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Botched Suitcase Houdini Act for Mexican Prisoner!

Botched Suitcase Houdini Act for Mexican Prisoner!

Juan Ramírez was caught as he tried to escape jail inside his conjugal visitor’s suitcase. continue reading »

UPDATE:  7 American Tourists Remain Missing from Capsized Boat in Mexico

UPDATE:  7 American Tourists Remain Missing from Capsized Boat in Mexico

UPDATE: As of this morning seven American tourists remain missing from the capsized fishing charter boat in Baja California, Mexico. One American tourist has been confirmed dead when Erik, the fishing charter boat out of the San Felipe port, capsized due to an unexpected and violent electrical storm at sea. Thus far 19 of the tourists and all 16 crew members had been rescued either by the Mexican Navy or local fisherman. continue reading »

Criminal Alien Alters Fingerprints to Try to Remain in U.S.

Criminal Alien Alters Fingerprints to Try to Remain in U.S.

Today, Freddie Davila was arraigned in Federal Court in Boston, on charges for re-entry after deportation and is currently awaiting sentencing. Davila was arrested on June 9, continue reading »

Narco Blog: Routine Army Patrol Ends Up in Chaos in Chilpancingo

Narco Blog: Routine Army Patrol Ends Up in Chaos in Chilpancingo

A fire fight broke out between a group of gunmen and the Mexican Army, Sunday morning on the Boulevard to Petaquillas in Chilpancingo, Guerrero. The danger caused panic among people in the area. continue reading »

DHS Program Needs Fundamental Reform to Reverse the Damage Done to Community Policing

DHS Program Needs Fundamental Reform to Reverse the Damage Done to Community Policing

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is preparing to announce the constitution of a new Secure Communities Advisory Committee, a group assembled to analyze growing concerns about the program’s scope and implementation and to recommend improvements. Earlier this week, ICE also re-iterated that all states and localities will be forced to participate in the program, disregarding continue reading »

MLB Teams Pays Multi-Million Dollar Signing Bonuses to Several 16-Year Old Dominican Players

MLB Teams Pays Multi-Million Dollar Signing Bonuses to Several 16-Year Old Dominican Players

Major League baseball teams have recently given several Dominican Republic teenagers multi-million dollar signing bonuses and multi-million dollar playing contracts during the first days of the international signing period. continue reading »

Discovery Familia Brings Kids the Best of Summertime Fun With Special Episodes of Hi-5

Discovery Familia Brings Kids the Best of Summertime Fun With Special Episodes of Hi-5

Discovery Familia heats up the summer with special episodes of Hi-5, the network's classic series that will transport children to a summer filled of adventures. Providing a positive and healthy learning environment, continue reading »

Conservative Commentator George Will: ‘Deporting All Illegal Immigrants is Never Going to Happen’

Conservative Commentator George Will: ‘Deporting All Illegal Immigrants is Never Going to Happen’

Renowned conservative commentator and thought leader George Will was doing the Sunday talk show circuit when the subject of immigration and illegal immigrants came up. continue reading »

WATCH:  Jessica Alba in New ‘Spy Kids 4’ Trailer (VIDEO)

WATCH:  Jessica Alba in New ‘Spy Kids 4’ Trailer (VIDEO)

In anticipation of the August 19th movie release date for Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World the movie trailer has been released by Dimension Films. Watch leading Latina actress Jessica Alba reprise her role as a leading spy mommy. continue reading »

HUD Announces EHLP Program to Assist Distressed Borrowers

HUD Announces EHLP Program to Assist Distressed Borrowers

Last week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in conjunction with NeighborWorks® America, launched the Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program (EHLP) to help homeowners who are at risk of foreclosure in 27 states across the country and Puerto Rico. continue reading »

Telenovela Superstars William Levy  and Maite Perroni to Host the 25th Hispanic Heritage Awards

Telenovela Superstars William Levy and Maite Perroni to Host the 25th Hispanic Heritage Awards

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) announced today that superstars William Levy and Maite Perroni, Mexican telenovelas’ sweethearts will host the 25th Hispanic Heritage Awards; the annual celebration of Hispanic excellence and premier event of Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States. William Levy, a Cuban-born actor, and Maite Perroni, a Mexican actress and singer, have agreed to jointly host the awards show which will take place at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C, on September 15, 2011. continue reading »

New Law en El Salvador Threatens Judicial Independence UN Says

New Law en El Salvador Threatens Judicial Independence UN Says

Gabriela Knaul, the UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, said the legislation – which passed by El Salvador’s national assembly and was promulgated by the executive – could be considered “an affront to the principles of separation of powers and independence of the judiciary, fundamental elements of any democracy and any rule of law.” continue reading »

Breaking News: Chavez Makes Surprise Return to Venezuela

Breaking News: Chavez Makes Surprise Return to Venezuela

Hugo Chavez returned to Venezuela during the night on Monday in time for the countries bicentennial celebration on Tuesday. continue reading »

HS - News Remembers Hispanics Who Fought in the American Revolution

HS - News Remembers Hispanics Who Fought in the American Revolution

As we begin our Fourth of July celebration’s commemorating the Declaration of Independence HS-News salutes the Hispanic heroes of the American Revolution that earned the U.S. its independence. continue reading »

A New Dream (VIDEO)

A New Dream (VIDEO)

Immigration is a hot topic right now. But if all you see are the stories in the news, its easy to presume that those represent the majority of immigrants. Its when you actually have personal relationships with immigrants, that you begin to realize some of those stereotypes might not actually be accurate. continue reading »