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Last Remains Recovered from Puerto Rico National Guard Helicopter Crash

Last Remains Recovered from Puerto Rico National Guard Helicopter Crash

The remains Puerto Rico National Guard Carlos Acevedo have been recovered today following the helicopter crash of Dec 20. The remains of the pilot were found along the coast of Loiza, a beach community near the U.S. Island’s capital of San Juan, said National Guard Gen. Antonio Vicens. continue reading »

GM, Wrigley, Taco Bell and H&R Block all Pull Ads from MTV show ‘Skins’ (VIDEO)

GM, Wrigley, Taco Bell and H&R Block all Pull Ads from MTV show ‘Skins’ (VIDEO)

“It was never our intent to endorse content that would offend consumers,” the folks at Wrigley said in a statement released Saturday. The company had advertised its Extra and Orbit chewing gums in the premiere episode last Monday. continue reading »

Bronx President Ruben Diaz Pissed at Jennifer Lopez for Dissing Her Hometown on American Idol

Bronx President Ruben Diaz Pissed at Jennifer Lopez for Dissing Her Hometown on American Idol

We don’t think the Bronx will be warmly welcoming one of its most famous native born, Jennifer Lopez, if borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has anything to do with it. continue reading »

Justice Thomas Omitted His Tea Partying Wife’s Income From Financial Disclosure Forms

Justice Thomas Omitted His Tea Partying Wife’s Income From Financial Disclosure Forms

Federal judges and justices are required by law to disclose their spouse’s income — thus preventing persons who wish to influence the judge or justice from funneling money to them through their husband or wife. continue reading »

An Argentine and Spaniard Mountaineer rescued on Aconcagua

An Argentine and Spaniard Mountaineer rescued on Aconcagua

The two mountain climbers headed out on January 4th and were due back on Monday. When they did not return or initiate any contact, a search mission was begun continue reading »

Venezuela-Cuba Fibre-Optic Cable Project Begins

Venezuela-Cuba Fibre-Optic Cable Project Begins

A fibre-optic cable stretching from Venezuela to Cuba has begun being laid and should be in place by February with operations beginning in July. It will stretch 1000 miles and greatly improve Cuba’s telephone and Internet services. continue reading »

Laugh Out Loud This and Every Sunday With HS-NEWS SUNDAY COMICS

Laugh Out Loud This and Every Sunday With HS-NEWS SUNDAY COMICS

Your source for Hispanically Speaking Cartoons continue reading »

Cristo Rey: Part of the Solution for Education Today (VIDEO)

Cristo Rey: Part of the Solution for Education Today (VIDEO)

On January 20, Bay Area business professionals came to hear Fr. John Foley–founder and Rob Birdsell–president of the Cristo Rey Network speak about how an innovative educational business model can benefit San Francisco businesses while supporting the education of financially disadvantaged students. continue reading »

GOOD NEWS: Jose Olivares Lives in a California Mansion. BAD NEWS: He’s a Squatter, One of Many

GOOD NEWS: Jose Olivares Lives in a California Mansion. BAD NEWS: He’s a Squatter, One of Many

Neighbors in the million dollar enclave of Huntington Beach, California were pleased to see one of the homes for sale finally of the market, the For Sale sign was gone and there was someone seen at the house. continue reading »

U.S. Offers Additional Grants to Fight Human Trafficking in Haiti, Specially at Dominican Border

U.S. Offers Additional Grants to Fight Human Trafficking in Haiti, Specially at Dominican Border

The U.S. State Department announced the additional award of $4.75 million to ten grantees to strengthen Haitian institutional and civil society capacity to identify and respond to human trafficking continue reading »

Catalyst Copper launches 2011 Exploration Program at La Verde, Mexico

Catalyst Copper launches 2011 Exploration Program at La Verde, Mexico

Catalyst Copper Corporation today announced it will commence 20,000 metres of diamond drilling at its La Verde copper-gold project located in Michoacán State, México, by the end of January. A diamond drill rig is currently on site and drilling crews are being mobilized. continue reading »

Obama Administration May Give ATF New Power to Fight Trafficking of U.S. Guns to Mexico

Obama Administration May Give ATF New Power to Fight Trafficking of U.S. Guns to Mexico

The Obama Administration recently announced an emergency proposal to require southwest border gun dealers to report multiple sales of semi-automatic assault rifles. continue reading »

Mexican-Born Stylist Overcharges Star Clients Like Halle Berry, Anne Hathaway & Others for $1M

Mexican-Born Stylist Overcharges Star Clients Like Halle Berry, Anne Hathaway & Others for $1M

Chez Gabriela Studio in Beverly Hills was a place A-list celebrities went to get stylized for the red carpet and enjoy the banter with owner, 51 year-old Maria Gabriela Hashemipour. continue reading »

Get the Most Nutrition for Your Money!

Get the Most Nutrition for Your Money!

Eating more healthfully doesn't mean you have to spend more money at the supermarket. A new guide in the March 2011 issue of ShopSmart, from the publisher of Consumer Reports, crunches the continue reading »

Fernanda Romero Pleads Guilty on Immigration Charges related to “Sham” Marriage

Fernanda Romero Pleads Guilty on Immigration Charges related to “Sham” Marriage

The Mexican Actress Fernanda Romero has said she will plead guilty to charges that she lied to immigration who say she was in a sham marriage. continue reading »