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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

President Hugo Chavez Confirms Recurrence of His Cancer, Remains Optimistic

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Sunday that he will undergo more radiation therapy after confirming that the tumor that was removed from his body on Feb. 26 in Havana was a "recurrence" of the cancer he was diagnosed with last June. continue reading »

Mexico Serial Killer and Rapist Captured After Escaping from Prison, 8 Victims Known Thus Far

A man arrested in late February for the murders of seven women and who later escaped from a jail in Mexico state, which surrounds the Federal District and forms part of the Mexico City metropolitan area, has been captured, officials said. continue reading »

Andy Garcia Announces Plans to Direct Film on Last 10 Years of Hemingway’s Life

Cuban-American actor Andy Garcia said during an appearance at Mexico's Guadalajara International Film Festival that he planned to make a film about "the last 10 years of the life" of legendary American writer Ernest Hemingway. continue reading »

Panama Improves Ability to Respond to Natural Disasters with $100 Million Standby Loan

Panama will substantially improve its ability to respond to natural disasters with a $100 million Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) standby loan. continue reading »

STUDY: Fitness Programs Lack Cultural Relevance for Minorities

In a new study, University of Missouri researchers found that minority adults who received exercise interventions increased their physical activity levels. However, these interventions are not culturally tailored to best assist minority populations in improving overall health. continue reading »

Bolivia’s Evo Morales Released from Hospital, Resumes Presidential Duties

Bolivian President Evo Morales on the weekend left the hospital in the central city of Cochabamba where he had been admitted suddenly 24 hours earlier, and specialists attending him said that he is in "very good health," the government-run media reported Sunday. continue reading »

State Dept. Officials Travel to Brazil to Discuss Nuclear Safety Issues

Acting Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Rose E. Gottemoeller and Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation Thomas M. Countryman will travel to Brazil from March 4-5 to meet with senior Brazilian Government officials for bilateral discussions on nonproliferation and disarmament issues. continue reading »

Latino Blotter:  31 Charged for Smuggling Undocumented Aliens into U.S. for Over a Decade

A federal grand jury returned indictments against 31 Texas residents for their involvement in a conspiracy to harbor and transport illegal aliens. continue reading »

Arizona Immigration Law Dealing with Day Laboers Partially Blocked by Court

Arizona’s immigration law, SB1070, which became effective on July 2010, was partially blocked due to an immigration enforcement law that prohibited people from blocking traffic for day service on the streets. continue reading »

Man Sentenced for Mortgage Rescue Fraud Scheme Targeting Latino Arizona Homeowners

On February 27, 2012, Luis Belevan of Phoenix was sentenced to 60 months’ imprisonment for his role in a 2009-2010 mortgage rescue scheme that affected at least 1,800 local distressed homeowners. continue reading »

Five People Gunned Down in Sinaloa Hospital

Five people were gunned down at a private hospital in Culiacan, capital of the western Mexican state of Sinaloa, authorities said Friday. Several armed men entered the Rehabilit continue reading »

Romeo Santos Continues Successful U.S. Tour

Singer Romeo Santos marches on with his successful U.S. concert tour while celebrating his 10 nominations for Billboard Latin Music Awards with his first solo album, "Formula Vol. 1." continue reading »

Warner Bros Choose Daniel Espinosa to Direct ‘The Outsider’

Warner Bros is in the middle of negotiating with Safe House director Daniel Espinosa to direct their new movie "The Outsider" continue reading »

Selena’s Widower Publishes Memoir of Their Time Together

The guitarist who was married to the singer Selena when she was murdered in 1995 has published a book telling the story of his love for the Queen of Tex-Mex. continue reading »

Chespirito’s Health Returns After Scare

Mexican comedian Roberto Gomez Bolaños "Chespirito" is feeling "very well" and was moved by the tribute paid him in the National Auditorium, the artist himself tweeted on his Twitter account. continue reading »