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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Venezuela’s BANCO DEL LIBRO Honored by UN for Supporting Literacy in Latin America

Three institutions from Nepal, South Africa and Venezuela will be recognized for supporting and improving teachers’ effectiveness in developing countries, UNESCO announced today. continue reading »

“A Better Life” Star Demian Bichir says Hollywood Needs to Work More with Immigration Theme

Hollywood will have to open itself more to subjects important to Latinos like illegal immigration, the Mexican actor Demian Bichir, who was nominated for an Oscar in the last Academy Awards, said. continue reading »

Mexican Family of Five, Including 3 Minor Children, Found with $800,000 of Coke & Meth at Border

A 29-year-old Mexican national from Nogales, Sonora, traveling with his 26-year-old wife and three minor children, was arrested yesterday for attempting to smuggle more than $800,000 worth of cocaine and methamphetamines into the United States through the Dennis DeConcini Port. continue reading »

POLL:  No Matter Who Republian Nominee Is Latinos Prefer Obama 6-to-1

Latino voters in the United States prefer President Barack Obama by a six-to-one margin over any of the Republican presidential hopefuls, even though the Democrat in the White House has not fulfilled his campaign promise to implement immigration reform, a new poll shows. continue reading »

Latino Blotter: Alleged Molester Dad Chokes Daughter During Supervised Visit

Rafael Leao of Miami-Dade is accused of choking his 4-year-old daughter during a supervised visit and after losing custody due to child molestation charges. continue reading »

Shakira Says She Watches Every One of Boyfriend Gerard Pique’s Soccer Matches

Colombian singer Shakira said she never misses a match where her boyfriend, Spanish soccer star Gerard Pique, is playing. Aware of the "dedication, commitment, discipline and teamwork" continue reading »

Venezuela’s ex-Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza Donates $20,000 From “Celebrity Apprentice"to Fight AIDS

Venezuela's ex-Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza donated to the Latino Commission on AIDS the $20,000 she won for her triumph in this week's challenge on the reality TV show presented by billionaire Donald Trump. continue reading »

Latino Blotter: 10-Yr Prison Sentence for Two Latinos Possessing Machine Gun & Selling Grenades

Jose Eduardo Munoz, 28, and Alfredo Israel Zendejo Jr., 22, both Laredo residents and convicted felons, have each been sentenced to serve 10 years in federal prison for illegal possession of a machine gun, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today. continue reading »

Gloria Estefan to be Mentor on New Singing Competition Show “The Star Next Door”

Gloria Estefan and country singer John Rich (Big & Rich) have signed on to be mentors on the CW’s upcoming music competition show “The Star Next Door”, executive-produced by singer-actress Queen Latifah. continue reading »

Was it Latin Lovin’ Gone Wrong or Just a WTF Moment? California Man Kills Wife with a Cannonball

Authorities were called to a California mobile home park after a woman was killed and man was injured when he fired a cannonball into a home. The unidentified man told police that he ignited the makeshift cannon, firing the c continue reading »

VIDEO Courtroom Brawl Leaves Latino Family Jailed for Assaulting Daughter’s Killer

The family of Jessica Rojas is not only grieving her violent end but also the two family members that were arrested by Springfield, Massachusetts court authorities after inciting a brawl at her alleged killers trial. continue reading »

Louis C.K. and ‘Modern Family’ Nominated for Comedy Awards Airing May 6

Nominations for the second annual “The Comedy Awards” were announced today with “Modern Family,” “Bridesmaids,” “30 Rock,” “Crazy, Stupid, Love.” and Louis C.K. leading the way with the most nominations. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: NM Man Tries to “Dine & Dash” Police Officers Serving at Diner for Charity

After eating at a Las Cruces, New Mexico Applebee’s a man a two females decided that they weren’t going to pay for the food and attempted to leave. However, they did not seem to realize that the restaurant was full of cops working as servers that day. continue reading »

Obama’s 1st Press Conference of the Year: “We can Still be a Nation of Laws and Immigrants”

President Obama presided over his first press conference in close to seven months and the first press conference of 2012 which included comments on immigration. continue reading »

¡Feliz Cumpleaños Gabo! Colombian Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez Turns 85

Gabriel García Márquez was born in 1928 in the small town of Aracataca, Colombia. He grew up with his maternal grandparent - his grandfather was a pensioned colonel from the civil war at the beginning of the century. H continue reading »