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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Many Hispanic Hotel Workers in Indiana See Paychecks Shorted

Earlier this week hotel workers in Indiana staged a protest outside Hospitality Staffing Solutions (HSS) after a lawsuit was filed on behalf of 14 workers claiming they were underpaid millions of dollars. continue reading »

Lawyer Recognizes His Client During Armed Robbery Proceeds to Shoot him Dead

A lawyer in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic apparently shot three robbers, one of which was his client. continue reading »

Will Snoop Dogg Make it to Coahcella? Rapper Arrested at Texas Bordertown for Marijuana on Tour Bus

Rap superstar Snoop Dogg was arrested for marijuana possession in Sierra Blanca, Texas over the weekend. Snoop Dogg, whose real name is Calvin Broadus Jr., continue reading »

Crafty Thieves Use Watermelon Rinds to Slide ATM Out of Store in Colombia

A group of thieves entered a drugstore in the Colombian city of Barranquilla and, after subduing a security guard, stole an automatic teller machine continue reading »

Salma Hayek and Antonio Banderas Announced as Presenters on Golden Globes

While Ricky Gervais makes the Hollywood audience squirm at this Sunday’s presentation of the Golden Globes many other stars will be serving as presenters. continue reading »

Castro on U.S. Politics:  Robot Better President than a Republican or Obama

A robot would govern the United States better, former Cuban President Fidel Castro says in column published Monday in official media. continue reading »

Allegations of Amazon Indian Child ‘Burned Alive’ by Loggers Surfaces

Loggers have invaded the Amazon home of uncontacted Awá Indians, one of whom has reportedly been ‘burned alive’. continue reading »

Retired boxer Hector “Macho” Camacho Making Television Debut

Retired boxer Hector "Macho" Camacho will make his television debut with a show business news segment on Univision's evening program "El Gordo Y La Flaca." continue reading »

LULAC Attorney, Jose Garza, Argues Before Supreme Court Today on Texas Redistricting

Today, at 1 P.M., the Supreme Court heard Perry v. Perez, a case in which the state of Texas used redistricting gerrymandering techniques to delineate districts that dilutes Latino voting strength, continue reading »

Puerto Ricans Continue to Call for Top Cop’s Resignation

Disgruntled members of the Puerto Rico Police Department are demanding the resignation of chief Emilio Diaz Colon. The spokesperson for the movement, officer Nydia Ramos, told Efe o continue reading »

Colombian Designer Adriana Castro nominated for Rising Star Award

Colombian designer Adriana Castro is among the nominees for the Fashion Group International's Rising Star Award in the category of Accessories. Castro recently received the 2011 Miami Award in the Women's Handbags category and also had the honor of opening the 3rd Bogota International Fashion Week. continue reading »

Lionel Messi Awarded FIFA Ballon d’Or for 3rd Consecutive Year - Thanks Team, Coach, Voters

At Monday's Ballon d'Or gala at Zurich’s Kongresshaus, Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi was named the world player of the year for the third time in a row. continue reading »

New York Teacher Lies About Daughter Dying to Extend Costa Rican Vacation

A New York mother is in serious trouble after she forged her daughter’s death just so she and her family could stretch out their vacation in Costa Rica for a week longer than she’d requested. continue reading »

Speaker John Boehner Leads Delegation to Latin America, Brazil First Stop

The speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday praised the pacification program being carried out in "favelas," the shantytowns de Brazil's second-largest city, during a visit to one of those neighborhoods. continue reading »

Loudspeaker-using P. Rican Police Officer Suspended After Calling for Superintendent’s Resignation

A Puerto Rican policeman has been suspended for using his vehicle’s loudspeaker to call for the superintendent’s resignation. Since police chief Emilio Diaz Colon took office in police continue reading »