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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Mexican Actor Carlos Cobos Dies, Age 52

Award-winning actor Carlos Cobos died Wednesday of complications from a cerebral hemorrhage, Mexico's National Council for Culture and the Arts said. He was 52. continue reading »

Jeb Bush Advises Mitt Romney to Change his Tone on Immigration

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will have to work up a more convincing message on immigration if he wants to win any votes among the Hispanic electorate in November, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said. continue reading »

Sinaloa Cartel Member Facing Possible U.S. Extradition

A Guatemalan court has given the United States 40 working days to present evidence against Walter Alirio Montejo, a Guatemalan suspected of belonging to Mexico's Sinaloa cartel and the subject of a U.S. extradition request, judicial officials said. continue reading »

Police Evict 100 Honduran Land Squatters, Arrest 30

At least 30 peasants, mostly women, were arrested in northern Honduras after the removal of about 100 farm laborers who had refused to vacate private land used for growing sugar cane, police said. continue reading »

JLo Donates Medical Equipment to Children’s Hospital in Panama

Jennifer Lopez delivered medical equipment to the Panama Children's Hospital that will help "improve health care" for the youngsters of this country, where this week she kicks off her new world tour. continue reading »

A-Rod Makes Some History, Ties with Lou Gehrig for Career Grand Slams

Last night during the New York Yankees 6-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves Alex Rodriguez made some history. continue reading »

Oscar Sanchez and the CLEAN Carwash Campaign

The AFL-CIO has released a video which follows the story of Oscar Sanchez, a car wash worker in California who recently won a union and healthcare access. With the help of United Steelworkers, the Clean Carwash Campaign was launched to organize and assist employees at Los Angeles car washes. Prior to the campaign many of the employees were working long hours and often suffering from chronic diseases or environmental health conditions. These workers continued to work, even while sick, in order to not lose their jobs. continue reading »

Bus Crash in Mexico Claims 10 Lives, Parents and Preschoolers were Aboard

Ten people were killed and 19 others hurt Wednesday when a bus carrying preschoolers flipped over in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, authorities said. continue reading »

WATCH:  Jessica Sanchez Sing National Anthem for First NBA Final Game

WATCH: Jessica Sanchez Sing National Anthem for First NBA Final Game continue reading »

Penelope Cruz Confirmed to Join Husband Javier Bardem, Michael Fassbender in ‘The Counselor’

It has been confirmed that Penelope Cruz will indeed appear in the Ridley Scott-directed thriller The Counselor and will also be starring in Pedro Almodovar’s Los Amantes Pasajeros. continue reading »

Town Blocks Plans for Immigration Detention Center Near Chicago

Authorities in Crete, a small community south of Chicago, voted down the construction of a detention center for undocumented immigrants. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Officer Pulls Over Tour Bus en Route to Chicago, Finds $1 M Worth of Heroin, Cocaine

Sheriff’s deputies in Texas pulled over a commercial bus upon noticing a defective tail light over the weekend, but what started as a traffic stop wound up becoming million-dollar drug bust. continue reading »

Woman Banned From City Council for Poor English Skills is Now Running for U.S. Vice President Seat

Earlier this year, Alejandrina Cabrera made national headlines when she was denied a run for San Luis, Arizona’s city council, because some claimed her English skills were too poor. continue reading »

The Fish That Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America’s Banana King

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Travel Warning Issued for U.S. Citizens in Mexico Following Arrest of Zeta Chieftan’s Brother

The arrest of Jose Trevino-Morales on money laundering charges on Tuesday, according to the New York Times has resulted in the following travel warning to Mexico. Trevino-Morales is the brother of a Zeta narco chieftan. Trevino-Morales was arrested at his Oklahoma ranch. continue reading »