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New Documents Reveal FBI Role in Controversial Immigration Deportation Program

New Documents Reveal FBI Role in Controversial Immigration Deportation Program

Documents obtained through Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) litigation by the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON), the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), and the Cardozo Law School Immigration Justice Clinic show that the controversial Secure Communities deportation program (S-Comm), designed by Immigration and Customs continue reading »

Stay of Execution for Mexican National Denied by Texas Board, Despite Obama and UN Push for Stay

Stay of Execution for Mexican National Denied by Texas Board, Despite Obama and UN Push for Stay

President Obama and the United Nations had been pushing for a stay of execution for a Mexican national denied access to Mexico’s consulate after he was arrested for the 1994 rape and murder of a San Antonio teen, but the Texas Board of Pardons and Parole rejected the request Tuesday. continue reading »

How Do You Stop Giovani Dos Santos? Clutch on His Dos Santos! (VIDEO)

How Do You Stop Giovani Dos Santos? Clutch on His Dos Santos! (VIDEO)

Chilean midfield holder Gary Medel held onto Dos Santos’ manhood through the midfield, in what we’re now calling the “Medel Tackle.” continue reading »

Energy Efficient Blue Jeans Key to Jobs in Ecuador

Energy Efficient Blue Jeans Key to Jobs in Ecuador

One of the oldest traditional textile manufacturers in Ecuador, La Internacional S.A., is not only looking for the latest trends in denim fashion, but also looking for ways to become more competitive and grow in a sustainable way. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Suspected University Professor’s Killer Was Beneficiary of Victim’s Ins. Policy

LATINO BLOTTER: Suspected University Professor’s Killer Was Beneficiary of Victim’s Ins. Policy

In October 2010, American University professor Sue Marcum was murdered in her Bethesda, MD home. It was initially believed that she was killed in a burglary gone wrong, but grew suspicious of her former yoga and Spanish instructor, Jorge Rueda Landeros. continue reading »

Netflix is Coming to Latin América, Stock Surges on News

Netflix is Coming to Latin América, Stock Surges on News

The provider of on-demand internet streaming video in the US and Canada is expanding it’s capabilities to Spain and Latin América! continue reading »

HS News Introduces Its Newest Contributor, Dr. Charley Ferrer, Only Latina Doctor of Human Sexuality

HS News Introduces Its Newest Contributor, Dr. Charley Ferrer, Only Latina Doctor of Human Sexuality

HS News would like to introduce you to our newest contributor, Dr. Charley Ferrer, who will be talking to us about love, relationship and all those naughty taboo topics in between. continue reading »

In a 50% Hispanic Town, Can You Remain President After Calling People “Wetbacks” and “Spics”

In a 50% Hispanic Town, Can You Remain President After Calling People “Wetbacks” and “Spics”

In Cicero, Illinois, town president Larry Dominick has come under serious scrutiny after a former town employee alleged he was fired due to his race and his wife’s occupation. continue reading »

Perú President Elect Ollanta Humala Meets With Secretary Clinton & Other Washington Officials

Perú President Elect Ollanta Humala Meets With Secretary Clinton & Other Washington Officials

The newly elected Peruvian leader arrived to Washington yesterday for a slew of meeting that are met to introduce him to Washington and President Obama's key international representatives. President Ollanta Humala and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are due to meet today at 2:45pm. continue reading »

Mexico’s President Calderon:  “Every Life Lost is a Human Being Not a Statistic”

Mexico’s President Calderon:  “Every Life Lost is a Human Being Not a Statistic”

Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon addressed the National Public Safety Council meeting, which he also heads, where he said: "Every one of those who have lost their lives must be seen as a human being and not as a statistic." continue reading »

Rhode Island Embraces Voter ID

Rhode Island Embraces Voter ID

The Rhode Island Tea Party is praising the Democratic-led General Assembly and Governor Lincoln Chafee, an independent, for requiring voters in future elections to show identification at the polls. continue reading »

Dominican Republic on High Alert for Disease Due to Continuous Rainfall

Dominican Republic on High Alert for Disease Due to Continuous Rainfall

The Ministry of Public Health has once more ordered a maximum alert for the Dominican Republic and its National Epidemiological System in response to the increased rainfall that is affecting the entire country, which up to yesterday had caused the displacement of 45 people and cut off one area. continue reading »

Small Farmers in Latin America to Get International Loan Assistance

Small Farmers in Latin America to Get International Loan Assistance

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has closed a $3.6 million loan to provide access to finance for smallholder producer groups and farmers associations in nine Latin American countries through a loan to the “Fund for Small Small Rural Producers in Latin America” or “Fondo para los Pequeños Productores en América Latina (FOPEPRO)." continue reading »

State Dept Honors Mexican Fulbright Scholar as Outstanding State Alumni Member

State Dept Honors Mexican Fulbright Scholar as Outstanding State Alumni Member

The U.S. Department of State has named Adriana Labardini Inzunza, a Mexican alumna of the Fulbright, Humphrey, and Voluntary Visitor programs, as State Alumni Member of the Month continue reading »

More U.S. Hispanics Indentifying Themselves as American Indian

More U.S. Hispanics Indentifying Themselves as American Indian

As the number of Hispanics continue to grow, so too is the number of Hispanics identifying as “American Indian”. Since 2000, the number of Hispanics who identify themselves as Amerindians has triple continue reading »