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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Mexican Students Lead Protest Against Political System On The Streets And On the Web

Thousands of university students took to the streets of cities across Mexico to protest against the manipulation of the political system by the media and politicians, saying that they will no longer keep quiet about the situation in the country. continue reading »

Gloria Trevi’s Bodyguards Allegedly Attacked Fan

A fan filed a lawsuit against Gloria Trevi's security team for an alleged attack that occurred during one of the Mexican singer's concerts in Los Angeles, Web site TMZ reported. continue reading »

Spanish region and Mexico’s Pemex in Talks Over New Ship Deal

Talks between the northwestern Spanish region of Galicia and Mexican oil giant Pemex for the construction of several ships are "advancing" and a deal could be reached "soon," the head of the regional government, Alberto Nuñez Feijoo, said. continue reading »

Report: Hundreds Of Dolphins Likely Died of Natural Causes in Peru

The approximately 800 dolphin deaths over the past few months in central and northern Peru were likely due to natural causes, the Peruvian Sea Institute, or Imarpe, said in a report. continue reading »

Nintendo’s Father Of The Modern Video Game Wins Prominent Spanish Prize

Japan's Shigeru Miyamoto, who developed such popular video games as Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda and Donkey Kong, as well as creating the Brain Training and Wii Fit products, was awarded Spain's Prince of Asturias Prize for Communication and Humanities in Madrid on Wednesday, the jury told Efe. continue reading »

North Carolina’s Hispanic Vote Doubles in 4 Years

The proportion of Hispanic voters in North Carolina, which is considered to be a key state in the upcoming presidential election, has doubled over the past four years, according to a recent analysis by the Institute for Southern Studies. continue reading »

Constructing “HeelCondoms” Reduces Sentences For Puerto Rican Inmates

Inmates at Vega Alta women's prison in Puerto Rico are reducing their sentences thanks to their daily work of sewing "HeelCondoms," colorful and varied accessories that fit onto the heels of women's shoes. continue reading »

Chilean Voting Rolls Still Contain 1,000 Who “Disappeared” During The Pinochet Era

One thousand people who disappeared in custody during the 1973-1990 Augusto Pinochet dictatorship remain on Chile's voting rolls, the head of the electoral authority said Tuesday. continue reading »

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Interviews Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa (VIDEO)

Earlier this week, Wikileaks’ controversial founder Julian Assange interviewed President Rafael Correa of Ecuador and discussed various subjects including when Correa was taken hostage in 2010 in an attempted coup d’etat. continue reading »

Colombian Striker Radamel Falcao of Atletico Madrid Scores Impressive Goal (VIDEO)

During Atletico Madrid's match against American de Cali over the weekend, Colombian futballer Radamel Falcao scored a goal that can only be described as the impressive. continue reading »

Oaxacans in California Prepare for Guelaguetza Festival

Some communities of people from the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca are preserving their roots in California with festivals that emphasize their rich cultural tradition. continue reading »

FC Barcelona Has Revealed the Look of the Team’s New Jerseys

Lionel Messi and his teammates will have a new look next season. Coming in second after Spanish league rivals Real Madrid, FC Barcelona looks to be aiming for a fresh start. continue reading »

Pilot Throws Passenger Off Brazilian Flight For Sexist Remarks

The female pilot of Brazil’s Trip Airlines reportedly had a passenger ejected from a flight after he made sexist remarks about women. Prior to takeoff form the Belo Horizonte airport o continue reading »

Jessica Sanchez Will Learn Her Fate Tonight on American Idol (VIDEO)

16-year old Jessica Sanchez will learn her fate tonight on 'American Idol' and find out if her last round of performances makes her the overall winner. continue reading »

Secret Service Chief Apologizes, DEA Under Investigation for Involvement with Colombian Prostitutes

The federal government is once again in hot water for agents’ conduct in Colombia. Ahead of the director of the Secret Service’s comments on the recent scandal involvin continue reading »