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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Colombia, Followed by Mexico Lead in Number of Religious Workers Killed in 2011

Once again this year, Fides publishes an annual document of all the pastoral workers who lost their lives in a violent manner over the course of the last 12 months. continue reading »

Bank Robbers in Argentina Leave With 2 Bags of Letters, No Money

Seven armed assailants wearing masks stormed a bank in the Argentine capital on Thursday, but walked out only with two sacks of letters. continue reading »

Fuel-Tanker Accident in Venezuela Leaves 14 Dead, Many Injured

Fourteen people were killed and 16 others injured Thursday when a tanker-truck carrying gasoline flipped over and burst into flames on a busy highway in the Venezuelan capital, authorities said. continue reading »

ICE Establishes Hotline for Immigrant Detainees Held by State and Local Law Enforcement

As part of a broader effort to improve the immigration enforcement process and prioritize resources to focus on threats to public safety, repeat immigration law violators, recent border entrants continue reading »

U.S. Latino and Accused Child Killer, Joshua Morales, Extradited to Mexico

Joshua Moses Morales, 36, of San Diego, was extradited to Mexico today, where he is wanted to stand trial for the alleged 2009 killing of a toddler in Tijuana, Baja California, announced U.S. Attorney Benjamin continue reading »

2 Days Before End of Year, Puerto Rico’s Murder Rate Reaches 1,130 - a Record

The seven people murdered in Puerto Rico on Thursday raised to 1,130 the tally of violent deaths on the island two days before the close of the year, a figure that has broken crime records. continue reading »

Seven Political Prisoners Being Held in Cuba Pardoned

The Cuban Commission on Human Rights and National Reconciliation reported Thursday that among the more than 3,000 pardoned prisoners in Cuba are seven political prisoners, two more than had been known of to date. continue reading »

Chicago’s Rush University Medical Center Opens Doors to Uninsured Immigrants

Pro-immigrant activists in Chicago are celebrating a "Christmas miracle" after an area hospital said it will provide free treatment for undocumented immigrants lacking health insurance, including several who need urgent organ transplants. continue reading »

Friends Reconnect After 20 Years, One Gives Life-Saving Kidney to Other’s Husband for Christmas

After high school it's easy to lose touch with friends and classmates, but for the Vazquez family, a reconnection between two women actually saved one of their husband's lives. continue reading »

UC Davis Health Signs Agreement with State of Sinaloa to Improve Health of Rural Population

UC Davis Health System has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the state of Sinaloa, Mexico, to partner to improve the health and well-being of its residents through the exchange of ideas, data and research on telehealth, scientific and technical development, and neurodevelopmental disorders. continue reading »

Pastor Francisco Antonio Hernandez Accused of Sexually Abusing Children Sees More Charges Added

Earlier this year, Pastor Javier aka Francisco Antonio Hernandez was charged with sexual crimes against children in the Austin,Texas area. Now, additional charges have been added, and he sits in jail with bail set at $220,000. continue reading »

Mexican Rivera Resorts to Offer Same-Sex Marriage Rites and Legalization of the Unions

Cancun and other resort areas on the Mexican Caribbean will have a new attraction for gay and lesbian couples from the United States, Canada and Europe, allowing them to legalize their unions thanks to a quirk in the local civil code, activist Patricia Novelo told Efe. continue reading »

Toddler Accidentally Shot by Cousin NOT Brain Dead Afterall, Doctor Apologizes for Mistake

A two-year-old girl is fighting for her life after being accidentally shot by her cousin who was in another room of the home. Kaylen Torres' family said th continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER:  Vicious Lopez Twins of Norteno Gang Captured by U.S. Marshals

Yesterday, Deputy U.S. Marshals and the Las Cruces Police Officers apprehended murder suspects Armando and Mando Lopez. The twin brothers are Norteno gang members wanted out of Los Banos, California for a double homicide that occurred at a night club in Los Banos on August 7. continue reading »

Is Bradley Cooper Dating “Colombiana” Star Zoe Saldana?

Just over a month after the actress and her fiance called it quits, Zoe Saldana is said to be dating Hollywood's "Sexiest Man Alive". It was only November when continue reading »