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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Mexico’s Pemex Ends 2011 with Net Loss of $6.5 Billion

State oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos, Mexico's largest company, said it posted a net loss of $6.5 billion in 2011, a 103 percent increase over 2010. continue reading »

Criminal Alien Round Ups in Connecticut & Masachusetts Results in 45 Arrests, Majority from Jamaica

During a four-day targeted enforcement operation in Connecticut and Massachusetts that ended Monday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers arrested 44 convicted criminal aliens continue reading »

Limited Preschool Access Dims Success for Latino Children-And California’s Future

Gabriela Ramos had hardly knocked when four-year-old Fátima Martínez opened the front door of her family's home and ushered in her preschool instructor. continue reading »

Univision Launches New 24-Hour Telenovela Channel ‘Tlnovelas’

Univision has launched new television channel dedicated to running soap operas 24 hours a day. continue reading »

Drug Related Violence at Unprecedented Levels in Central America

Escalating violence involving drug trafficking organizations in Central America has reached “alarming and unprecedented levels,” making it one of the most violent areas in the world, the United Nations anti-narcotics panel stressed in its annual report. continue reading »

Man Wanted for Murdering 8 Women Escapes Federal Prison in Mexico

A manhunt is underway in Mexico state and the Federal District for the suspected rapist and killer of eight women after he escaped from jail hours after being arrested, officials said. continue reading »

Georgia Mulls Banning Undocumented from Public Universities

Activists and students in Georgia rallied here to urge legislators to reject SB 458, which if approved would prohibit access by undocumented immigrants to all of the state's public universities. continue reading »

Central America Drug-Related Violence at Unprecedented Levels from Narco Wars

Escalating violence involving drug trafficking organizations in Central America has reached “alarming and unprecedented levels,” making it one of the most violent areas in the world, the United Nations anti-narcotics panel stressed continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Killed After Singing “Somos mas Americanos” at Texas Bar

Karaoke night at a Texas bar turned deadly after a bar patron shot a man singing “Somos mas Americanos”. The victim had just finished his rendition of the Los Tigres del Norte s continue reading »

Decayed Remains Found in Juarez Just Days After 3 Other Sets of Remains Identified from Same Area

A new unit in Mexico organized to focus on female killings discovered a number of victims in the Valley of Juarez Monday. Due to extensive decay, police were unable to identify the bodies foun continue reading »

Faces of the DREAM Act: Crocheting Student Jose Luis Zelaya Runs for Student Office at Texas A&M

We first heard about undocumented student Jose Luis Zelaya after he posted a video of himself attempting to crochet his way to a Guinness World Record to help pay for college for his sister and graduate school for himself. continue reading »

WATCH VIDEO: Steven Tyler Shows J Lo His Own Nip Slip

Watch video from American Idol when Steven Tyler makes fun of Jennifer Lopez' alleged nip slip incident at the 2012 Academy Awards. continue reading »

Judy Reyes, Roselyn Sanchez Among the Latinas Cast in ABC’s Upcoming Show ‘Devious Maids’

Transforming the Spanish-language telenovela Ellas son…la alegría del hogar into an English show for ABC’s primetime lineup, Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry has cast some of Hollywood’s leading Latinas to play the leads. continue reading »

Bono’s First Visit to Peru

Alongside his family and personal security, U2 lead singer, Bono, is enjoying a trip to Peru. This is the first time the singer has visited the South American country. continue reading »

WIKILEAKS: Pres. Chavez’s Health is Worse Than Reported, May Have as Little as 1 Year to Live

According to an intelligence report revealed by Wikileaks, the health of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is far worse than is being shared with the public. continue reading »