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Lady Gaga New Song ‘Born This Way’ Criticized by Latinos for Having Racist Lyrics

Lady Gaga New Song ‘Born This Way’ Criticized by Latinos for Having Racist Lyrics

Pop icon Lady Gaga can’t seem to catch a break with her recently released song “Born This Way”. First she was accused of sounding too much like Christina Aguilera’s in continue reading »

Scientology Opens Record Number of New Churches Around the World in 2010

Scientology Opens Record Number of New Churches Around the World in 2010

In 2010, major Churches of Scientology opened across Europe, North America and Africa. continue reading »

Venezuela Arms Depot Fire, Explosions Kill One  (VIDEO)

Venezuela Arms Depot Fire, Explosions Kill One (VIDEO)

In the Venezuelan city of Maracay a fire has set off a series of explosions at a military arms depot on Sunday. A woman nearby the facility was killed in the explosion, and three were injured in car accidents during the immediate chaos caused by the explosion. 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: 15-year-old Member of Mexico’s Pacific South Cartel Captured

NARCO BLOG: 15-year-old Member of Mexico’s Pacific South Cartel Captured

Giovanni Molina Ortiz, 18 years old, and Erik Antonio Gomez, 15 years old, were captured this week by the Mexican Army in Cuernavaca, Morelos Mexico. continue reading »

Another ‘Pot’apult Found Near U.S.-Mexico Border

Another ‘Pot’apult Found Near U.S.-Mexico Border

Mexico’s defense department announced that they have confiscated another catapult on Friday near the U.S. border in the town of Agua Prieta used to fling pot across the U.S.-Mexico border. continue reading »

Remarks with Colombia’s VP Angelino Garzon and Sec. Hillary Clinton after Diplomatic Meetings

Remarks with Colombia’s VP Angelino Garzon and Sec. Hillary Clinton after Diplomatic Meetings

The Vice President of Colombia, Angelino Garzon, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had very productive, wide-ranging discussions on many important issues, and reaffirmed the enduring partnership. continue reading »

Connecticut Bakery Owner May Face 5 Yrs in Jail and $250,000 Fine for Hiring 10 Illegal Aliens

Connecticut Bakery Owner May Face 5 Yrs in Jail and $250,000 Fine for Hiring 10 Illegal Aliens

David B. Fein, U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced this week that Anthony DiBenedetto, 64, of North Branford, Conn., waived his right to indictment and pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful continue reading »

Chocolate Drought Predicted, With World Supply of Cocoa Gone by 2014 – OH NO!

Chocolate Drought Predicted, With World Supply of Cocoa Gone by 2014 – OH NO!

Experters are predicting, and chocolate lovers lamenting, that there might be a chocolate ‘drought’ over the next several years due to the world political unrest especially in the Ivory Coast that produces 40 percent of the world’s cocoa beans. continue reading »

Volunteer Mexican Firefighters Travel to OC California for Training (VIDEO)

Volunteer Mexican Firefighters Travel to OC California for Training (VIDEO)

Volunteer Mexican firefighters from Guerrero, Mexico travelled at their own expense to Santa Ana to train with local firefighters. They were taught how to perform various types of rescues and safety techniques. continue reading »

111 Confirmed Cases of Cholera in Venezuela all from Lobster Served at Wedding in Dominican Republic

111 Confirmed Cases of Cholera in Venezuela all from Lobster Served at Wedding in Dominican Republic

The Venezuelan government is reporting 111 confirmed cases of cholera and over three hundred more potential victims infected without knowing it. All the people with cholera continue reading »

TX Dept of Public Safety (DPS)  Warns Against Mexico Travel

TX Dept of Public Safety (DPS)  Warns Against Mexico Travel

The Texas Department of Public Safety has warned Texans to avoid traveling in Mexico. continue reading »

The White House Blog: Immigration & Winning the Future

The White House Blog: Immigration & Winning the Future

In his State of the Union address, President Obama laid out his vision for winning our future. Part of accomplishing this important goal means fixing our nation’s broken immigration system. continue reading »

States Looking to Copy Arizona Immigration Law Facing Financial Hardships

States Looking to Copy Arizona Immigration Law Facing Financial Hardships

Several states are looking to implement immigration laws similar to Arizona’s. However, as state legislatures begin looking at the logistics of enforcing such laws, they are finding that it is not financially plausible for many states. continue reading »

Oscar-Nominated for Best Documentary Feature, “Restrepo” to Be Broadcast on Nat Geo Channel  2/2

Oscar-Nominated for Best Documentary Feature, “Restrepo” to Be Broadcast on Nat Geo Channel 2/2

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize for Documentary at this year's Sundance Film Festival, Restrepo is a feature-length film by award-winning photojournalist Tim Hetherington and journalist/author Sebastian continue reading »