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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

“Narcocorrido” Band Member Killed in Mexico

A member of a band specializing in songs about the exploits and travails of drug kingpins was gunned down Friday in the western Mexican state of Sinaloa, authorities said. continue reading »

Nogales CBP Officers Arrest Prison Escapee at Dennis DeConcini Port

Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Tucson Field Office arrested a 42-year-old U.S. citizen Wednesday with an outstanding arrest warrant for an escape offense out of the Colorado Department of Corrections in relation to a “dangerous drugs” charge. continue reading »

WATCH Demi Lovato on ‘American Idol’ Last Night

WATCH Demi Lovato on 'American Idol' Last Night continue reading »

Man Outside State Capitol Tells Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to “Go Back to Mexico”

After a recent visit to the California state capitol, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was heckled by a man who told him to “Go back to Mexico.” Sacramento Bee reporter Dan Morain had been continue reading »

As Mother’s Health Deteriorates, Jailed US Contractor Alan Gross Asks Cuban Officials for Furlough

U.S. contractor Alan Gross, jailed in Cuba since December 2009, has asked the Cuban government for leave to travel to the United States for two weeks to visit his ailing mother, his lawyer said. continue reading »

USM Band Chants “Where’s Your Green Card?” at KSU’s Angel Rodriguez (VIDEO)

During Kansas State’s NCAA game against the University of Southern Mississippi Thursday, members of the USM pep band began making racially-charged chants at KSU guard Angel Rodriguez. continue reading »

STUDY:  Bilingual Immigrants are Healthier

Bilingual immigrants are healthier than immigrants who speak only one language, according to new research from sociologists at Rice University. continue reading »

Check Out Boyce Avenue’s Acoustic Cover:  “Babylon” by David Gray (VIDEO)

Check out Boyce Avenue's (aka the Manzano brothers and percussionist Jason Burrows) latest YouTube upload, "Babylon", originally by David Gray. continue reading »

Secure Communities Program Nabs Guatemalan Murderer and Prison Escapee

A Guatemalan national residing in Providence, who was wanted in his home country for numerous criminal charges including homicide, kidnapping and escaping from prison, was turned over to Guatemalan law enforcement authorities yesterday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE). continue reading »

Carnival Cruise LIne to Invest Over $150 Million in Mexican Ports

Carnival Cruise Lines plans to invest more than $150 million to expand port infrastructure at destinations on Mexico's Pacific and Caribbean coasts, the Tourism Secretariat said. continue reading »

Immigrant Owned Businesses in Chicago Get a Boost

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday announced in the Mexican neighborhood of Little Village in Chicago a series of workshops to train and promote among immigrants the creation and expansion of small businesses. continue reading »

Singer Michel Telo Says He’s Not Worried About Song Authorship Case

Brazilian singer Michel Telo said that he is not in favor of a court blockade on the money collected from sales of his hit "Ai se eu te pego" until the controversy over the authorship of the song is resolved. continue reading »

Mexico Called to Effectively Investigate Cases of Forced Disappearances that Continue to Occur

A group of independent United Nations human rights experts today called on the Mexican Government to develop effective measures to combat impunity in cases of enforced disappearances, which continue to take place in the country. continue reading »

Puerto Rico Cargo Plane Crash Kills Two

Two people died Thursday when the cargo plane in which they were riding crashed into Torrecilla Lagoon in Carolina, Puerto Rico, near San Juan's Luis Muñoz Marin international airport. continue reading »

NJ Jury: Latino Lottery Winner Must Share Millions With Co-Workers

Thursday, a New Jersey jury ruled that Americo Lopes must share his multi-million dollar lottery winnings with his former construction co-workers. continue reading »