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Latin American Drug Cartels Have Reached Australia

Latin American Drug Cartels Have Reached Australia

A new report from the Australian Crime Commission has noted that Latin American drug cartels have stretched their arms all the way to the island continent. continue reading »

Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim Fined $1 Billion for Monopolistic Practices

Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim Fined $1 Billion for Monopolistic Practices

Mexican billionaire and the world’s richest man, Carlos Slim, is confirming that the telephone operator controlled by him has been fined $1 billion for ‘monopolistic practices’. continue reading »

LISTEN To J-lo’s New Single “Papi” (VIDEO)

LISTEN To J-lo’s New Single “Papi” (VIDEO)

This song is available now on iTunes, unlocked after thousands of fans "liked it" on Facebook continue reading »

Ronaldo and Bono had a Karaoke Duel in Sao Paulo (VIDEO)

Ronaldo and Bono had a Karaoke Duel in Sao Paulo (VIDEO)

The former soccer player, and the lead singer from U2 sang Rolling Stones and Talking Heads tunes at Sao Paulo's Secret Bar. continue reading »

On Palm Sunday Pope Addresses Violence in Colombia

On Palm Sunday Pope Addresses Violence in Colombia

At the end of the celebration of the solemnity of Palm Sunday and the Lord's Passion, the Holy Father prayed the Angelus with the faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square continue reading »

STUDY: Hispanic Car Buyers Prefer Imports

STUDY: Hispanic Car Buyers Prefer Imports

TrueCar.com, the authoritative voice in new car pricing and industry trend information, today released a study based on Hispanic car-buying behavior in 2010 that shows import brands and models dominating the top 10 list. Hispanic car-buyers in 2010 made up seven percent of all new vehicle retail purchases in the U.S. continue reading »

Lawsuit in Massachusetts Hopes to Give Legal Resident Aliens Right to Possess Handguns

Lawsuit in Massachusetts Hopes to Give Legal Resident Aliens Right to Possess Handguns

The Second Amendment Foundation filed a federal lawsuit challenging a law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts that denies legal resident aliens the licenses required to possess a handgun in the home for self-defense, or purchase any kind of firearm. continue reading »

Spain’s Fiscal Position Improving, Financial Bailout Remains “Out of the Question”

Spain’s Fiscal Position Improving, Financial Bailout Remains “Out of the Question”

A European Finance Minister has categorized Spain’s fiscal position as ‘improved’ and therefore not in the need of a bailout like Greece, Ireland and Portugal have sought. continue reading »

Leading Hispanic Organization Urges Georgia Governor to Veto Arizona-Style Immigration Bill

Leading Hispanic Organization Urges Georgia Governor to Veto Arizona-Style Immigration Bill

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund issued the following statement regarding Georgia HB 87: continue reading »

American’s Crossing Border for Cheaper Gas in Mexico In Spite of Long Lines & Possible Violence

American’s Crossing Border for Cheaper Gas in Mexico In Spite of Long Lines & Possible Violence

At $2.94 or less for a gallon of gas in Mexico, U.S. residents are braving long lines and putting fears of violence aside. According to AAA reports, gas in the U.S. is average $3.82 but is much higher in many places, making the Mexico price very attractive. continue reading »

Miley Cyrus to Tour Latin America for the First Time

Miley Cyrus to Tour Latin America for the First Time

Miley Cyrus will be touring in Latin America for the first time in her career kicking off her ‘Gypsy Heart’ tour on April 29th in Quito, Ecuador. She describes her Gypsy Heart tour as “not just a tour for me, but a mission to spread love. continue reading »

Cuba Wants Term Limits and to “Rejuvenate” Communism

Cuba Wants Term Limits and to “Rejuvenate” Communism

As happens with anyone that is getting older a time of reflection and introspection occurs which is what appears to be happening to President Raul Castro. 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 »

Killer Storms Wreak Havoc in 6 States, Leaves 39 Dead Most in North Carolina

Killer Storms Wreak Havoc in 6 States, Leaves 39 Dead Most in North Carolina

Emergency crews throughout 6 southeastern states continue to assess the damage from killer storms that brought tornadoes, flash floods and hail. Thus far the death toll stands at 39. continue reading »

House of Horrors in Mexico: 13 bodies, 3 Headless Ones and 4 Severed Heads Found

House of Horrors in Mexico: 13 bodies, 3 Headless Ones and 4 Severed Heads Found

Mexican authorities were conducting an investigation inside a house in the state of Durango when in a pit they discovered ten complete bodies, three headless corpses and four severed heads. continue reading »