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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Brazil’s Indians Occupy Health Ministry Protesting Poor Health Care

About 100 Indians of various ethnicities on Tuesday occupied Brazil's Health Ministry in this capital, while other groups blocked highways in the southern part of the country to demand that the authorities provide better health care for their people. continue reading »

Mexico’s Telecom Industry Saw Nearly 12% Growth in First Quarter

Mexico's telecom industry grew 11.9 percent in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the same period last year due mainly to strong performance by the satellite TV, mobile telephony and long distance segments, the Federal Telecommunications Commission, or Cofetel, said. continue reading »

Cuba’s Sugar Harvest Fell Short By 68,000 tons

The 2011-2012 sugar harvest in Cuba was 16 percent bigger than the year before, but the results were "modest" and "insufficient" following a disappointing growing season, government officials said. continue reading »

Mexico’s Supreme Court to Review Constitutionality of Perp Walks

Mexico's Supreme Court plans to rule on whether the parading of suspects before the press violates the constitutional presumption of a person's innocence until convicted of a crime, the Federal District Human Rights Commission said in a statement. continue reading »

Influential Brazilian Singer Gilberto Gil Nearly 70 and Still Performing

Singer-songwriter Gilberto Gil, an icon of Brazilian music, reviews in a new show his prolific career and celebrates his 70th birthday. Gil, born in Salvador, the capital of the northeastern state of Bahia, continue reading »

Venezuelan Model and Miss World 2011 Ivian Sarcos Says She Nearly Became a Nun

Venezuelan model Ivian Sarcos, who was crowned Miss World in 2011, said in an interview published Wednesday by Kenya's The Standard newspaper that she considered the possibility of becoming a continue reading »

Illicit Oil Depots Found By Mexican Authorities

Army troops found clandestine oil depots containing 1.5 million liters (396,258 gallons) of stolen fuel in the eastern state of Veracruz, the Mexican Defense Secretariat said. Soldiers from the 29th Military Zone, "in responding to a tip from citizens, carried out land reconaissance in Ejido Tacoteno, city of Minatitlan, Veracruz, where they found two fields with clandestine hydrocarbons deposits," the secretariat said in a statement. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Father Creates Fake Porn Profile Using Asst. Principal’s Name as Revenge

A man seeking revenge for his son’s allegedly confiscated iPod has been convicted of computer fraud and identity theft. Robert Dale Esparza Jr. of Gilbert, Arizona repor continue reading »

Ana Gabriel to Perform in Dominican Republic and Record New Album

Mexican singer Ana Gabriel said she planned to perform on June 9 at the Altos de Chavon amphitheater in La Romana, a province in the eastern Dominican Republic, using the concert to record her new album, which is scheduled to be released in September. continue reading »

Loves His Tacos: Man Rams Truck Into Taco Bell After They Forget a Taco

Tuesday, a taco-loving man was really angry after discovering the crew at an Ohio Taco Bell had forgotten part of his order. Now, while it is annoying when something like that happens, and one may grum continue reading »

High Treason, A Novel

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Miami Mansion Owned by Conchita the Chihuahua Sells for $8.4 Million

In 2010, Conchita the Chihuahua became somewhat of a celebrity when it was revealed her owner, deceased socialite Gail Posner, had bequeathed a Miami mansion to Conchita and Posner’s other two dogs. Along with the home, Conchita and her “sisters” were also given a $3 million trust. continue reading »

5-Year-Old Dominican Boy Carries Out Execution Hit

Dominican Republic authorities are investigating the shooting death of Arsenio Diaz Rodriguez, 53, as an ordered execution carried out by a five-year-old. continue reading »

Judge: Spanish Doctor Will Pay Monthly Child Support to Woman After Abortion Botched

A Spanish gynecologist is now financially responsible for baby after he failed to properly perform an abortion. In April 2010, a woman whose name has not been released, s continue reading »

Venezuelan Outfielder and Detroit Tiger Great: Magglio Ordonez Set to Retire this Weekend

The Detroit Tigers will have a pregame ceremony to honor the 38 year-old Ordonez , who is set to retire, before Detroit plays the New York Yankees this weekend,. continue reading »