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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Maya Priest Says World is Suffering Due to 5,200 Mayan Calendar Cycle Ending

The first European Maya priest, Austrian-born Omrael Norbert Muigg, said that the "chaos" the world is suffering is a consequence of the fact that in December 2012 a cycle more than 5,200 years long - according to the Maya calendar - is ending and a new age in which humanity will experience important internal changes is in the offing. continue reading »

Venezuela’s Chavez to Return From Cancer Treatment in Cuba Later this Week

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez spoke Monday on state television for the first time since he went to Cuba for cancer treatment nine days ago and said he will be back in Caracas later this week. continue reading »

Pew Hispanic Center: Net Migration from Mexico Falls to Zero——and Perhaps Less

The largest wave of immigration in history from a single country to the United States has come to a standstill. After four decades that brought 12 million current immigrants----more than half of whom came illegally----the net migration flow from Mexico to the United States has stopped----and may have reversed, according to a new analysis by the Pew Hispanic Center of multiple government data sets from both countries. continue reading »

TV Personality Noel Valladares Gunned Down in Honduras

Television personality Noel Valladares and two companions were gunned down Monday in Tegucigalpa, Honduran police said. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Woman Guilty of Running Both Maid Service and Brothel with Undocumented Women

Luiz M. Gutierrez, 56, of Marietta, pleaded guilty today in federal district court to conspiracy to entice individuals to cross state lines to engage in prostitution and to encourage and induce aliens to reside unlawfully in the United States. continue reading »

Rubio and Romney Together on the Campaign Trail

As the Republican Party solidifies Romney as their choice for the GOP Presidential nominee, the time has come for his running mate to be chosen. continue reading »

Cuban Actors Disappear after Arriving in U.S. For Tribeca Film Festival

Two Cuban actors, stars of a film about the adventures of three young people trying to leave Cuba, disappeared over the weekend after setting foot on U.S. soil on their trip from the island to present the movie at New York's Tribeca Film Festival, U.S. media outlets reported. continue reading »

Boston to Ensure Equal Opportunities for English Language Learner Students

The Department of Justice and the Department of Education reached agreement with the Boston Public Schools (the district) and its superintendent today to ensure that English Language Learner (ELL) students in Boston receive the services and supports they need to overcome language barriers. continue reading »

Five Puerto Rican High School Students Prepare for National Science Bowl

Five students from Notre Dame High School in the San Juan suburb of Caguas will travel to Washington this week to represent Puerto Rico in the National Science Bowl. continue reading »

Latina Teen Who Faked Deadly Cancer and Raised $17,000 Arrested

Angie Gomez, 19, has been arrested by El Paso, Texas authorities on charged of theft-by-deception stemming from her fraudulent fundraising for her cancer, which she never had. Last year the teen told classmates at Horizon High School her childhood leukemia had return and it was fatal. Everyone in school and the community rallied around her and her 'Achieve the Dream Foundation' raising money. It is not known if she ever returned the $17,000 raised. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Miguel Fernandez Annicaert Admits to Using Phone Camera to Look Under Skirts

A sworn complaint has been filed against Florida man who has admitted to using his cellphone camera to photograph and record video up women’s skirts and dresses. continue reading »

Dawn at Tepeyac

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Zimmerman’s Release Strikes a Chord Wth Many- Twitter Erupts with “Kill that Mexican” Posts

It would appear that some on Twitter have not read one rather important rule: You may not publish or post direct, specific threats of violence against others. continue reading »

Angelina Jolie Meets With Refugees and Foreign Minister, Ricardo Patino, in Ecuador

Newly engaged United Nations Ambassador Angelina Jolie was in Ecuador over the weekend speaking with both Colombian refugees who now reside in the country and Ecuador’s Foreign Minister, Ricardo Patino. continue reading »

Rebecca Restrepo Named Elizabeth Arden’s First Global Makeup Artist

Elizabeth Arden, Inc. names Colombian Rebecca Restrepo as the brand's first ever Global Makeup Artist. Restrepo will serve as a spokesperson and the brand's ambassador for global employee, consumer and customer marketing communications. continue reading »