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No More Cervezas Frias - Latino Men Falling in Love with Nuvo’s Pink Fruity Liqueur Concoction

No More Cervezas Frias - Latino Men Falling in Love with Nuvo’s Pink Fruity Liqueur Concoction

Eva Longoria is the new the face of Nuvo, an alcoholic drink designed especially with a woman's taste buds in mind but its growing Latino male fans also. Longoria was an obvious choice since she is popular with both Latinas and Latinos. continue reading »

Hispanically Speaking:  TOP TEN Latin American Movies We Saw in 2010

Hispanically Speaking:  TOP TEN Latin American Movies We Saw in 2010

HS-News brings you the list of the Top Ten Latin American films we watched in 2010, we hope your foreign favorite is on this list. continue reading »

New Year Brings First Latina Legislator to Wisconsin

New Year Brings First Latina Legislator to Wisconsin

On January 3rd, 2011 the state of Wisconsin will swear into office, its first Latina legislator, State Representative JoCasta Zamarripa. The 34 year- old Zamarripa is a third-generation Mexican-American continue reading »

Prosper Año Nuevo:  Several States to Boost Minimum Wage in New Year

Low-wage workers in Arizona, Colorado, Montana, Ohio, Oregon, Vermont,Washington and the District of Columbia, will ring in 2011 with slightly higher paychecks. continue reading »

Daley Surpasses Father, Becoming Longest-Serving Chicago Mayor

Daley Surpasses Father, Becoming Longest-Serving Chicago Mayor

With 7,918 days in office, Mayor Richard M. Daley has become Chicago’s longest-serving mayor beating his father by two days today. The family reign will end next year, with the Daleys having served as mayor for 42 years total. continue reading »

The 33 Chilean Miners Are Going to Disney World

The 33 Chilean Miners Are Going to Disney World

Disney World has invited the miners, their rescuers and their immediate families to a six-night stay in Disney World. continue reading »

Sheriff Arpaio Mandatory Christmas Sing-a-Long Announces a Winner (UPDATE)

Sheriff Arpaio Mandatory Christmas Sing-a-Long Announces a Winner (UPDATE)

Jodi Arias, A 30 year old held on a 2,000,000 bond for the murder of her ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander, was the winner of the sing-a-long competition. She and her cellmates enjoyed a turkey dinner, christmas cookies, and received stalkings full of goodies, but donated them to charities by suggestion of america's Toughest Sheriff. continue reading »

ICE Deportations Hindering Criminal Prosecutions in Ohio

ICE Deportations Hindering Criminal Prosecutions in Ohio

In central Ohio, there is a growing trend of federal law enforcement taking undocumented immigrant detainees from local authorities’ custody. Last year, the number of those arrested and transferred to ICE custody soared a continue reading »

“India” a Bollywood Telenovela and the Newest Hit on Spanish Language TV

“India” a Bollywood Telenovela and the Newest Hit on Spanish Language TV

The Univision owned TeleFutura is airing "India" a 2009 Brazilian production that tells a story of forbidden love between a low-class Dalit man, and an upper-class woman. Set in India and Brazil, the telenovela originally titled "Caminho das Índias" (Road to India) was such a hit in Brazil, that TeleFutura bought it, hoping it will become just as popular here. continue reading »

Northern U.S. Border Focus of Upcoming Drug Trafficking Legislation

Northern U.S. Border Focus of Upcoming Drug Trafficking Legislation

President likely will sign a bill in coming days to tighten security along the U.S. northern border after complaints that federal agencies there do not coordinate well enough. continue reading »

MX Prison Breakout Means 200 More Serious Criminals on Street–Increase in Violence Expected

MX Prison Breakout Means 200 More Serious Criminals on Street–Increase in Violence Expected

Close to 200 drug dealers, murderers, and human traffickers broke out of a Nuevo Laredo prison -- probably with the help of guards who were bribed or threatened; members of the Zetas were behind the prison break. continue reading »

One of World’s Highest Prevalence Rates for Asthma is in Puerto Rico

One of World’s Highest Prevalence Rates for Asthma is in Puerto Rico

This year the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico is facing a jump in the asthma cases reported amongst children, and the island’s children are nearly 300 percent more likely to have respiratory ailments than the general population continue reading »

Pronounced Dead, Brazilian Woman Spends Two Day in her Coffin Before Waking Up Christmas Eve

Pronounced Dead, Brazilian Woman Spends Two Day in her Coffin Before Waking Up Christmas Eve

This was a very special Christmas season for 88-year-old Brazilian Maria das Dores da Conceicoa who was declared dead on Wednesday then resurrected from her coffin alive on Christmas Eve. continue reading »

Hispanic Hate:  Hispanics Flee Connecticut Town due to Police Profiling and Abuse

Hispanic Hate:  Hispanics Flee Connecticut Town due to Police Profiling and Abuse

The U.S. Justice Department continues to investigate alleged police abuse against Hispanics in the Connecticut town of East Haven. There have been multiple reports of Hispanics being harassed during traffic stops, falsely arrested and of even being physically abused while in police custody. continue reading »

Former Dominican Republic President Salvador Jorge Blanco Dies

Former Dominican Republic President Salvador Jorge Blanco Dies

The much maligned former President of the Dominican Republic, Salvador Jorge Blanco, has died at home at the age of 84. Jorge Blanco was the president from 1982 through 1986, then in 1991 was accused and convicted of corruption related to misuse of government funds. continue reading »