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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

LATINO BLOTTER: North Carolina Man Arrested After Teen he Allegedly Raped Gives Birth in Bathroom

North Carolina police have arrested Juan Martinez Hernandez on rape charges after a 14-year-old girl identified him as the father of her child. Though police are still investigating the case, Juan Martinez Hernandez, continue reading »

Spanish Astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria Retires after 20 Years at NASA

Spanish astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria has left NASA after 20 years with the U.S. space agency. continue reading »

Lucci and the Latinas: Soap Star Joins Judy Reyes in Cast of ‘Devious Maids’

Known mostly for her work on ABC’s long-running soap opera All My Children, Susan Lucci has reportedly signed on to co-star in the pilot for Devious Maids. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Cop Arrested for Assaulting Girlfriend he Says Attacked him With Justin Bieber Doll

A Colorado cop is now on desk duty after he reportedly assaulted his girlfriend allegedly in self-defense after a 'Justin Bieber' doll attack. continue reading »

Medical Convention Cancels in Response to Alabama Immigration Law

The state of Alabama’s controversial immigration laws have caused a medical association to cancel its 2012 convention in Mobile, for fear that some of may be harassed if they attend. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: In 24-Hour Period Close to $1 Billion Worth of Cocaine Seized

In two separate incidents in a 24-hour period, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) operating out of Corpus Christi, Texas, detected two go-fast vessels carrying more than 10,000 pounds of cocaine with a combined value of more than $779 million. continue reading »

Mexico to Deploy over 5,000 Federal Police as Security during Papal Visit

At least 5,700 federal and state law enforcement agents will provide security during Pope Benedict XVI's visit to Mexico's Guanajuato state later this month, state emergency management chief Laura Gurza said. continue reading »

Bo, the First Family’s Dog, Wants a Little Camera Time with a Univision Reporter (VIDEO)

Though there was a lot of hoopla surrounding the dog President Obama’s family bought after moving into the White House, the dog, Bo, hasn’t done too many interviews. However, he may have been trying to ca continue reading »

Texas Tejano Monument Under Construction in Austin

The contributions that Mexicans and the rest of the Hispanic community have made to the development of what today is Texas will form part of the Texas Tejano Monument under construction on the grounds of the state Capitol in Austin. continue reading »

Argentine Newspaper Giant’s Subsidiary to Buy Largest U.S. Hispanic Press Group

A subsidiary of Argentina's S.A La Nacion newspaper group is to take a controlling interest in impreMedia, the largest publisher of Spanish-language newspapers in the United States. continue reading »

Georgia Passes New Immigration Law Concerning Dreamers

Last Monday, March 6th, the Georgia Senate, passed a new immigration law called the SB458. Represented by the Republican Party, this law addresses the current issues related to the Dream Act and recent state legislature that pertains to undocumented immigrants and their children. continue reading »

US-Brazil Celebrate 18 Years of Science & Technology Cooperation

On March 12-13, the United States and Brazil will mark 18 years of science and technology cooperation at the Joint Commission Meeting on Science and Technology Cooperation in Brasilia, Brazil. continue reading »

Immigration Advocates File Suit Against DHS to Disclose Its Deportation Records

Last week, an alliance of national immigration advocacy organizations filed suit against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), seeking to compel the release of documents concerning the agency’s Criminal Alien Program (CAP). continue reading »

Chavez Expects to Return to Venezuela from Cuba this Week

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said his progress "is favorable" following his Feb. 27 operation in Havana to remove a cancerous tumor and said he should return to his country "no later than this week." continue reading »

Javier Bardem Goes Blond for Bond

Spanish actor Javier Bardem will wear a police uniform and a blond wig in his role as the villain in the next James Bond movie, according to photos from the shoot published Monday in London. continue reading »