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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Hispanic Candidate Forces Run-off in Texas Republican Primary

Cuban-American Ted Cruz, a rising star within the Republican Party in Texas, will face off in a run-off election for his party's Senate nomination with rival David Dewhurst in a contest that presents several challenges. continue reading »

Kat Von D Being Sued By Insurance Company Saying She Caused Fire They Paid For

Earlier this week, State Farm Insurance filed a lawsuit against tattoo artist/reality show star Kat Von D. The lawsuit claims the 2010 fire that severely damaged her house and killed her cat, continue reading »

Costa Rica Cat Fight: ‘Real Housewives of Orange Country’ Travel With Luggage AND Baggage

The women of the Real Housewives of Orange County traveled to Costa Rica recently and Tuesday's episode saw them taking both luggage and baggage with them. continue reading »

While on Holiday in Spain, Woman Falls From Balcony Trying to Remove Spider from Luggage

Chantelle Serginson remains in the hospital after she fell from a balcony while vacationing in Spain. Chantelle and her mother Kimberley had reportedly been arguing in their room at the Hotel Mari continue reading »

Red Cross Confirms French Journalist’s Release After 33 Days with the FARC

The International Committee of the Red Cross, or ICRC, announced Wednesday that French war correspondent Romeo Langlois was released by the FARC guerrillas, left the village of San Isidro with the humanitarian mission that took custody of him and is en route to Florencia, the capital of Colombia's southern Caqueta province. continue reading »

Cuban Men Rescued by Disney Cruise Ship Near Key West - Were They Trying to Get to U.S.?

While one cruise ship defends itself for not helping stranded boaters, some of who died, another is being called heroic. Over the weekend, cruise ship Disney Fantasy embarked from Port Canaveral, on its way to Gra continue reading »

Top-Quality Tequila From Mexico Seeing a Surge

A distilleries in Mexico have reportedly seen a noticeable increase in those looking for high-quality tequila. Sangre de Aztec in Jalisco produces about 9,000 bottles of “real…100 percent agave” tequila per day. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: 2 Arrested After Using Sledgehammer on Horse to “Help” Owner

A California man in calling his friend misguided after he used a sledgehammer on the man’s ailing horse to “put it out of its misery.” Lupe Valdez of Porterville, Calif. had a 27-year-old horse named Lobo who was reaching the end of his life. Valdez, wh continue reading »

Brazilian Man’s Gag to Look Like the Hulk Not So Funny After Nuclear Submarine Paint Stains Skin

A Brazilian man is rather embarrassed after local newspapers picked up the story of him painting himself green to look like the Hulk only to realize he could not get it off. continue reading »

Mexico: Foster the People Invite Mariachi Band on Stage to Perform “Pumped Up Kicks” (VIDEO)

During their tour, the increasingly popular band Foster the People stopped in Mexico. While there the band heard a mariachi band, El Mejor Mariachi De Mexico, and really got into the music. continue reading »

Obama Releases Next Set of Spanish Language TV, Radio Ads Featuring Latino Organizers

Obama for America released the third in a series of Spanish language television and radio ads highlighting the President’s record on issues of particular importance to the Hispanic community. The ads, which discuss the President’s record on jobs and health care, feature first person accounts from Obama for America organizers sharing their personal stories of how the President’s policies have empowered Latino families and communities. continue reading »

Texas Primary: Congressman Silvestre Reyes Loses

U.S. Rep. Silvestre Reyes, D-Texas, will have to give up his seat in the House of Representatives after losing the primary in his state, thus ending a 16-year-political career in Washington. continue reading »

Pew Hispanic Center- A Conversation About Identity

The Pew Hispanic Center recently published "When Labels Don't Fit: Hispanics and their Views of Identity." The report was based on a nationwide survey that found most Hispanics don't embrace the term "Hispanic." And even fewer prefer the term "Latino." continue reading »

Fiery Bus Crash in Argentina Kills 8, Injures 20

At least eight people were killed and 20 others injured when a bus collided with a truck in Misiones, a province in northern Argentina, officials said Wednesday. continue reading »

Canada Hosted the Annual Mexico-Canada Alliance

Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Patricia Espinosa met with Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird in Ottawa to discuss bilateral affairs and the upcoming G-20 Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico. continue reading »