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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Violence Explodes Inside Venezuela Police Lockup Leaving 7 dead, 12 Injured

At least seven detainees died and 12 others were injured in a violent confrontation at a police lockup in the southern Venezuelan state of Amazonas, authorities and non-governmental organizations said Wednesday. continue reading »

Obama’s Reelection Campaign Launches Spanish-Language Ads in Florida, Nevada and Colorado

President Barack Obama's re-election campaign said the Hispanic vote will be a "deciding" element in the upcoming election and, to capture it in November, on Wednesday launched a barrage of Spanish-language radio and television ads in Florida, Nevada and Colorado. continue reading »

Gay Activists Protest Annulment of Marriages in Cancun- Annulment Pursued by Uninvolved Party

Gay rights groups have launched a campaign to protest the annulment of two same-sex marriages performed last November in the Mexican Caribbean resort city of Cancun. "We just left the prosecutor's office, where we filed a discrimination complaint over the annulment of our marriage, (a move) that lacks all legal reasoning and is an act of homophobia," Sergio Monje, whose marriage was one continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Mexican Citizen Arrested for Killing Ex-Girlfriend in India

Martin Manrique, a Mexican citizen, has been arrested for the killing of his Mexican ex-girlfriend, Cecile Denise Acosta Reinaud, in India, a police spokesman told Efe on Wednesday. continue reading »

Admitted Child Rapist Asks to be Deported Rather Than Serve a Jail Sentence in the U.S.

An admitted child rapist who was also an undocumented immigrant hailing from Mexico has asked the courts to deport him rather than force him to serve a jail sentence. Juan Gonzalez, 22, a continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Barking Dogs Lead Police to Escaped Inmate, Marco Cabrera

For nearly 24 hours, California police were scouring the Folsom area looking for escaped prison inmate Marco Cabrera. Officials say the 32-year-old was discovered missing Sunday night d continue reading »

VENEZUELA: Chavez ‘Cancer Travel’ to Cuba Has Cost the Country $12 million in Less Than a Year

According Carlos Berrizbeitia, a political opponent of the Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez’s cancer treatment has cost the country millions of dollars. Between travel for both himself and his delegation to Cuba as continue reading »

Miami School Board Honors DREAM Act Valedictorian Who Faced Deportation

A Florida high school student and class valedictorian who just a couple of months ago faced deportation was honored this week by the school’s board. continue reading »

Venezuela You Are INSANE: Demi Lovato Tweets About Fans Getting a Bit Too Crazy in Caracas

Young starlet Demi Lovato tweeted, “17 freaking bodyguards yesterday and I STILL got my hair pulled!!! Hahahahaha Venezuela you are INSANE!!! I love you guys.” continue reading »

Newly Engaged Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Arrive with Family to Visit Ecuador

The newly engaged super star couple Brangelina have arrived in Ecuador to visit and tour the Galapagos Islands. The islands, located approximately 525 west of Ecuador, are a World Heritage site and home to some of the most unique animals like the Marine iguana and the Galapagos penguin. continue reading »

Police Chief Acevedo Apologizes to Man Whose Dog Was Shot by Officer - Was it Justified? (VIDEO)

Four seconds. That is how fast a misunderstanding escalated to the death of a man’s best friend at the hands of an Austin police officer. Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo has apologized to Mich continue reading »

14 Bodies Stuffed in Garbage Bags Found at City Hall of Border Town - Nuevo Leon, Mexico

Mexican authorities are reporting a grizzly find in front of Nuevo Laredo’s City hall – 14 bodies of men aged 30 to 35 all stuffed in 10 garbage bags inside a parked car. continue reading »

Taiwanese Diplomat Beaten to Death in Her Dominican Republic Home

A Taiwanese diplomat was found slain Tuesday in her apartment in Santo Domingo's university district, local police reported. continue reading »

Grammy-Nominated Artist Gustavo Galindo Shows Support for Latino Youth, DREAM Act

Singer Gustavo Galindo, who was nominated for a Grammy for his disco debut, came out on Tuesday in favor of the DREAM Act after meeting with a group of Hispanic students in Chicago. continue reading »

University of California Admits Record Number of Latino Students

The proportion of Hispanics among the roughly 61,443 state residents admitted this year to the nine undergraduate campuses of the University of California marks an all-time high, the system's administrators said Tuesday. continue reading »