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Super Bowl Commercials Preview (VIDEO)

Erica Hill speaks with New Media Strategies Pete Snyder about the commercials to appear in todays Super Bowl. continue reading »

New York City Officials Confirm 3 Cases of Cholera All Contracted in Dominican Republic

New York City Officials Confirm 3 Cases of Cholera All Contracted in Dominican Republic

The city of New York’s health department is reporting three confirmed cases of cholera from New Yorkers that recently traveled to the Dominican Republic for a wedding. New York City typically reports one case a year of cholera. continue reading »

‘Angry Bird’ Secret Code to be Revealed During Super Bowl Ad for Angry Birds Rio Game

‘Angry Bird’ Secret Code to be Revealed During Super Bowl Ad for Angry Birds Rio Game

For all you Angry Bird fans keep a look out for the secret level-enhancing embedded code that will be broadcast today during a commercial break for the Super Bowl game. continue reading »

Mexican Cold Wave Leaves 7 People Dead and 34 Zoo Animals

Mexican Cold Wave Leaves 7 People Dead and 34 Zoo Animals

With temperatures reaching -4F , the arctic freeze in Northern Mexico has lead to seven deaths in the state of Chihuahua, and many animals . continue reading »

New Research Examines Link Between Poverty and Latin Americans’ Unauthorized Immigration to the US

New Research Examines Link Between Poverty and Latin Americans’ Unauthorized Immigration to the US

Despite unprecedented levels of U.S. government spending on guarding the border with Mexico, unauthorized or illegal immigration into the United States continues. Here, there are millions of jobs that legal workers do not fill -- even in times of recession. Poverty and hardship are the main drivers pushing Latin Americans to search for better lives in the United States. continue reading »

Frigid Temperatures in Mexico Results in 35 Zoo Animals Freezing to Death

Frigid Temperatures in Mexico Results in 35 Zoo Animals Freezing to Death

A combination of power outages and frigid temperatures in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua have resulted in 35 zoo animals perishing from hypothermia. continue reading »

Bible.Is Says “Bienvenido” To Millions Of Spanish Speakers

Bible.Is Says “Bienvenido” To Millions Of Spanish Speakers

Popular Audio Bible App Now Available In Spanish. 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 »

NARCO BLOG: Cartel Gives Corrupt Police Till February 10th to Resign

NARCO BLOG: Cartel Gives Corrupt Police Till February 10th to Resign

This week the Cartel Jalisco Next Generation (CJNG) released a video statement. In the video statement aimed primarily at Felipe Calderón, President of Mexico, and Secretary of the Navy Armada de Mexico, they begin their speech by pointing out that the statements are made with respect. continue reading »

Latina Moms and Moms-To-Be Insights Revealed on childbirth, pacifiers and more

They found that 77% of Latinas prefer vaginal birth, and only 18% c-sections. Also, 62%, prefer having children before they're 30 years old. Regarding their partner's participation in childbirth, 67% of respondents said their baby's father was in the delivery room or was planning to be there. continue reading »

Lung Cancer Atlas Launched to Identify Lung Cancer Trends Amongst Latinos and Other Minority Groups

Lung Cancer Atlas Launched to Identify Lung Cancer Trends Amongst Latinos and Other Minority Groups

In recognition of World Cancer Day, the National Minority Quality Forum this week launched the Lung Cancer Atlas. This novel resource enables users to map lung cancer prevalence estimates and total counts at the zip-code level continue reading »

Egyptian Christians Hoping for More Freedom

Egyptian Christians Hoping for More Freedom

Christians in Egypt are hoping that the protests in the country will lead to more freedom for them, according to George, a church pastor who partners with Open Doors in Egypt. continue reading »

More than a Third of Super Bowl Watchers Find Ads More Entertaining than Actual Game

More than a Third of Super Bowl Watchers Find Ads More Entertaining than Actual Game

One-out-of-three Super Bowl viewers think the commercials are better than the game. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 58% of American Adults who plan to watch on Sunday continue reading »

Selena vs Taylor Watch Them Rap to Nicki Minaj, Whose Better?  (VIDEO)

First we have Taylor Swift rapping to Nicki Minaj ‘Super Bass’ on a radio interview and boosting her love of the song then Selena Gomez comes along with her rap version. continue reading »

Hispanics to Lose Access to Medicare Drugs and Treatment

Hispanics to Lose Access to Medicare Drugs and Treatment

An American Heritage Foundation study has determined that because of The Healthcare Reform Act "low income beneficiaries and minorities, especially Hispanics will bear the brunt of the cuts. continue reading »