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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Venezuelan Robot Dinosaurs on Display in Havana Park

An exhibition of life-sized robotic dinosaurs will be on show until September in a Havana park, from where the giant beasts from Caracas, donated to the island by the Venezuelan government, will begin an international tour. continue reading »

After Radiation Treatments, Chavez Returns to Home State for a Visit

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez bypassed the capital and traveled directly to his home state of Barinas after spending four days in Cuba for a second round of radiation following an operation to remove a cancerous lesion. continue reading »

Latino Vote to be Important in Election and ‘Extremely Influential’ in Certain Key States

Hispanics once again will be a key swing vote in the presidential election in states like Florida, but they also could sway the outcome in places with small Latino communities such as Virginia, according to a study presented Thursday by immigrant advocacy group America's Voice. continue reading »

Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony Bringing “¡Q’Viva!” to Las Vegas May 26

Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony are bringing their television program, "Q'Viva! The Chosen," to the Las Vegas stage, producer XIX Entertainment said Thursday. continue reading »

Latinos and African Americans Dipping into their 401(k) More than Others to Survive

According to a report by USA Today, Money, Latinos and African Americans dipped into their 401(k) retirement accounts at a higher rate than other demographic. continue reading »

Mexico Extradites ‘El Rey’ Narco to NYC, Partner of El Chapo Guzman

A man accused of smuggling large quantities of cocaine into the United States has been extradited to that country, the Mexican Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Rain Storms in Argentina Leave 14 Dead Some by Electrocution

Fourteen people were killed and 18 others injured in a storm that brought rain, hail and winds of more than 90 kph (56 mph) to the provinces of Buenos Aires and Santa Fe, Argentine authorities said Thursday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Leon Francisco Medina Mejia, alias Commander Quemado, Zeta Leader Killed in Gunfight

The suspected intellectual author of the arson attack that killed 52 people at the Casino Royale in the northern Mexican industrial city of Monterrey on Aug. 25, 2011, died in a shootout with army troops, the Defense Secretariat said. Francisco Medina Mejia, a leader of the Los Zetas drug cartel, died Wednesday in a gunfight with soldiers on the Nuevo Laredo-Piedras Negras highway, which links Tamaulipas and Coahuila states. continue reading »

U.S. Woman Moves with 4 Children to Join Deported Husband in Mexico

Wisconsin native Jennifer Martinez is preparing to move her four U.S.-born children to Mexico, where their father, an undocumented immigrant, was deported last month despite a campaign that included a direct appeal to President Barack Obama. continue reading »

Antonio Banderas Lending Voice to Animated 3D Film “Justin and the Knights of Valour”

Spanish actor Antonio Banderas has lent his voice to one of the main characters in "Justin and the Knights of Valour," a feature-length 3D animated film scheduled for release next year. continue reading »

44 Years Later Jose Felicano AGAIN Sings His Rendition of the National Anthem

In 1968, Jose Felicano sang The Star-Spangled Banner, Latino style and got lamblasted, fast forward to last night’s opening day at the Miami Marilins new stadium and it was all love. continue reading »

Billboard Magazine in Brazil Puts Urinal Guitar in Bar Bathroom

An interesting urinal in Brazil invites its users to “keep on rockin’ in the pee world.” Billboard magazine in Brazil has placed a guitar urinal in the bathroom Bar Aurora in Sao Paolo, giving male fans of the Guitar Hero and Rock Band video games a place to continue “making music.” continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER:  Criminal Gives Police Fake Name, Forgot His Real Name was Tattooed on Arm

19-year-old Dylan Edward Contreras tried to pull a ‘not-so-quick-one’ on police in Twin Falls, Idaho. When Contreras and friends were stopped by police this weekend and asked for identification Contreras told officers he was Emiliano Velesco. continue reading »

Storm leaves 12 dead/18 Injured in Buenos Aires Argentina

Twelve people were killed and 18 others injured in a storm that brought rain, hail and winds of more than 90 kph (56 mph) to greater Buenos Aires, Argentine authorities said Thursday. Residents of the capital and its suburbs woke up to flooding and streets blocked by downed trees and light poles. continue reading »

POLL:  Latinos Prefer an Expanded Role for Government

The recently released Pew Hispanic Center poll had many nuggets of information from Latinos identifying themselves with their country of origin to English vs. Spanish to their preference of an expanded role for government. continue reading »