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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Alarming:  In One Week H1N1 Deaths in Mexico Increase by 67 Percent

The AH1N1 flu virus has left a total of 135 people dead in Mexico so far this year, with the number of fatalities up 67 percent in just one week, according to figures released by the authorities. continue reading »

Dominican Republic Launches Social Network Campaign to Boost Tourism

The Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism has taken the idea of social networking to a new level with their 2012 Dominican Republic social media-inspired ad campaign. continue reading »

Unemployment for Latinos & African Americans to Remain Very High through 2012

Very high levels of unemployment are expected to remain high through the 4th quarter of 2012, a new EPI report finds. In "No relief in 2012 from high unemployment for African Americans and Latinos" continue reading »

Jennifer Lopez in First Posed Photo with Boyfriend Casper Smart

Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart release their first posed photo together on social networks in celebration of Valentine's day, the photo is also said to be a promotional ad for Lopez's new fragrance Glowing. continue reading »

“Things Burquenos Say” (VIDEO) Goes viral

"Things Burquenos Say" YouTube video joking about stereotypical things New Mexicans say has gone viral receiving mixed reviews from the public. continue reading »

Plane Crash Kills 4 in Brazil

All four people aboard were killed when a small aircraft crashed Thursday in the northern state of Para, authorities said. continue reading »

Olympic Gold-Medalist, Jessica Mendoza, Encouraging Latinas to Succeed

Jessica Mendoza, an Olympic gold medal winner with the U.S. softball team, says that young Hispanic women can dare to be different by going to college and dedicating their energies to sports. continue reading »

Gloria Trevi Says She Still Struggles With Stage Fright

Singer Gloria Trevi, who has sold 22 million albums since she burst on the scene in 1985, told Efe that she still suffers from stage fright. continue reading »

6 Kidnappings a Day Occur in Mexico, Up 23% from Last Year

Mexico experienced an average of six kidnappings per day in the second half of last year, up 23.4 percent from the same period in 2010, according to the government, while an NGO said that only one abduction in 10 is even reported to police continue reading »

Shakira and Prince Royce Big Winners in “Premio Lo Nuestro” awards

Colombian pop star Shakira and Dominican-American bachata singer Prince Royce were the big winners here at Univision's "Premio Lo Nuestro" Latin music awards show, taking home four trophies each. continue reading »

Mexican Actor Gael Garcia Bernal to be new Zorro

Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal will take over Antonio Banderas's role as Zorro in the next movie about the mighty masked swordsman, "Zorro Reborn". continue reading »

Former Brazilian President Lula Released From Hospital After Radiation Treatment

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was discharged Friday from the hospital after undergoing combined radiation and chemotherapy treatment for throat cancer. continue reading »

Man Who Stole Rolex From Hollywood Airport Arrested

South Florida authorities say they have arrested the man believed to have stolen a Salvadoran woman's $6,500 watch while she went through security at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. continue reading »

Iowa Woman, Melissa Ramirez, Falls into Uncovered Storm Sewer

An Iowa woman was in critical condition after police say she fell into an uncovered storm sewer over the weekend. Melissa Ramirez, 24, is believed to have spent continue reading »

NM Governor Susana Martinez Fails for 3rd Time to Revoke Licenses for Undocumented

Undocumented immigrants in New Mexico still have the right to get driver's licenses, after Republican Gov. Susana Martinez failed for a third time to repeal the 2003 law continue reading »