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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Texas Democrats Elect First Hispanic Chairman While Republicans Soften Immigration Stance

After a passionate speech by Hinojosa, the delegates selected the former Brownsville school trustee, state district judge, justice on the state’s 13th Court of Appeals and Cameron County Judge. continue reading »

Spanish Man Sheds Fat to Raise Money for Charity

A man in Spain has set off to walk the full length of Spain, losing pounds and raising money along the way. Oscar Rando of Barcelona is walking 1,864 miles, with sponsors pa continue reading »

Legendary Lost ‘White City’ May Have Been Found in Honduras

Experts believe that the ‘Lost’ ‘White City’ in Honduras may now have been found, discovery comes after flying over the Mosquitia region of Honduras shooting billions of laser pulses at the ground continue reading »

VIRAL: Incredible Marriage Proposal Using Bruno Mars’ “Marry You” (VIDEO)

On Wednesday, May 23, 2012, I told my girlfriend, Amy, to meet me at my parent's house. When she arrived I had stationed my brother to sit her on the back of a Honda CRV with some headphones on. He "wanted to play her a song"... continue reading »

Music Icon Vicente Fernandez – ‘Not Worthy’ of a Monument Some Say

According to the residents of Cocula, México, Vicente Fernandez ‘lacks the merits’ needed in order to receive a commemorative monument. Cocula, a town in the western state of Jalisco and considered by many the birth place of mariachi music, continue reading »

Crime Reporter and Her 2-year-old Son Missing in Coahuila, Mexico

A police reporter for the daily El Zocalo in Saltillo, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, and her 2-year-old son have been missing since last week continue reading »

Colombian Singer-Songwriter Estefano Relives Night he was Shot in “Resurreccion”

Colombian singer-songwriter Estefano returns to the world of music with "Resurreccion," a number on his new disc to be released in September and in which he sings about the tragic night when he was shot twice at his home in Miami. continue reading »

Much Uncertainty About Spanish Bailout

The Spanish stock market rallied Monday on news that the European Union will lend Madrid up to 100 billion euros ($125.2 billion) to shore up the Iberian nation's troubled financial sector continue reading »

U.S. and Central America Working to Protect Labor Rights of Immigrants Working Here

The Labor Department on Monday signed cooperation agreements with Ecuador, Honduras, Peru and The Philippines to make known and protect the labor rights of immigrants from those countries who are working in the United States. continue reading »

Soccer Player Alex de Avila Killed in Colombia

A professional soccer player died and one of his teammates was wounded in an attack by gunmen in a town near the Caribbean city of Barranquilla, Colombian authorities said. In the shooting Alex de Avila, defensive midfielder for the second-division club continue reading »

Chicago Hunger Strike Continues Over Undocumented Being Denied Transplants

A woman in the group of five Latinos who are on a hunger strike here to demand organ transplants for undocumented immigrants lacking health insurance was treated by paramedics on Monday but later rejoined the protest begun nine days ago. continue reading »

Treasury Targets Operatives of Sinaloa Cartel - ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s Family

Sanctions directed against a Son and Wife of Chapo Guzman Loera - The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) last week announce continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Asst. Principals Fined $25k Each for Stealing Theme Park Tickets Meant for Students

Two assistant principals at a New York school have each been find $25,000 of keeping complimentary theme park tickets meant for their students. Assistant Principals Richard Gilberto and Derric Borrero of Staten Isla continue reading »

Hispanics in the U.S. More Likely to Die While Waiting for a Heart Transplant

A recent study headed by Dr. Tajinder P. Singh of Boston Children's Hospital found Hispanics on the waiting list for a heart transplant in the U.S. are more likely to die than white patients. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Neighbor Records Anthony Sanchez Allegedly Abusing His Stepson (VIDEO)

A California water agency director was not only arrested for allegedly abusing his child, he is now also without a job. Imperial Irrigation District Director Anthony Sanchez was caught on video continue reading »