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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Justice Department Sues Lee County, FL for Discriminating Against Latino Employees

The Justice Department announced today the filing of a lawsuit against Lee County, Fla., alleging that the county discriminated against three Hispanic employees continue reading »

AirBnb, the Ebay of Hotels, Comes to Spain

The web based home hotel service better known as AirBnB has expanded their offices to include Barcelona, Spain. Now returning customers of AirBnb, also known as the ‘Ebay of Hotels’, as well as new users can add Spain as one of their possible travel destinations. continue reading »

Kate del Castillo Greatest Gift to Herself - Her Acting?

Kate del Castillo describes her role in "La Reina del Sur" as a great gift of experience, and is excited for its second airing on the Mun2 channel. continue reading »

Mexico to Stanford: Teresa Noyola Receives Top U.S. College Soccer Honor

Teresa Noyola, a soccer standout for Stanford University and her native Mexico, says that the discipline to play well on the pitch should be the same as what is needed to pursue university studies. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Congress is Warned of Sinaloa Cartel’s “El Chapo” Laundering Drug Money in US

The Justice Department told the U.S. Congress that the Sinaloa cartel, headed by Joaquin El Chapo Guzman, uses US "business-fronts" to launder their profits in America. Jennifer Shasky, chief of the Section of Forfeiture and Money Laundering Criminal Division of the Justice Department, said that "U.S. law enforcement agencies believe continue reading »

Escaping Job Crisis, Well-Educated Young Spaniards Moving to Chile

A growing number of young, well-educated Spaniards, dismayed at the long-running unemployment crisis in their homeland, are opting to relocate to Chile in search of better career prospects and greater economic stability. continue reading »

Latin American Prison Deaths Alarming Human Rights Advocates

A senior United Nations human rights official has voiced concern over a wave of violence inside prisons in South America, where at least eight inmates have been killed in the past two weeks in four separate countries. continue reading »

Penelope Cruz to be Presenter at Oscars

Spanish actress Penelope Cruz will be one of the presenters during the Feb. 26 Oscar awards ceremony at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Thursday. continue reading »

For Murdering 9-Year-Old Neighbor, Alyssa Bustamante is Sentenced to Life in Prison

Wednesday, 18-year-old Alyssa Bustamante of Missouri was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole for savagely killing her 9-year-old neighbor, because she wanted to know what it felt like to kill someone. continue reading »

330 lb Pet Crocodile Eating 5 Chickens a Day Gets New Home in Mexico

A 150-kilo (330-pound) pet crocodile was seized by authorities from the yard of a house in Tlaquepaque, a city in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, officials said. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Meth Mom Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter After Baby Dies From Drug-Filled Breast Milk

In 2010, a California mother was accused of causing the death of her weeks-old son by way of breastfeeding him though she was using methamphetamine. On Nov. 21, 2010, 6-week-old Michael Acosta III died as a result of continue reading »

Alabama Immigration Law Keeping Undocumented Parents From Receiving Food Stamps for Children

Under Alabama’s harsh new immigration law, children of low-income undocumented immigrants are going hungry, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. continue reading »

Boa Hanging On a Fence in Downtown Lima, Peru Frightens Pedestrians (VIDEO)

A boa appeared in the “Rayito del Sol” beltway near the capital of Lima, which caused a great scare to many of the pedestrians passing by the busy street. continue reading »

Will Smith Posts Photos of Him, Son Jaden Filming ‘After Earth’ in Costa Rica

This week marked the start of filming for “After Earth” in Costa Rica. Just ahead of filming, star Will Smith began posting photos of him and his son, Jaden, around the beautiful country. continue reading »

Political Rally in Mexico Leaves 700 with Food Poisoning

At least 700 Indians were affected by food poisoning after eating rice with eggs at a political rally in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, health officials said. continue reading »