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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Average Mexican Male-5’4” 165#, Female-5’2” 151# (Less than Mexican-Americans)

The average Mexican man weighs 74.8 kilograms (165 pounds) and stands 1.64 meters (5 feet 4 1/2 inches) tall, while the median figures for Mexican women are 68.7 kilos (151 pounds) and 1.58 meters (5 feet 2 inches), according to a study released by a group representing Mexico's clothing industry. continue reading »

One Student Recants, Another Teacher Implicated in Child Sex Case at L.A. School

As if two teachers weren’t enough, a third teacher at Los Angeles’ Miramonte Elementary School has been implicated in the horrifying child sex scandal. Brian Claypool, attorney for five of the alleged victims, continue reading »

Number of Dead, Undocumented Dominicans Tops 40 from Shipwreck

The death toll from the sinking over the weekend of a small boat carrying migrants from the Dominican Republic to Puerto Rico has risen to 43, with the search for the missing continuing, a navy commander told Efe Wednesday. continue reading »

Paz de la Huerta Won’t Be Returning to HBO’s ‘Boardwalk Empire’ in Season 3

Paz de la Huerta has reported been axed from the HBO show Boardwalk Empire. Insiders are reporting that De la Huerta’s contract has not been renewed for the mob hit’s third season. The actress was introduced in Season continue reading »

AZ Supreme Court Says Alejandrina Cabrera Doesn’t Speak Enough English to Hold Office

The Arizona Supreme Court has ended the aspirations of Alejandrina Cabrera to run for city council in the border town of San Luis because she does not have sufficient knowledge of English. continue reading »

Sesame Street Welcomes Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, She Even Makes a Ruling (VIDEO)

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor stopped by Sesame Street last week to have tea with her friend Maria on the children's program 42nd season. However, the Justice's quiet tea time with her friend was interrupted as Baby Bear said he was having an issue. continue reading »

He’s on the Jets. Girl at NY Giants Super Bowl Parade Says She’s Excited to See Mark Sanchez (VIDEO)

Maybe she was drunk, or maybe she's just a bandwagoner who's not so bright. Either way, this woman embarrassed herself on live television when she told the reporter that she was really excited to see Mark Sanchez at the parade. continue reading »

Denver Broncos Running Back Knowshon Moreno Charged With Drunk Driving

Former first-round draft pick Knowshon Moreno has gotten himself into some serious trouble, with police charging him with driving drunk. Tuesday, officials said the Denver Broncos 24-year-old running back was charged with failure to p continue reading »

Stripped of 2010 Tour de France Title, Cyclist Alberto Contador Will Not Quit

Spanish cyclist Alberto Contador told reporters here Tuesday he plans to remain in professional cycling and that he will fight the suspension imposed on him by the S continue reading »

One of Hollywood’s Puerto Rican Veterans, Luis Guzman Says he’s a “Good Person”

Puerto Rico-born Luis Guzman, one of Hollywood's favorite character actors, stars in "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island," which makes its debut on Friday, a family adventure that is his first 3D film. continue reading »

Univision, Disney in Talks on 24-hour News Channel

Univision Communications Inc. is negotiating with the Walt Disney Co. the launch of a 24-hour cable news channel in English in response to demographic changes in the Latino community continue reading »

Univ. of Pennsylvania Report: Chilean Think Tank Among Best in the World

According to a report out of the University of Pennsylvania, Chile is home to one of the world's top think tanks. Taking into account the think tanks' influence in policy, academic teams, originality, continue reading »

Director Gerardo Naranjo in Talks for Film Adaptation of ‘The Mountain Between Us’

Gerardo Naranjo is said to be in negotiations to direct the film adaptation of Charles Martin's The Mountain Between Us, according to Deadline. continue reading »

Bidding War for Chilean Disaster Flick ‘Aftershock’, Starring Eli Roth

Deadline New York is reporting that studios have begun a bidding war for the distribution rights to a movie titled "Aftershock," centered on the Chilean earthquake of 2010. continue reading »

Panama Being Urged to Find Peaceful Solution to Escalating Tensions with Indigenous People

An independent United Nations expert on indigenous rights called today on the Government of Panama and the country’s indigenous groups to establish a dialogue process to stop the recent tensions and violence from escalating after recent protests. continue reading »