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Mexico’s Rescue Team “Los Topos Aztecas” Honored on Anniversary of 9/11

Mexico’s Rescue Team “Los Topos Aztecas” Honored on Anniversary of 9/11

Numerous U.S. embassies around the world commemorated the anniversary of 9/11 in different ways but in Mexico City a special tribute was given to “Los Topos Aztecas” the Mexican rescue team sent to New York to locate victims. 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 »

“Let’s Say Thank You” Original Composition by Vicente de la Cruz for All Heroes on this 9/11 (VIDEO)

“Let’s Say Thank You” Original Composition by Vicente de la Cruz for All Heroes on this 9/11 (VIDEO)

Vicente de la Cruz, a musician and the bass player on the classic song "Walking on Sunshine", shared with us his beautiful thank you song to all our fallen heroes. Vicente wrote, produced and filmed the video for a song benefiting all of our fallen heroes and HS News wanted to share it with all of you on this day the 10th anniversary of 9/11. continue reading »

The Latino Experience on 9/11

The Latino Experience on 9/11

No corner of New York was left untouched by the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. September 11 is forever etched as a painful and indelible mark on the soul of this city: The loss of so many loved ones seared our hearts and the solidarity that emerged was inspiring. continue reading »

Senator Menendez Message of Remembrance on 10th Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks

Senator Menendez Message of Remembrance on 10th Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks

Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere and is the only member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus from the Senate, issued the following remarks regarding 9/11. 700 people from the state of New Jersey perished on 9/11. continue reading »

Three Latino Leadership Authors Call for Mainstream Media to End Negative Latino Stereotypes NOW

Three Latino Leadership Authors Call for Mainstream Media to End Negative Latino Stereotypes NOW

Three Latino entrepreneurs and authors of Latino leadership books are stepping forward to demand changes in the mostly negative images of Latinos that mainstream media shows America today, by offering positive images. continue reading »

Pope Benedict XVI has Expressed his Support of the United States on the 10th Anniversary of 9/11

Pope Benedict XVI has Expressed his Support of the United States on the 10th Anniversary of 9/11

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ! On this day my thoughts turn to the somber events of September 11, 2001, when so many innocent lives were lost in the brutal assault on the twin towers of the World Trade Center and the further attacks in Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania. I join you in commending the thousands of victims to the infinite mercy of Almighty God and in asking our heavenly Father to continue to console those who mourn the loss of loved ones. continue reading »

Brazilian Indians Demand Shell Oil Leave their Land (VIDEO)

Brazilian Indians Demand Shell Oil Leave their Land (VIDEO)

Indians of the Guarani tribe in Brazil have demanded that energy giant Shell stop using their ancestral land for ethanol production. Ambrosio Vilhalva, a Guarani man from one of the communities affected, told Survival, ‘Shell must leave our land… the companies must stop using indigenous land. We want justice, we want our land to be mapped out and protected for us’. continue reading »

See ‘Latina Magazine’  15 Hottest Latinas (VIDEO)

See ‘Latina Magazine’  15 Hottest Latinas (VIDEO)

"Latina Magazine" celebrates its fifteenth anniversary by featuring some of the year's most beautiful Latinas. continue reading »

Students Continue Protests in Chile (VIDEO)

Students Continue Protests in Chile (VIDEO)

Thousands of students clash with Police in Chile as protesters march through the streets of Santiago Chile demanding the government improve the education system. continue reading »

“More than one in four Latinos, 28 percent, is at Risk of Hunger”  Response to USDA Report

“More than one in four Latinos, 28 percent, is at Risk of Hunger”  Response to USDA Report

A new report issued this week by The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) found alarming rates of food insecurity among minorities. In the general population, 1 in 6 Americans, 49 million, are currently living in households that are identified as food insecure, but the rates are much higher for Latinos and African Americans. continue reading »

The Latinas of Miss Universe 2011

The Latinas of Miss Universe 2011

Check out the Beautiful Latina Women competing Monday Night for Miss Universe! Let us know in our Forum Section who your favorite is! continue reading »

Approaching the Anniversary of 9/11, Alabama set to pass the “Nation’s Cruelest Immigration Law”

Approaching the Anniversary of 9/11, Alabama set to pass the “Nation’s Cruelest Immigration Law”

It’s been in the works for over three months, but the debate surrounding Alabama’s threatening new anti-immigration law just got louder and more serious. Just when we thought Arizona’s SB 1070 law was the worst hit to the nation’s crumbling immigration policy, Alabama has managed to deliver perhaps an even bigger shock. continue reading »

Mark Sanchez’s  Behind the Scene Interview During Pepsi Shoot (VIDEO)

Mark Sanchez’s Behind the Scene Interview During Pepsi Shoot (VIDEO)

Jets Quarterback Mark Sanchez takes a break during filming of his new Pepsi Max commercial to answer a few questions. Mark dishes on being Latino as well as the new season. continue reading »

‘The Washington Times’ Fun With Photoshop

‘The Washington Times’ Fun With Photoshop

The Washington Times published an illustration of President Obama's face on late singer Amy Winehouse's body to illustrate a column by Jeffrey Kuhner that claimed Obama is "injecting the heroin of class warfare and socialism into our national bloodstream," continue reading »