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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

J.Lo is World’s Most Powerful Celebrity According to Annual Forbes List

Jennifer Lopez dethroned Lady Gaga as the world's most powerful celebrity, according to a list published Wednesday by Forbes magazine in which the queen of U.S. television Oprah Winfrey came in in second place. continue reading »

Trip Canceled: Queen Sofia of Spain Will Not Attend Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee

Spain's Queen Sofia on Wednesday cancelled the trip to London she had planned for later this week for Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee because the Spanish government feels that it would be "unsuita continue reading »

More Research Needed to Determine Costs and Benefits of Payday Loans, Report Finds

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) today released a report on the consumer and social impact of payday loans, underscoring the need for additional research to inform policymakers a continue reading »

Hundreds Show Up To Support Gabino Sanchez: Deportation Delayed But Moving Forward

This week, Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez (D-IL-4) joined Gabino Sanchez, a South Carolina man facing deportation, at a hearing in Charlotte, NC and rallied with hundreds of supporters, including a large contingent of local clergy, outside the courthouse before the hearing. continue reading »

Migrants’ Rights Activist Fleeing Mexico in Wake of Death Threats

Migrants' rights activist the Rev. Alejandro Solalinde, who received death threats a few weeks ago, said he was leaving Mexico temporarily for his own safety. continue reading »

The “Most Beautiful” Latinos Celebrate At People en Español Magazine Gala

Mexican songstress Thalia, in a sensual and short dress designed by Roberto Cavalli, and Dominican TV host Charytin Goyco in an elegant black outfit by countryman Oscar de la Renta, turned heads in New York during their red carpet appearances for People en Español magazine's "50 Most Beautiful" issue gala. continue reading »

Spain’s Eosol Energy Aims to Build Major Solar Energy Project in Chile

Spain's Eosol Energy plans to build a $615.9 million solar energy project in Tocopilla, a town in northern Chile. The project will have generating capacity of 192.6 MW, the company said in an environmental impact statement. continue reading »

Former Real Madrid Player Hugo Sanchez To Coach Pachuca

Mexican Hugo Sanchez, a one-time Real Madrid player, has been named the new coach of Mexico's Pachuca, the team said. continue reading »

Maserati-Driving Husband and Alleged Bride Killer, Arnoldo Jimenez, Being Sought

UPDATE: The Burbank Police have announced they are seeking 30-year-old newlywed Arnoldo Jimenez for the stabbing murder of his 26-year-old wife, Estrella Carrera, shortly after they were married continue reading »

Yadier Molina Helps World Champ Cardinals End Losing Streak

With Albert Pujols no longer with the defending World Series Champs, St. Louis Cardinals, Yadier Molina, known as ‘Yadi’ needed to step up and become the leader of the team. He did just that Tuesday night when the team faced the Chicago Cubs. continue reading »

Mexican Immigrant Sells Empanadas and Mexican Pasties at Chicago Laundromats

With a booming business preparing and selling food products, Mexican immigrant David Martinez practices just the kind of entrepreneurship the Chicago municipality seeks to promote among immigrants. But David is undocumented and though he does not dismiss the possibility that he might one day formally establish a business, his immediate goal is to survive after losing his job at a wholesale bakery. continue reading »

UPDATE: Body of Kidnapped Radio Journalist Found in Honduras

The body of journalist Alfredo Villatoro, who was kidnapped last week, was found in the southern section of Tegucigalpa, Honduran Security Minister Pompeyo Bonilla said. Villatoro's remains were found Tuesday and taken to the coroner's office, Security Ministry spokesman Hector Ivan Mejia said. continue reading »

Guatemalan Rain Claims the Life of a 6-Year-Old Boy

A 6-year-old boy became the first fatality of the 2012 rainy season in Guatemala, the Conred emergency management agency said Wednesday. The child died Tuesday when a mudslide tore through a home in Choacorral, a hamlet in the northwes continue reading »

$1.3M Found On Board Mexican Plane that Crashed in Ecuador

The small Mexican-registered plane that crashed last weekend in Ecuador was carrying $1.3 million, police said. Santiago Alfonso Lopez Monzon, 22, and Cruz Alfredo Solis Lopez, 36, who had Mexican documents, died in Sunday's accident. continue reading »

World’s Largest Chocolate Sculpture Modeled After Mayan Temple Kukulkan

The Record-Breaking Chocolate Sculpture Weighs 18,239 Pounds and Models an Ancient Mayan Temple. To celebrate their 30th anniversary, Qzina Specialty Foods, has broken a Guinness World Reco continue reading »