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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Witness at Police Officers’ Torture Trial Murdered in Argentine Prison

A prisoner who was a witness at the trial of 27 police officers for torturing inmates in a prison in southern Argentina was murdered a month before he was to be included in the program of temporary releases, a non-governmental organization investigating the case told Efe on Monday. continue reading »

Labor Rights Pioneer Dolores Huerta Receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

Today, President Obama bestowed labor rights pioneer and co-founder of the United Farm Workers of America, Dolores Huerta with the highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. continue reading »

Jets Interesting Off-Season Quarterback Watch: Sanchez vs Tebow

The New York Giants are coming off an improbable run to win the Super Bowl last season, but the other New York football team is hogging the offseason headlines with an interesting quarterback battle between Tim Tebow and Mark Sanchez. continue reading »

“Querido Tommy” Singer-Songwriter Tommy Torres Enjoying Online Success

Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Tommy Torres fulfilled the dream of a follower with the song "Querido Tommy" (Dear Tommy), which has made him a social-network sensation and is the advance single from his upcoming disc that goes on sale this summer. continue reading »

Marlin’s Relief Pitcher Leo Nunez Returns to U.S. as Juan Carlos Oviedo

The baseball career of Leo Nunez turned into the curious case of Juan Carlos Oviedo. continue reading »

ICE Increases Number of Agents to Focus on Deportation of Criminal Undocumented

Without public notice, on May 14, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) increased the number of agents tasked with finding and deporting undocumented immigrants with criminal records. continue reading »

Among List of Words Used Online, Flagged by Gov’t - Mexico, Border, Trafficking, Illegal Immigrants

Pressured using the Freedom of Information Act, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security released its list of words it monitors online, both in online media and on social media sites like Facebook. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER:  Sniffer Dog Finds Drugs Hidden in Rectum

Malone the drug-sniffing dog that works the U.S.-Mexico border at El Paso abilities are now legendary. continue reading »

Ashley Caldera Shot and Killed in Park Celebrating her 16th Birthday

While celebrating her birthday over the weekend, a California girl was shot and killed. Ashley Caldera and her friends were waiting for another friend Saturday night in a Fontana, continue reading »

Jessica Sanchez Singing the National Anthem in Front of U.S. Capital (VIDEO)

Jessica Sanchez has been very busy since “American Idol” finished. The AI finalist performed a heart-stirring rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner” in front of the U.S. Capital this weekend in honor of Memorial Day. continue reading »

Bravo’s New Season of “Top Chef Masters” Includes Lorena Garcia and Sue Torres

Bravo’s “Top Chef Masters” upcoming season four has announced its new slate of award-winning chefs who will compete for the title and win $100,000 for their charity, continue reading »

Venezuelans and Domincan Men Drink the Most According to Latin America Study

According to a study by Costa Rica’s Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO), Venezuelans overall consume the most alcohol, with Dominican men coming in second. continue reading »

Missing Canadian Children Found Locked in Mexican Home After Father Allegedly Took Them 4 Years Ago

The family of two missing children from Winnipeg, Canada worried for the children’s safety after they were allegedly abducted by their father nearly 4 years ago, but this story may have a happy ending after all. continue reading »

1,000 Year Old Tomb Found with 80 Individuals in Peru, Many of Them Infants

The Pachacamac site in Peru has rendered another archealogical treasure with the discovery of a 1,000 year old tomb containing eighty individuals, many of them infants. continue reading »

Mob Storms Bolivia Jail and Lynches Murder Suspect

An angry mob stormed a jail and lynched a prisoner accused of murdering a man and wounding his wife in a town in the Bolivian region of Santa Cruz, which borders on Brazil and Paraguay, prosecutor Lucio Hinojosa told Efe on Monday. continue reading »