1. Skip to navigation
  2. Skip to content
  3. Skip to secondary content



Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Obama Campaign Returning Donations Tied to Mexican Fugitive

President Barack Obama’s re-election team will be returning more than $200,000 in donations collected by brothers of a Mexican casino owner seeking a pardon after fleeing the United States from drug and fraud charges. continue reading »

Brazil Demands Suspension of Twitter Accounts Warning of “Blitzes”

The Federal Attorney’s Office of Brazil has filed a lawsuit against Twitter Inc. demanding that the state of Goias block all Twitter accounts that warn of traffic control points, also known as ‘blitzes.’ continue reading »

Who Gets Sunken Spanish Gold - Supreme Court May Decide - $500 Million in Gold Coins at Stake

The U.S. Supreme Court's agreement to consider a motion seeking an injunction against a judicial order compelling a Florida company to hand over to Spain $500 million in gold and silver coins salvaged from the bottom of the Atlantic in May 2007 will not "paralyze" the handover process, Madrid's attorney said Wednesday. continue reading »

Former “Survivor” Producer Extradited to Mexico for Murder of Wife

Former "Survivor" producer Bruce Beresford-Redman, charged in the murder of his wife, Monica Burgos, during an April 2010 vacation in Cancun, was extradited Wednesday to Mexico, his attorney's spokesman told Efe. continue reading »

Spanish Trial of Prominent Judge Concerns UN Human Rights Experts

A series of independent United Nations human rights experts voiced concern about the impact of the trial of a prominent Spanish judge on his independence, particularly his efforts to investigate more than 100,000 allegations of enforced disappearances during the country’s civil war and then under the regime of Francisco Franco. continue reading »

Detained Undocumented Immigrants Now Have Public Advocate ICE Announces

As part of the agency's ongoing detention reform initiative and other enforcement-related initiatives, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced its first Public Advocate continue reading »

Discarded Waste from Tropical Fruit Acai to Supply Power Plants in Brazil

A $2 million pilot project backed by the IDB’s Multilateral Investment Fund will help poor families in northern Brazil become biomass suppliers to power plants by using waste from açai, a tropical fruit. continue reading »

Study Finds Hispanics are Being Left Out of Sunday TV Talk Shows

Hispanics constitute the largest minority in the United States, have growing purchasing power and are able to determine elections but they continue to be invisible on the Sunday news talk shows, according to a report by the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts. continue reading »

Average Mexican Male-5’4” 165#, Female-5’2” 151# (Less than Mexican-Americans)

The average Mexican man weighs 74.8 kilograms (165 pounds) and stands 1.64 meters (5 feet 4 1/2 inches) tall, while the median figures for Mexican women are 68.7 kilos (151 pounds) and 1.58 meters (5 feet 2 inches), according to a study released by a group representing Mexico's clothing industry. continue reading »

One Student Recants, Another Teacher Implicated in Child Sex Case at L.A. School

As if two teachers weren’t enough, a third teacher at Los Angeles’ Miramonte Elementary School has been implicated in the horrifying child sex scandal. Brian Claypool, attorney for five of the alleged victims, continue reading »

Number of Dead, Undocumented Dominicans Tops 40 from Shipwreck

The death toll from the sinking over the weekend of a small boat carrying migrants from the Dominican Republic to Puerto Rico has risen to 43, with the search for the missing continuing, a navy commander told Efe Wednesday. continue reading »

Paz de la Huerta Won’t Be Returning to HBO’s ‘Boardwalk Empire’ in Season 3

Paz de la Huerta has reported been axed from the HBO show Boardwalk Empire. Insiders are reporting that De la Huerta’s contract has not been renewed for the mob hit’s third season. The actress was introduced in Season continue reading »

AZ Supreme Court Says Alejandrina Cabrera Doesn’t Speak Enough English to Hold Office

The Arizona Supreme Court has ended the aspirations of Alejandrina Cabrera to run for city council in the border town of San Luis because she does not have sufficient knowledge of English. continue reading »

Sesame Street Welcomes Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, She Even Makes a Ruling (VIDEO)

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor stopped by Sesame Street last week to have tea with her friend Maria on the children's program 42nd season. However, the Justice's quiet tea time with her friend was interrupted as Baby Bear said he was having an issue. continue reading »

He’s on the Jets. Girl at NY Giants Super Bowl Parade Says She’s Excited to See Mark Sanchez (VIDEO)

Maybe she was drunk, or maybe she's just a bandwagoner who's not so bright. Either way, this woman embarrassed herself on live television when she told the reporter that she was really excited to see Mark Sanchez at the parade. continue reading »