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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Smog, Air Pollution in Chile Remains at Dangerous Levels

A recent study has found that smog and other pollution in Chile have resulted in more than four thousand deaths each year. According to the official State of the Environment Report 2011, continue reading »

Spanish Pride: Nadal Wins Record 7th French Open

Spain's Rafael Nadal defeated Serbia's Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 on Monday in the rain-delayed final of the French Open, clinching a record 7th title at Roland Garros. continue reading »

Texas Mother of 6 Dies After Being Accidentally Run Over by Daughter

A Wednesday night car accident has left 6 children without a mother. Cherie Rangel, 30, reportedly asked one of her children to help her move her vehicle forwa continue reading »

Cuba to Boost Alternative Energy Production to Protect Its ‘Sovereignty’

Cuba is intending to increase its renewable energy production by 12 percent over the next eight years in a governmental push for "energy security and sovereignty," an article posted on the official Cubadebate Web site said. continue reading »

Venezuelan Hernan Perez Makes Brief MLB Debut this Weekend

The 21-year-old Hernan Perez got the call to the Major Leagues around 9:15 a.m. on Saturday from the Detroit Tigers. He must have thought it was a dream because he was only in Class A continue reading »

Mexico and Spain Feud Over Tourist Restrictions

The Mexican government will not impose restrictions on Spanish tourists in response to the measures Madrid has applied to Mexicans, Foreign Relations Secretary Patricia Espinosa said. continue reading »

Guatemala’s Fuego Volcano Erupts

The Fuego volcano, located about 50 kilometers (31 miles) south of this capital, on Sunday spewed a column of ash up to a kilometer (about 3,300 feet) high, a government agency reported. continue reading »

Chavez Denies Heath Rumors, Says Medical Tests Are All Good

President Hugo Chavez, who is running for reelection and was operated on a year ago Sunday in Havana for a pelvic abscess, said that his most recent medical exams came out "absolutely fine." continue reading »

8 Cubans Escape From Immigration Detention Center in Mexico

A bulletin has been issued for eight Cuban migrants who escaped from an immigration detention camp in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz, the National Migration Institute, or INM, said. continue reading »

Argentine Rocker Charly Garcia Raced to Hospital Mid-concert

Argentine rocker Charly Garcia was admitted early Sunday to a hospital in Cordoba, a city in central Argentina, after suffering health problems at a concert he was giving. continue reading »

Fishing Village With Massacre History Is Threatened by Militia Group

A militia group threatened to kill 31 families that returned to a fishing village on the north coast of Colombia that was the scene of a massacre 12 years ago, a non-governmental organization said. continue reading »

Sofia Vergara’s New Hispanic-centric Social Media Platform Partners With Univision

Nuevo Mall, the first Hispanic celebrity and lifestyle destination that connects stars and fans with brands in an unparalleled cross platform experience, announced a strategic partnership with Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America. continue reading »

Euro Cup 2012: Spain 1-1 Italy (VIDEO)

Italy and Spain showed to be even matches in the opening game of Group C at the EuroCup. Spain, who were the 2008 European Champions, is hoping the be the first nation to win back-to- back. continue reading »

Hispanic Leadership Network Condemns Obama Strategist’s Offensive Remarks to Hispanics

Members of the Hispanic Leadership Network's National Advisory Committee are calling out Obama chief strategist David Axelrod for his offensive comments recently made on Univision. continue reading »

Wind Energy Projects to Create 10,000 Jobs in Argentina

The government is working with the private sector to develop wind energy projects in Argentina under a plan that could create 10,000 jobs and produce 1,000 MW of electricity within eight years, the Industry Ministry said. continue reading »