreation of The Passion

This Semana Santa, thousands of people come from all over México to converge at the capital, in the neighborhood of Ixtapalapa, to watch the annual passion of the Christ. continue reading »

Lawmen in the Dominican Republic Abandoning the Law, Helping Cartels

Lawmen in the Dominican Republic Abandoning the Law, Helping Cartels

In the Dominican Republic, it seems that more and more police officers, soldiers, and other lawmen are turning their backs on the law, and joining the drug traffickers and engaging in illegal activity. continue reading »

Hispanic Federation Raises $1M At Star-Studded Benefit Gala

Hispanic Federation Raises $1M At Star-Studded Benefit Gala

The Hispanic Federation welcomed nearly 700 distinguished guests and honorees to its star-studded 2011 Annual Benefit Gala at The Waldorf-Astoria. Under the theme of “Ignite the Light,” the Federation’s gala helped raise over 1 million dollars in support programs and services for the Latino community. continue reading »

Cartoon Network Latino Goes Green for Dia de La Tierra

Cartoon Network Latino Goes Green for Dia de La Tierra

HS-News wishes our readers a very happy and insightful Earth Day 2011, a world celebration of our planet, and the day to really think about hat can we do to save it. continue reading »

Organizers Looking to Change Violent Juarez Image with 400,000-capacity Concert

Organizers Looking to Change Violent Juarez Image with 400,000-capacity Concert

Organizers are looking to build a concert stage spanning the Rio Grande in the hopes of having the first-ever binational event at the site. continue reading »

Security Industry Booming in Mexico, Latin America

Security Industry Booming in Mexico, Latin America

An interesting, yet not surprising industry in Mexico is doing very well not despite the violence, but as a result of it. No, it’s not the drug trade, but the security garment industry. continue reading »

SHE MADE IT! Hunger Striker Estébaliz Chávez Will Go to the UK for Royal Wedding

SHE MADE IT! Hunger Striker Estébaliz Chávez Will Go to the UK for Royal Wedding

Her persistence has paid off. Sort of. Estébaliz Chávez, a Mexican teen who protested outside the British embassy to get an invitation to the royal wedding, has received a donation from Octavio Fitch Lazo, for plane tickets to London. continue reading »