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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

‘Messi’ The New Spanish Octopus Prophet, Predicts Barça Win (VIDEO)

A new octopus seer, this one from Spain and called “Messi,” has predicted Barcelona will come up victorious in Saturday’s “El Clásico” match against Real Madrid continue reading »

Mexican Candidate Defends His Lack of Knowledge About Popular Authors

Enrique Peña Nieto, who polls show is the favorite to win Mexico's July 2012 presidential election, is defending himself after becoming the butt of jokes for being unable to identify the authors and titles of several books. continue reading »

Eva Longoria Tweets About Newt Gingrich’s Comments About Poor Children Working

She may be one of the stars of ABC’s Desperate Housewives, but actress Eva Longoria is proving she cares about more than just red carpet events. continue reading »

Body of Missing 7-Year-Old Georgia Girl Found, Police Believe She Was Sexually Assaulted

The body of a 7-year-old girl who went missing last week was found Monday, with police calling the murder “horrific and brutal.” The disfigured body of Jorelys River continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Naked Bodybuilder Goes Berserk, Beats Couple in Their Yard

A young bodybuilder remains in custody after he reportedly attacked a couple in their yard Saturday night. A husband and wife are recovering from an unprovoked attack by continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Wife Attempts to Cut Off Husband’s Penis With Scissors

A man claims that his wife attempted to cut him penis off Saturday at their desert resort home in California. Saturday afternoon, the Palm Springs police received a call from a 62 continue reading »

Puerto Rican Governor Fortuño Denies He’s Interested in Republican VP Slot

Puerto Rico Gov. Luis Fortuño denied having any interest in seeking office in the mainland United States, reacting to a column in the Wall Street Journal that proposed him as a possible Republican vice presidential candidate. continue reading »

No Plea Deal for 12-Year-Old Murder Suspect Being Tried as Adult, Trial Set for Feb. 2012

A Jacksonville, Florida judge has set the trial date for Cristian Fernandez, 12, for February 27, 2012. The pre-teen was charged with first-degree murder after he allegedly caused the death of his 2-year-old brother when he shoved him violently into a bookcase. It now appears there will be no plea deal made. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Blow Torch-Wielding Criminal Attempts to Rob 7-Eleven

A Texas Latino was arrested after he robbed a convenience store, threatening the clerk with a blow torch, before running out with the money. continue reading »

Calle 13 Booed In Perú After Confrontation With the Audience (VIDEO)

After arriving at 2 am to a show scheduled for 9 pm, Calle 13 leader René “Residente” Pérez confronted the Peruvian crowd with a litany of political excuses. continue reading »

Latino Teen Prodigy-Composer is Working with Top Talent Like Marc Anthony

Only 18, composer-producer Jesus Manuel Nieves, a.k.a. Jhay El Superdotado (Jhay the Super-gifted), has already been awarded a 2011 Latin Grammy for his contribution to Tito El Bambino's album "Invencible." continue reading »

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Turning 35

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) will celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) on Wednesday, December 7, 2011, in continue reading »

Attorney for Imprisoned US Contractor Alan Gross Accuses Cuba of Misrepresentation

The attorney for the family of Alan Gross on Monday accused the Cuban government of "misrepresenting" what the U.S. subcontractor was doing on the island when he was arrested two years ago, and he called Havana's explanation for his imprisonment "preposterous." continue reading »

Messi, Ronaldo and Xavi The 2011 Ballon d’Or Finalists

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona stars Lio Messi and Xavi Hernández are the nominees for the 2011 Ballon d’Or, with the winner to be announced January 9th in Zurich. continue reading »

Diplomatic Visit to Brazil Underway by State Department

Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs María Otero is in Brasilia, Brazil, December 5 and 6 to lead the United States delegation to the Open Government Partnership (OGP) continue reading »