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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Peru’s No. 1 Export is Now Gold, Totaling $2.57 billion in Year’s First Quarter

Peru's gold sales totaled $2.57 billion in the first quarter of this year, making the commodity the country's top export, the National Mining, Petroleum and Energy Society, or SNMPE, said. continue reading »

Only 14 Percent of People Deported in First Quarter of Year Had Criminal Record

The percentage of undocumented deportees with criminal records diminished in the first quarter of the year, even though the U.S. government was specifically targeting that segment, according to data released Tuesday. continue reading »

Juanes Announces Plan for World Tour and Launches ‘Juanes MTV Unplugged’

Now recovered from the exhaustion he suffered several months ago, Juanes has called off his announced temporary retirement with the launch of his first acoustic disc "Juanes MTV Unplugged," and plans for a world tour. continue reading »

Latino Information for Primary Voter States: IN, NC and WV

To mark today’s Republican primaries, the Hispanic Leadership Network released "Top 10 Facts about Hispanics in Indiana, North Carolina, and West Virginia." continue reading »

Argentine Teacher Gets 12 yrs for Offering Better Grades in Exchange for Sex to Students

An Argentine court confirmed the 12-year prison sentence meted out to a high school teacher who offered better grades to his students in exchange for sex, local media reported Tuesday. continue reading »

U.S. Treasury Targets Sons of El Chapo Guzman and Other Sinaloa Cartel Members

U.S. Treasury’s Office today announced that four key Sinaloa Cartel narcos, including two sons of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, would be targeted. Therefore the assets of Ivan Archivaldo Guzman and Ovidio Guzman are being sought and all U.S. citizens are prohibited from doing business with these individuals. continue reading »

Meet Argentina’s Kike San Martin - Photographer of the Stars

Kike San Martin has had posing in front of his camera such top stars as Ricardo Montaner and Jose Luis "El Puma" Rodriguez, along with new discoveries like singer Prince Royce and Cuban-American actor William Levy. continue reading »

La Liga Game Leaves Granada’s Dani Benítez Frustrated, Throws Bottle at Ref’s Face (VIDEO)

A Spanish league soccer match had one player so angry he smashed a referee in the face with a bottle. During a La Liga match between Granada and Real Madrid, Granada’s Dani Benítez lashed out at the referee continue reading »

Jilted Peruvian Lover Extorts Webcam Nudes and Cash, Then Sends Out to Family and Friends

A Peruvian national was sentenced to six months in prison for demanding nude photographs and cash from a South American woman after she ended their online relationship. continue reading »

‘Angel’ Alessandra Ambrosio and Fiancé Welcome Son Noah Phoenix into the World

Brazilian supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio and fiancé Jamie Mazur welcomed baby Noah Phoenix into the world on Monday, giving the couple’s daughter Anja a little brother. continue reading »

‘Start-Up Chile’ Looking to Make Country Latin America’s Silicon Valley (VIDEO)

For the world’s entrepreneurs, Chile might not seem like a good place to start a tech business, especially if no one involved speaks Spanish. However, for those willing to take another look continue reading »

Astronaut Dr. Chang Díaz Becomes First Hispanic Inducted into NASA Astronaut Hall of Fame

On Saturday, May 5, Astronaut Dr. Franklin R. Chang Díaz became the first Hispanic astronaut to be inducted into the NASA Astronaut Hall of Fame. Dr. Chang Díaz was born April 5, 1950, in San José, Costa Rica, to the late Mr. Ramón continue reading »

Indiana DREAM Students Protest Romney

The DRM Capital Group, which serves as a voice for undocumented youth and a lobbying arm of the DREAM act movement organized a protest in Indiana of Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney. They reported the following: continue reading »

Met Ball Brings Out Latino Beauties, Exhibit Inspired by Miguel Covarrubias

The Costume Institute Met Gala 2012 was held last night to benefit the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and many Latin beauties were out to impress. continue reading »

Manager of Several Burger Kings Chris Peña Fired After Informing Supervisor He’s HIV Positive

Until September 2011, Christopher Peña served as manager for several Virginia Burger King restaurants, but after 7 years with the company, he says he was fired after informed his supervisor that he is HIV positive. continue reading »