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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

¡Felicidades! Paraguay on Your 201th Year of Independence

Today, all of Paraguay is celebrating and rejoicing its 201-year old independence from Spain. The Spanish arrived in the 1500’s and stayed for nearly 300 years as it colonized the region, converted natives to Christianity and enslaved native Indian populations. continue reading »

Murders in Juarez Leave Strewn Body Parts and State Prosecutor Dead

Murders in Juarez left a Chihuahua General Attorney prosecutor and her son dead while in an unrelated incident body parts were found strewn in a local parking lot. continue reading »

Latina Bride Still Wearing Wedding Dress Found Murdered in Bathtub

Estrella Carrera, 26, should have been enjoying the happiest time of her life with her Friday wedding just concluded but instead she was found stabbed to death in a bathtub, still wearing her wedding dress. continue reading »

Deportation of Hispanic Mom from Colorado Suspended

The mother of a brilliant student in Colorado was set free after authorities suspended her scheduled deportation for a year, apparently in response to a mobilization by pro-immigrant groups. Norma Galindo, who was being held in a jail for the undocumented in Aurora, east of Denver, left there at 5:30 p.m. Friday a continue reading »

Authorities Determine Fire at Cuba’s Airline Brokers Co. Was Deliberate

The fire last month that ravaged an agency offering charter flights to Cuba from Miami was set deliberately, authorities determined. According to a Coral Gables Fire Department report, obtained by Miami's El continue reading »

Mexico’s Carlos Slim Will Enter U.S. Wireless Market

Regional wireless giant America Movil, controlled by Mexican multi-billionaire Carlos Slim, said Thursday it has agreed to acquire a 100 percent stake in U.S. wireless carrier Simple Mobile, Inc., a unit of T-Mobile USA. continue reading »

D.C. Council Unanimously Votes on Measure to Prevent Info-Sharing Regarding Undocumented

Tuesday, a D.C. Council committee agreed on a measure that would limit the information-sharing that currently allows the area’s jails to hold those suspected of being in the country illegally until federal officials can take over custody. continue reading »

AMERICAN IDOL: Jessica Sanchez Sees Some Serious Support In Chula Vista

Now in the top three on Fox’s hit singing competition show, Jessica Sanchez was every bit and “American Idol” on Saturday as she performed on the flight deck of the USS Midway Museum in her home town of Chula Vista/San Diego as well as at her former high school. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Mother Has Sex With Daughter’s 16-Yr-Old Boyfriend, Gives Birth to His Baby

A California mother has been arrested for having sex with her daughter’s teenage boyfriend, with whom she now has a son, according to the Orange County district Attorney’s officer. continue reading »

Photo of Military Police Officer Spraying Dog With Pepper Spray Goes Viral, Many Outraged

Residents worldwide are outraged after seeing a photo of a member of the Brazilian military police spraying a dog in the face with pepper spray. After military police had respo continue reading »

Alejandro of Boyce Avenue Sings Cover of “The A Team” (VIDEO)

Alejandro of the Puerto Rican Manzano brothers who make up YouTube sensations Boyce Avenue, has just posted a video of his cover of Ed Sheeran's "The A Team". continue reading »

Demi Lovato to Join ‘X Factor’ as Judge Along With Britney Spears

E! News is reporting Demi Lovato will join the judges panel on the upcoming season of Fox’s X Factor. The 19-year-old former Disney princess has reportedly signed on to be the four continue reading »

Brazilian Supermodel Isabeli Fontana Plans to Wed Rohan Marley, Bob Marley’s Son

Brazilian supermodel Isabeli Fontana told Veja magazine that she planned to marry Rohan Marley, son of legendary reggae singer Bob Marley, in Ethiopia, the birthplace of the Rastafarian movement. continue reading »

Llama Taxis – New Way to Travel in Peru

Tourists visiting the South American country of Perú will now have a new way to tour while in town: the Llama Taxi. Visitors will now be able to see local attractions while being ‘driven’ by a llama. continue reading »

Netflix Continues to Jump Hurdles and Expand Service to Latin America

Although only 20 percent of Brazil’s 42 million internet users have a connection speed over 500 kilobytes per second and streaming movies requires at least 800 kilobytes Netflix continues to push towards expansion in Latin America. continue reading »