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Why is a Chihuahua Dancing Flamenco Instead of El Jarabe Tapatio?  (VIDEO)

Why is a Chihuahua Dancing Flamenco Instead of El Jarabe Tapatio?  (VIDEO)

Why is a Chihuahua dancing the Spanish Flamenco instead of the Mexican Jarabe Tapatio? Ask and she might tell you. 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. continue reading »

At Least 10 Dead in Mexico Due to Tropical Storm Arlene

At Least 10 Dead in Mexico Due to Tropical Storm Arlene

The weather system that brought Tropical storm Arlene to Mexico is quieting down but not before claiming at least 10 lives. The system arrived on June 25 as scattered rains and soon gained power to develop into a tropical storm on Tuesday. continue reading »

STUDY:  Obese Mexican-Americans Lack Diet, Exercise Advice from Doctors

STUDY:  Obese Mexican-Americans Lack Diet, Exercise Advice from Doctors

Only half of obese Mexican-American adults receive diet and exercise advice from their physicians, although obesity is on the rise for this group. In the study, which appears in the July/August issue of the American Journal of Health Promotion, lead author Nguyen and colleagues examined data from a survey conducted by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. A group of 1,787 obese Mexican-American adults noted whether a doctor or health care professional ever advised them to exercise more or eat fewer high-fat and high-cholesterol foods. continue reading »

International Tourism Continues to Improve Led by a 17% Increase in Travel to South America

International Tourism Continues to Improve Led by a 17% Increase in Travel to South America

International tourism continues to rise around the world, with only the Middle East and North Africa lagging, and even those regions expected to improve later this year, according to the latest United Nations figures. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Mexican Woman Convicted of Smuggling Cash-Stuffed Teddy Bears

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Mexican Woman Convicted of Smuggling Cash-Stuffed Teddy Bears

A Mexican woman was convicted on Thursday of bulk-cash smuggling after stuffing more than $270,000 inside teddy bears and pillows, and trying to enter Mexico by bus. continue reading »

US Army Reserve Renews Partnership with LULAC Reinforcing its Education Committment to Hispanics

US Army Reserve Renews Partnership with LULAC Reinforcing its Education Committment to Hispanics

The U.S. Army and the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) have renewed their mutual commitment to helping prepare today's youth to become tomorrow's leaders. continue reading »

ATF WARNS CONSUMERS:  ILLEGAL EXPLOSIVES DEVICES ARE NOT FIREWORKS

ATF WARNS CONSUMERS:  ILLEGAL EXPLOSIVES DEVICES ARE NOT FIREWORKS

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) wants consumers to celebrate safely this Fourth of July and be mindful that illegal explosives devices are not fireworks. Illegal manufacture or distribution of powerful fireworks not made for consumer use can result in tragedies. continue reading »

Costa Rican Feeds Wild Crocodile Out of His Hand  (VIDEO)

Costa Rican Feeds Wild Crocodile Out of His Hand (VIDEO)

Carlos feeds the wild crocodile a piece of chicken right out of his hand! continue reading »

TRAVEL WARNING: US Residents Told to Avoid Nuevo Laredo this Weekend

TRAVEL WARNING: US Residents Told to Avoid Nuevo Laredo this Weekend

The advisory comes from the Texas Department of Public Safety and the Webb County Sheriff’s Office. Both agencies say they have received credible intelligence from multiple sources indicating that the Zetas Cartel is planning to target U.S. citizens who travel to Nuevo Laredo this weekend. continue reading »

Mass March for Justice After Day without Immigrants in Georgia - Passage of HB 87 Leads to Outcry

Mass March for Justice After Day without Immigrants in Georgia - Passage of HB 87 Leads to Outcry

After a state-wide ‘Day without Immigrants’ where people refused to go to work or shop and businesses shut their doors, thousands will march at Georgia’s capitol in a circuit that passes detention centers and Immigration and Customs Enforcement offices to demonstrate against HB 87 and call for a Georgia that honors its immigrant population. continue reading »

4th of July Under Attack- Fireworks Cancelled- The Colbert Report Messes with Texas (VIDEO)

4th of July Under Attack- Fireworks Cancelled- The Colbert Report Messes with Texas (VIDEO)

In an attack against the shabby, cash only roadside shacks that make America great, Texas cancels Fourth of July Fireworks!! See Very Funny Colbert Report. continue reading »

Jose Cuervo Toasts Takeru Kobayashi: Who Needs an Official Contest to be a Legend?

Jose Cuervo Toasts Takeru Kobayashi: Who Needs an Official Contest to be a Legend?

If the six-time champion can eat more hot dogs than the crowned winner at the Coney Island event this Fourth of July, thus making him the "would be" champion for his seventh title, Jose Cuervo has offered him an all expenses paid trip to its historic Tequila distillery, La Rojena, located in the heart of Mexico's Tequila region. In addition, Cuervo will immortalize him with a customized bottle of Especial Gold that dons his image on the label. continue reading »

TEEN GIRL ASSASSINS: Young Girls Fighting for Cartels in Mexico (VIDEO)

Drug cartels in Mexico are using young girls as assassins to try to avoid detection. For $2000 a month ( twice what the military are paid) these young girls are easily enticed into a life of crime. The young girls are desensitized during training so that they can be used to torture and murder their victims. continue reading »

PRI Sets Sights on Mexico Presidential Run Beginning with Governors Race Tomorrow

PRI Sets Sights on Mexico Presidential Run Beginning with Governors Race Tomorrow

Tomorrows vote for governor in Mexico State marks the beginning of the building of momentum into the July 2012 National Election. Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, needs a commanding victory tomorrow to begin to create the momentum it needs to regain the presidency lost in 2000 after 71 years of uninterrupted rule. continue reading »