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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Zoe Saldana and Bradley Cooper Call it Quits

Various sources are reporting that actors Bradley Cooper and Zoe Saldana have split. A source recently told E! News that after three months, it was Cooper, 3 continue reading »

Cover Image for Jennifer Lopez Single “Dance Again” Feat. Pitbull Revealed

The image for the Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull song "Dance Again" has been released, and no surprise here, J.Lo is looking sexy. The American Idol judge has said the song itself with be released on Ryan S continue reading »

Don’t Drink and Fly: Yet Another In-Flight Freakout Aboard

Some people are not good flyers. Some need a drink (or maybe a Xanax) to calm their nerves. And then there are people like Peggy S. Albedhady-Sanchez who get drunk and try to take out the flight attendants. continue reading »

Honduran Marital Art Champ Arrested for Strangling Five People

A martial arts expert who has been a fugitive from justice since May 2010 and is accused of strangling five people was arrested by Honduran police, authorities said. continue reading »

Tragedy:  7-year old Street Beggar Murdered in Dominican Republic for $8

Four teenagers, including two Haitians, murdered a 7-year-old boy because they were envious of his ability to get money from drivers while panhandling in Santo Domingo, Dominican police said. continue reading »

Former Brazilian President Lula to Return to Public Life with No Specific Plans Yet

Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said Wednesday that after beating cancer, he plans to return to public life "to help Brazil continue growing and developing." continue reading »

Catholic Church in El Salvador Gets Gangs to Call a Truce

President Mauricio Funes said Wednesday that a truce between El Salvador's two largest gangs was arranged by the Catholic Church and he insisted his administration did no more than "facilitate" the efforts of the hierarchy. continue reading »

House Hearing Mocks Humane Immigration Detention Standards

Cynically entitled “Holiday on ICE,” the hearing reflects Chairman Lamar Smith’s allegation that the new standards—which set minimum requirements for medical care, access to counsel, and other living conditions—are a “hospitality guideline” for detained immigrants. continue reading »

Amnesty International Blasts U.S. Over Detained Immigrants Treatment

The U.S. government is not meeting its obligations under international law to ensure respect for the rights of immigrants regardless of their legal status, Amnesty International USA says in a report released Wednesday. continue reading »

Report: Latino Women Paid Less Than Black Women and Rest of U.S. Workforce

Pay below the national average persists among the majority of Latino women, who earn, on average, 40 percent less than white non-Hispanic men, according to the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement. continue reading »

Venezuelan-Born Special Effects Artist Tulio Hernandez Now One of Hollywood’s Biggest Talents

Venezuelan-born special effects wizard Tulio Hernandez has been part of some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters. He has worked on "Avatar," "Spider-Man 2," "X-Men Origins: Wolverine," and "Night at the Museum," among many others. continue reading »

Brazilian Wetlands Inspire Gucci Accessories Collection

Gucci has taken inspiration from Brazil's Pantanal tropical wetlands with its latest collection. With bright color, foliage and macaws adorning the luxury brand's new limit continue reading »

Are NJ State Troopers Racist? Officers Pose with Seized Drugs While Holding Puerto Rican Flag

After photos of New Jersey state troopers posing with seized drugs while holding the Puerto Rican flag surfaced, many are demanding to know why the apparently racist photos were taken and what was meant by the inclusion of the flag. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Mexico Urged to Investigate Drug Cartels Attacks on Media

The Committee to Protect Journalists issued a statement Tuesday condemning recent attacks on a newspaper and television station in Mexico and demanding prosecution of the perpetrators. continue reading »

Investigation into Congressmen Finds Rep. Reyes and Family Received $600,000 from his Campaign

During an investigation by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) it was revealed that U.S. Rep. Silvestre Reyes gave both himself and his family more than $600,000 from campaign funds. continue reading »