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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Mexican Immigrant Sells Empanadas and Mexican Pasties at Chicago Laundromats

With a booming business preparing and selling food products, Mexican immigrant David Martinez practices just the kind of entrepreneurship the Chicago municipality seeks to promote among immigrants. But David is undocumented and though he does not dismiss the possibility that he might one day formally establish a business, his immediate goal is to survive after losing his job at a wholesale bakery. continue reading »

UPDATE: Body of Kidnapped Radio Journalist Found in Honduras

The body of journalist Alfredo Villatoro, who was kidnapped last week, was found in the southern section of Tegucigalpa, Honduran Security Minister Pompeyo Bonilla said. Villatoro's remains were found Tuesday and taken to the coroner's office, Security Ministry spokesman Hector Ivan Mejia said. continue reading »

Guatemalan Rain Claims the Life of a 6-Year-Old Boy

A 6-year-old boy became the first fatality of the 2012 rainy season in Guatemala, the Conred emergency management agency said Wednesday. The child died Tuesday when a mudslide tore through a home in Choacorral, a hamlet in the northwes continue reading »

$1.3M Found On Board Mexican Plane that Crashed in Ecuador

The small Mexican-registered plane that crashed last weekend in Ecuador was carrying $1.3 million, police said. Santiago Alfonso Lopez Monzon, 22, and Cruz Alfredo Solis Lopez, 36, who had Mexican documents, died in Sunday's accident. continue reading »

World’s Largest Chocolate Sculpture Modeled After Mayan Temple Kukulkan

The Record-Breaking Chocolate Sculpture Weighs 18,239 Pounds and Models an Ancient Mayan Temple. To celebrate their 30th anniversary, Qzina Specialty Foods, has broken a Guinness World Reco continue reading »

Stranded at See:Panamanian Suing Princess Cruises for Allegedly Ignoring His Disabled Boat

Princess Cruise Lines is being sued by a young Panamanian man who says the U.S. cruise line refused to stop when the boat he and his friends were on broke down. Adrian Vazquez, 18, and his friends, Fernando Osorio, 16, and Elvis Oropeza, 31, had gone out on th continue reading »

UPDATE: Colombian Government to Assist in Release of French Journalist

The Colombian government notified France that it will do what is necessary to enable leftist rebels' plan to release a French journalist who fell into guerrilla hands, Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos said Tuesday. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Attempted Copper Thief Burned So Badly Skin Peels Off

A New Mexico man is lucky to be alive after he was severely burned as he attempted to steal the copper wiring from a closed factory. Dennis Vega told police he had recently lost his job and was looking to continue reading »

Ecuadorian Antonio Valencia Honored With 3 Awards at Manchester United Awards Party

Ecuadorian futballer, Antonio Valencia has been named Manchester United’s Player’s Player of the Year. Coach Sir Alex Ferguson stated, “The form he’s produced this season since coming back fro continue reading »

Brazilian Supermodel Reveals New Pieces in HOPE’s “Gisele Bündchen Brazilian Intimates”

Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bündchen has launched her much anticipated lingerie line in Sao Paulo. Tuesday, Bündchen, 31, showed off pieces of her lingerie line from HOPE called Gisele Bündchen Brazilian Intimates continue reading »

Boxer Nick Casal Survives Brutal Attack, Left With Massive Head Wounds, 1 Month Before ESPN Fight

Boxers may train to fight in a boxing ring, but when a group of men armed with golf clubs attack a boxer, it can be hard to walk away unscathed. At around 4:30 a.m. Saturday morning, Jr. welterweight Nic continue reading »

Spanish Rumors:  Is Picque Cheating on Shakira with Bar Refaeli?

Rumors are beginning to intensify that Barcelona’s famous soccer player, Gerard Picqué, and world famous Israeli super model Bar Refaeli are now enjoying a new romance. continue reading »

Murder Suspect Burned To Death By Angry Mob in Brazil

Nearly 300 people broke into a jail in the northeastern Brazilian town of Tapiramuta, dragged a suspected murderer out of his cell and burned him to death, Folha de Sao Paulo newspaper said Tuesday. continue reading »

Charges Against Mexico’s Student Protesters in Michoacan Dropped

The government of the western Mexican state of Michoacan has dropped charges against 10 Michoacan University of San Nicolas de Hidalgo, or UMSNH, students arrested April 28 after protests that r continue reading »

Ecuador Looking To Recover Antiquities From Washington Museum

More than 3,000 Ecuadorian archaeological finds including the most impressive works of the Manteño civilization are kept in the storerooms of a Washington museum, from which the government in Quito said it wants them removed so people can have a better appreciation of Ecuador's history. continue reading »