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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 »

Meet Brazil & Mexico’s Eco-Stars in Al Gore’s “The Climate Reality Project”, Live Stream Here

Meet Brazil & Mexico’s Eco-Stars in Al Gore’s “The Climate Reality Project”, Live Stream Here

"24 Hours of Reality" is a worldwide event to broadcast the reality of the climate crisis. Check out the stream inside. continue reading »

Bipartisan Resolution to Commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month Introduced to Congress

Bipartisan Resolution to Commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month Introduced to Congress

In advance of our nation’s commemoration of Hispanic Heritage Month, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), and Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) today introduced a bipartisan resolution recognizing the month-long celebration and honoring the heritage, culture, and many contributions of Hispanic Americans throughout the history of the United States. continue reading »

Casey Anthony’s Former Lawyer, Jose Baez, Now Working on Aruba Missing Person Case

Casey Anthony’s Former Lawyer, Jose Baez, Now Working on Aruba Missing Person Case

In what seems like a Johnny Cochran-type career move, former Casey Anthony lawyer has attached himself to the headline-making case of the missing woman in Aruba, Robyn Gardner. continue reading »

CONGRATULATIONS! To Our First Free Giveaway Winner, Herminia Vanna!

CONGRATULATIONS! To Our First Free Giveaway Winner, Herminia Vanna!

You can be a winner too, find more details inside! continue reading »

Calle 13 Leads Latin Grammy Nominations with 10, All Nominees Announced Today

Calle 13 Leads Latin Grammy Nominations with 10, All Nominees Announced Today

Today nominations for the 12th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards were announced at a press conference at the Avalon in Hollywood. continue reading »

Narco Censorship:  First-Ever Threat to Social Media Users Issued in  Mexico

Narco Censorship:  First-Ever Threat to Social Media Users Issued in Mexico

The Zetas and other narco traffickers in Mexico have used every threat known to man and have threatened about every demographic in Mexico from priests to journalists. Now apparently Los Zetas have issued a bloody and horrific threat to people using social network mediums like Facebook and Twitter. continue reading »

Raton, Spain’s Most Famous Bull to Retire Soon

Raton, Spain’s Most Famous Bull to Retire Soon

Though bullfighting is still a favorite attraction in Spain, one bull has stood out over the years, and rumor has it that he is set to make his final appearance before entering retirement. continue reading »

Downhill Bike Race in Chile Sets New Standard for Extreme (VIDEO)

Downhill Bike Race in Chile Sets New Standard for Extreme (VIDEO)

Take a look at this insane downhill race in Valparaíso, Chile. Challenges include flights of stairs, ridiculous jumps, and live pets strutting by! continue reading »

Gumby Case Closed: Teens Turn Green Suit, Themselves in

Gumby Case Closed: Teens Turn Green Suit, Themselves in

Robbery unit detectives working with San Diego police reviewed the surveillance video of the alleged attempted robbery on a 7-Eleven perpetrated by a man wearing a Gumby suit and were able to identify an accomplice. continue reading »

Giant Brawl in Costa Rican Fútbol (VIDEO)

Giant Brawl in Costa Rican Fútbol (VIDEO)

The rivalry between Alajuanse and Herediano, Costa Rica’s top 2 Fútbol clubs took a nasty turn Sunday; watch the melee inside. continue reading »