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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Mexico Ratifies Kyoto Accord Amendment

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announced that his country delivered Tuesday to the U.N. General Assembly its ratification of the Doha Amendment to the Kyoto Protocol for the prevention of greenhouse gases. continue reading »

Ordered Restore in Town Where 11 Guatemalan Indians Were Massacred

Authorities have reestablished order after the massacre of 11 Indians on the weekend in the western municipality of San Juan Sacatepequez, Guatemala's interior minister said Tuesday. continue reading »

NELSON BALDIDO: Better to Prepare for U.S.-Mexico Border Terror Threat Than to React to Aftermath

The president’s recent address on the threat of the Islamic State terrorist group and its effect on U.S.security resulted in a mixed bag of post-speech analysis and commentary, and it should affect the way policymakers consider U.S.-Mexico border security in the future. continue reading »

Burnt Body of Kidnapped Congressman Found in Mexico

The burned body of a kidnapped congressman was found Tuesday inside his SUV on the border between the western Mexican states of Zacatecas and Jalisco, officials said. continue reading »

FARC Guerillas Blamed for Bombing that Left 8 Injured, Including 3 Children

At least eight civilians, including three minors, were injured in a bombing in the southwestern Colombian province of Nariño that authorities blamed on leftist FARC guerrillas. continue reading »

Brazil’s Continues Its Commitment to Saving the Endangered Golden Lion Tamarins

An environmental reserve in Brazil that four decades ago began gathering the surviving Golden Lion Tamarins has prevented the extinction of one of the most endangered species of primates in the world. continue reading »

Border Patrol to Test Body Cameras on Its Agents

he U.S. Border Patrol is ready to test the use of body cameras on its agents in New Mexico to determine if they are using excessive force in certain cases. continue reading »

Clorox Closing Venezuela Operations Due to Economic Instability and Govt Intrusion

The Clorox Company announced Monday that it has suspended operations in Venezuela in the face of operational restrictions, economic uncertainty and supply interruptions. continue reading »

Blog del Narco:  Zeta Cartel Chief Captured in Saltillo, Mexico

The suspected boss of the Zetas drug cartel in the northern Mexican city of Saltillo was arrested along with seven associates by federal security forces over the weekend, state officials said Monday. continue reading »

Mexico’s Unemployment Rate Unchanged from Last Year at 5.18%

Mexico's unemployment rate was 5.18 percent in August, basically unchanged from the 5.17 percent level registered in August 2013, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, or INEGI, said Monday. continue reading »

NELSON BALIDO: With All the Immigration Fireworks, Why Do They Seem So Surprised?

While the drama is unfurling on Capitol Hill on what to do about an emergency border bill, the public is becoming aware that various high level departments within the administration were sending warning flares of what was coming and yet the administration chose to ignore the signals. continue reading »

Mass Exodus of Teachers in Cuba, 7,000 Left Profession Last Year

The exodus of teachers from the classrooms is one of the problems facing Cuba's educational system, with 6,938 educators quitting during the 2013-2014 academic year, according to government figures published Monday in the weekly Trabajadores. continue reading »

Brazil’s President Says Economic Turnaround Depends on What U.S. Does

The recovery of Brazil, Latin America's largest economy, depends on a strong rebound in the U.S. economy, President Dilma Rousseff said Monday. continue reading »

Daring Thieves in Chile Make Off With $8.3 Million in Jewelry and Cash

Thieves broke into an outlet of the Chilean government's Dicrep pawn-shop network and made off with roughly 5 billion pesos ($8.3 million) in jewelry, authorities said Monday. continue reading »

NELSON BALIDO: Failed Immigration Policy Rears Its Ugly Head as Minors Stream Across Border

Unaccompanied minors from Central America are flooding across the United States-Mexico border in response to rumors that American immigration policy is changing. The kids want in before it’s too late. continue reading »