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Mexico Tries to Keep Their Students Healthy and Reduce High Obesity Rates

At the beginning of the year, Mexico put its schoolchildren on a diet, but with a variety of loopholes, it didn’t exactly have the ideal effect. Though the schools were trying to combat childhood obesity, lollipops, potato and corn chips, and cookie continue reading »

First Ever Youtube Exclusive Feature-Length Film “Girl Walks Into a Bar” Directed By Latino (VIDEO)

First Ever Youtube Exclusive Feature-Length Film “Girl Walks Into a Bar” Directed By Latino (VIDEO)

Produced and directed by Sebastián Gutierrez “Girl Walks Into A Bar” is the first feature length film made exclusively for Internet distribution. continue reading »

Japan Tsunami Damage Expected to Supercede in Cost the Chile and New Zealand Disasters

Insurers and reinsurers worldwide have the financial strength to pay the claims that will emerge after today’s 8.9-magnitude earthquake and the resulting tsunami in Japan continue reading »

Catholic Church in Mexico Denounces U.S. Lack of Commitment on Curtailing Gun Trafficking

Catholic Church in Mexico Denounces U.S. Lack of Commitment on Curtailing Gun Trafficking

The Archdiocese of Mexico has denounced the “cynicism” of certain authorities in the U.S.A. With regards to arms trading and the lack of commitment to halting this phenomenon, directly linked to the bloody violence throughout the Country. continue reading »

Minority Real Estate Leaders Say Govt Efforts are Failing to Meet Needs of Multicultural Homebuyers

Minority Real Estate Leaders Say Govt Efforts are Failing to Meet Needs of Multicultural Homebuyers

Saying millions of Americans are being left out of the American dream of homeownership, the nation’s three largest organizations representing multicultural real estate professionals, continue reading »

Latin America Looks to the Future as President Obama Prepares for a Visit

Latin America Looks to the Future as President Obama Prepares for a Visit

As President Obama prepares to visit our neighbors to the south at the end of this week, the region is likely preparing to display the changes that Latin America has made in recent years and work on building with the U.S. with their new found strength as a region. continue reading »

Could The Lost City of Atlantis Be Buried in Spain? (VIDEO)

Could The Lost City of Atlantis Be Buried in Spain? (VIDEO)

Dr. Richard Freund of the University of Hartford, thinks he might have found the lost city of Atlantis, buried deep within a swamp in the south of Spain. continue reading »

Colorado Latino Teen Suicides Increase After the Recession Hits Home

There are very few that have not felt the pressures of the U.S.’s recession, but it seems that Latino teens in Colorado have been hit hard, as the number of attempted suicides by this group has spiked. continue reading »

Hugo Chavez New Enemy of the State:  Fake Boobs (VIDEO)

Hugo Chavez New Enemy of the State:  Fake Boobs (VIDEO)

With little good economic news in Venezuela you would think that the fact that Venezuela is the world’s leading market for breast augmentation would please President Hugo Chavez. continue reading »

Guatemalans File Lawsuit Against U.S. for Experimenting on Them With Syphilis Bacteria

Guatemalans File Lawsuit Against U.S. for Experimenting on Them With Syphilis Bacteria

Some 700 prisoners, soldiers, mental patients and orphans are seeking monetary compensation for numerous health problems stemming from the syphilis disease subjected on them by U.S. researchers. continue reading »

Shakira and Shakiro Together in Chile! (VIDEO)

Shakira and Shakiro Together in Chile! (VIDEO)

Shakira met with her Chilean double, moments before her concert in Chile. continue reading »

Death and Maiming at the Border This Weekend

Death and Maiming at the Border This Weekend

As the flow of illegal immigration subsides due to enforced border patrol and lack of opportunities on the U.S. side the hardships and dangers for those who dare to cross continues. continue reading »

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 »