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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

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 »

New Flu Virus Discovered in Guatemalan Fruit Bats

A new influenza A virus discovered in fruit bats in Guatemala does not appear to present a current threat to humans, but should be studied as a potential source for human influenza continue reading »

WATCH Cristiano Ronaldo’s Impressive Goal Against Rayo Vallecano (VIDEO)

In an impressive show of skill, soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo scored a back heel goal against Rayo Vallecano on Sunday. That goal would win the match, as it ended 1-0 in favor of Real Madrid. continue reading »

Colfax County, Nebraska Agrees to Assure Rights of Its Spanish-speaking Voters

The Justice Department announced today an agreement with Colfax County, Neb., that requires the county to provide election materials and information in Spanish in order to comply with provisions of the Voting Rights Act. continue reading »

Secretary Janet Napolitano to Visit Latin America

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner David Aguilar, and Department of Homeland Security Assistant Secretary for International Affairs Alan Bersin will travel to Latin America. continue reading »