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Blog Entries by Kimberly Kipp

Narco Blog: Children Witness Execution in Ciudad Juarez

Armed assailants gunned down a man inside an elementary school in this northern border city, Mexico's murder capital, local authorities said. The victim had sought refuge from the gunmen inside the school, where he was shot dead Thursday and his body left on a soccer field, municipal police spokesman Adrian Sanchez told Efe. continue reading »

More than 100 Sears, Kmart Stores to Close- Many Failed to see Christmas Boost

Sears Holdings Corp plans to close as many as 120 Sears and Kmart outlets nationwide after sales continued to decline during the Christmas shopping period. continue reading »

UPDATE: American Heritage Dictionary Responds to “Anchor Baby” Definition Criticism

the executive editor of the dictionary has agreed to revise the definition of to reflect the derogatory nature of the term. In conversations with Mary Giovagnoli, Director of the Immigration Policy Center, Executive Editor Steven Kleinedler continue reading »

HS Narco News- Gunmen Kill 4-Year-Old Boy in Mexican Border City

A 4-year-old boy was killed by gunmen while he was playing outside a neighbor's house in Ciudad Juarez, considered Mexico's murder capital and the most dangerous city in the world, police said. continue reading »

Pair of Diego Rivera sell for $709,000 in Mexico

Two paintings by Mexican painter and muralist Diego Rivera sold here at auction Friday for 9.6 million pesos ($709,000). The pieces were part of a sale at the Morton auction house of 194 works by Latin American artists. The Rivera painting knocked down for the highest price was the "Tehuana" portrait that the famed muralist created in 1929. It went for $406,000. continue reading »

Latino Leaders to Make Voice Heard at Vatican City

As Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off in the United States, U.S. Catholic Latino leaders will complete a major step in achieving more open communication with the Vatican. continue reading »

Students Continue Protests in Chile (VIDEO)

Thousands of students clash with Police in Chile as protesters march through the streets of Santiago Chile demanding the government improve the education system. continue reading »

“More than one in four Latinos, 28 percent, is at Risk of Hunger”  Response to USDA Report

A new report issued this week by The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) found alarming rates of food insecurity among minorities. In the general population, 1 in 6 Americans, 49 million, are currently living in households that are identified as food insecure, but the rates are much higher for Latinos and African Americans. continue reading »

Gunmen Show Mercy and Let 5 Children Live- HSN Narco Blog

At 3:00 am Wednesday morning, an armed group of criminals broke into a house in the town of Cerralvo, Nuevo León. Gunmen kidnapped a couple with three children and another couple with two of their children. continue reading »

Narco Blog: CFO for Los Zetas Cartel Taken Into Custody

Authorities report the arrest of Valdemar Quintanilla Soriano, aka The Leader. The Leader has been identified as the head of financial matters for the national criminal Cartel Los Zetas. The CFO was captured during the day yesterday city of Saltillo, Coahuila, in a precision operation carried out by members of the Mexican Army." continue reading »

An Open Letter to the President from Hispanic Farmers

The following is a letter from Hispanic Farmers & Ranchers Inc. and Minority Agricultural Producers to President Obama: Sir, As you address La Raza, Hispanics and Hispanic farmers and ranchers are paying attention to how rhetoric relates to reality. Here is our reality: continue reading »

HUD Announces EHLP Program to Assist Distressed Borrowers

Last week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in conjunction with NeighborWorks® America, launched the Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program (EHLP) to help homeowners who are at risk of foreclosure in 27 states across the country and Puerto Rico. continue reading »

Breaking News: Chavez Makes Surprise Return to Venezuela

Hugo Chavez returned to Venezuela during the night on Monday in time for the countries bicentennial celebration on Tuesday. continue reading »

Christina Aguilera: ‘La Casa’ First Listen Here

Check out Christina Aguilera’s latest song, “La Casa” (”The Home”), which is sung entirely in Spanish by the half Ecuadorian entertainer! continue reading »

U.S. Border Patrol Agents Rescue 13 Illegal Aliens From Extreme Conditions

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector saved the lives of 13 illegal aliens over the weekend and early this morning. continue reading »