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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

FOR REAL:  Mayor of “Presidente Kennedy” Nabbed for Corruption in Sting Dubbed “Oswald” in Brazil

The mayor of the Brazilian city of Presidente Kennedy was arrested Thursday for corruption in a Federal Police operation ironically dubbed "Lee Harvey Oswald." continue reading »

California DREAM Act Applications Now Available

The California DREAM Act application, approved in October of last year, is now open for students who qualify. Students who qualify under the 'Student Aid Application for Dream Act Students (SAADAS) will receive student financial aid. continue reading »

Mexican Actress Ana Brenda Contreras Says She Preferes Playing Characters Who “Take a Stand”

Mexico's Ana Brenda Contreras says the character she plays in the Univision telenovela "La que no podia amar" is the strongest of her career so far. continue reading »

“Mi Vida Con Toty” -Check Out What Life is Like With a Mom Like Sofia Vergara (VIDEO)

"Big Brother? No no, Big Mother," says 20-year-old Manolo Gonzalez about seeing his mom, Modern Family actress Sofia Vergarae everywhere. continue reading »

Nine Latinos/Hispanics Make ‘TIME Magazine’ 100 Most Influential List

Each year, TIME Magazine releases “The 100 Most Influential People in the World” list, and this year, 9 Latinos/Hispanics made the list. From political figures to a red-headed funny man, the Latinos on the this years list span all walks of life. continue reading »

Check out Boyce Avenue’s Latest Video for “Broken Angel” (VIDEO)

The Manzano brothers, aka Boyce Avenue recently released the official music video for their song "Broken Angel" Staying true to their heartfelt songs, "Broken Angel" and its video tug at the viewers' heartstrings. T continue reading »

Mexico Looking to Overturn Death Sentences of Mexicans on Death Row in U.S. Prisons

The National Human Rights Commission in Mexico is pushing the government to increase their efforts towards overturning the death sentences of 58 Mexican nationals currently imprisoned in the United States. continue reading »

Honduras Set to Jail Teens and Rape Victims if They Use Morning After Pill

A human rights group is advocating members of Honduran congress to not pass a law which would jail teens and possibly rape victims for use of the contraceptive, ‘the morning after pill.’ continue reading »

American Citizen Caught Bringing in 268,000 Rounds of Assault Rifle Ammo into Mexico

Customs agents seized 268,000 rounds of assault rifle ammunition being hauled by a truck that entered northern Mexico from the United States and arrested the American driver, officials in Ciudad Juarez said. continue reading »

Spain’s King Juan Carlos Apologizes for Going on African Safari During Country’s Financial Crisis

"I'm very sorry. I made a mistake. It won't happen again," Spain's King Juan Carlos said Wednesday regarding a hunting trip to Botswana that became headline news after he was injured in a fall. continue reading »

Stop Racial Profiling: It is Too Costly to Our Families, Our Communities, and Our Country

The National Coalition for Immigrant Women’s Rights (NCIWR), which the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) and National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) co-lead, applauds Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights for yesterday’s hearing on racial profiling. continue reading »

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 »