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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

31 Pounds of Coke Seized at Texas Border, $1 Million Street Value

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Anzalduas/Reynosa International Bridge seized approximately 31 pounds worth of cocaine on Thursday. The estimated street value of the cocaine is just over $1,000,000. continue reading »

Theater in Argentina Now Serves as Magnificent Bookstore and Café

In 1919, the doors to the Teatro Gran Splendid opened in Buenos Aires, Argentina, but after the theater closed and was leased to Grupo Ilhsa in February 2000 it became one of the most impressive bookstores in the world. continue reading »

Scarlett Johansson’s Image Used on Sex Shop Business Cards Without Permission

Scarlett Johansson appears to be the latest star to have her image used without her permission. Ms. Johansson currently appears on business cards for a store in Calexico continue reading »

Hard Rock Looking to Open New Hotel & Casino in Peru

The capital of Peru looks like it will soon become the home of a new Hard Rock Café & Casino. The new resort is scheduled to open in 2014 in Lima and will make it the continue reading »

DEA and Dominican Authorities Arrest Pilot of Billionaire Narco El Chapo Guzman

The pilot of Joaquín “Chapo” Guzmán, leader of the drug cartel, Sinaloa and the most powerful drug trafficker perhaps on the planet for whose capture the United States has offered 30 million dollars continue reading »

Botero’s Bronze “El Gato” Has His Whisker Stolen in Medellin

One of the whiskers on the giant "El Gato" (The Cat) statue donated by painter and sculptor Fernando Botero to his native Medellin has been stolen, an official in the Colombian city told Efe. The theft targeting the 1,050-kilo (1.2-ton) work of art occurred on Holy Thursday. continue reading »

Narcos Placing Want Ads Seeking Drivers to Cross Border, No Questions Asked

U.S. and Mexico border officials are warning job seekers to be on the look out for want ads placed by narcos seeking drivers, no questions asked. continue reading »

Check Out the First Trailer for “Mrs. Eastwood & Company” - Starring the Icon’s Wife and Family

E! has finally released the first trailer for the upcoming reality show “Mrs. Eastwood & Company”. Clint Eastwood, his wife Dina Ruiz Eastwood, and their family signed continue reading »

Freak Horse Accident Kills Mexican Bull Rider in Illinois

Bull rider Gonzalo Tortugal was injured in a freak accident as he attempting to get onto a horse in the northern Illinois suburb of Wadsworth on Sunday. The 20-year-old from Mexico was reportedly with continue reading »

Vigilante Border Justice?  Two Illegal Border Crossers Shot and Killed by People in Camouflage

Arizona authorities are reporting the shooting deaths of two illegal border crossers this weekend in Eagle Ranch near Eloy, Arizona by several individuals dressed in camouflage. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Ozzie Guillen Suspended from Miami Marlins for Pro-Castro Comments

Former White Sox manger and current manager of the Miami Marlins, Ozzie Guillen has been given a five-game suspension for his pro-Fidel Castro comments. continue reading »

Teen Birth Rate Lowest in History, Latinos Have Highest Rate of Teen Births

Today’s report from the national Center for Health Statistics is showing that teen birth rates is the lowest in 70 years, and those low rates apply to all ethnics minorities as well. continue reading »

13-Year Old Spanish Royal Accidentally Shoots Himself in Royal Palace

A grandson of Spain's King Juan Carlos was taken to a Madrid clinic after he accidentally shot himself in the right foot with a shotgun at the family residence in Soria, the Royal Palace said. continue reading »

Mexican Actress Kate del Castillo Happy Telenovela “La Reina del Sur” Has English Subtitles

Mexican actress Kate del Castillo hails the use of English subtitles in the telenovela "La Reina del Sur" (Queen of the South). "Yes, I like it that mun2 has dared to do something like this because a lot continue reading »

Brazil - U.S. Partnership for 21st Century

Today Secretary of State Hillary Clinton participated in and delivered opening remarks at the “Brazil-U.S.: Partnership for the 21st Century” conference, alongside Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota. continue reading »