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Tequila Party Events Scheduled in Nearly 20 States in Preparation for 2012

Tequila Party Events Scheduled in Nearly 20 States in Preparation for 2012

Through Rallies and concerts, The Tequila Party wants to organize a record Latino Vote in 2012. With events scheduled in nearly 20 states, the kickoff will be in Tucson on June 4. continue reading »

Honoring Our Heroes

Honoring Our Heroes

This Memorial Day, we honor our nation’s service members who have made the ultimate sacrifice for their country continue reading »

U.S. Diplomats Traveling to Colombia and Brazil to Discuss Mutual Security Challenges

U.S. Diplomats Traveling to Colombia and Brazil to Discuss Mutual Security Challenges

Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Andrew J. Shapiro will travel to Colombia and Brazil, May 30-June 3. While in Colombia May 30-31, Assistant Secretary Shapiro will visit Tolemaida Airbase to observe Colombian training activities and will meet with senior civilian and military officials in Bogota continue reading »

Latino Coalition’s Annual Small Business Summit Deemed a Success

Latino Coalition’s Annual Small Business Summit Deemed a Success

The Latino Coalition (TLC) concluded the 2011 Small Business Summit in Washington D.C. The event kicked off May 23 and attracted over 750 small business owners, Fortune 500 procurement officers, government officials and a first-class list of keynote speakers. continue reading »

Shocking Video from Mexico Shows Teacher Calming Her Class with Song While Bullets Fly (VIDEO)

Shocking Video from Mexico Shows Teacher Calming Her Class with Song While Bullets Fly (VIDEO)

A valiant teacher from the Colonia Nueva Estanzuela school in Monterrey is shown in this video calming her kingergarten youngster as bullets are heard outside. continue reading »

El Museo del Barrio’s Gala Sees Moguls and Movie Stars Turn Out

El Museo del Barrio’s Gala Sees Moguls and Movie Stars Turn Out

El Museo del Barrio is one of the leading Hispanic cultural institutions presenting and preserving the art and culture of Puerto Ricans and all Latin Americans in the U.S. This year’s gala which is becoming continue reading »

12 Million Latinos Workers Have No Paid Sick Day Benefits

12 Million Latinos Workers Have No Paid Sick Day Benefits

A new analysis released today by the National Partnership for Women & Families, Latino Workers and Their Families Need Paid Sick Days (Spanish), shows that Latino workers and their families suffer when they lack basic workplace continue reading »

Hilarious Video on Stereotypes in 50 States All in 2 Minutes (VIDEO)

Hilarious Video on Stereotypes in 50 States All in 2 Minutes (VIDEO)

We know you are probably busy with family and friends on this Memorial Day weekend but no one is ever too busy to enjoy a quick and good laugh. Check out this video on stereotypes of our 50 states 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 »

Nashville One of Nations Top Markets For Hispanic-Owned Businesses

Nashville One of Nations Top Markets For Hispanic-Owned Businesses

Nashville's Hispanic immigrant population has soared over the last eight years and with that came many entrepreneurs making Nashville one of the nation’s top markets for Hispanic-owned businesses. continue reading »

Ousted Former President Manuel Zelaya of Honduras Returns After 16 months in Exile

Ousted Former President Manuel Zelaya of Honduras Returns After 16 months in Exile

With thousands of supporters weathering intense heat, ousted former President of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya, returned to a hero’s welcome. Zelaya had been in exile for little more than a year in the Dominican Republic after being kicked out of office and the country by a military coup. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Beauty & Nickelodeon Star Victoria Justice “Best Friend’s Brother” Video Debut

Puerto Rican Beauty & Nickelodeon Star Victoria Justice “Best Friend’s Brother” Video Debut

Puerto Rican beauty and star of Nickelodeon’s “Victorious” has just released a music video titled “Best Friend’s Brother”. This new single is a group effort that includes Justice and the entire cast of her TV show. continue reading »

Elite Swarthmore College to Provide Simultaneous Spanish Translation at Commencement

Elite Swarthmore College to Provide Simultaneous Spanish Translation at Commencement

For the first time elite Swarthmore College will provide simultaneous Spanish translation during this year’s baccalaureate address and commencement ceremony. continue reading »

Mexico Suffering Under Severe Heat with Over 11 States Seeing 100 Degree Plus Weather

Mexico Suffering Under Severe Heat with Over 11 States Seeing 100 Degree Plus Weather

Mexican residents throughout most of the country are being warned to stay indoors during the day, wear hats outdoors and drink lots of water in light of extreme heat temperatures. continue reading »

California’s DREAM Act Allowing Undocumented Students Access to State Grants Advances

California’s DREAM Act Allowing Undocumented Students Access to State Grants Advances

California’s State Assembly is getting ready to vote this week on AB 131 or this state’s version of a DREAM Act after an Assembly committee approved the bill on Friday. continue reading »