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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Decreasing Population of Monarch Butterflies from US and Canada Hibernate in Mexican Forests

Mexico has seen fewer hectares (acres) occupied by the monarch butterfly during its latest hibernation in the forests of the nation's central region, the head of the National Natural Protected Areas Commission, Luis Fueyo, said. continue reading »

Puerto Rico Governor Fortuño Endorses Romney for Backing PR in War on Drugs

Puerto Rican Gov. Luis Fortuño, one of the 23 Republican Party delegates in Puerto Rico, publicly endorsed presidential hopeful Mitt Romney for the support he has given the Caribbean island in its war on drugs. continue reading »

George Clooney Launches New Tequila with Pal Rande Gerber

Actor George Clooney is teaming up with supermodel Cindy Crawford`s restaurateur husband and pal Rande Gerber to serve up a new tequila line. Clooney, 50 and Gerber have joined forces to make their favorite off-the-market tequila more accessible to fans, a leading daily has reported. continue reading »

Noelia to Launch Singles from New Album in U.S., Europe

Puerto Rican pop star Noelia will launch simultaneously on the U.S. and European markets two singles from the album she is recording in English with music producer and singer Timbaland and composer Sean Garrett. continue reading »

16 Die in Peru as Bus Plunges into Ravine, 7 Injured

A bus plunged into a ravine in northwestern Peru, leaving 16 dead and seven injured, highway police told local media. The vehicle tumbled 200 meters (655 feet) down a hillside Friday near continue reading »

Jennifer Lopez in Killer Vogue Shoot ( VIDEO)

The 42-year-old singer, actress and reality show presenter has graced the April cover of the US edition of Vogue magazine and the pictures show off her superb shape. continue reading »

Antonio Pelayo, Dept. Head at Disney Studios, Documents his Families Migration

With the same dedication he employs to draws storybook scenes, Antonio Pelayo, head of the Special Effects Department at Disney Studios, recounts in pictures the migration of his family and does pencil portraits of Hispanic icons. continue reading »

Chevron Detects New Oil Leak in Brazil

U.S. oil company Chevron Corp. announced it has detected a small crude leak at the same field off Brazil's coast where another spill occurred last November. Company spokespersons said they detected a "small new seep" at the Frade field, located 120 kilometers (75 miles) off the coast of Rio de Janeiro state in the Campos basin, Brazil's largest oil region. continue reading »

Journalists in Guatemala Have Their Equipment stolen

A van-load of Guatemalan journalists covering President Otto Perez Molina's visit to the northern province of Baja Verapaz had their equipment stolen on Friday. continue reading »

Brazil Praised for First Prosecution of Human Rights Abuses During ‘70s Military Dictatorship

The United Nations human rights office today welcomed the prosecution of a retired Brazilian army colonel for disappearances during the country’s military dictatorship as a “first and crucial step” in fighting the impunity that surrounds that period. continue reading »

“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 »