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Panama Spends $250 Million on Coastal Radar System to Stem Drug Trafficking

Panama Spends $250 Million on Coastal Radar System to Stem Drug Trafficking

Panama’s Vice Minister of Public Safety has announced the country spent $250 million to stem drug trafficking in the country and to specifically avoid having the drugs enter Panama’s borders. continue reading »

Humboldt Park 14-Year-Old on Life Support After Brutal Beating on Tuesday Evening

Humboldt Park 14-Year-Old on Life Support After Brutal Beating on Tuesday Evening

Fourteen-year-old Brian DeLeon of the Logan Square/Humboldt Park area has been placed on life support after the brutal beating he received last night at around 9 p.m. at the 2900 block of West Bloomingdale Avenue. continue reading »

Early Morning Humboldt Park Fire Likely Result of Domestic Dispute

Early Morning Humboldt Park Fire Likely Result of Domestic Dispute

The early morning fire at 1111 N. Lawler Avenue is likely the result of a domestic dispute Chicago Police are saying. The fire at the three-story flat started at 1:00 a.m. today and torched most of the 2nd and 3rd floors. continue reading »

Jennifer Lopez Debuts her New ‘Papi’ Video in Partnership With FIAT (VIDEO)

Jennifer Lopez Debuts her New ‘Papi’ Video in Partnership With FIAT (VIDEO)

Jlo showed off a 30 sec. snippet of the video for her single ‘Papi,’ in a Fiat commercial aired during “Monday Night Football” continue reading »

ABC7 Highlights Chicago’s Latino Community During Hispanic Heritage Month

ABC 7 CHICAGO will highlight the rich culture and traditions of Chicago's Latino community during Hispanic Heritage Month. From September 15 through October 15, A continue reading »

Several Illinois Community Banks Receive $37.9 Million to Help Small Businesses

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that six additional Illinois community banks received a total of $37.9 million as part of the next wave of funding provided through the Small Business Lending Fund (SBLF). The SBLF, which was established as part of the Small Business Jobs Act that President Obama signed into law, encourages community banks to increase their lending to small businesses, helping those companies expand their operations and create new jobs. continue reading »

Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Chicago’s Sister City Relationship with Mexico City

Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Chicago’s Sister City Relationship with Mexico City

The Mexico City Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International and Kendall College invite you to an evening of culinary delights in celebration of the 20th Anniversary of Chicago's Sister City relationship with Mexico City. continue reading »

United Southwest Chamber of Commerce to Celebrate Its 5-Year Anniversary

The United Southwest Chamber of Commerce is cordially inviting you to celebrate its five-year anniversary celebration called "Empowering our Local Economy." The celebration will be held at Cafezazzo on Thursday, September 29th, from 6 - 9 p.m. The cost is $50 for one attendee and $90 for two attendees. You can contact the chamber at (773) 609-4609 for more information. continue reading »

Labor Dept. Releases $41.2 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Puerto Rico

The U.S. Department of Labor has certified for release $41,247,756 in unemployment insurance modernization incentive funds to Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico qualified for its full share of the funds available under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act by including in its law provisions that assist recent entrants to the workforce, part-time workers and individuals who become unemployed because of compelling family reasons. continue reading »

Mexico Asking its Congress to Borrow Additional $5 Billion Internationally

Mexico Asking its Congress to Borrow Additional $5 Billion Internationally

Mexico’s government is asking Congress for authorization to increase its out-of-control debt, by borrowing an additional $7 billion in 2012. Taking advantage of the current low borrowing costs in the U.S. continue reading »

VOTE! HS-News Has Been Nominated for Portada’s “Top Content Provider For Hispanic Audiences” Award!

VOTE! HS-News Has Been Nominated for Portada’s “Top Content Provider For Hispanic Audiences” Award!

Thank you for your support and recognition. Learn how to vote for us and become a part of this important milestone. continue reading »

Roughly 25 Percent of Hispanics in U.S. Live in Poverty

Roughly 25 Percent of Hispanics in U.S. Live in Poverty

According to data from the US Census Bureau, America now has the highest poverty rate in 50 years, and Hispanics are being hit especially hard. As the number of Americans living in continue reading »

Brazil Census:  43,000 Children Under 14 are Married

Brazil Census:  43,000 Children Under 14 are Married

In spite of the moral condemnation in this largely Catholic country and the illegality of it, almost 43,000 children under 14 years-old are either married or live with a partner. continue reading »

Did Selena Gómez Get a “Justin” Tattoo?

Did Selena Gómez Get a “Justin” Tattoo?

Shots of a performance at the Mandalay Bay Events Centre in Las Vegas show Selena Gómez sporting her beau’s name on her wrist. But is it real? continue reading »

Seventy Percent of Obama Federal Judge Nominations Minorities or Women

Seventy Percent of Obama Federal Judge Nominations Minorities or Women

President Obama has made history in more than one way – namely becoming the nation’s first black president – but he has also become the first president to not select continue reading »