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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

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 »

LATINO BLOTTER: Bronx Woman Runs Over Teen Boyfriend For Breaking her iPhone

A Bronx teen is dead after his girlfriend ran him over because he broke her iPhone. The family of 17-year-old Frankie Hernandez are grieving after police say his girlfriend continue reading »

Colombian Prostitute At Center of Secret Service Scandal to Launch Foundation

The erstwhile call girl whose dispute with a U.S. Secret Service agent at April's Summit of the Americas in Colombia sparked a scandal will use some of the earnings generated by her notoriety to establish a foundation serving women who want to get out of prostitution, her legal representatives said. continue reading »

Julio Iglesias, 68, Says He’ll Rest When He’s “on the Other Side”

Julio Iglesias, despite his 43 years in music, said that he is still motivated to go onstage, that he would not sing if it did not move him and that he will rest "in 30 years when I'm on the other side." continue reading »

Congressman C. Gonzalez Cites Romney’s False Promises to American Families and American Business

Congressman Charlie Gonzalez (TX-20) criticized Mitt Romney’s attack on President Obama’s accomplishments and policies at a campaign stop in Fort Worth, Texas. Congressman Gonzalez issued the following statement regarding Romney’s attacks: continue reading »

Apocalypse is a Judeo-Christian Tradition, Mayans Foresaw the World Continuing for Millennia

The ancient Mayans not only did not predict the end of the world in December 2012, but they expected the world to continue for thousands of years, Mexican epigraphist Erik Velasquez said. continue reading »

U.S. and Mexico Launch Campaign to Prevent Immigrant Deaths Along Border

The U.S. Border Patrol, in coordination with the Mexican government, this week is launching a campaign to prevent the deaths of immigrants along the mutual border and to alert them to the dangerous currents in the irrigation canal in El Paso. continue reading »

Pacific Rubiales to acquire PetroMagdalena, Another Canadian Firm Connected to Colombian Oil

Pacific Rubiales Energy, a Toronto-based firm that is Colombia's second-largest oil producer, said here it has reached an agreement to acquire "all issued and outstanding" common shares of another Canadian oil company, PetroMagdalena, for $243 million. continue reading »