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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

FDA Warning for Skin Products Containing Mercury Marketed to Latinos

Federal health officials are warning consumers not to use skin creams, beauty and antiseptic soaps, or lotions that might contain mercury. continue reading »

Demian Bichir to Appear in ‘Savages’ with Salma Hayek

After receiving an Oscar nomination this year for his work in “A Better Life,” the Mexican actor, Demian Bichir will appear again in the Oliver Stone film “Savages” with the well known Mexican actress, Salma Hayek. continue reading »

Natti Natasha Finds Her Place Among the Men of Reggaeton

Natti Natasha credits musical godfather Don Omar and his record label for helping her carve out a niche in the traditionally male-dominated genre of reggaeton. continue reading »

NAFTA Blamed for Mexico’s Obesity Problems

The North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, in force since 1994, is largely responsible for a rapid rise in the number of overweight and obese people in Mexico, the United Nations' special rapporteur on the right to food, Olivier de Schutter, said. continue reading »

Anti-Dengue Vaccine Ready to be Tested on Humans Says Cuba

Cuba this year will run clinical trials on a vaccine against dengue fever, leaders of the project announced Wednesday at the International Biotechnology Congress in Havana. continue reading »

Drink and Dash: Customer Cuts Through Plastic Patio Wall to Avoid $33 VinoTab

We don’t think Robert Wedder didn’t like the food at Boulder’s hip Centro Restaurant , we just think he’s a cheap ass. The Colorado resident, this weekend, tried to get out of a $33 bar tab by cutting through the restaurant’s plastic patio wall. continue reading »

61 Year-Old American Deported from Dominican Republic for Engaging in Sex Tourism

A Shrewsbury, Mass., man has been charged in federal court with engaging in sex with a minor in the Dominican Republic. This investigation is being led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). continue reading »

Have You Seen These? Adidas Basketball Trainer-Cowboy Boot Hybrid. Wow

Sometimes two cultures come together and give us some pretty amazing things (see Filter Magazine's Culture Collide Festival) and then there are times when we just have to take a step back and ask, “Why?” continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Guatemalan Tries to Smuggle Heroin Lollipops Through Orlando Airport

Friday, a Guatemalan man was arrested at Florida’s Orlando airport after inspectors checked the clearly anxious man’s luggage and found a number of heroin lollipops. continue reading »

Top-Selling NFL Jerseys: Victor Cruz, Tony Romo, Mark Sanchez Make the List

The NFL has released this past year's top selling jerseys and a number of Latino-blooded players made the list. Victor Cruz (New York Giants), Tony Romo (Dallas Cowboys), and Mark Sanchez (New York Jets) were among the top continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: ‘Teacher of the Year’ Arrested for Having Sexual Relations With Student

Adding yet another name to the recent string of teachers having inappropriate sexual contact with students, police in Florida have arrested Ethel Anderson for allegedly engaging in a sexual relationship with a pre-teen boy. continue reading »

WATCH:  Romney’s Super Tuesday Victory Rally Disrupted by DREAM Act Students

DREAMers decided to disrupt Republican Presidential candidate, Mitt Romney’s, six state Super Tuesday win yesterday. One of the states Mitt won was his home state of Massachusetts and that is where he was met by DREAM act supporters. continue reading »

Gay Ex- Lover of AZ Sheriff Babeu Files $1M Claim, Saying Sheriff Threatened Him

The former lover of Arizona's Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu, Jose Orozco, has filed a $1 million claim against the sheriff less than two weeks after Babeu held a press conference admitted that he is gay. continue reading »

After Nearly 5-Years of Marriage Paulina Rubio and Her Husband Split

Mexican singer Paulina Rubio and Spanish businessman Nicolas "Colate" Vallejo-Nagera are separating after nearly five years of marriage, Colate told Hola!. continue reading »

WATCH VIDEO ‘Frog’ Girl Born in Peru

Watch the video of a 6-day old Peruvian girl born with a rare leg deformity. The deformity does not allow her to move her legs and urgent intervention is needed. continue reading »