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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Houston “Enchilada Queen” Sylvia Caseras Shot, Police Looking for her Boyfriend

Houston police are on the lookout for taco truck driver Michael Warren, after his girlfriend, known as the “Enchilada Queen,” is recovering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen. continue reading »

JUST IN:  7.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Mexico in Guerrero

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) is reporting 7.6 magnitude earthquake has hit Mexico 15 miles east of Ometepec in Guerrero, Mexico and 108 miles east-southeast of Acapulco. continue reading »

Rumor Mill Says Enrique Iglesias Bankrupt?  He says NO!

Rumors have been spreading that the Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias is facing possible bankruptcy, yet Iglesias himself as well as his publicist claim these rumors to be false. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: 19-Year-Old Briana Rios Ran Illegal Bookie Business, Made $300K a Year

Florida investigators say they have uncovered evidence that 19-year-old Briana Rios was heading an illegal gambling operation in Miami, which was making her roughly $300,000 a year. continue reading »

Gael García Bernal Admits to Smoking Pot - Occasionally

At a conference discussing the legalization of drugs in Sao Paolo, Brazil Gael García Bernal announced his support of legalizing marijuana, while stating he enjoys smoking an occasional joint continue reading »

Assasins in Puerto Rico Leave 18-month-old On Top of Father’s Bullet Ridden Body

An 18-month-old boy was left on the body of his father after hired killers gunned the man down Monday in the eastern town of Rio Grande, the Puerto Rico Police Deparment said. continue reading »

Son of ‘Modern Family’ Latina Sofia Vergara Prepares Documentary

Manolo Gonzalez, the son of actress Sofia Vergara, is preparing a documentary based on his experiences with the star of the hit ABC series "Modern Family." continue reading »

South Carolina Exempts Nannies, Farm Laborers and Pastors from Mandatory Immigration Checks

A provision in South Carolina's SB 20 immigration law exempts farm workers, nannies, fishermen and pastors from immigration checks, which some Hispanic leaders describe as hypocrisy. continue reading »

PItbull Says Song “Give Me Everything” Protected by 1st Amendment, Wants Lohan Suit Thrown Out

Attorneys for hip hop artist Pitbull asked a federal judge in New York to throw out the suit filed by actress Lindsay Lohan against the Latino artist for mentioning her in his song "Give Me Everything," according to The Hollywood Reporter on Monday. continue reading »

Theme for National Latino AIDS Awareness Day - ‘Hispanics United to End AIDS! Get Tested for HIV’

The National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD) takes place annually on October 15th, the last day of Hispanic Heritage month. NLAAD is a community mobilization and social marketing campaign focused on HIV testing, awareness prevention and education. continue reading »

Human Rights Commission Condemns Murder of Well-Known Colombian Radio Journalist

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) condemns the murder of Colombian broadcast journalist Argemiro Cárdenas Agudelo, which took place on March 15 continue reading »

Nurses at Uruguay Hospitals Accused of Killing 16

Uruguayan authorities tried on Monday to calm the public after the alarm generated by the deaths of 16 patients in two Montevideo hospitals at the hands of two nurses. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Homeless Man Uses Stolen Woman’s Identity to Recieve $100,000 in Medical Care

A homeless man living on the streets of Southern California has been accused of using a stolen identity to receive as much as $100,000 in medical care, but the perhaps the most remarkable aspect of his deception is the fact that he was using a woman's identity. continue reading »

Dominican Jail Warden Arrested for Bringing Drugs to Inmates

A Dominican Republic jail warden, Severino Brazoban Guzman, has been arrested for smuggling cocaine and marijuana to prison inmates at the La Victoria prison. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Catalina Reyes Put Baby in Crawlspace to Hide it From Daycare Inspector

Police say a daycare owner in Waterbury, Connecticut was trying to hide a baby from an inspector because she was overcapacity. For four hours, the 6-month-old baby was locked in a continue reading »