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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Orphaned Elephants from Namibia Make it to New Home in Mexico

A group of 9 elephants from Namibia are enjoying their new home in Mexico. The African elephants were orphans after their parents were killed by ivory hunters and range in age from 4 to 9. continue reading »

University in Denver Lowers Tuition for Undocumented Students

Starting in August, the Metropolitan State College of Denver will authorize lower tuitions for certain undocumented students. continue reading »

Nicaragua Plans to Construct Interoceanic Canal Within 10 Years

Nicaragua's government plans to build a $30 billion interoceanic canal within the next 10 years, calling that project a "priority" and an addition to the country's "national heritage." continue reading »

Bomb Detonates, Killing Rebels Before They Could Attack Police Post

Two members of the FARC guerrilla group were killed when a bomb they were planning to launch at a police post accidentally detonated, Colombian police said Thursday. continue reading »

Mazda Begins Training Mexican Employees in Japan Ahead of Plant Opening

Japanese automaker Mazda Motor said it started training the initial group of workers for its new plant in Mexico at its Hiroshima headquarters on Thursday. continue reading »

Illinois May Soon Combat Gangs With RICO Law

A law awaiting the signature of Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn would allow authorities to use RICO anti-racketeering laws against street gangs blamed for up to 80 percent of homicides in Chicago. continue reading »

Amid Crisis Luis Maria Linde Named Spain’s New Central Bank Chief

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's government named a new governor of Spain's central bank on Thursday, entrusting him with overseeing the continued restructuring of the nation's troubled financial sector. continue reading »

Romney Campaign Launches “Juntos con Romney” To Attract Latino Voters

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Wednesday presented "Juntos con Romney," which will be in charge of efforts to attract the crucial Latino vote. continue reading »

Smartphones and Social Networking Revolutionizing Latin American Content Consumption

Latin America is experiencing a transformation in the media with new entertainment platforms and the technological revolution, several experts agreed here Wednesday. continue reading »

George Clooney to Direct “Comandante” Based on American’s Role in Castro’s Overthrow of Batista

Hollywood superstar George Clooney will direct a movie based on the story of an American’s role in helping Fidel Castro Overthrow the Fulgencio Batiste regime. continue reading »

Lopez Obrador is Gaining Points in Mexican Presidential Elections, Peña Nieto Falling

Leftist presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has consolidated his hold on second place in the polls ahead of Mexico's presidential election next month, trailing frontrunner Enrique Peña Nieto, who saw his support drop amid the rise of a national student movement that opposes his candidacy. continue reading »

Brazilian Child Wakes Up at Own Funeral, Asks for Water, ‘Re-dies’

Last week, 2-year-old Kelvin Santos stopped breathing at a hospital in Belem, Brazil, while being treated for pneumonia. After the toddler’s death, his body was given to his family continue reading »

Mexico’s PRI Presidential Candidate Enrique Pena Nieto’s Image Used for Adultery Website Billboard

As the presidential race in Mexico continues to heat up, a website that promotes cheating on your significant other has purchased a billboard ad, not only promoting itself, but also attacking PRI candidate Enrique Pena Nieto. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Latin American Drinking Habits

Costa Rica’s Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO), compiled a report regarding "Alcohol Drinking Patterns in Latin America." This study was based on nationwide surveys conducted in Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Dominican Republic and Venezuela. continue reading »

Charlie Sheen Tells Staples Center Security Guard “Blow My Balls” When He’s Not Let Back In

TMZ once again caught Charlie Sheen flipping out, this time after a security guard denied him re-entry after he stepped outside for a smoke break. continue reading »