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Latino Decisions: Housing Crisis Making Latino Voters Anxious

The effects of the mortgage crisis continue to make the U.S.’s Latino community very anxious. Both homeowners and renters are still being affected by the depressed housing market, unemployment and a slow economy, according to results of the most recent impreMedia/Latino Decisions poll. continue reading »

Belize is Honeymoon Choice for Newlywed Reese Witherspoon and Family

Belize is Honeymoon Choice for Newlywed Reese Witherspoon and Family

The nation of Belize is one of the lesser known Central American countries - that is until newlywed Reese Witherspoon and agent/husband Jim Toth chose it for their ‘familymoon’. continue reading »

Will People Magazine’s ‘Most Beautiful’ 2011 Cover Star be Jennifer Lopez??

Will People Magazine’s ‘Most Beautiful’ 2011 Cover Star be Jennifer Lopez??

Though it’s not official – many sources are loudly whispering that People magazine’s 2011 ‘Most Beautiful’ cover star is Jennifer Lopez. With her stint on American Idol being covered by the press daily to reviving her singing career with a new hot single “Love?” – J Lo is everywhere. continue reading »

U.S. Issues Travel Warning to (3) Mexican States due to Potential Threats Against U.S. Citizens

U.S. Issues Travel Warning to (3) Mexican States due to Potential Threats Against U.S. Citizens

The United States Consulates General in Matamoros, Nuevo Laredo, and Monterrey advise American citizens that the U.S. government has received uncorroborated information that Mexican criminal gangs may intend to attack U.S. law enforcement officers or U.S. citizens in the near future in Tamaulipas, Nuevo León and San Luis Potosi. continue reading »

POLL:  Majority of Americans Feel Enforcing Immigration Law Would Reduce Poverty Levels in Country

Americans feel more strongly than ever that the lack of immigration law enforcement directly effects poverty in the country. continue reading »

Felicidades to 2nd Time Papa Gael Garcia Bernal on the Birth of Daughter Libertad

Felicidades to 2nd Time Papa Gael Garcia Bernal on the Birth of Daughter Libertad

HS News is sending out Felicidades to 2nd time papa Gael Garcia Bernal on the birth of daughter Libertad. continue reading »

INTRODUCING: HS-News Open Mic

INTRODUCING: HS-News Open Mic

Your backstage pass to HS-News showcase of emerging and established Latino musical talent. continue reading »

Senators Host First Hispanic Task Force Meeting of the 112th Congress

Senators Host First Hispanic Task Force Meeting of the 112th Congress

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Chairman of the Hispanic Task Force, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and U.S. Sen. Mark Begich (D-AK), Chair of the Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee, continue reading »

Watch Selena Gomez’ New Film Trailer for ‘Monte Carlo’ (VIDEO)

Watch the trailer for Selena Gomez’ new upcoming movie ‘Monte Carlo’ that is set to be released July 1st. continue reading »

‘“Why Are We Talking About This?” Says Senator Rubio to Trump’s ‘Birther’ Banter (VIDEO)

‘“Why Are We Talking About This?” Says Senator Rubio to Trump’s ‘Birther’ Banter (VIDEO)

Florida’s junior Senator Marco Rubio wondered out loud yesterday on the ‘Daily Caller’s’ show why anyone including Presidential pretender Donald Trump is talking about the President’s birth certificate. The issue as to whether President Obama was born in this country and therefore if he has a right to hold the office of President is known as the ‘birther’ issue. continue reading »

Cross Border Drug Trafficking Ring “Operation Charro Negro” Taken Down

Cross Border Drug Trafficking Ring “Operation Charro Negro” Taken Down

Federal authorities have broken up a drug trafficking organization operating along the United States-Mexico border. The organization is allegedly responsible for trafficking kilo quantities of heroin, methamphetamine and cocaine into the United States from Mexico, according to a case unsealed this week. continue reading »

ICE Repatriates 69 Criminal Immigration Violators to Dominican Republic via Miami Charter Flight

ICE Repatriates 69 Criminal Immigration Violators to Dominican Republic via Miami Charter Flight

In a chartered flight that originated in Miami Thursday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) returned 73 aliens, including 69 convicted criminals, to the Dominican Republic. Those removed included three convicted of murder, two convicted of sex offenses and one who was wanted for murder in the Dominican Republic. continue reading »

U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Says Agreement on U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Pact Means Jobs

U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Says Agreement on U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Pact Means Jobs

U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, applauded the announcement that an agreement has been reached to resolve outstanding issues on the long-pending continue reading »

FedEx + Me Contest : Casa Brazil’s Pitch (VIDEO)

FedEx + Me Contest : Casa Brazil’s Pitch (VIDEO)

The FedEx + Me program is conducting a search in Austin, Texas, for the Gen Y small business that best exemplifies the Austin small-business community's spirit of innovation and entrepreneurial drive. continue reading »

More Anti-LGBT Attacks, Abuse on the Spanish-Language Program “José Luis Sin Censura” (VIDEO)

More Anti-LGBT Attacks, Abuse on the Spanish-Language Program “José Luis Sin Censura” (VIDEO)

More than 30 organizations have sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski, urging him to swiftly act on the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) and the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation's (GLAAD) complaint against Liberman Broadcasting and KRCA Los Angeles for broadcasting the program, José Luis Sin Censura. continue reading »