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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Stranded at See:Panamanian Suing Princess Cruises for Allegedly Ignoring His Disabled Boat

Princess Cruise Lines is being sued by a young Panamanian man who says the U.S. cruise line refused to stop when the boat he and his friends were on broke down. Adrian Vazquez, 18, and his friends, Fernando Osorio, 16, and Elvis Oropeza, 31, had gone out on th continue reading »

UPDATE: Colombian Government to Assist in Release of French Journalist

The Colombian government notified France that it will do what is necessary to enable leftist rebels' plan to release a French journalist who fell into guerrilla hands, Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos said Tuesday. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Attempted Copper Thief Burned So Badly Skin Peels Off

A New Mexico man is lucky to be alive after he was severely burned as he attempted to steal the copper wiring from a closed factory. Dennis Vega told police he had recently lost his job and was looking to continue reading »

Ecuadorian Antonio Valencia Honored With 3 Awards at Manchester United Awards Party

Ecuadorian futballer, Antonio Valencia has been named Manchester United’s Player’s Player of the Year. Coach Sir Alex Ferguson stated, “The form he’s produced this season since coming back fro continue reading »

Brazilian Supermodel Reveals New Pieces in HOPE’s “Gisele Bündchen Brazilian Intimates”

Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bündchen has launched her much anticipated lingerie line in Sao Paulo. Tuesday, Bündchen, 31, showed off pieces of her lingerie line from HOPE called Gisele Bündchen Brazilian Intimates continue reading »

Boxer Nick Casal Survives Brutal Attack, Left With Massive Head Wounds, 1 Month Before ESPN Fight

Boxers may train to fight in a boxing ring, but when a group of men armed with golf clubs attack a boxer, it can be hard to walk away unscathed. At around 4:30 a.m. Saturday morning, Jr. welterweight Nic continue reading »

Spanish Rumors:  Is Picque Cheating on Shakira with Bar Refaeli?

Rumors are beginning to intensify that Barcelona’s famous soccer player, Gerard Picqué, and world famous Israeli super model Bar Refaeli are now enjoying a new romance. continue reading »

Murder Suspect Burned To Death By Angry Mob in Brazil

Nearly 300 people broke into a jail in the northeastern Brazilian town of Tapiramuta, dragged a suspected murderer out of his cell and burned him to death, Folha de Sao Paulo newspaper said Tuesday. continue reading »

Charges Against Mexico’s Student Protesters in Michoacan Dropped

The government of the western Mexican state of Michoacan has dropped charges against 10 Michoacan University of San Nicolas de Hidalgo, or UMSNH, students arrested April 28 after protests that r continue reading »

Ecuador Looking To Recover Antiquities From Washington Museum

More than 3,000 Ecuadorian archaeological finds including the most impressive works of the Manteño civilization are kept in the storerooms of a Washington museum, from which the government in Quito said it wants them removed so people can have a better appreciation of Ecuador's history. continue reading »

France Yet To Respond to Colombian Rebels’ Offer to Release French Journalist

Former Sen. Piedad Cordoba and the International Committee of the Red Cross agreed on Monday to form a delegation to receive a French journalist captured last month by leftist FARC rebels while embedded with Colombian security forces, but neither Paris nor Bogota commented on the proposed release. continue reading »

Frank Francisco Closes Right for the NY Mets

Before yesterday’s game against the Milwaukee Brewers, New York Mets manager, Terry Collins said he was sticking with Frank Francisco as his closer. This was despite Francisco’s 8.56 ERA, and the fact that he's been scored on in seven of his last 12 appearances, and he's suffered three losses in the year. continue reading »

Bomb in Bogota Targeting Interior Minister, Fernando Londoño, Kills Two and Wounds 39

A bomb targeting former Interior Minister Fernando Londoño killed his driver and a bodyguard and wounded 39 others Tuesday in the Colombian capital, police said, amending earlier official comments that spoke of five dead and 29 injured. continue reading »

US Citizen on Hunger Strike in Bolivian Prison

The attorney for a 53-year-old American man who is on hunger strike in the Bolivian prison where he has been held for 11 months without formal charges said that he sent a complaint to the U.S. Embassy in La Paz because of the scant progress being made on his case. continue reading »

Online Radio Project from Daniel Alarcon, ‘Radio Ambulante’ Debuts

Radio Ambulante, an online radio project that enables thousands of stories from every corner of the Western Hemisphere where Spanish is spoken to be told and listened to, premiered Tuesday. continue reading »