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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Former Brazilian President Lula Looking to Run Again If Rousseff Does Not Seek Re-election

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said in a televisión interview that he will be a presidential candidate in 2014 if current President Dilma Rousseff does not stand for reelection. continue reading »

Police Officers Who Burned Dogs Alive Will Be Fired, Says Colombian Mayor

The police officers who burned two dogs alive while clearing homeless people out of a camp in Colombia's capital will be fired, Bogota Mayor Gustavo Petro said. continue reading »

Mexican Documentary Filmmaker Awarded For Her Courage By The U.S.

U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Anthony Wayne honored a Mexican filmmaker who has been nominated for the U.S. State Department's International Women of Courage Award. continue reading »

Mexican Supreme Court To Make Decision On Cassez Case In August

Mexican Supreme Court justice Olga Sanchez Cordero said in a television interview broadcast Thursday that the case of Florence Cassez, a Frenchwoman convicted of kidnapping in Mexico, will be decided in August. continue reading »

Family of Ildelfonso Martinez Sanchez May Sue Border Patrol After he Died in AZ Desert

The family of undocumented immigrant Ildelfonso Martinez Sanchez, who died in the Arizona desert trying to cross into the United States after being deported, may sue the U.S. Border Patrol because they consider that the agents' long delayed search for him contributed to the tragedy. continue reading »

Orlando Looking To Improve Pedestrian Safety With New Campaign Targeting Hispanics

The central Florida city of Orlando, an international tourist magnet, is also the most dangerous metropolitan zone in the United States for pedestrians, mainly Hispanics, and so a campaign has been launched to try and avoid more traffic accidents involving people on foot. continue reading »

Chavez May Only Have Months To Live, Says Respected Source

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's cancer is now in the "end stage" and it is "doubtful" he will live to see the results of the Oct. 7 elections, U.S. journalist Dan Rather said. continue reading »

Costa Rica’s Mysterious Spheres May Soon be Added to World Heritage List

The Costa Rican Diquís Spheres, which date back to the pre-Columbian era, are believed to have been carved between 200 BC and 1500 AD and may finally be included on the Wild Heritage List. continue reading »

Mother Outraged Daughter Given “Award” for Most Excuses for Not Having Homework

An Arizona student was given an award her mother was not only not proud of, but also angered by. Cassandra Garcia, 8, was reportedly “humiliated” when her teacher presented her with the “Catastrophe Award” for having the highest number of excuses for not having her homework. continue reading »

The “Yo Soy 132” Student Movement Gathered to Draft a Platform in Mexico City

Members the "Yo soy 132" student protest movement drafted a platform aimed at influencing Mexico's July 1 presidential election and countering perceived media bias, declaring their opposition to the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, candidate Enrique Peña Nieto, the frontrunner in the polls. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Fake Doc, Edgar Orozco-Abundis, Pleads Guilty to Practicing Medicine Without License

A fake doctor in Sparks, Neveda has pled guilty to performing cosmetic surgery without a license. Edgar Orozco-Abundis, 40, is reportedly a licensed medical doctor in Mexico. continue reading »

After Accident in MX, Critically Injured Child Handed to Agents Over Border Fence

A 4-year-old boy was lifted over U.S.-Mexico border fence from the Mexico side after he was critically injured after being hit by a car. On Monday, the boy and his 18-year-old cousin, both American citizens, were lifted over a fence near Jacu continue reading »

Trayvon Martin Shooter George Zimmerman Mislead Court, Has 48 Hours to Surrender

The judge in George Zimmerman’s second-degree murder trial revoked his bond and ordered him to surrender within 48 hours because he misled the court about his finances. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Drunk and Pregnant Stephanie Santana Leaves Baby in Car, Goes to Get Piercing

A pregnant Texas mother was arrested early Wednesday morning after it was discovered she left a baby in the car while she went into a tattoo shop looking to get a piercing. continue reading »

“Friday” Singer Rebecca Black Endorses Mexican Presidential Candidate (VIDEO)

Which seat will she take? Apparently the one next to Mexican Presidential Candidate Enrique Peña Nieto. Just when we thought she might finally be fading into obscurity, "singer" Rebecca Black is once again making headlines, but not for a much-hated song. continue reading »