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Presidential Agenda in Chile Today

Presidential Agenda in Chile Today

After President Obama and the First Family arrived in Santiago, Chile at 12:30 EST today he has a busy day and evening chalked full of activities: continue reading »

Mexican Fisherman Cross into U.S. Waters Daily in Search of Shark Fins

Mexican Fisherman Cross into U.S. Waters Daily in Search of Shark Fins

The U.S. Coast Guard stationed in our southern waters have been on the look out for dangerous pirates lately, but even more recently, they have been attempting to stop Mexican fisherman who have been illegally crossing the border to catch sharks. continue reading »

One-Third of Latinos Polled Say They’d NEVER Vote for a Republican

One-Third of Latinos Polled Say They’d NEVER Vote for a Republican

A recent survey of 400 California Latinos revealed that what many have long assumed. The majority of Latino voters do not think too highly of the GOP. continue reading »

Watch Pictures of the Super Moon Around The World! (VIDEO)

Watch Pictures of the Super Moon Around The World! (VIDEO)

Take a look at these stunning pictures of the Super Moon from around the world! continue reading »

Conservative Chile Will Begin Teaching Sex Education in Schools

Conservative Chile Will Begin Teaching Sex Education in Schools

One of South America's most conservative countries has made the surprising decision to teach sex education in all public schools beginning next year. Chile has long aligned its views and policies on sex continue reading »

Hispanic Support for Current Health Care Law Appears to be Waning

Hispanic Support for Current Health Care Law Appears to be Waning

As the debate about repealing the Affordable Care Act, Hispanics majority support for it appears waning and indicates they may support an appeal. continue reading »

Feliz Cumpleaños - Happy Birthday 205th Benito Juarez!

Feliz Cumpleaños - Happy Birthday 205th Benito Juarez!

HS-News invites you to celebrate the 205th Birthday of Benito Juárez, the Mexican leader known as the Abe Lincoln of México. continue reading »

Creating Digital Leaders in Hispanic Media

Creating Digital Leaders in Hispanic Media

A new course by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) will equip a corps of U.S. Spanish-speaking journalists with the skills needed to be multimedia trainers in their newsrooms. continue reading »

New Mexico’s Driver’s License Law for Illegal Immigrants Remains in Effect

New Mexico’s Driver’s License Law for Illegal Immigrants Remains in Effect

Republican Governor Susana Martinez campaigned on repealing driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants, one of only three states to have such a law – she failed. continue reading »

Mexico Offers Payment to Rural Communities that Preserve Forests and Fresh Water Supplies

Mexico Offers Payment to Rural Communities that Preserve Forests and Fresh Water Supplies

This week the Environment Secretary of Mexico announced a unique program whereby rural communities would be compensated for guarding, protecting and conserving forest land that produces water. continue reading »

POLL:  Overwhelming Majority of Americans Believe U.S. Economy Is In a Recession

The Rasmussen Consumer Index, which measures the economic confidence of consumers on a daily basis, held relatively steady on Sunday at 76.7. That’s down a point from a week ago, seven points from a month ago and down 16 from the highest mark of 2011. continue reading »

Spanish Government Working with UN and Other World Leaders on Libya and Other Middle East Issues

Spanish Government Working with UN and Other World Leaders on Libya and Other Middle East Issues

The latest developments in the Middle East and North Africa topped the agenda during meetings between Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Spanish leaders when the United Nations chief visited the European country this weekend. continue reading »

Salsa Dog Dances to “I’m an Illegal Alien” and It’s FUN (VIDEO)

Salsa Dog Dances to “I’m an Illegal Alien” and It’s FUN (VIDEO)

This pooch is just plain cute and talented and speaks Spanish – well actually understands it. Watch him dance to a salsa song and kick it up a bit when he hears “I’m an illegal alien”. continue reading »

Tecate Beer to Advertise in English for the First Time

Tecate Beer to Advertise in English for the First Time

Tecate Beer, for the first time, will advertise in English in a new marketing effort to reach all Hispanic males, not just Mexican male immigrants. continue reading »

New Pirates of the Caribbean Poster Highlights Penelope Cruz’ Assets

New Pirates of the Caribbean Poster Highlights Penelope Cruz’ Assets

We are two months away from the new Pirates of the Caribbean movie that introduces Penelope Cruz as the mysterious Angelica, and possible love interest of Captain Jack Sparrow. continue reading »