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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Sofia Vergara Rejoins Cast For Sequel to ‘The Smurfs’

Colombia's Sofia Vergara, the star of "The Smurfs," will also participate in the sequel to the 2011 blockbuster that earned $560 million worldwide, Sony Pictures announced Thursday. continue reading »

Texas Rep. Francisco “Quico” Canseco Says TSA Agents Assaulted Him

Texas Rep. Francisco “Quico” Canseco is claiming that he was assaulted by TSA agents at San Antonio International Airport earlier this month. The Republican congressman says the “overzealous” federal screeners ass continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Happy Birthday to Me - Man Hires ‘Hitman’ to Kill Wife as Present to Self

A Las Vegas man is behind bars after police say he attempted to hire someone to kill his wife as a present to himself for his birthday. Jorge Victorino-Vazquez was arrested on Saturday after an undercover investigati continue reading »

“Immigrants Cause Global Warming” - ‘The Colbert Report’ Takes on the Claim

During Wednesday's The Colbert Report host Stephen Colbert commented on a new video from the organization Californians for Population Stabilization in a segment called "United We Can't Stand Them." continue reading »

Prostitute Suing U.S. Embassy in Brasilia After Marines and Embassy Staff Push Her from Car

The U.S. government in once again faced with accusations that those under their command have engaged in inappropriate conduct with prostitutes in Latin America. continue reading »

Secretly Married Miss Dominican Republic Booted Out and Dethroned

Latin America takes their beauty and beauty pageants very seriously, what with six Miss Universe’s coming from Latin America over the last ten years. continue reading »

When Kidney Transplant Fails for Man he Donates Donated Kidney to Save Another

When 27-year-old Illinois resident Ray Fearing needed a kidney transplant his sister stepped up and donated one of hers. Sadly, due to the very disease that destroyed his original kidney, the potentially life-saving gift from his 24-year-old sister was being damaged. continue reading »

Javier Bardem to Appear in Film Based on Brother Carlos Novel “Alacran Enamorado”

Javier Bardem will make his return to Spanish cinema when he plays a neo-Nazi ideologue in "Alacran enamorado" (Scorpion in Love), a film based on a novel by his brother Carlos. In remarks to Efe, Spanish director Santiago Zannou said the winner of a best-supporting-actor Oscar for his turn in the Coen brothers' "No Country for Old Men" will play a secondary character named Solis continue reading »

Mexican Diplomat Receives Immunity After Driving 91mph While Drunk and Peeing in Pants

On Friday morning, police in Roswell, Georgia near Atlanta clocked a vehicle traveling at 91 mph. After pulling the vehicle over, police discovered the driver was Mariano Saynez Ruiz Duran, the vice consular at the Mexican Consulate General’s Atlanta office. continue reading »

Brazil and Spain Top Seeded Olympic Soccer Teams

In a stage draw this week, Spain, Brazil, and Britain were chosen as the top seeded teams for the men’s Olympic soccer tournament. These teams will be separated in an effort to spread out the higher ranked teams and also keep European and Latin American teams apart. continue reading »

Brazil and Spain Top Seeded Olympic Soccer Teams

In a stage draw this week, Spain, Brazil, and Britain were chosen as the top seeded teams for the men’s Olympic soccer tournament. These teams will be separated in an effort to spread out the higher ranked teams and also keep European and Latin American teams apart. continue reading »

LATNIO BLOTTER: Mother and Son Team Steal $350,000 Worth of Copper from Border Factory

According to Chihuahua state authorities, five men along with one mother allegedly stole $350,000 worth of copper from a Juárez assembly plant. It is believed that the group was aided by the plant’s security guard, the alleged mastermind of the crime which took place on April 3rd at Bell Electronics. continue reading »

$362 Million Cocaine Bust on the High Seas Near Panama

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), operating out of Jacksonville, Florida, detected two go-fast vessels carrying more than 4,840 pounds of cocaine with a combined value of more than $362 million. continue reading »

Rapper Alejandro Serna Correa Fatally Shot in Colombia

Rapper Alejandro Serna Correa was fatally shot in an attack that targeted two people accompanying him, authorities in the northwestern Colombian city of Medellin said Wednesday. continue reading »

‘Noticias OK” in Puerto Rico to Report Only Good, Happy News

A radio program in Puerto Rico will report only good news starting May 1 as a way to try and minimize violence on the streets of the Caribbean island. continue reading »