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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Blog del Narco: Mexico Nabs 17 suspected Gulf Cartel Members, Cuban Trainer

Mexican army soldiers detained 17 suspected Gulf cartel members and a Cuban man who was allegedly providing them with weapons training in the northeastern state of Nuevo Leon, officials said. continue reading »

Spanish Architect Rafael Moneo Wins Top Arts Prize

Spanish avant-garde architect Rafael Moneo, known for the use of light in his building designs to create diaphanous spaces, was named Wednesday as this year's recipient of the Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Texas Man Nearly Runs Over Officer While Rolling Joint During Low-Speed Police Chase

When attempting to get away from police and leading them on a car chase, the key is usually to drive at a high rate of speed. However, one Houston man did not get that memo, and led local police on a bizarre high-speed chase. continue reading »

Over 300 Pounds of Cocaine Seized Near Northern Coast of Puerto Rico

Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG) law enforcement authorities, working in support of the Caribbean Corridor Strike Force (CCSF), arrested 2 smugglers, seizing a boat and a drug shipment of approximately 154 kilos (339.5 pounds) of cocaine during a maritime interdiction early Friday evening off the northern coast of Dorado, Puerto Rico. continue reading »

Hugo Chavez’s Doctors Confirm Decision to Halt Treatment Yet President Denies

Venezuelan president, Hugo Chávez, reappeared on Monday after a week long absence, by telephone which was transmitted by the state owned Television Company in which he denied reports that his health continues to rapidly deteriorate continue reading »

New Border Patrol Policy Emphasizes Intelligence Gathering

The U.S. Border Patrol on Tuesday presented its national strategy for the next four years at a time when illegal immigration is falling. continue reading »

Peru’s No. 1 Export is Now Gold, Totaling $2.57 billion in Year’s First Quarter

Peru's gold sales totaled $2.57 billion in the first quarter of this year, making the commodity the country's top export, the National Mining, Petroleum and Energy Society, or SNMPE, said. continue reading »

Only 14 Percent of People Deported in First Quarter of Year Had Criminal Record

The percentage of undocumented deportees with criminal records diminished in the first quarter of the year, even though the U.S. government was specifically targeting that segment, according to data released Tuesday. continue reading »

Juanes Announces Plan for World Tour and Launches ‘Juanes MTV Unplugged’

Now recovered from the exhaustion he suffered several months ago, Juanes has called off his announced temporary retirement with the launch of his first acoustic disc "Juanes MTV Unplugged," and plans for a world tour. continue reading »

Latino Information for Primary Voter States: IN, NC and WV

To mark today’s Republican primaries, the Hispanic Leadership Network released "Top 10 Facts about Hispanics in Indiana, North Carolina, and West Virginia." continue reading »

Argentine Teacher Gets 12 yrs for Offering Better Grades in Exchange for Sex to Students

An Argentine court confirmed the 12-year prison sentence meted out to a high school teacher who offered better grades to his students in exchange for sex, local media reported Tuesday. continue reading »

U.S. Treasury Targets Sons of El Chapo Guzman and Other Sinaloa Cartel Members

U.S. Treasury’s Office today announced that four key Sinaloa Cartel narcos, including two sons of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, would be targeted. Therefore the assets of Ivan Archivaldo Guzman and Ovidio Guzman are being sought and all U.S. citizens are prohibited from doing business with these individuals. continue reading »

Meet Argentina’s Kike San Martin - Photographer of the Stars

Kike San Martin has had posing in front of his camera such top stars as Ricardo Montaner and Jose Luis "El Puma" Rodriguez, along with new discoveries like singer Prince Royce and Cuban-American actor William Levy. continue reading »

La Liga Game Leaves Granada’s Dani Benítez Frustrated, Throws Bottle at Ref’s Face (VIDEO)

A Spanish league soccer match had one player so angry he smashed a referee in the face with a bottle. During a La Liga match between Granada and Real Madrid, Granada’s Dani Benítez lashed out at the referee continue reading »

Jilted Peruvian Lover Extorts Webcam Nudes and Cash, Then Sends Out to Family and Friends

A Peruvian national was sentenced to six months in prison for demanding nude photographs and cash from a South American woman after she ended their online relationship. continue reading »