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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Brooklyn Photographer Antonio Rosario Spots and Saves a Kitten Stuck in a Car

Brooklyn photographer Antonio Rosario has a new little friend after a chance encounter on his way to the beach . On his blog, Rosario tells the story of how he came into possession of an adorable calico kitten he appropriately named Mercedes. continue reading »

Los Zetas Leader Indicted in Money Laundering Scheme

A federal grand jury in the Western District of Texas has returned an indictment charging 14 defendants, including Los Zetas leader Miguel Angel Trevino Morales (aka “40”) and his brothers, Oscar Omar Trevin continue reading »

John Leguizamo, Jennifer Lopez Star in “Ice Age 4”

Colombian actor John Leguizamo will return to the big screen with the fourth animated "Ice Age" movie, a film that he said reminded him of his childhood and allowed him to share with his children the experience of giving voice to a character. continue reading »

Bodies of Peruvian Miners Finally Recovered 3 Months After Mine Collapse

The bodies of three miners who were trapped on March 1 in a cave-in near the Peruvian capital were recovered Tuesday by their relatives three months after authorities suspended the search for them due to the high risk of further mine collapses and toxic gases. continue reading »

Catholic Bishop Expelled From Cuba Willed $60,000 to Cuban Diocese

The late Auxiliary Bishop Agustin Roman, one of the spiritual leaders of South Florida's Cuban exile community, left $60,000 in his will to the Matanzas diocese in Cuba, the Miami archdiocese said Monday. continue reading »

Chavez Formally Registers as Candidate For October Election

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Monday went to formally register as a candidate for reelection in the Oct. 7 vote aboard a truck and cheered by thousands of followers. continue reading »

Poverty in Brazil Forces Nearly 1.4 Million Children to Work

Poverty forces some 1.4 million Brazilian children ranging in age from 5 to 14 to work, according to official figures released Tuesday on the World Day Against Child Labor. The figures were made public by the National Forum for the Prevention and Eradication of Child Labor, prepared with the support of the International Labor Organization and based on Brazil's 2010 census. continue reading »

Colombian Singer MonteRosa Launches 3rd Album, “Vivo en Tu Amor”

Colombian singer-songwriter MonteRosa is promoting his third album, "Vivo en Tu Amor" (Living in Your Love), in which he includes cuts in English as a decisive step into the U.S. crossover market. continue reading »

Ciudad Juarez’s May 2012 Murder Rate Lowest Rate Since March 2009

The border town of Juarez, Mexico reportedly saw the least amount homicides in three years this past May. According to the El Paso Times, Juarez, which has become kno continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Krystle Reyes Falsely Claims $2.1 Million Tax Refund

An Oregon woman may have gotten away with falsely claiming a $2.1 million tax refund had she not lost the debit card that gave her access to it. Krystle Marie Reyes of Salem was arrested last w continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS:  George Zimmerman’s Wife has Been Arrested, Charged with Perjury

Today George Zimmerman’s wife, Shellie Zimmerman was arrested and charged with perjury in the case involving her husband in the shooting death of African-American teen-ager Trayvon Martin on February 26th. continue reading »

Obama Supporters Launch $4 Million Ad Campaign - Share Latinos’ Reactions to Romney Remarks

Earlier this month President Obama’s campaign launched a third series of Spanish-language television and radio ads meant highlight the President’s record on healthcare. continue reading »

Prostitutes in Spain Can Now Take Out Ads for Their Services

A ban that previously prevented prostitutes from advertising their services has been lifted by the Spanish Parliament. Sex workers can now advertise their services in continue reading »

Chihuahua Named ‘Peggy Leg’ Will Become First “Bionic Dog”

A New Mexico pup may soon be able to walk a little easier as she is about to be given a "bionic leg" thanks to North Carolina State University. Peggy Leg the Chihuahua was born with just three paws continue reading »

Over 200,000 Attend FREE Justin Bieber Concert in Mexico City

Some 210,000 people turned out for a free concert by Canadian pop star Justin Bieber in the Zocalo, Mexico City's largest plaza, the emergency management office said. Bieber was greeted by wild cries from his fans, the majority of them girls between the ages of 12 and 17, from the moment he took the stage just after 9:00 p.m on Monday. continue reading »