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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

VENEZUELA: Chavez ‘Cancer Travel’ to Cuba Has Cost the Country $12 million in Less Than a Year

According Carlos Berrizbeitia, a political opponent of the Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez’s cancer treatment has cost the country millions of dollars. Between travel for both himself and his delegation to Cuba as continue reading »

Miami School Board Honors DREAM Act Valedictorian Who Faced Deportation

A Florida high school student and class valedictorian who just a couple of months ago faced deportation was honored this week by the school’s board. continue reading »

Venezuela You Are INSANE: Demi Lovato Tweets About Fans Getting a Bit Too Crazy in Caracas

Young starlet Demi Lovato tweeted, “17 freaking bodyguards yesterday and I STILL got my hair pulled!!! Hahahahaha Venezuela you are INSANE!!! I love you guys.” continue reading »

Newly Engaged Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Arrive with Family to Visit Ecuador

The newly engaged super star couple Brangelina have arrived in Ecuador to visit and tour the Galapagos Islands. The islands, located approximately 525 west of Ecuador, are a World Heritage site and home to some of the most unique animals like the Marine iguana and the Galapagos penguin. continue reading »

Police Chief Acevedo Apologizes to Man Whose Dog Was Shot by Officer - Was it Justified? (VIDEO)

Four seconds. That is how fast a misunderstanding escalated to the death of a man’s best friend at the hands of an Austin police officer. Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo has apologized to Mich continue reading »

14 Bodies Stuffed in Garbage Bags Found at City Hall of Border Town - Nuevo Leon, Mexico

Mexican authorities are reporting a grizzly find in front of Nuevo Laredo’s City hall – 14 bodies of men aged 30 to 35 all stuffed in 10 garbage bags inside a parked car. continue reading »

Taiwanese Diplomat Beaten to Death in Her Dominican Republic Home

A Taiwanese diplomat was found slain Tuesday in her apartment in Santo Domingo's university district, local police reported. continue reading »

Grammy-Nominated Artist Gustavo Galindo Shows Support for Latino Youth, DREAM Act

Singer Gustavo Galindo, who was nominated for a Grammy for his disco debut, came out on Tuesday in favor of the DREAM Act after meeting with a group of Hispanic students in Chicago. continue reading »

University of California Admits Record Number of Latino Students

The proportion of Hispanics among the roughly 61,443 state residents admitted this year to the nine undergraduate campuses of the University of California marks an all-time high, the system's administrators said Tuesday. continue reading »

STUDY:  Key to U.S. Business Success is Engaging Hispanic Market

Latinos will be a fundamental component of U.S. business success in the future thanks to buying power that is poised to grow rapidly over the coming years, a study released Tuesday by the Nielsen company said. continue reading »

Maya 2012 Exhibit at Penn Museum to be Inaugurated by Honduran President Sosa

Did the Maya believe the world would end in December 2012? continue reading »

Cable Network Mun2’s New Programs Created For Bilingual Hispanic Adults

Cable network mun2 on Tuesday announced the launching of new leisure programming for 2012 oriented toward satisfying the growing audience of young, bilingual Hispanic adults. continue reading »

New “Che”  Graphic Novel Inspired by His Most Famous Portrait

The most famous photo ever taken of Ernesto "Che" Guevara was shot by Alberto Korda in 1960, an image so endlessly reproduced it became not only a political icon but a marketing and advertising asset. That photo is the point of departure for the new graphic novel about the "Comandante" now being published in Spanish. continue reading »

Is There a Serial Killer in Juarez? Multiple Remains Found Were Girls, Women - Only Half Identified

Authorities have discovered that the bodies of 12 people found in troubled Ciudad Juarez over the last few months are those of girls and women, leading many to worry that young females are being specifically targeted. continue reading »

Republican National Committee Upping Latino Outreach Efforts in Swing States

On Monday the Republican National Committee announced the addition of six state directors whose jobs it will be to help Republicans court Latino and Hispanic voters ahead of the general election. continue reading »