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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Antonio Banderas says Mexico has ‘Very Special’ Place in His Heart

Spanish film star Antonio Banderas said here Thursday that Mexico has a "very special" place in his heart. Banderas was invited to Cancun, Mexico's touris continue reading »

Undocumented Teen Who Lost Family in Deadly Fla. I-75 Pileup WON’T be Deported

When 15-year-old Lidiane Carmo lost her family in the horrific pileup on Florida’s Interstate 75, it was likely the worst moment of her life, but it appeared things were going to get even worse after it was discovered she was up for deportation. continue reading »

Mexico’s Carlos Slim Accused of Overcharging Mobile Phone Customers by $25.8 Billion ANNUALLY

Billionaire Carlos Slim - the world's wealthiest person, according to Forbes magazine - slammed an international economic organization's report indicating a lack of competition in Mexico's telecoms sector has cost the country dearly. continue reading »

FARC Suspected in Hotel Bomb in Colombia

One person died and four others were injured Thursday when a bomb detonated at a hotel in the west-central Colombian city of Cajamarca, authorities said. continue reading »

Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan Saves a Family As Denny’s ‘Skillet Whisperer’ (VIDEO)

Denny's, America's iconic family diner, announced today the launch of its first national online marketing campaign targeting the Hispanic consumer. The Funny Or Die spoof video, titled "Skillet Whisperer," features famed dog behavioralist continue reading »

Juanes records new MTV “Unplugged” with Juan Luis Guerra

Colombian pop star Juanes has recorded a new edition of MTV Unplugged, employing the services of Dominican singer-songwriter Juan Luis Guerra as musical director. continue reading »

Will Smith Heading to Costa Rica to Begin Filming ‘After Earth’ From Director M. Night Shyamalan

Actor Will Smith will soon be heading for Costa Rica to shoot his latest film “After Earth”. The “I Am Legend” star and son Jaden, are scheduled to begin shooting on Febr continue reading »

San Francisco Archbishop Says Secure Communities is Not the Answer

According to Catholic Culture Archbishop George Niederauer of San Francisco recently told a group of hundreds of immigrants and their supporters who met at St. Mary’s Cathedral on January 28, “We cannot allow the pain of family separation and the fear amongst our communities to continue.” continue reading »

52 Brazilians Found to be Working as ‘Slaves’ in Amazon Region

Brazilian authorities on Wednesday rescued 52 farm workers who were being held in slave-like conditions on three ranches in the Amazon state of Para, the government said. continue reading »

DOJ Settles with West Virginia to Assure Students Receive English Language Classes

The Justice Department reached a settlement agreement yesterday with the Mercer County School District in West Virginia. continue reading »

Penelope Cruz Joins PETA Crusade Against Fur

Spanish actress Penelope Cruz has become the latest celebrity to team up with the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, on an anti-fur campaign. continue reading »

Alabama’s Immigration Law Will Cost $2.3 Billion

The entry into force of Alabama's harsh immigration law will result in losses of at least $2.3 billion to the state's economy and destroy upwards of 70,000 jobs, according to a study released by the University of Alabama. continue reading »

Argentina Investing $300 Million to Improve Roads

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $300 million loan to finance the expansion, rehabilitation and improvement of roads in Argentina. continue reading »

$22.73 Billion Sent in Remittances to Mexico in 2011

Remittances sent by Mexicans living abroad rose 6.86 percent to $22.73 billion in 2011, the Bank of Mexico said. continue reading »

Troubled Mexican Airline Could Once Again Begin Operations as Early as March

The judge presiding over Mexicana de Aviacion's bankruptcy proceedings said a consortium has deposited $300 million to recapitalize the Mexican airline, which could return to the skies next month. continue reading »