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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Brazil Wants Company’s to Offer 6 month Maternity Leave

The Brazilian government wants to increase from four to six months the amount of paid maternity leave companies are obliged to give new mothers, the country's minister for women's policy said here Thursday. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Claimed he Was Carjacked to Get a Free Ride From Cops

Hollywood, here I come! Okay, maybe not. Hector Felix Jr. was just looking for a free ride to Hollywood – Hollywood, Florida that is – when he called police while in Port St. Lucie claiming he had been carjacked. continue reading »

California Officers Have 2-Hour Standoff with Empty Car

As a helicopter flew overhead attempting to capture every second of a tense standoff with San Diego Police and another vehicle, almost no one was aware that the officers where having a one-sided altercation. continue reading »

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Chosen to Chair Democratic National Convention

Having dedicated his career to civic engagement and grassroots empowerment Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has been chosen to lead the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte this summer. continue reading »

Daddy Yankee Collaborates with Natalia Jimenez on New Album

Reggaeton star, Daddy Yankee, wanted to bring a variety of new musical flavors to his upcoming album Prestige so he collaborated with the Spanish former vocalist of La Qui continue reading »

STUDY: Latinos and Asians Have Highest Levels of Interracial Marriages

Interracial and inter-ethnic marriages continue to increase in the United States and the greatest growth has occurred among Hispanics and Asians, according to a report by the Pew Research Center. continue reading »

Cuban detained in Mexico for death of teen

A Cuban national was arrested on charges he killed and dismembered a 17-year-old girl in this Mexican border city, authorities said. continue reading »

Are Kobe and Vanessa Bryant Calling Off Their Divorce?

TMZ is reporting that Kobe Bryant and the wife who filed for divorce in December are reconciling. Vanessa was seen at her still-husband’s game against the Atlanta Hawk continue reading »

One-Year Anniversary of Agent Zapata Death in Mexico Remembered

Yesterday marked the one year anniversary of the death of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Special Agent (SA) Jaime Zapata who was shot and killed in the line of duty in Mexico. continue reading »

Check Out Video on What Inspires Some of the Funniest Latino Comedians

Check out this insightful and funny mun2.tv video on what inspires some of the most well known Latino comedians: Gabriel Iglesias, Julio Gonzalez, Melissa Villasenor, Rick Martinez and others. continue reading »

Mayor of Barceloneta, Puerto Rico Arrested for Bribery

Today, Sol Luis Fontanes-Olivo, mayor of the municipality of Barceloneta, Puerto Rico, was arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents for bribery, announced Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Vélez, United States Attorney for the District of Puerto Rico. continue reading »

Mexican Businessman Caught on Video Beating Employee Now in Jail

Mexican businessman Miguel Sacal has been placed in preventative detention seven months after he was caught on video beating a parking attendant at his luxury apartment building in this capital, police told Efe. continue reading »

Local Colombian Fire Station is Also Porno Film Studio

Firefighters in the northern Colombian town of Puerto Colombia are trying to find a way to put out another kind of damaging fire - the public circulation of a pornographic video filmed at their station, the unit's former commander told Efe. continue reading »

Benicio del Toro Heads ‘Aprendi a quererme’ Campaign Against Domestic Violence

Actor Benicio del Toro is the official spokesman for "Aprendi a quererme" (I learned to love myself) a campaign aimed at urging people in his native Puerto Rico to love themselves and reject domestic violence, organizers said Wednesday. continue reading »

Spain’s Longest-Serving Inmate Finally Freed

Spain's longest-serving non-terrorist inmate walked out of prison on Wednesday after spending most of the years since 1976 behind bars for a score of bloodless crimes. continue reading »