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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

LATINO BLOTTER: After 5 DUIs in 5 Weeks, 45-Year-Old NJ Man Arrested

How this man was still able to drive the New Jersey roads is beyond comprehension. On Wednesday, Anderson Sotomayor, 45, was arrested after being caught driving under the influe continue reading »

Conflict Arises Over Mariela Castro Being Granted U.S. Visa for California Conference

Now that Raul Castro's daughter has received a U.S. visa to attend an academic event in California some are protesting. Mariela Castro was granted a visa by Secretary of State Hilary Clin continue reading »

Man Killed, 2 Women Stabbed, Baby Found in Car Seat Outside

A driver’s Saturday night discovery led police to a gruesome crime scene in Worcester, Massachusetts. The driver reported seeing a baby in a car in the middle of the road, and when police arrived th continue reading »

City Baffled as Someone Breaks into Car, Steals Nothing, Leaves Tortillas

It looks like someone in Seattle, WA has a unique sense of humor…or maybe they were just really drunk. An unidentified person in the rainy city reportedly broke into someone’s Jeep by break continue reading »

Hastings Center Addressing Issue of Undocumented Immigrants Lack of Access to Healthcare

A new website of The Hastings Center seeks to identify who the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S. are and issues around health care access for them. continue reading »

Activists Plan to Protest Carlos Slim’s Honorary Degree from George Washington University

Nearly 1,000 Latino leaders, students, community activists and others from across the U.S. will come to the National Mall in Washington DC this Sunday, May 20th, 2012 to protest the presentation of Carlos Slim continue reading »

New U.S. Census Report Shows More Than Half of Infants Are Minorities

For the first time in U.S. history, the majority of the population under the age of 1 are minorities, according to figures released Thursday by the Census Bureau. continue reading »

Expert Calls a U.S. Without its Hispanic Population “Impossible to Think About”

The enormous demographic growth and buying power of the Hispanic population give this community a key role in the present and future of the United States, experts in Miami agreed on Thursday. continue reading »

2 Men With Connections to Mexican Cartel Are Convicted of Murder in San Diego

Two men on the payroll of a Mexican drug kingpin operating in San Diego were convicted of murdering two people and then dissolving their bodies in acid. continue reading »

Exploration of 2 Sites in Bolivia May Lead to Gas Reserves Discovery

Spanish energy major Repsol has signed agreements with Bolivian state-owned firm YPFB to study the potential of two hydrocarbon prospects - one in the eastern part of the country and another in the Andean region. continue reading »

Pitbull Named One of the Top Songwriters of the Year

Cuban-American rapper Pitbull was named as one of three pop songwriters of the year at the BMI Pop Music Awards, handed out each year by U.S. performing rights organization Broadcast Music Inc. continue reading »

First Hispanic Woman to Preside On New Mexico Supreme Court Shares Advice for Young Latino Women

Judge Petra Jimenez Maes, well-known for her efforts to promote diversity, is the first Hispanic woman to preside on the New Mexico Supreme Court. continue reading »

With 50% of Farmworkers Undocumented,Females are Defenseless Against Sexual Abuse in US

Female farmworkers in the United States are defenseless against the sexual abuse to which they fall victim at their places of work, as in the case of a young undocumented Mexican woman who was deported when she reported the fact that a fellow worker had raped her. continue reading »

Financing Set for ‘Hemingway & Fuentes’ Starring Andy Garcia and Anthony Hopkins

Cuban-American actor Andy Garcia has lined up the financing for his film project on legendary writer Ernest Hemingway, who will be played by Anthony Hopkins, the Deadline blog reported Wednesday. continue reading »

Watch Paul McCartney in Mexico City Concert Performing with Mariachis

A crowd of over 200,000 people saw Sir Paul McCartney perform at the Zocalo of Mexico City this past weekend. The former Beatle took the stage a little after 9 p.m. in a red jacket and pink shirt. continue reading »