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Taiwan to Consider Paraguay Request to Obtain 11 Huey Helicopters, US Must Approve Deal

Economy Minister: “Not Critical” to Achieve Investment Grade Rating

Country’s Central Bank Keep Its Benchmark Interest Rate Unchanged

State Department Partners with Uruguay Government to Present TechCamp

27 Individuals Indicted for Drug Trafficking in Salinas, Puerto Rico

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 Colombia: Jose Rodríguez continue reading »

Response to Massive Cuts in Job Training Program for Farmworkers and Migrants

Response to Massive Cuts in Job Training Program for Farmworkers and Migrants

This past week the House Appropriations Committee released the draft fiscal year 2012 Labor, Health, and Human Services (LHHS) funding bill. The cuts proposed in this bill would cut funding for the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Employment and Training Administration nearly in half. continue reading »

Guatemala Issues Formal Apology to Deposed Former President Jacobo Arbez’ Family, 57 Yrs Later

Guatemala Issues Formal Apology to Deposed Former President Jacobo Arbez’ Family, 57 Yrs Later

For the first time in 57 years, the government of Guatemala is issuing an official apology to the family of the former President of the Republic of Guatemala, Colonel Juan Jacobo Arbenz Guzman, for human rights violations by the Guatemalan state. continue reading »

Meet One of the Undocumented Students Who Benefited from Texas In-State Tuition (VIDEO)

Meet One of the Undocumented Students Who Benefited from Texas In-State Tuition (VIDEO)

Meet Karla Resendiz who besides being an honor student, college graduate and Texas resident is now the face for in-state tuition for undocumented students. Governor Rick Perry urged his fellow Republican presidential candidates continue reading »

Former Colombian Maritime Instructor Sentenced for Transporting Cocaine

Former Colombian Maritime Instructor Sentenced for Transporting Cocaine

A former Colombian maritime training instructor and a co-conspirator were sentenced to federal prison for conspiring to transport thousands of kilograms of cocaine continue reading »

International Concern About Journalist Killings in Mexico

International Concern About Journalist Killings in Mexico

The United Nations human rights office expressed concern over the increase in the number of killings of journalists in Mexico this year, continue reading »

Hispanically Speaking News Named 2011’s Top Content Provider for Hispanic Audiences

Hispanically Speaking News Named 2011’s Top Content Provider for Hispanic Audiences

Hispanically Speaking News has won the award for the Top Content Provider for the Hispanic Audience for 2011 at Portada's 5th Annual Hispanic Digital and Print Media Conference that was held in New York City. The Portada awards for achievement and innovation in marketing to U.S. Hispanics are determined through a nomination and voting process that is managed and overseen by the market research company. The digital media category is particularly meaningful because Hispanics are the fastest growing group of Internet users in the country. continue reading »

Cubans Will Now Have Right to Buy & Sell Cars, A Right Not Allowed Since 1959

Catholic Church-Run Programs for Men help Stem Violence Against Nicaraguan Women

Catholic Church-Run Programs for Men help Stem Violence Against Nicaraguan Women

Women in Nicaragua, often too timid to speak for themselves, have been beaten and sometimes killed by their partners or husbands who were unable or unwilling to see this as a crime, as unacceptable, as a way of life that needed to be changed. continue reading »

UN Praises Colombia for ‘Political Will’ to Fight Drugs and Crime