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See How GiveForward Is Helping Latino Families Survive Medical Crisises

See How GiveForward Is Helping Latino Families Survive Medical Crisises

GiveForward gives people personal fund raising pages to raise money for loved one's medical expenses. The organization has helped thousands of people raise millions of dollars for things like chemotherapy, organ transplants continue reading »

Bolivian Evo Morales Cancels Controversial Amazon Highway

Bolivian Evo Morales Cancels Controversial Amazon Highway

As 2,000 or more Amazonian Indians made their way through Bolivia to the capital of La Paz to meet with President Evo Morales on a controversial highway, he announced he was scraping the whole project. continue reading »

J Lo’s Emotional Breakdown on Stage Over Lost Loves

J Lo’s Emotional Breakdown on Stage Over Lost Loves

Jennifer Lopez was hired to celebrate the 15th year anniversary of the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut by singing a medley of her songs but she had an emotional breakdown mid-point through her performance witnesses are reporting. continue reading »

15-Year Mexican Teen Detained as Narco Leader and Killer of 2 Female Associates

15-Year Mexican Teen Detained as Narco Leader and Killer of 2 Female Associates

Mexico once again has a teen-narco killer on its hands, known by the nickname of “El Gallito” or “The Little Rooster”, who is alleged to have run a drug gang and have murdered two female underlings of his. continue reading »

HELP FIND: 10-Year Old Run Away from Group Home Claiming to be Latin King Gang Member

HELP FIND: 10-Year Old Run Away from Group Home Claiming to be Latin King Gang Member

Help us find BJ Peray, that Chicago Police are describing as a ‘high risk missing’ Hispanic juvenile. The 10-year old boy has been a resident of the Lawrence Hall Youth Services group home 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 From San Antonio, Tx, Girl In a Coma continue reading »

Hispanic Standout:  Eddie Bocanegra Chicago’s Own ‘Violence Interrupter’

Hispanic Standout:  Eddie Bocanegra Chicago’s Own ‘Violence Interrupter’

It is not often you meet someone who says they want to make a difference and is willing to put their life on the line to do so. HS News has found such a person in Eddie Bocanegra, a Chicago native continue reading »

CNN’s Soledad O’Brien and Her Immigrant Roots

CNN’s Soledad O’Brien and Her Immigrant Roots

CNN anchor and award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien recently visited Target headquarters in Minneapolis to talk about the importance of diversity, Hispanic Heritage Month and her critically-acclaimed memoir, continue reading »

POLL:  Latinos Overall Have Favorable Opinion of Obamacare

POLL:  Latinos Overall Have Favorable Opinion of Obamacare

There has been much debate related to health care reform both before President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law, and after its historic passage. continue reading »

Roberto Perez: One of this Year’s Presidential Citizens Medal Recipients

Roberto Perez: One of this Year’s Presidential Citizens Medal Recipients

President Obama recognized the 13 recipients of the Presidential Citizens Medal, one of the highest honors a civilian can receive. The award is given to Americans who have "performed exemplary deeds of service for their country or their fellow citizens." At a ceremony in the East Room, the President praised the honorees' commitment to service: continue reading »

Bill Gates Foundation Produces Telenovela to Help Economically Empower Women in Central America

Bill Gates Foundation Produces Telenovela to Help Economically Empower Women in Central America

The Bill Gates Foundation and Women's World Banking (WWB), a non-profit microfinance organization that works globally to economically empower poor women and their families, are behind a new soap opera that will air in the Dominican Republic on October 24. continue reading »

DC Mayor “We’re Not Going to be Instruments of Federal Law “on Immigration

DC Mayor “We’re Not Going to be Instruments of Federal Law “on Immigration

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has signed an executive order prohibiting police officers and all city agencies from questioning people about their immigration status and limiting the District's cooperation with federal officials when it comes to deportation proceedings. continue reading »

What is José Alberto Pujols Alcántara Worth?

What is José Alberto Pujols Alcántara Worth?

José Alberto Pujols Alcántara (born January 16, 1980), better known as Albert Pujols is a Dominican professional baseball player with the St. Louis Cardinals. Currently a first baseman, Pujols is considered one of the top players in Major League Baseball. continue reading »

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month- See Carmela Story (VIDEO)

Carmela partnered with The Allstate Foundation to share her story of domestic violence. The Foundation supports survivors through resources targeted to build financial independence and educates continue reading »

Sen Menendez on the President’s Announcement of Troop Withdrawal from Iraq

Sen Menendez on the President’s Announcement of Troop Withdrawal from Iraq

U.S. Senator Robert Menendez today issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s announcement of troop withdrawal from Iraq by the end of the year. “Today's announcement by President Obama, bringing home American troops from Iraq, is historic. continue reading »