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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Mexico Loses $872 Billion in Illegal Capital Flight

Mexico lost $872 billion to illicit financial outflows between 1970 and 2010, according to a report released Monday by a U.S.-based research and advocacy group. continue reading »

Argentina Ex-Spy Accused by Daughter of Running Sex Ring

The daughter of former Argentine intelligence officer Raul Martins will arrive in Mexico this week with evidence that her father is running a sex trafficking ring in the Mexican resort city of Cancun, an activist told Efe Monday. continue reading »

459-Foot Tamale Gives Mexico Guinness World Record

More than 100 residents of Monterrey, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, worked on the preparation over the weekend of a Guinness record 139.9-meter (nearly 459-foot) "world's longest tamale," Mayor Fernando Larrazabal said. continue reading »

Zeta Narco Members Arrested for Kidnapping, Rapes & Murders in Monterrey

Seven Los Zetas drug cartel members were arrested by the Federal Police on kidnapping and other charges in Monterrey, the capital of the northern state of Nuevo Leon, the Mexican Public Safety Secretariat said. continue reading »

UN Headquarters in New York Receives 35lbs of Cocaine from Mexico

More than 35 pounds of cocaine were found at United Nations headquarters in New York last week. The cocaine was delivered to the UN building in two large bags imprinted with b continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Miami Man Arrested After Refusing to Stop Smoking on Plane, Pushing Flight Attendant

Sometimes those flying the friendly skies aren’t so friendly themselves, case and point being Manolin Villaverde. Tuesday, Villaverde was on a flight from Houston to Ontario, Calif., when about an hour in, h continue reading »

Former Univision TV Personality, Neida Sandoval, Helping Children of Honduras

After leaving her job as newscaster on Univision television's "Despierta America" (Wake Up America) morning show, Neida Sandoval has invested her time in campaigns to help needy children. continue reading »

East Haven, CT Police Chief Retires Amid Allegations of Latino Abuse

The chief of a Connecticut police department accused of mistreating Latinos and immigrants will retire, East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr. said Monday. continue reading »

Nephew of Cicero Town President Arrested for Stealing Beer While in Town-Owned Vehicle

The nephew of a Chicago-area town president has been arrested for allegedly stealing beer. Joseph Terrana, 41, is the nephew of Cicero town president Larry Dominick. After watching surveillance footage of the store, police say Terrana, wearing an continue reading »

119 Injured in Peru from 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake

The magnitude-6.2 earthquake that struck southern Peru's Ica region early Monday left 119 people injured and damaged 16 homes, authorities said. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Woman Arrested for Encouraging Daughter to Fight Another Girl

While pretty much everyone will agree that young people need parental support, the encouragement given by one Florida mother is not exactly what we had in mind. continue reading »

Some of Mexico’s Most Renown Writers Condemn Killing of Journalists

Some 50 writers, poets, journalists and defenders of freedom of expression, both Mexicans and foreigners, invited by PEN International, condemned the murders of 67 journalists in this country over the last decade. continue reading »

Couple Suing Celebrity Wedding Planner David Tutera for Ruining Their Dominican Wedding

Celebrity wedding planner and reality show star David Tutera is being sued by a New York couple who say they were extremely disappointed by the lack of care given to them and their Dominican wedding. continue reading »

Latino Soldiers Indicted in Scheme to Illegally Obtain Military Recruiting Bonuses

Latino soldiers were allegedly involved in a conspiracy to obtain more than $200,000 in fraudulent recruiting bonuses from various U.S. military departments. continue reading »

Spanish Airline Spanair Files for Bankruptcy, Thousands Stranded

Spanish airline Spanair, which suspended operations last weekend, filed for bankruptcy on Monday amid a debt exceeding 300 million euros ($393 million), judicial sources told Efe. continue reading »