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Mexican President Calderon’s Sister to Run for Governor of Michoacan

Mexican President Calderon’s Sister to Run for Governor of Michoacan

Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon’s sister has won her primary gubernatorial election in the state of Michoacan. State Senator Luisa Maria Calderon was a National Action Party candidate and won the primary with over 60 percent of the votes. continue reading »

MALDEF Secures Court Victory: Texas Can’t Deny Drivers Licenses to Legally Working Immigrants

MALDEF Secures Court Victory: Texas Can’t Deny Drivers Licenses to Legally Working Immigrants

Yesterday, the 345th District Court in Travis County granted a declaratory judgment and enjoined the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) from enforcing rules it created that deny driver’s licenses to immigrants living and working in Texas with authorization from the federal government. continue reading »

ACLU Files Lawsuit Against Puerto Rican Govt Detention Center for Girls - Alleging Abuse

ACLU Files Lawsuit Against Puerto Rican Govt Detention Center for Girls - Alleging Abuse

The ACLU learned of the abuse through interviews with girls at the facility, but the investigation was halted when staff at the detention center stopped the questioning and refused to allow the research team to return. continue reading »

Two Foreign Tourists Brutally Assaulted and Murdered in Argentina

Two Foreign Tourists Brutally Assaulted and Murdered in Argentina

Over the weekend tourists in Argentina found the bodies of two female victims near a hiking trail in the Salta province which is in located in the northwest of the country. Both female victims were staying at a hostel and identified as French tourists last seen on July 16th. continue reading »

‘I Ordered 1,500 Killings’ Says Recently Captured La Linea Leader ‘El Diego’ Hernandez

‘I Ordered 1,500 Killings’ Says Recently Captured La Linea Leader ‘El Diego’ Hernandez

La Linea cartel leader Jose Antonio Acosta Hernandez known as ‘El Diego’ has been in custody for just one day and he has already confessed to ordering the murders of 1,500 people. continue reading »

All of Mexico City’s Splendor Now Available on New Travel iApp

All of Mexico City’s Splendor Now Available on New Travel iApp

One of the world’s largest metropolitan spaces is now easier to maneuver with the launch of the StyleMap Mexico City application, now available to download for free at the iTunes store. The newly released app invites travelers to get a feel for Mexico City before boarding the plane and be fully prepared to live like a local upon arriving to the dynamic city. continue reading »

TRENDING:  ‘Selena and Justin Broke Up?! YES!!!  (VIDEO)

TRENDING:  ‘Selena and Justin Broke Up?! YES!!!  (VIDEO)

Watch YouTube sensation (remember the bar for talent is very low) TimothyDeLaGhetto trying to win our Latina sweetheart Selena. His only viable talent appears to be making YouTube videos that everyone watches. Tell us what you think because we think it stink, continue reading »

Tecate Wins Out Over Bud Light in the Robot World (VIDEO)

Tecate Wins Out Over Bud Light in the Robot World (VIDEO)

Clearly the brainiac’s at Trossen Robotics didn’t know how to entertain its robotic creation call Darwin-OP the Humanoid, so they decided to see what his artificial intelligence would tell them about beer preferences. continue reading »

WATCH:  Enrique Iglesias “Ayer” Video Debut (VIDEO)

Watch here Enrique Iglesias’ new video for “Ayer” also known as “Yesterday”. We LOVE this Spanish ballad and love him. He remains sexy as ever even with his self-acknowledged small penis. If this video doesn’t give you enough of the Latino hottie he will be featured TONIGHT on VH1’s ‘Behind the Music” program. 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 »

Extreme Trafficking:  3,500 Ammo cartridges Found on Women Traveling to Mexico from U.S.

Extreme Trafficking:  3,500 Ammo cartridges Found on Women Traveling to Mexico from U.S.

Mexican authorities are reporting the arrest of a yet to be identified women for carrying some 3,500 ammunition cartridges into Mexico from the U.S. The women was traveling legally from El Paso, Texas on a passenger bus when her luggage was inspected in a routine border inspection at Juarez. The border patrol on the Mexican side of the border discovered boxes upon boxes of ammo for different caliber guns, there were 9mm, 30mm, .38 super and 39mm. continue reading »

Unwarranted Arrest of Civil Rights Attorney Brings Sheriff Joe Arpaio Another Lawsuit

Unwarranted Arrest of Civil Rights Attorney Brings Sheriff Joe Arpaio Another Lawsuit

A year after Sunita Patel, a civil rights attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), was arrested while documenting law enforcement activity during protests against Arizona’s SB1070 immigration law, CCR and Patel jointly filed a lawsuit in federal court in Arizona against Maricopa County, Sherriff Joe Arpaio, continue reading »

Rare Paralyzing Infection Affecting Residents of Arizona-Mexico Border

Rare Paralyzing Infection Affecting Residents of Arizona-Mexico Border

Health officials on both side of the Arizona-Mexico border are on high alert for the cause of a rare but paralyzing condition that has affected a small community of people. continue reading »

International Condemnation for Murders of Journalists in Mexico and Brazil

International Condemnation for Murders of Journalists in Mexico and Brazil

The United Nations agency tasked with defending and promoting press freedom condemned the murders of journalists in Mexico and Brazil, two Latin American countries where reporters have already been killed this year. Irina Bokova, the Director-General of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) demanded the killers of both Yolanda Ordaz de la Cruz in Mexico and Auro Ida in Brazil be brought to justice, and called for strong measures to curb violence against journalists. continue reading »

NARCO NEWS:  Cocaine Sub Located in Honduras with $250 Million Worth of Drugs Aboard

NARCO NEWS:  Cocaine Sub Located in Honduras with $250 Million Worth of Drugs Aboard

The Honduran government with assistance from a U.S. Coast Guard patrol have seized a submarine with tons of cocaine aboard. The submarine-like water craft appears to be made of fiberglass and was found about 50 feet below the water surface in the province of Gracias a Dios (Thanks to God). continue reading »