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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Secretary Janet Napolitano to Visit Latin America

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner David Aguilar, and Department of Homeland Security Assistant Secretary for International Affairs Alan Bersin will travel to Latin America. continue reading »

Schools in the U.S Teaching Spanish With New Method

Learning Spanish is becoming more important for Americans every day, so the pilot launch of an interactive learning program in schools is being carried out to create a new model for introducing the continue reading »

Mexican Archbishop Warns of Fake Tickets for Papal Mass

Distribution of tickets for the Mass that Pope Benedict XVI will celebrate during his visit to the central Mexican state of Guanajuato is slated to start in the second week of March and all tickets being offered on the Internet are fake, Leon Archbishop Jose Guadalupe Martin Rabago said. continue reading »

Boston College Senior Franco Garcia Missing Since February 21

A search is on for a 21-year-old Massachusetts student who went missing last week. Friends and family of Franco Garcia are worried and confused after the Boston College senior disappeared. continue reading »

STUDY:  Family and Peers Essential to Mexican-American College Student Success

A new study by a University of Missouri researcher found that Mexican-American college students’ family and peer attachments are associated with prosocial and physically aggressive behaviors that can affect their success in college. continue reading »

AZ Gov. Jan Brewer Passes on Dinner at White House, Endorses Mitt Romney

Arizona’s controversial Governor Jan Brewer has announced her endorsement of presidential candidate Mitt Romney. On Sunday, Brewer told NBC’s “Meet the Press” that s continue reading »

CALIFORNIA: 11-Yr-Old Dies of Blood Clot in Brain Just Hours After Fight Outside School

A California girl was pronounced dead just hours after a fight with another girl outside their school this weekend. Friday, 11-year-old Joanna Ramos and others student continue reading »

U.S. Tourists Warned of Potential Kidnapping Threat in Iquitos, Peru

The U.S. Embassy warns U.S. citizens of a potential kidnapping threat in the Iquitos area. The Embassy has received information that members of criminal organizations may be planning to kidnap foreigners in the Iquitos region. continue reading »

Dominican Smugglers Leave Undocumented Cubans in Treacherous Waters to Die

An alien citizen of Cuba died yesterday afternoon, adding to the recent toll of deaths of undocumented aliens in the Mona Passage being transported by smuggling organizations attempting to reach the shores of the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico. continue reading »

Did Jennifer Lopez Show Us a Little too Much at the Oscars? (VIDEO)

Though many swear they witnessed a J.Lo nip slip at the 2012 Oscars, the actress/singer’s stylist says no way. Jennifer Lopez’s stylist Mariel Haenn has been making th continue reading »

Latin Artists Go Home Empty Handed from 2012 Oscars

Latin artists left the 84th Annual Academy Awards unrewarded, even as "The Artist," a French silent film in black and white, took home five Oscars including the one for the year's Best Picture. continue reading »

NALEO’s Arizona Latino Voter Profile

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund, released its 2012 primary electoral profile for the state of Arizona. continue reading »

Brazil: 30 Tourists Robbed During Hiking Trip

About 30 tourists were robbed over the weekend by six armed men while hiking in Tijuca National Park in the southern section of Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian police said. continue reading »

Mexico’s Cemex Buys Ireland’s Readymix

Mexico's Cemex, one of the world's three largest cement companies, said it has agreed to acquire all of the shares in Ireland's Readymix PLC it did not already hold for 10.6 million euros ($14.2 million). continue reading »

Plaguing Problem for Latin America: Inmates Killed in El Salvador Prison

At least three inmates were murdered and another is missing at the Chalatenango prison in northern El Salvador, officials said. continue reading »