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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

The Rubio Watch:  Grandfather Almost Deported

Florida Senator and possible Republican Vice Presidential candidate, Marco Rubio, finds himself defending his family’s history yet again as reports break about his maternal grandfather’s immigration to the United States. continue reading »

Colombian Adventure Park Plans to Construct Largest Jesus Christ Statute in the World

Huila Africa, a wildlife adventure park located in central Colombia, plans to construct the two largest statues in the world of Jesus. The extreme sports and adventure park known for activities such as camping, horseback riding, paintball, and kayaking, will now add religion to that list. continue reading »

First Ladies of Latin America Combating Number of Minor Children Immigrating Alone to Find Parents

During a conference sponsored by the United States Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, first ladies from Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala joined forces to raise awareness of the growing numbers of illegal immigration of unaccompanied children. continue reading »

In Case You Were Wondering:  Frida Kahlo’s Mysterious Infertility Solved

Dr. Fernando Antelo, a surgical pathologist at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, believes he has unlocked the mystery of celebrated Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo’s, infertility. After researching her life as well as her numerous self portraits, the surgeon believes Kahlo suffered from a rare condition called Asherman’s Syndrome. continue reading »

Guillermo Del Toro’s New Project

Guillermo del Toro's Necropia Entertainment is teaming up with Angry Films in optioning the spec script by Adam Robitel called The Bloody Benders. continue reading »

Dominican Hanley Ramirez of Miami Marlins Get Endorsement Deal with New Balance Shoes

Third baseman, Hanley Ramirez has just inked a new deal with shoe and athletic wear provider New Balance. As part of the deal, the Dominican ball player will wear New Balance cleats and all his off-field footwear will also be New Balance. continue reading »

U.S. Ecuador Ambassador Gets Senate Approval

The United States Senate confirmed this week that Adam Namm is the new U.S. ambassador to Ecuador replacing Heather Hodger, who was expelled last year. continue reading »

President Barack Obama Endorses Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva for Congress

Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva announced his endorsement by President Barack Obama in Grijalva’s bid for reelection. President Obama released the following statement: continue reading »

Brazilian Film Maker Carlos Diegues to Chair Jury for Cannes Film Festival

After Bong Joon-Ho, Gael García Bernal, Roschdy Zem and Abbas Kiarostami, the demanding task of selecting the best new filmmaker this year falls to Carlos Diegues. continue reading »

Association of Farmworkers Denounce Obama’s Withdrawal of Efforts to Protect Child Field Hands

This week the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a press release announcing the Obama Administration would be withdrawing the proposed updates to the Hazardous Orders to protect children under the age of 16 who are hired on farms. The rules would have restricted farmworker children, aged 12 through 15, from performing work that data has shown to be especially dangerous. continue reading »

UN Alarmed at Most Recent Killing of Brazilian Journalist

The United Nations human rights office voiced concern at what it called a “disturbing” trend of killing journalists in Brazil, after another reporter was found dead earlier this week. continue reading »

Supreme Court Hears Arguments on SB1070- Decision Expected Late June

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court took on one of the most important legal cases of this year when it heard arguments over Arizona’s “show me your papers” law, SB 1070. The Supreme Court is expected to issue its ruling on SB 1070 in late June. continue reading »

Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission: 3 Million Child Laborers in Mexico

Mexico's National Human Rights Commission, or CNDH, said 3 million minors between the ages of five and 17 work nationwide, nearly half of whom either receive no compensation or are paid in kind. Most of these youths work to cover their basic needs and contribute to household income, are forced to abandon their studies, work excessively long hours and are at constant risk of injury or illness due to poor labor conditions, the country's equivalent of an ombud's office said in a statement Thursday, citing official figures. continue reading »

The Most Racist Organization - Behind SB1070 (VIDEO)

The United States Supreme Court is hearing arguments in Arizona v. United States, the Obama administration's challenge to Arizona's anti-immigration law, SB1070. What they won't be hearing is what a continue reading »

Miami’s Latino Upper Crust Gathers for Polo Tournament,  Beach Polo World Cup

Members of the Hispanic elite here in the unofficial capital of Latin America flocked to Miami Beach on Friday for the Beach Polo World Cup. "There are elegant women and everyone is wearing her best clothes," television host Candela Ferro told Efe. "There are many single girls here to see if they can get a polo player." continue reading »