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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Cuban Plastic Artist, Alexandre Arrechea, Exhibits Work in New York

Cuban plastic artist Alexandre Arrechea will exhibit his new collection, Twisted Horizon, from March 2nd to April 7th in the Magnan Metz Gallery, NY. continue reading »

Immigration Agents Deport Child Predator Back to Peru

A citizen and national of Peru who served prison time in Virginia for possessing child pornography was removed from the United States by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers. continue reading »

Patricia Velasquez Told ‘Adios’ on Celebrity Apprentice

The cast of ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ is down to one Venezuelan beauty with the elimination of actress and model Patricia Velasquez. continue reading »

Latin American Investments in Nuclear Energy Vary from Nation to Nation

The massive earthquake and tsunami that caused a nuclear meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant in Japan last year has rekindled an international debate about the risks of nuclear energy. continue reading »

Guards Foil Attempted Prison Escape in Mexico

Police and guards foiled an attempt by inmates to escape from a prison in Culiacan, the capital of the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, over the weekend, state officials said, adding that a police officer was wounded in the incident. continue reading »

FARC Captives to be Released in Early April

Colombia's FARC guerrilla group put an end to the uncertainty surrounding the release of its last 10 military and police hostages by designating April 2 as the start of the humanitarian missions. continue reading »

640,000 Come Out to Hear Pope’s Mass in Mexico

Among the 640,000 people attending the Mass celebrated Sunday by Pope Benedict XVI in the Parque Guanajuato Bicentenario in Silao were the four Mexican candidates for the presidency of the world's second-largest Catholic country. continue reading »

Three Students Die Making ‘Potato’ Bombs in Colombia

Three Colombian university students, including a woman, died Sunday when the explosives they were handling went off at a house in Bogota, police and city officials said. continue reading »

Arrests Made on Eve of Pope’s Visit Denounced, Including 100 Beggars and Ladies in White

The Cuban dissident movement on Sunday denounced dozens of arbitrary arrests of opposition members, among them 18 of the Ladies in White group, as well as threats and intimidation in the days prior to the arrival of Pope Benedict XVI on the island. continue reading »

Chavez Back in Cuba for More Cancer Treatments, Will be There When Pope Arrives

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is once again in Havana to receive radiation therapy just as the island is preparing to welcome Pope Benedict XVI. continue reading »

Murder of Transgender Advocate Agnes Torres Sulca in Mexico Condemned

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) condemns the murder of Agnes Torres Sulca, a trans person and human rights defender of lesbians, gays, trans, bisexuals and intersex persons (LGTBI) in Mexico. continue reading »

Latino Family Culture and Coming Out Gay to Your Family

Check out Cuentame's video story on the Moreno Family, a traditional Latino family, as they confront having gay siblings in their family. continue reading »

Cuba, A Palace of Salt: Lives and Adventures of a Vanished World

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Controversial Venezuelan Governor Shot

The former governor of the southwestern Venezuelan state of Apure was shot at a fast food restaurant in Maracay, a city located about 100 kilometers (62 miles) from Caracas, Globovision reported. continue reading »

Brazilian Deported for Double Murder Back Home

A Brazilian national residing in Bridgeport, who was wanted in his home country for his involvement in a double homicide, was turned over to Brazilian law enforcement authorities this morning in Rio De Janeiro. continue reading »