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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Colombia’s Shakira On Verge of $60 Million Deal with Sony and Live Nation

Colombian superstar Shakira is said to be on the verge of signing a $60 million deal with Sony and Live Nation for the singer’s next three albums. continue reading »

New Accusations of Discrimination Against Latinos in North Carolina School District

A North Carolina school system is defending itself against the accusations of two civil rights defense groups that it discriminates against the families of Hispanic students by not providing information in Spanish. continue reading »

Army Specialist Moises Gonzalez’s Wife Learns She’s Not Only One After He’s Killed in Afghanistan

When Army Specialist Moises Gonzalez was killed in a rollover incident in Afghanistan on April 25, his family was devastated, but his wife of more two years was about to add shock on top of devastation when she went to receive his body. continue reading »

Peruvian Fighting Out of New Zealand Dies 32 Seconds into First Fight

A Peruvian kickboxer fighting out of New Zealand died after he dropped to the mat during his debut bout in Tahiti. Kickboxer Willman Rodriguez Gomez’s family is devastated after the 29-year-old collapsed ju continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER:  Hanging ‘Large Fleshy Testicles’ Gets Jose Rodriguez Arrested

Jose Rodriguez-Cervantes was arrested in South Carolina displaying 'large fleshy testicles' from rear bumper of his car, and he also did not have a valid drivers license. continue reading »

Texas Family Harassed With Racial Comments From School District Employees

A Texas family and their supporters are fuming over racially-charged statements made by members of the a group calling themselves The Concerned Citizens against a family made up of a Hispanic mother, her African-American husband, and their two daughters. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Mexico Nabs 17 suspected Gulf Cartel Members, Cuban Trainer

Mexican army soldiers detained 17 suspected Gulf cartel members and a Cuban man who was allegedly providing them with weapons training in the northeastern state of Nuevo Leon, officials said. continue reading »

Spanish Architect Rafael Moneo Wins Top Arts Prize

Spanish avant-garde architect Rafael Moneo, known for the use of light in his building designs to create diaphanous spaces, was named Wednesday as this year's recipient of the Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Texas Man Nearly Runs Over Officer While Rolling Joint During Low-Speed Police Chase

When attempting to get away from police and leading them on a car chase, the key is usually to drive at a high rate of speed. However, one Houston man did not get that memo, and led local police on a bizarre high-speed chase. continue reading »

Over 300 Pounds of Cocaine Seized Near Northern Coast of Puerto Rico

Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG) law enforcement authorities, working in support of the Caribbean Corridor Strike Force (CCSF), arrested 2 smugglers, seizing a boat and a drug shipment of approximately 154 kilos (339.5 pounds) of cocaine during a maritime interdiction early Friday evening off the northern coast of Dorado, Puerto Rico. continue reading »

Hugo Chavez’s Doctors Confirm Decision to Halt Treatment Yet President Denies

Venezuelan president, Hugo Chávez, reappeared on Monday after a week long absence, by telephone which was transmitted by the state owned Television Company in which he denied reports that his health continues to rapidly deteriorate continue reading »

New Border Patrol Policy Emphasizes Intelligence Gathering

The U.S. Border Patrol on Tuesday presented its national strategy for the next four years at a time when illegal immigration is falling. continue reading »

Peru’s No. 1 Export is Now Gold, Totaling $2.57 billion in Year’s First Quarter

Peru's gold sales totaled $2.57 billion in the first quarter of this year, making the commodity the country's top export, the National Mining, Petroleum and Energy Society, or SNMPE, said. continue reading »

Only 14 Percent of People Deported in First Quarter of Year Had Criminal Record

The percentage of undocumented deportees with criminal records diminished in the first quarter of the year, even though the U.S. government was specifically targeting that segment, according to data released Tuesday. continue reading »

Juanes Announces Plan for World Tour and Launches ‘Juanes MTV Unplugged’

Now recovered from the exhaustion he suffered several months ago, Juanes has called off his announced temporary retirement with the launch of his first acoustic disc "Juanes MTV Unplugged," and plans for a world tour. continue reading »