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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Boyce Avenue Acoustic Cover of Fun. feat. Janelle Monaé‘s “We Are Young” (VIDEO)

The Puerto Rican-born brothers – Alejandro, Daniel and Fabian Manzano – will soon be heading across the pond for their European tour which kicks off with supporting acts Alex Groot and Megan Nicole on June 4 in Brussels. continue reading »

60- Million-Year-Old, 8-Foot Long Turtle Fossil Found in Colombian Coal Mine

Remains of a ‘coal turtle’ officially known by paleontologist as ‘Carbonemys cofrinii’ in honor of the Colombian coal mine where it was found have been discovered. continue reading »

Lawsuit Filed Against US Senate Over Fillibuster Rule Preventing DREAM Act Vote, Other Legislation

Common Cause filed a 52-page lawsuit last week asking the U.S. District Court in Washington to declare that the Senate’s filibuster rule is unconstitutional and violates the core American principle of majority rule. continue reading »

Danilo Medina Claims the Dominican Republic Presidency, No Concession from His Opponent

With 99% of the votes counted, Danilo Medina proclaimed himself as the next President of the Dominican Republic. Meanwhile his opponent former President Hipolito Mejia who garnered 46.93% of the vote versus 51.24% of the vote for Medina, refused to concede. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Zetas Boss Wanted for Nuevo Leon Massacre Killings Arrested in Mexico

A suspected Los Zetas boss arrested by the army last week was behind a massacre in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon and led the drug cartel's push in 2008 into Guatemala, battling rival criminal organizations, a Defense Secretariat official said Monday. continue reading »

WANTED:  Michael Hernandez Robbing Same Place Three Times in Two Weeks for Beer and Cigarettes

Fresno, California police are asking for your help in capturing the apparently very elusive burglar Michael Hernandez. Authorities are saying the 25-year-old and an accomplice have robbed the local Pacific Asia Market three times in two weeks and have been captured on video doing it. continue reading »

Wanted for Fleeing A Murder Charge, Mexican Man Deported by ICE

A Mexican national wanted for fleeing a homicide charge in his native country was deported Tuesday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). continue reading »

Mundo Maya with 20 Tourist Destinations Expects 50 Million Visitors Over Next 10 Years

The five countries that make up the Mundo Maya region expect to welcome 50 million tourists over the next 10 years, thanks to big marketing campaigns this year and expanded cooperation, Salvadoran Tourism Minister Jose Napoleon Duarte told Efe. continue reading »

Latin Music Stars Come Out for St. Jude’s Gala in Miami

Singers Juan Luis Guerra, David Bisbal and Juanes performed in Miami at the 10th annual fundraising gala for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. continue reading »

Bolivian Government Agrees To Suspend Decree, Ending Doctors’ Strike

The Bolivian government signed an accord Saturday with the Medical Association to end a strike in the sector that has gone on for 53 days in protest against a decree, not yet applied, that would lengthen the work day from six to eight hours. continue reading »

Chavez Confesses to Lesser Workload In Wake Of Health Issues

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez broke his weeklong silence to say that "unfortunately" he will not continue being that "runaway" horse that never slept, and said he now works only eight hours a day and sometimes less. continue reading »

New Film ‘For Greater Glory’ Features Martyrdom of Knights of Columbus Priest

When the Mexican government of Plutarco Elias Calles began persecuting the Catholic Church in the 1920s, priests were not immune. In fact, they became targets of the regime. continue reading »

MALDEF to Sue California Car Washes for Unlawful Labor Practices

MALDEF will hold a press conference on Monday May 21, 2012 to announce details of a class action lawsuit against multiple southern California car washes. The car washes have maintained unlawful labor policies and practices resulting in thousands of hours of free labor at each car wash and a work environment depriving workers of their right to be paid, MALDEF is alleging. continue reading »

Could Hispanic Women Represent New Healthcare Marketing Target? Survey Says Yes

A new national survey commissioned by Cultur Health shows healthcare marketers should target insured Hispanic women ages 25-35. These young Latinas, representing a rapidly growing Hispanic demographic, are key healthcare gatekeepers – managing their own health needs and frequently those of their families, parents, grandparents and other relatives as well. continue reading »

More Latin Americans Have Wanderlust

Countries like Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia and especially Brazil are being watched attentively by the World Tourism Organization, or UNWTO, because of the "interesting growth" in the number of international tourists coming from those countries, an organization official said here Saturday. continue reading »