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Colombia y Venezuela No Logran Acuerdo por Crisis

Colombia y Venezuela no lograron el jueves limar asperezas para superar la ruptura de sus relaciones diplomáticas, en una cumbre mediada por cancilleres sudamericanos que dejó pocas promesas. continue reading »

Sacudida a la Estructura del Cártel de Sinaloa

La muerte de Ignacio Coronel afectará la operación del cártel de Sinaloa en todas sus vertientes: desde la adquisición de químicos para la elaboración de drogas sintéticas hasta la producción y tráfico de éstas a Estados Unidos continue reading »

Se Celebra Primera Boda Gay en Argentina

Dos hombres que llevan 27 años juntos forman la primera pareja que contrajo enlace civil este viernes en Argentina bajo el amparo de una ley aprobada por el Congreso, una legislación pionera a nivel nacional en América Latina. continue reading »

The City of LA Ushers in Immigrant Pride Month

The City of LA Ushers in Immigrant Pride Month

The city of LA has approved a resolution declaring August Immigrant Pride Month. With 40% of her 1.6 million population consisting of immigrants, the move is meant to be a “positive counter example” to continue reading »

Colombia y Venezuela No Logran Acuerdo por Crisis

Colombia y Venezuela no lograron el jueves limar asperezas para superar la ruptura de sus relaciones diplomáticas, en una cumbre mediada por cancilleres sudamericanos que dejó pocas promesas. continue reading »

Uruguay Receives $6.85 Million Grant for Water in Rural Communities

Uruguay Receives $6.85 Million Grant for Water in Rural Communities

The Inter-American Development Bank approved a $6.85 million grant to expand access to better sanitation and water services in Uruguayan rural communities and schools. The grant for the “Small Rural Communities Water Supply Program” comes from the Spanish Cooperation Fund for Water and Sanitation in Latin America and the Caribbean. The government of Uruguay will provide an additional $6.85 million for the program administered by the IDB and executed by the state-owned utility OSE. continue reading »

Sherriff Joe Proves- No Rest for the Wicked

Sherriff Joe Proves- No Rest for the Wicked

Sheriff Joe Arpaio launched his 17th “crime suppression” sweep in Maricopa County vowing to have his deputies and volunteers check the immigration status of those arrested. Arpaio admits he timed his operation to send a message that nothing is continue reading »

Jueza que Bloqueó Parte de ley de Arizona Recibe Amenazas

La juez federal Susan Bolton, que bloqueó parte de la polémica ley SB1070, que criminaliza la inmigración ilegal en el estado de Arizona (EE.UU.), ha sido amenazada por grupos opuestos a su dictamen, informaron hoy las autoridades. continue reading »

We’re Coco Loco for Perez as Idol Judge

We’re Coco Loco for Perez as Idol Judge

HS-News is throwing its might, which might be slight, behind, in front and on the side of Perez Hilton as the next American Idol Judge. As everyone knows Ellen DeGeneres has stepped down after a short tenure and rumors are rampant who might fill her “sneaker shoes” on the show. If Kara, “I fall asleep every time you talk”, DioGuardi also leaves as has been reported there are three spots available and plenty of room to add some Latin spice to the show. continue reading »

“I Gotta Feeling” Black Eyed Peas Don’t Like SB 1070

“I Gotta Feeling” Black Eyed Peas Don’t Like SB 1070

As Mexico staged various protests against SB 1070 or what is left of it, they were joined by many high profile artists and performance, such as the Black Eyed Peas, Café Tacvba, Shakira and Kanye West. continue reading »

Aprueba la ONU Iniciativa de Evo Morales que Declara Derecho Humano el Acceso al Agua Potable

Aprueba la ONU Iniciativa de Evo Morales que Declara Derecho Humano el Acceso al Agua Potable

El presidente de Bolivia, Evo Morales, agradeció hoy a los 122 países que apoyaron en la ONU la iniciativa boliviana para que se declarara el acceso al agua potable y el saneamiento básico como un derecho humano esencial para el pleno disfrute de la vida y de todos los derechos humanos. continue reading »

Latino Children In North Carolina

The Latino children of North Carolina represent the fastest growing segment of the state’s population, increasing 34% in the last three years, and yet are the most underserved. A study by Action for Children, a nonpartisan advocacy group, identified the issues negatively effecting this young population that have resulted in low-test performances, high drop out rates and low graduation rates. continue reading »

Deadliest Month in 5 Years for Border Crossers

Deadliest Month in 5 Years for Border Crossers

July is closing out this weekend while at the Pima County Arizona medical examiner’s office it will be the worst month for border deaths in the last five years. The staff has been overwhelmed by the sheer quantity of bodies and was forced to make accommodations. A refrigerated truck was brought in to house the additional continue reading »

Boy Scouts of America Celebrate 100 years with New Campaign to Bring in Latino’s

Boy Scouts of America Celebrate 100 years with New Campaign to Bring in Latino’s

This week the BSA National Jamboree in Virginia will celebrate Scouts 100th anniversary. Boys ages 12-18 will spend 10 days doing everything from archery to robotics to testing their own DNA. More than 26,000 scouts and 250,000 visitors are expected. Boy Scouts have hosted the annual meeting since 1937. continue reading »

Unos Dos Mil Evacuados por Incendio en Refinería de Pemex en Norte de México

Unas 2.000 personas fueron evacuadas hoy por las autoridades de Ciudad Madero debido al incendio de un tanque de combustible con 27.000 barriles en la refinería Francisco I. Madero de esta ciudad, conurbada al puerto de Tampico en el Golfo de México. continue reading »