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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

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 »

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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 »

Help Find Missing Arizona 6-Year-Old Isabel Celis, Last Seen in Tucson on Friday

The search for a 6-year-old Arizona girl has intensified after FBI-trained dogs found something said to have interesting investigators. At around 8 a.m. Saturday, April 21, Isabel Celis was reported missing by her fat continue reading »

Plane Crashes into Guatemalan Zoo Leaving Three Dead

Three passengers traveling on a plane were killed after the aircraft crashed into the maintenance area of Aurora Zoo, in Guatemala. continue reading »

Selena Gomez Announced as Charity Ambassador for Ryan Seacrest Foundation (VIDEO)

On April 20, the Ryan Seacrest Foundation announced Selena Gomez as their first celebrity ambassador. During a visit to “On Air with Ryan Seacrest” Friday, Gomez and Seacrest made th continue reading »

Mexican Mountaineer Scales Mount Everest and Posts Political Ad

Leonardo Fernandez, a Mexican mountaineer, scaled to Mount Everest's Summit and submits video to endorse Obrador for President without breath. continue reading »

Tungurahua Erupts Launching Gravel to Nearby Town

Over the weekend, the Tungurahua's volcanic eruption had a strong explosion that caused gravel to fall down in the nearby town of Pillate, Ecuador. continue reading »

Colombian Transit Bus Kills 7 and Injures 10

Seven people were killed and ten others injured when a public transit bus collided with a truck on a highway in the province of Bolivar, Colombia. continue reading »

5,000 Protest Urging Mexico City to Ban Bullfighting

Thousands of people took part in a demonstration over the weekend to urge Mexico City's Legislative Assembly to ban bullfighting, joining people in 26 other cities across the country who took part in protests to promote the same cause. continue reading »

Chavez Remains in Cuba but No Health Updates Provided

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has spent more than a week in Havana, where he is undergoing the final phase of his radiation therapy treatment, but he has communicated only via Twitter without giving any details about his health. continue reading »