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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

DEA and Dominican Authorities Arrest Pilot of Billionaire Narco El Chapo Guzman

The pilot of Joaquín “Chapo” Guzmán, leader of the drug cartel, Sinaloa and the most powerful drug trafficker perhaps on the planet for whose capture the United States has offered 30 million dollars continue reading »

Botero’s Bronze “El Gato” Has His Whisker Stolen in Medellin

One of the whiskers on the giant "El Gato" (The Cat) statue donated by painter and sculptor Fernando Botero to his native Medellin has been stolen, an official in the Colombian city told Efe. The theft targeting the 1,050-kilo (1.2-ton) work of art occurred on Holy Thursday. continue reading »

Narcos Placing Want Ads Seeking Drivers to Cross Border, No Questions Asked

U.S. and Mexico border officials are warning job seekers to be on the look out for want ads placed by narcos seeking drivers, no questions asked. continue reading »

Check Out the First Trailer for “Mrs. Eastwood & Company” - Starring the Icon’s Wife and Family

E! has finally released the first trailer for the upcoming reality show “Mrs. Eastwood & Company”. Clint Eastwood, his wife Dina Ruiz Eastwood, and their family signed continue reading »

Freak Horse Accident Kills Mexican Bull Rider in Illinois

Bull rider Gonzalo Tortugal was injured in a freak accident as he attempting to get onto a horse in the northern Illinois suburb of Wadsworth on Sunday. The 20-year-old from Mexico was reportedly with continue reading »

Vigilante Border Justice?  Two Illegal Border Crossers Shot and Killed by People in Camouflage

Arizona authorities are reporting the shooting deaths of two illegal border crossers this weekend in Eagle Ranch near Eloy, Arizona by several individuals dressed in camouflage. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Ozzie Guillen Suspended from Miami Marlins for Pro-Castro Comments

Former White Sox manger and current manager of the Miami Marlins, Ozzie Guillen has been given a five-game suspension for his pro-Fidel Castro comments. continue reading »

Teen Birth Rate Lowest in History, Latinos Have Highest Rate of Teen Births

Today’s report from the national Center for Health Statistics is showing that teen birth rates is the lowest in 70 years, and those low rates apply to all ethnics minorities as well. continue reading »

13-Year Old Spanish Royal Accidentally Shoots Himself in Royal Palace

A grandson of Spain's King Juan Carlos was taken to a Madrid clinic after he accidentally shot himself in the right foot with a shotgun at the family residence in Soria, the Royal Palace said. continue reading »

Mexican Actress Kate del Castillo Happy Telenovela “La Reina del Sur” Has English Subtitles

Mexican actress Kate del Castillo hails the use of English subtitles in the telenovela "La Reina del Sur" (Queen of the South). "Yes, I like it that mun2 has dared to do something like this because a lot continue reading »

Brazil - U.S. Partnership for 21st Century

Today Secretary of State Hillary Clinton participated in and delivered opening remarks at the “Brazil-U.S.: Partnership for the 21st Century” conference, alongside Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota. continue reading »

21 Percent Increase in Number of Spanish Businesses Filing for Bankruptcy

More than 1,600 Spanish firms declared insolvency in the first quarter, a rise of 21 percent over the same period in 2011, PricewaterhouseCoopers said Monday in a report based on official data. continue reading »

Fidel Castro Pokes Fun at President Obama’s Plan to Wear Cuba’s “Official Garment” to Summit

Fidel Castro is poking fun at U.S. President Barack Obama's plans to sport a guayabera - a tropical shirt that is Cuba's official garment - during this week's Summit of the Americas in Colombia, where the Communist-ruled island will not be represented. continue reading »

Illinois Gov. Quinn Grants Clemency to 52 People

April 6, 2012. Governor Pat Quinn today granted 52 and denied 136 clemency petitions. This action marks another step in a series of clemency decisions aimed at eliminating a backlog of more than 2,500 cases that built up during the previous administration. continue reading »

Latino Liar: Stair Climber Believed to Have Cheated and Taken Elevator During Charity Event

On March 31, the Aon Center in Los Angeles, California was the site of the 2012 Fight for Air Climb, in which participants climb/race up 62 stories and raise money for charity. continue reading »