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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Argentine Government Takes Over Train Operator After Deadly Crash

The Argentine government announced on Tuesday the "temporary and preventive" takeover of commuter rail operator Trenes de Buenos Aires amid harsh criticism by relatives of the victims of the rail accident that left 50 commuters dead here last week. continue reading »

President Hugo Chavez in “Good Physical Condition”

President Hugo Chavez is in "good physical condition" after an operation in Cuba for a lesion in the same part of his body where Cuban surgeons removed a cancerous tumor last June, the Venezuelan government said Tuesday. continue reading »

ACLU Wants Court to Strike Down ALL of Fremont, Nebraska’s Immigration Law

The American Civil Liberties Union of Nebraska announced Tuesday that it will appeal the decision of a federal judge to overturn only some parts of an anti-immigrant municipal ordinance adopted by the city of Fremont. continue reading »

A Number of Young Latinos Running for State Office Positions in Colorado

A group of young Colorado Hispanics in this year's elections will seek to win seats in the state legislature, thereby transforming the demographic growth of the Latino community into political power on the state level. continue reading »

Cuban Cigar Sales Up 9 Percent Internationally

International sales of luxurious Cuban cigars climbed 9 percent in 2011 with revenues of $401 million following an upturn in the market, executives of Habanos S.A. said Monday. continue reading »

Don Omar, Pitbull, lead Billboard Latin Nominations

Don Omar, Pitbull, Prince Royce, Mana, Romeo Santos and Shakira are the artists with the most nominations for the 2012 Billboard Latin Music Awards, the Telemundo network announced Tuesday on its morning show "Levantate." continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Mother Goes to Police After Neighbor Tattoos Her Underage Daughter

A Texas teenager liked the iconic Sanrio character Hello Kitty so much that she had it tattooed on her body by an unlicensed, tattooing neighbor. Olga Losoya of Olmito, TX, the unidentified continue reading »

Lionel Messi Scores with Impressive Accuracy Against Atletico (VIDEO)

There's a reason he's the best paid player in history. Argentinian soccer star Lionel Messi hit his target with stunning accuracy Sunday during a match between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Drunk Driver Plows into Police While They Investigate Body in Road

A man in New Mexico was taken in to custody after police say he slammed into a fire truck at the site of an investigation. Bernalillo County deputies were investigating a body t continue reading »

Cuban Telenovela Star William Levy to Shake His Stuff on ‘Dancing With the Stars’

USA Today is reporting that William Levy is among those who will be shakin’ their things on the 14th season of Dancing with the Stars. continue reading »

UPDATE: Carnival Cruise Passengers are Robbed in Mexico and Another Ship Adrift is in Italy

A group of Carnival Cruise passengers are understandably shaken after armed men robbed them while they were heading back to the ship from a nature hike in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. continue reading »

State Department to Host First Twitter Briefing in Spanish

On Thursday, March 1, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. EST, the U.S. Department of State will host its first-ever Spanish-language Twitter Briefing. continue reading »

Colombian Driver Juan Pablo Montoya Crashes into Jet Dryer at Daytona 500 (VIDEO)

Though he walked away from NASCAR's Daytona 500 in 36th place, driver Juan Pablo Montoya is lucky he got to walk away at all. With just about 4 laps remaining, a caution allowed the lead-lap cars to continue reading »

Documentary Lambasts Mexico’s Failing School System (VIDEO)

Mexican filmmaker, Juan Carlos Rulfo, and journalist, Carlos Loret de Mola, have joined forces to show México, as well as the world, the current state of their school system. ‘¡De Panzazo! continue reading »

Demian Bichir Lost the Oscar but Gets a ‘Corrido’ Ballad (Video)

Mexican actor Demian Bichir might have lost the Best Actor Oscar to a Frenchman but he got another honor, his own 'corrido' ballad. Typically reserved for those on the other side of the law and not for those in front of the camera, a corrido tells the woes of ones life. continue reading »