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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Gunman Robs Doctors Mid-Surgery at Venezuelan Hospital Making Off With $, Watches and Phones

An individual robbed a surgeon and his staff at gunpoint during a procedure being performed in the operating theater of a hospital in the central Venezuelan city of Maracay, making off with watches, cell phones and money, officials at the institution said. continue reading »

Grenade attack in Monterrey, Mexico leaves 2 dead

Gunmen attacked a local bar named 'Woman' near an area west of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, leaving two dead and one person injured due to grenade explosion. continue reading »

Prince Harry is Brazil’s Prince of Sports

As Prince Harry continues his tour of Central and South America, he has attracted lots of attention for his participation in a foot race and variety of sports on the Flamengo Beach. continue reading »

1,000 Mexican Artworks Digitally Documented in Germany, Austria

More than 1,000 Mexican artworks, some dating from pre-Columbian times and which were sent to Germany and Austria over the last four centuries, have been documented for the first time in a digital catalogue. continue reading »

Miami Archdiocese Adds Charter Flights to Cuba for Papal Visit March 26-28

The Catholic Archdiocese of Miami announced Friday that it has arranged for additional flights to Cuba for pilgrims who want to see Pope Benedict XVI during his March 26-28 visit to the island. continue reading »

Who is Behind the Lucha Libre Mask?  A Lawyer and a Computer Expert of Course!

A lawyer and an expert in computer systems are behind the masks of famous wrestlers who participate in a national tour that will allow immigrants to enjoy their sport idols, the legends born in Mexico . continue reading »

Protesters of Transmilenio Bus Network in Colombia Bring Traffic to a Stand-Still

Windows were shattered, traffic disrupted and some 30 people arrested here Friday amid protests by thousands of riders of the Colombian capital's Transmilenio bus network. continue reading »

The Latino/a Perspective on Our Reproductive Rights Sunday, March 11, 2012 4:30pm-6:00pm

Conference participants will have the opportunity to interact with speakers face-to face to ask questions, provide their commentary and share their experience. Others can watch, chat, tweet, comment and participate by submitting questions to those on screen. continue reading »

Latino Group Joins Re-Enactment of Selma to Montgomery March

Thousands of people gather in Alabama each year to re-enact the Selma to Montgomery March that took place 47 years ago. This year protesters will have not just a memory but a new cause as they march across the Edmund Pettis Bridge. continue reading »

Top 25 Colleges and Universities Graduating Latinos

A Washington D.C. based nonprofit advocate for the educational success of Latinos, Excelencia in Education, announced Thursday its list of the to 25 higher education institutions graduating Latinos. continue reading »

Parents of KIlled Suspect File Lawsuit Against Los Angeles Police

The parents of a Hispanic member of a street gang who was gunned down by police when he tried to evade arrest announced Friday that they are suing the Los Angeles Police Department. continue reading »

Marc Anthony Helping Orphans in Dominican Republic

Maestro Cares Foundation Co-Founders, singing sensation Marc Anthony and entrepreneur Henry Cardenas, announced this week that the Foundation has received a land donation by the Dominican-based company Central Romana Corporation. continue reading »

Michael Peña to Star as Cesar Chavez in ‘Chavez’ Directed by Diego Luna

Variety is reporting that Michael Peña has been cast as Cesar E. Chavez in the new film about the civil rights leader’s life. The movie, titled Chavez, will be directed by fellow actor Diego Luna and will also star America Ferrera continue reading »

Jose Romero-Valenzuela Racks Up 3 Speeding Tickets En Route to Meth Possession Court Date

Let’s just say this week was not Jose Romero-Valenzuela’s best week between a court date for meth possession to the three speeding tickets acquired in an hour trying to get to court. continue reading »

American Idol Judges Say Adios to Jeremy Rosado

It was the first time American Idol judges got to vote some one off the American Idol island and it was Latino singer Jeremy Rosado who got the boot. continue reading »