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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Female Candidate in Mexico Bares Some Skin in Campaign Posters

A female candidate of the leftist Party of the Democratic Revolution, or PRD, posed semi-nude for posters in her "provocative" campaign for a seat in Mexico's lower house. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER:  Pot Smell at Motel 6 Leads to Discovery of Massive Bra Theft from Victoria Secret

Cary, North Carolina police were called to check out pot odors wafting from a room at the local Motel 6 only to discover over $4,000 worth of bra’s from a Victoria Secret. Jeiner Leonardo Quintero and Maria del Carmen Pozo were found in the room with lots of stolen bras, over $2,000 worth of Ulta perfume and multiple fake id’s. continue reading »

“I Will Always Cherish Him” - Messi Says He’ll Always Have Repect For Barça Coach Guardiola (VIDEO)

After leading his team to 13 titles in for years, FC Barcelona coach, Pep Guardiola,41, announced last month that he would be stepping down citing physical and mental stress. continue reading »

Mercedes-Crashing Playboy Model Makes Appearance at Mexico’s First Presidential Debate

A Playboy model who worked as a production assistant at Mexico's first presidential debate over the weekend is at the heart of a controversy Monday, with even some of the presidential candidates weighing in. continue reading »

Body of Guatemalan-Born Man Found at Churchill Downs, Just Hours After Kentucky Derby

Mere hours after the running of the Kentucky Derby, the body of 48-year-old Guatemala native, Adan Fabian Perez was found on the grounds at Churchill Downs. continue reading »

Ikea Accused of Using Cuban Prisoners to Make their Products in the 1980s

Amid news that Swedish-based furniture company Ikea was looking to open a store in Puerto Rico, claims have surfaced saying Cuban dissidents and East Germans were forced to make its products. continue reading »

ABC and Univision Launch English-Language News Network

The ABC and Univision Networks have announced a 50-50 joint venture to bring a English-language news, entertainment and lifestyle network for Latino viewers. continue reading »

Washington Post Claims Hispanic Voter Registation is Down, Obama Camp Cries False

In response to a Washington Post article titled, "Voter registration down among Hispanics, blacks,"President Obama's Director of Constituency Press released a piece of their own calling the Post article inaccurate due to the use of 18-mponth-old Census data from November 2010. continue reading »

Peruvian Artist Mario Testino Announces 1st Exhibition for Non-Profit Organization ‘MATE’

Peruvian artist Mario Testino has announced the opening of MATE - Asociación Mario Testino in Lima, Peru. The non-profit focuses on the photographer's work, calling it a "manifestation of his desire to contribute to the cultural heritage of Peru." continue reading »

Justice Dept to Monitor Wisconsin Election to Assure Rights of Spanish Speaking Voters

The Justice Department announced today that the Civil Rights Division will monitor the election on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, in Milwaukee. continue reading »

Hurray!  Albert Pujols Hits First Home Run for California Angels

The hitting dry spell for the California Angels $240 million man has ended. Albert Pujols hit his first home run as an Angel this Sunday against the Toronto Blue Jays giving the Angels a 4-3 victory. continue reading »

Deadly Teen Party Shooting Leads to 11 Argentine Police Arrested

Eleven police officers were arrested in the Argentine province of Mendoza after a 19-year-old was shot to death during a party where the officers showed up because of noise complaints, local media reported Sunday. continue reading »

Inmates in Costa Rica Can Wear Women’s Panties and Cross Dress Says Supreme Court

The Constitutional Chamber of Costa Rica's Supreme Court ordered prison officials to allow a male inmate to dress in women's clothing after he claimed that they forbade him to do so, the La Nacion newspaper reported Sunday. continue reading »

Lebanese Man Pleads Guilty to Providing Arms to FARC in Exchange for Cocaine

A Lebanese citizen has pleaded guilty in U.S. federal court in Manhattan to conspiracy to provide weapons to Colombian guerrillas in exchange for more than a ton of cocaine, prosecutors said. continue reading »

95% of Bananas from Dominican Republic Went to Europe in 2010

According to DR1, the Dominican Republic exported bananas to Europe for a total of US$198,000,000 in 2010, through the sale of 303,000 tons of bananas. continue reading »