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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

RUBIO WATCH- STARS Act Highlights Potential Pitfalls of Rubio DREAM Proposal

When news broke yesterday that a Florida congressman introduced an alternative version of the DREAM Act, many assumed it was Sen. Marco Rubio, who has been promising for months to introduce such legislation. In fact, the bill in question—dubbed the STARS Act—was introduced by Rep. continue reading »

Spanish Teacher Helping Undocumented Students in North Carolina Achieve College Dreams

A Spanish-born North Carolina teacher is helping dozens of undocumented high-school students fulfill their dream of pursuing university studies. continue reading »

Bus Accident in Chihuhua, Mexico Leaves 11 Dead, 13 Injured

Eleven people died and 13 others were injured in a bus accident on a highway in the northern Mexican border state of Chihuahua, officials said Monday. continue reading »

Mexican Architecture Magazine Arquine Launches New App

Mexican architecture magazine Arquine has announced the launch of an interactive version for the iPad and other tablet computers, billing it as the first of its kind in Latin America. "There's no (architecture) magazine in Latin America that has a digital version. Many have Web pages that function as blogs, which is what we've had since 2007, but ... Arquine is a pioneer in this version," architect Andrea Griborio told Efe. continue reading »

Maria Sans, the Inspiration for Hemingway’s Maria in “For Whom the Bell Tolls”, Dies at 91

Maria Sans, the woman who inspired the character Maria in Ernest Hemingway's 1943 novel "For Whom the Bell Tolls, died in Mataro, a city outside this northeastern Spanish metropolis. She was 91. continue reading »

Is The Big Z – Zambrano Back?

In yesterday’s Miami Marlins 5-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies, Carlos Zambrano showed us once again how dominate he can be, both on the mound and at the plate. continue reading »

Family of Man Who Died During Threesome Wins $3 Million

On Thursday, a Georgia jury awarded a family $3 million in the case revolving around a man who died after a heart attack he had while during a threesome. continue reading »

Messi and Argentina Top South America’s 2014 World Cup Qualifiers

With a 4-0 win over Ecuador, Lionel Messi and the Argentina ball club trampled Ecuador at the Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires on Saturday. continue reading »

5 Bodies Found in Flaming SUV Believed to be a Result of Drug Cartel Violence in Mexico

Investigators are attempting to piece together the events that led to five bodies being charred in a SUV in Arizona’s southern desert. According to reports, Border Patrol atte continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  120 Pounds of Meth Seized at Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Hidalgo International Bridge seized over $1,500,000 worth of methamphetamine and arrested a Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico man last week. continue reading »

Mexican “Theme Park” Shows What It’s Like to Illegally Cross U.S.-Mexico Border

"Every year, thousands of Mexicans illegally cross the US border," writes Vice, "To find out exactly how it's done we went to El Alberto, Mexico to film the experience. continue reading »

RUBIO WATCH:  Dems Say Rubio on GOP Ticket “Insult to Hispanic Community”

While chatting with Univision anchor Jorge Ramos, Axelrod felt putting Senator Rubio on the Republican ticket would not overcome Latinos displeasure with Romney’s position on immigration continue reading »

Gold-Plated Sex Toy Worth $4000 Stolen From High-End Brazilian Sex Shop

Nothing says romance like a gold-plated vibrator stolen from a high-end sex shop. As Brazil prepares for its Valentine’s Day-like holiday an armed man was apparently desperate for that “perfect gift”. continue reading »

MS-13 Gang Member, Rances Ulices Amaya, Sentenced to 50 Years for Rape and Prostitution of Girls

Rances Ulices Amaya, 24, aka “Murder” and “Blue,” was sentenced today to 50 years in prison for recruiting girls as young as 14 from middle schools, high schools, and homeless shelters in Northern Virginia and forcing them to engage in commercial sex acts on behalf of MS-13. continue reading »

Spanish Officials Deny Asking Germany for Bailout

The Spanish government denied on Sunday that any "pressure" is being exerted by German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble on Economy Minister Luis de Guindos to get Spain to ask the European financial stability fund for money to shore up the Spanish banking sector, while Berlin reiterated its confidence in the measures that Madrid is taking to deal with its fiscal woes. continue reading »