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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

1.5 Million Visa & Mastercard Cards Affected by Dominican Street Gang’s Hack

According to police, the Dominican street gangs of New York are said to be responsible for the security breach of more than one million Visa and MasterCard credit, debit, and gift cards. continue reading »

‘American Idol’ Winner Scotty McCreery Announces He’ll Attend N.C. State University

With a successful country music career in full swing after winning last year's American Idol, the country boy with Puerto Rican blood, Scotty McCreery, is doing something smart, yet surprising. He's going to college. continue reading »

Police Looking for Missing Bronx Boy Arron Ferrera, 12

Police have asked that anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of 12-year-old Arron Ferrera to come forward. continue reading »

Jose Luis Orozco Ramos Using Songs to Educate and Enhance Latino Pride (VIDEO)

Jose Luis Orozco Ramos is a musician who is promoting bilingual education in the United States through popular songs and more than 1,000 school districts are using his method to help immigrant students. "More than ever it involves using the traditions that come from centuries of songs, games, lullabies, tongue-twisters, rhymes," Orozco told Efe. continue reading »

145 Million Year Old Dinosaur Skull Found in Spain

A Spanish paleontology foundation presented Tuesday the fossilized skull of the biggest dinosaur yet found in Europe, Turiasaurus riodevensis, a sauropod that lived 145 million years ago, measured more than 30 meters (100 feet) long and weighed some 40 tons. continue reading »

Kardashian Clan Getting Some Sun in the Dominican Republic

This family must really love the sun. Earlier this year, the Kardashian family was in Mexico, but now some of the Kardashian sisters are having a little bonding time it seems, as Kim and Kourtney Kardashian and their half-sisters Kylie and Kendall Jenner are taking in the sun in the Dominican Republic. continue reading »

Snooki Heading Back to South America for Baby Blessing in Peru

According to Peru this Week, Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi, of MTV's Jersey Shore is taking a trip a trip back to South America to have her womb blessed. The source says Snooki, who was born in Chile and continue reading »

Justice Dept Alleges GFI Mortgage Charged Latinos Higher Rates and Fees for Loans

The Department of Justice filed a lawsuit alleging that GFI Mortgage Bankers Inc., violated federal fair lending laws by charging African-American and Hispanic borrowers higher interest rates and fees. continue reading »

Latin American Countries Reaffirm Commitment to Eliminate Hunger

Latin American and Caribbean countries reaffirmed their commitment to eradicate hunger during a United Nations conference on food and agriculture in Buenos Aires, Argentina, over the weekend. continue reading »

Colombian Rebel Group FARC Releases 10 Captives

The last 10 security force members held by Colombia's FARC rebels arrived here Monday after a handover in the jungle to a team from the International Committee of the Red Cross. continue reading »

Where is Senator Marco Rubio’s Complete Legal Immigration Plan?

After meeting in person with valedictorian Daniela Pelaez from Florida who was facing deportation, Senator Rubio restated his opposition to the DREAM ACT by saying: “it is the wrong way to do the right thing.” continue reading »

Mexico’s President Calderon Urges U.S. to Ban Assault Weapons

U.S. President Barack Obama, Mexico's Felipe Calderon and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Monday concluded a summit that highlighted their commitment to greater cooperation on security and economic advancement in North America. continue reading »

30th Anniversary of Falkland Wars

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez repudiated Britain's refusal to resume a dialogue on sovereignty over the Falkland islands, on the 30th anniversary of the start of the war between the two countries for possession of the South Atlantic archipelago. continue reading »

Narco Leader Benjamin Arellano-Felix Sentenced to 25 Years & $100 Million Asset Forfeiture

DEA Administrator Michele M. Leonhart today announced that Benjamin Arellano-Felix, nearly 60, the former leader of the Tijuana Cartel/Arellano-Felix Organization (AFO) was sentenced to serve 25 years in federal prison. continue reading »

Outage Cuts Cell Phone Service to 16 Million People in Argentina- Sparking Social Media Protest

An outage left about 16 million customers of Spanish telecom company Movistar without cellular phone service Monday in Argentina, sparking protests on social-networking sites.The company is dealing with "an issue reported at a general level with the data, voice and SMS continue reading »