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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Colombian Transit Bus Kills 7 and Injures 10

Seven people were killed and ten others injured when a public transit bus collided with a truck on a highway in the province of Bolivar, Colombia. continue reading »

5,000 Protest Urging Mexico City to Ban Bullfighting

Thousands of people took part in a demonstration over the weekend to urge Mexico City's Legislative Assembly to ban bullfighting, joining people in 26 other cities across the country who took part in protests to promote the same cause. continue reading »

Chavez Remains in Cuba but No Health Updates Provided

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has spent more than a week in Havana, where he is undergoing the final phase of his radiation therapy treatment, but he has communicated only via Twitter without giving any details about his health. continue reading »

Major Water Supply Issues Affecting Cuban People Due to Prolonged Drought

Some 45,000 residents of Havana are currently receiving their drinking water in cistern trucks due to the ongoing drought affecting Cuba, local media reported Sunday. continue reading »

Wal-Mart Facing Charges It Spent $24 Million in Bribes to Mexican Officials

Wal-Mart said it is investigating its operations in Mexico for possible violations of U.S. laws prohibiting the paying of bribes to foreign officials. continue reading »

U.S. and Dominican Republic Formally Agree to Share Forfeited Assets

Attorney General Eric Holder and Dominican Prosecutor General Radhamés Jiménez Peña met in Washington, D.C. this week, to sign a permanent agreement to share forfeited assets between the governments of the U.S. and the Dominican Republic. continue reading »

Reaction to Senator Marco Rubio’s DREAM Act Proposal

This is in response to Rubio’s and Romney’s DREAM Act proposal. No call has to be raised and it is reasonable to ask Republicans to support Republican Orrin Hatch’s version of the DREAM Act. continue reading »

300 Well Preserved Pre-Historic Animal Fossils Found in Argentina

Paleontologists found about 300 well-preserved fossils of pre-historic animals at two quarries outside Buenos Aires, Argentine officials said. continue reading »

Bus Bombings in Colombia Leaves 8 Wounded

At least eight people were injured by two bombs left, presumably by leftist rebels, on two public buses in Ibague, police in this southwestern Colombian city said Sunday. continue reading »

12-Year-Old Mexican Farmworker Gives Birth and Returns to Fields after Delivery

A 12-year-old indigenous farmworker has given birth at a hospital in the northwestern Mexican city of Escuinapa, medical officials said. continue reading »

Mixtec Indians Give Concert Blending Ancient Melodies with Beatles Tunes

More than 50 young Mixtec Indians gave a concert in the western Mexican city of Guadalajara, in which they fused their ancestral musical tradition with melodies made famous by the legendary British rock group The Beatles. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Faux Taxi Driver Dealing and Driving in Mexico

A 37-year-old man posing as a taxi driver was arrested by police after he was discovered to have possession of 15 kilos of marijuana in Mariano Matamoros, a colony in Tijuana, Mexico. continue reading »

Underwear Thief Arrested in Chile, Sexually Abused Women to Get their Panties

Chilean police arrested a student who assaulted women in order to steal their underwear, who according to officials had accumulated over 500 pairs of panties. continue reading »

Princess Cruise Accused of Ignoring Pleas from Distressed Panamanian Fishermen, 2 Perished

In a twist of events Princess Cruises says the captain of their cruise ship was never told about the stranded Panamanian fishing boat they passed by. continue reading »

What is Jose Ramos Role in 33-Year Old Case of Missing 6-year Old Etan Patz?

A recent discovery in the missing person's case Etan Patz, who went missing at the age of 6 in 1979, have the police and FBI searching for his remains. continue reading »