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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Spanish Singer Pitingo Cancels U.S. Concert Debut Due to Visa Mishap

The Spanish singer known as Pitingo was forced to cancel his planned U.S. debut in New York last month when he was denied a visa because he shares his real name with someone on the Department of Homeland Security's no-fly list. continue reading »

Latina Liar: Jessica Vega Faked Cancer to Get Dream Wedding Paid For (VIDEO)

There wasn’t a dry eye in the house when Jessica Vega of New York wed the father of her nearly year-old daughter, Michael O’Connell last year in May. Everyone knew this might be the last moments of joy for the couple with the 24-year-old Vega facing terminal myeloid leukemia. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Drunk Rebecca Silva Breaks into Home and Tries to Breast Feed Stranger’s Baby

A woman in eastern South Dakota was reportedly so drunk she broke into a stranger’s home and attempted to breast feed their baby. Rebecca Silva allegedly broke into the home of Brookings, SD family on Sun continue reading »

Conservatives Go After Jennifer Lopez for “Orgy” Video, Want Her Banned From TV

A conservative group calling itself The Culture and Media Institute has taken aim Jennifer Lopez’s for her video for “Dance Again.” During American Idol last week J.Lo debuted her new video but one scene in particular outraged continue reading »

Tony Romo is a New Dad to Baby Boy

Tony Romo and his wife Candice Crawford are celebrating the arrival of their new baby boy, Hawkins Crawford Romo. The Dallas Cowboy quarterback was congratulated on Twitter by his teammates that broke the news to everyone else. continue reading »

Texas: Lubbock Latinas May Have New Line of Work - The Nude Maid Service

A new maid service in the predominantly Latino area of Lubbock, Texas may be illegal, no not because a bunch of “illegals” work for the company. continue reading »

Van Carrying Undocumented Migrants Crashes at Border Check Point Leaving 9 Dead

Nine Mexican migrants were killed and six others injured when the van they were traveling in crashed after the driver sped away from an immigration checkpoint in South Texas. continue reading »

Lisa Lampanelli Calls ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Teammate Dayana Mendoza “Retarded” and “Sp*c”

During a radio interview last week, comedian and Celebrity Apprentice contestant Lisa Lampanelli was not too kind when she spoke of former Miss Universe and fellow Apprentice contestant Dayana Mendoza. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER:  Husband Douses Wife’s Clothes with Gasoline and Fires Rifle in Closet to Ignite

We don’t think Jose Javier Alcantar will make it to the Husband of the Year list. The 32-year-old Harlingen Texas resident was angry with his wife and doused her clothes with gasoline but he didn’t stop there. continue reading »

At Least 75 Die during Holy Week in El Salvador, 49 were Murdered

At least 75 people died during Holy Week in El Salvador, 26 of whom drowned or died in other accidents and 49 of whom were murdered, authorities said Tuesday. continue reading »

Nearly Half of All Brazilians are Overweight

More than 48 percent of Brazilians are overweight and 15.8 percent are obese, according to a study based on 2011 data that was released Tuesday by the Health Ministry. continue reading »

Latinos Call for Justice for the Martin Family and Demand Arrest of George Zimmerman

We the members of Latinos for Trayvon Martin, a coalition of Hostos professors, administrators, and students are gathered in this plaza today because the history of this Latino institution demands we speak out. Hostos Community College is a college born out of the struggle of Latinos for educational equality and against American racism. continue reading »

MALDEF Sues Major Grape Grower for Mistreatment of Latino Workers

The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund on Tuesday announced a class-action lawsuit against one of the major grape producers in California's Central Valley for serious violations of labor laws. continue reading »

Kidnappers Demand $10 Million and Explosives for Kidnapped Gas Employees in Peru

The armed group that kidnapped gas company employees in a jungle area of southeastern Peru demanded $10 million for their release, Correo newspaper said Tuesday, posting an image of the purported handwritten ransom note on its Web page. continue reading »

Top Guatemalan Drug Trafficker Tied to Zetas Sanctioned by U.S. Treasury

The DEA today announced that the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s designated Guatemalan national Horst Walter Overdick Mejia, a critical link in the drug trade continue reading »