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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

US Citizen on Hunger Strike in Bolivian Prison

The attorney for a 53-year-old American man who is on hunger strike in the Bolivian prison where he has been held for 11 months without formal charges said that he sent a complaint to the U.S. Embassy in La Paz because of the scant progress being made on his case. continue reading »

Online Radio Project from Daniel Alarcon, ‘Radio Ambulante’ Debuts

Radio Ambulante, an online radio project that enables thousands of stories from every corner of the Western Hemisphere where Spanish is spoken to be told and listened to, premiered Tuesday. continue reading »

Rep. King: Meeting Colombian Prostitute at Center of Secret Service Scandal “Simply Not Necessary”

New York Congressman and Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security Peter King has released a statement saying he will not be meeting with the Colombian prostitute involved in the Secret Service's scandal, de continue reading »

Univision Announces New Social Experiences on Facebook

Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America, announced today at its Upfront presentation in New York that it will deliver a new integration with Facebook, making Univision t continue reading »

Playboy Argentina Uses New “Tweetgrid” and Maria Paz Delgado to Increase Twitter Presence (VIDEO)

Wanting to increase their number of Twitter followers, Playboy Argentina an nounced that for every 15 retweets about the show “Sabado Bus”, a portion of a nude photo of the show’s secretary, Maria Paz Delgado would be uncovered via Tweetgrid. continue reading »

JUST IN:  One of Mexico’s Best Known and Beloved Writers, Carlos Fuentes Macias, Dies at 83

One of Mexico’s best known and beloved writers, Carlos Fuentes Macias, has died at age 83 years old at the Angeles del Pedregal Hospital in Mexico City, today sometime around noon. continue reading »

After Running Up $3000 Booze Bill, U.S. Tourist Flees Brazil Without Paying $7000 Hotel Bill

An American tourist from California was detained in Brazil for allegedly not paying his hotel bill and attempting to leave the country. Police in Rio de Janerio say 63-year-old Robert Scott attempted to skip out on his continue reading »

28 Arrested in Drug-Smuggling Ring that Brought Cocaine to US from Honduras

Nearly thirty people have been arrested for their parts in smuggling cocaine from Honduras to the United States. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has reportedly arrested 28 people involved in the cocain continue reading »

Tattoo-Crazed Man Goes Bonkers When Sees Girlfriend at Econo Lodge with Someone Else

Roland Smith definitely stood out in the Spotsylvania County Sheriff line up – he has latin phrases tattooed all over his face and chest. continue reading »

CBS Cancels Controversial ‘¡Rob!’, Also Sends ‘CSI: Miami’ Packing After 10 Seasons

After 10 seasons, CBS has canceled CSI: Miami. heading out the door with critically-scorned ¡Rob!. though CSI: Miami will not have an 11th season, the CBS network has chosen to renew CSI: NY continue reading »

NM Governor Susana Martinez Disses Romney’s ‘Self Deportation’ Immigration Plan

The Mexican-American Republican Governor from New Mexico Susana Martinez has publicly dissed Presidential candidate Mitt Romney. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: La Puente Man Drives Lexus Through Wall, Into Pool

A California man was arrested after police suspected he was driving drunk when he drove his car through a wall and into a sleeping family’s in-ground pool. The Diaz family was startled awake on Sunday at continue reading »

Mexican Journalists Under Siege, 7 Attacks in 4 Days

Seven journalists and media outlets have been attacked in Mexico in the past few days, with officials or people linked to politicians possibly involved in three of the incidents, the Foundation for Freedom of Expression, or Fundalex, said. continue reading »

Fate of Undocumented Gabino Sanchez to be Decided Today

The case of an undocumented Mexican in South Carolina who is fighting deportation with support from U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) will put the validity of the authorities' new discretionary policy to the test. continue reading »

Popocatepetl Volcano Continues to Rumble and Spew Ash a Mile High

Popcatepetl Volcano is known in Mexico by its Spanish name Volcån Popocatépetl which means the Smoking Mountain and today the volcano is being true to its name. continue reading »