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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Theme for National Latino AIDS Awareness Day - ‘Hispanics United to End AIDS! Get Tested for HIV’

The National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD) takes place annually on October 15th, the last day of Hispanic Heritage month. NLAAD is a community mobilization and social marketing campaign focused on HIV testing, awareness prevention and education. continue reading »

Human Rights Commission Condemns Murder of Well-Known Colombian Radio Journalist

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) condemns the murder of Colombian broadcast journalist Argemiro Cárdenas Agudelo, which took place on March 15 continue reading »

Nurses at Uruguay Hospitals Accused of Killing 16

Uruguayan authorities tried on Monday to calm the public after the alarm generated by the deaths of 16 patients in two Montevideo hospitals at the hands of two nurses. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Homeless Man Uses Stolen Woman’s Identity to Recieve $100,000 in Medical Care

A homeless man living on the streets of Southern California has been accused of using a stolen identity to receive as much as $100,000 in medical care, but the perhaps the most remarkable aspect of his deception is the fact that he was using a woman's identity. continue reading »

Dominican Jail Warden Arrested for Bringing Drugs to Inmates

A Dominican Republic jail warden, Severino Brazoban Guzman, has been arrested for smuggling cocaine and marijuana to prison inmates at the La Victoria prison. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Catalina Reyes Put Baby in Crawlspace to Hide it From Daycare Inspector

Police say a daycare owner in Waterbury, Connecticut was trying to hide a baby from an inspector because she was overcapacity. For four hours, the 6-month-old baby was locked in a continue reading »

Ferran and Albert Adria May Be Opening Mexican Restaurant in Spain

The famed Adria brothers of Spain will reportedly be opening another restaurant. Spanish sources are reporting that this time around, Ferran and Albert Adria will be opening a Mexican restaurant in Barcelona. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Iraq War Veteran Abel Gutierrez Kills Sister, Self - Mother Still Missing

Police believe an Iraq War veteran in southern California killed his sister, himself, and possibly his mother. Two weeks ago, the family of 27-year-old Abel Gutierrez called police, saying the national guardsman continue reading »

Will Ferrell’s ‘Casa de Mi Padre’ Makes it into Weekend’s Top 10 with $2.2 Million at Opening

Though it had a limited release (just 382 theaters) Diego Luna’s film Casa de Mi Padre, starring Will Ferrell and himself, broke into the top 10 films in its opening weekend. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Justice Department to Monitor Elections in Illinois

The Justice Department announced today that the Civil Rights Division will monitor elections on March 20, 2012, in Cook and Lake Counties, Ill. continue reading »

Trying to get Marriage License, NYC Latina Learns She’s Already Married…Three Times

When a New York City resident went to apply for a marriage license she was surprised to learn that she was already married, and more than once! In 2004, Anna Vargas continue reading »

Pair of Male Nurses in Uruguay Charged with Killing at Least 16 Patients

Two male nurses apparently acting independent of each other are charged with killing at least 16 patients in Uruguay. continue reading »

Shootout in Rio de Janeiro Leaves 3 Dead

Three people were killed Monday in a gunbattle between drug gangs in a Rio slum that has been under police occupation for four months, Brazilian authorities said. continue reading »

U.N. to Hear First Cast Against Mexican Military for Alleged Torture

Three non-governmental organizations said they have brought a case of illegal arrest and torture against Mexico before the United Nations' Committee Against Torture. continue reading »

Frontman for ‘Los Illegales’ and Renown Dominican Singer Hospitalized

Dominican singer Vladimir Dotel was hospitalized in Santo Domingo due to heart problems, doctors said. continue reading »