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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Papal Visit:  Catholic Church Facts for Mexico and Cuba

Hours before Pope Benedict XVI is to land in Guanajuato, Mexico the Vatican has released statistical information on Mexico and Cuba. The Pope has events schedule in three cities in Guanajuato during his March 23-26 visit, he is due to land in Mexico at 5:30 CST. continue reading »

Ban on Bullfighting Bill in Mexico Advances

A commission of the Legislative assembly (local congress) of the Federal District (ALDF) approved a bill that bans bullfighting in the capital city of Mexico City. continue reading »

The “Pope’s Crocodile” Arrives in Cuba

The “Pope’s crocodile” , shown to Pope Benedict XVI in a general audience hearing held at the Vatican, will be returned to Cuba’s National Zoo, announced officials. continue reading »

Mel Gibson Selling Costa Rica Estate for $29.8 million

Oscar-winning actor and director Mel Gibson has put his holiday home in Costa Rica on the market for $29.8 million after family troubles. continue reading »

Top Texas Immigration Official Resigns Amid Allegations Cash Stolen from Undocumented Immigrants

Nuria Prendes has stepped down as the top immigration official in Dallas, Texas amid allegation that money taken from detained undocumented immigrants was never returned to them. continue reading »

California Latinos Demand More Diversity Amongst Elected Officials

Hispanic leaders say that in California there are many cities in which the political leaders, in the city councils, for instance, do not reflect the ethnic diversity in society. continue reading »

Free Viagra for Erectile Dysfunction in Santa Fe Province, Argentina

The government of the central Argentine province of Santa Fe will manufacture the drug sildenafil, better known under the brandname Viagra, and will distribute it free to males with erectile dysfunction. continue reading »

24% of US Child Have at least One immigrant Parent and More Immigration Facts

The Migration Policy Institute's online journal, the Migration Information Source, today published its annual compilation of some of the most up-to-date and frequently sought-after facts and statistics on U.S. immigration, including current and historical population shares, illegal migration flows, continue reading »

STUDY:  Colorado Latino Kids Three Times More Likely to Be Obese

Latino children in Colorado are three times more likely to suffer from obesity than their white non-Hispanic peers, a new study shows. continue reading »

Vatican Says Pope’s Visit to Cuba will Help Move them Toward Democracy

Next week's visit by Pope Benedict XVI to Cuba "will help the process toward democracy and will open new spaces of presence and activity (for the Catholic Church)" on the Communist-ruled island, the Vatican secretary of state said. continue reading »

Pitbull to Do Theme Song for ‘Men in Black III’

Rapper Pitbull will provide the theme song for the soundtrack of the third movie in the "Men in Black" series, a number called "Back in Time," Columbia Pictures announced Thursday. continue reading »

Brazilian Rapunzel Says She’s Ready to Cut Off her Impressive 5-Foot, 2-Inch Hair

At just 12 years old, a Brazilian girl nicknamed Rapunzel does not just have long hair, she has LONG hair. Though Natasha Moraes de Andrade is just 5 feet, 4 inches tall, her hair is 5 feet, 2 inch continue reading »

Messi Breaks Record for Most Goals Scored by a Barcelona Player (VIDEO)

Lionel Messi has broken Barcelona’s all-time career scorer record after scoring three goals in Barca’s 5-3 win over Granada on Tuesday. Before the hat trick, which was Leo’s eighth o continue reading »

Anonymous Disables Guanajuato Websites to Protest Papal Visit

The hacker group Anonymous disabled both Guanajuato’s government website and the Mexican site for Pope Benedict XVI in protests to his visit to Mexico. continue reading »

Beckhams Approve of Marc Anthony’s New Beau

Marc Anthony’s new girlfriend was a hit with the Beckham couple, who described the new beau as delightful person after meeting at a music awards show. continue reading »