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Was it a Hate Crime? Transgender Woman Shot in Head, Dragged by Car

Was it a Hate Crime? Transgender Woman Shot in Head, Dragged by Car

Police in Arkansas are investigating the death of Marcal Camero Tye, as a possible hate crime after a passerby found her body mangled in a ditch. The 25-year-old victim was shot in head continue reading »

Argentina Celebrates 90 Years of Astor Piazzolla (VIDEO)

Argentina Celebrates 90 Years of Astor Piazzolla (VIDEO)

The brilliant Argentine composer would have been 90 years old this month. HS-News wishes to pay a small homage to the genius behind the New Tango. continue reading »

Hispanic Pop in Arizona, Connecticut, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Idaho and Wisconsin Grew by Double Digits

Hispanic Pop in Arizona, Connecticut, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Idaho and Wisconsin Grew by Double Digits

Hispanic population nearly 39 million in the 33 states released, accounting for 58 percent of U.S. population growth. continue reading »

U.S. Embassy Official in Dominican Republic Warns of Immigration Fraud Schemes

U.S. Embassy Official in Dominican Republic Warns of Immigration Fraud Schemes

Bruce Kraft who heads the fraud unit at the United States embassy in Santo Domingo has warned that many Dominicans are cheated with promises of getting a lottery visa. continue reading »

More Cruise Lines Drop Mazatlan as a Port Stop in Mexico in Light of Incidences of Violence

More Cruise Lines Drop Mazatlan as a Port Stop in Mexico in Light of Incidences of Violence

Other cruise line operators are taking the example that Carnival, Norwegian Cruise Line and Disney set in dropping the Mazatlan, Mexico port from their cruise itineraries. Cruise operators Princess and Holland America just announced they will be doing the same. continue reading »

A Near Majority of Hispanic Adults Do Not Get Recommended Preventive Health Services

A Near Majority of Hispanic Adults Do Not Get Recommended Preventive Health Services

Critical gaps exist between older Americans who receive potentially lifesaving preventive services and those who do not, according to a new report from agencies of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. continue reading »

Every Day More Bars and Restaurants In Argentina use “Alcohometers”

Every Day More Bars and Restaurants In Argentina use “Alcohometers”

Since the launch of the 'alcohometer' machine three months ago, 103 establishments in Argentina have already made them available to customers. continue reading »

Mayan Prophecy Predicted Massive Earthquake for Almost Same Time Japan’s Earthquake Occurred!

Mayan Prophecy Predicted Massive Earthquake for Almost Same Time Japan’s Earthquake Occurred!

Apparently, the Mayans predicted the Earthquake in Japan and therefore many fatalists are asking, could 2012 be the real deal? continue reading »

MALDEF Joins Parents, Educators, Policy Makers in Commitment to Improving GA Schools for Latinos

MALDEF Joins Parents, Educators, Policy Makers in Commitment to Improving GA Schools for Latinos

Georgia parents, educators, community leaders, and policy makers have committed to work together to raise the bar in public education by ensuring all students graduate from high school prepared to succeed in college and beyond. continue reading »

In the Face of Mexico’s Violence, These Women Offer Smiles and Help

As Mexico’s drug war rages on and international media display alarming and gruesome headlines of kidnappings and beheadings, two groups of women are doing news-worthy deeds, but with very little international recognition. continue reading »

Donald Trump’s Comments About Canal Make him “Persona Non Grata” in Panama

Donald Trump’s Comments About Canal Make him “Persona Non Grata” in Panama

According to Panamanian officials, Trump told CNN that the United States had "stupidly" handed over the Panama Canal to the country "in exchange for nothing." continue reading »

Many Latin Americans Among the Missing in Japan After the Devastating Tsunami

As officials in Japan continue to seek survivors from the devastating tsunami many foreign nationals remain missing, including those from the Latin American region. continue reading »

Naked Bicycle Protest in Peru (VIDEO)

Naked Bicycle Protest in Peru (VIDEO)

Citizen's of Lima, rode their bikes in the nude to protest against road rage, and lack of security in the streets. continue reading »

Chile Plans to Build New Prisons and Grant Pardons to Ease Overcrowding

Just last year, in an overcrowded Chilean prison, 81 inmates burned to death after a prison riot erupted. Now, to ease said overcrowding, Chile’s government will grant as many 10,000 pardons. continue reading »

Marketers Scramble After Research Indicates an Increase in Hispanic Wine Drinkers in Texas

Marketers Scramble After Research Indicates an Increase in Hispanic Wine Drinkers in Texas

Research Institute Natalia Kolyesnikova that “no information is available about the Hispanic wine market.” In the last year, Kolyesnikova and the institute conducted a study to ask three separate Hispanic-composed focus groups continue reading »