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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Three Texas Siblings Apprehended Smuggling Drugs at Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the El Paso port of entry seized 130 pounds of marijuana in one seizure Tuesday. Three El Paso siblings who were in the vehicle in which the drugs were discovered drugs were taken into custody. continue reading »

Calif. Immigration Agent Shoots Fellow Agent Before Being Shot, Killed by Another

Officials are still investigating a shooting involving three agents with Immigration and Customs Enforcement which left one officer wounded, and another dead by the gun of a third agent. continue reading »

Mother Who Drowned Her Daughters Was Denied Psych Help Due to Immigration Status

A mother in South Los Angeles has been arrested for the murder of one of her daughters and attempted murder of another. Police say 32-year-old Lorna Valle tried to dro continue reading »

ATF to Help Honduras Investigate Deadly Prison Fire

At the request of the Honduran government, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) today activated its International Response Team (IRT) to investigate the fire that swept through a national correctional facility in Comayagua, Honduras continue reading »

Mexican Actress Daniela Castro catches H1N1 virus

Mexican actress Daniela Castro reveled through social networks that she contracted the H1N1 virus, but will continue recordings for soap opera "Una Familia con Suerte" on Televisa. continue reading »

Cocaine Found on JetBlue Plane Coming in From Dominican Republic

On Feb. 9, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Logan International Airport seized approximately 8.9 kilograms of cocaine that was discovered on a JetBlue flight that originated in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. continue reading »

Hallmark Original Production “Meddling Mom” Features Notable Latino Cast

Sonia Braga (“Angel Eyes,” “Páginas Da Vida”) and Tony Plana (“Desperate Housewives,” “Ugly Betty”) lead a long list of dynamic performers who begin production today on “Meddling Mom,” continue reading »

Jon Secada: We Have to be Aware of Our Health

Grammy winner Jon Secada has joined a campaign to make Hispanics more aware of chronic hepatitis C, a condition that contributed to the death of his father. continue reading »

Puerto Rico Hospital Repeatedly Violating Federal Law, Unjust Treatment of Employees

An NLRB administrative law judge has found that a Puerto Rico hospital repeatedly violated federal labor laws by changing conditions of work – including the elimination of an entire department continue reading »

Border Patrol Prevents $1.12 Million Meth Smuggling Attempt

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Interstate 15 checkpoint prevented a narcotics smuggling attempt yesterday resulting in the seizure of 56 pounds of methamphetamine. continue reading »

UN Urging Latin America to Address Issue of Prison Overcrowding

A United Nations human rights official today called on Latin American countries to tackle the problem of prison overcrowding in the wake of an overnight fire at a jail in Honduras that killed hundreds of inmates. continue reading »

Hispanic Media Coalition: Trends in Latino Mobile Phone Usage

The National Hispanic Media Coalition, NHMC, releases a report entitled "Trends in Latino Mobile Phone Usage: And What They Mean for U.S. Telecommunications Policy." continue reading »

Arizona Working to Arm Volunteer Militia to Monitor Mexican Border

Arizona is moving closer to establishing an armed volunteer militia to monitor the state's border with Mexico, an initiative that concerns civil rights defenders. continue reading »

PRI Presidential Candidate Enrique Peña Nieto “Addicted to Women” Journalist Says

Presidential candidate Enrique Peña Nieto is not a womanizer, but he is "addicted to women," Mexican journalist Alberto Tavira, who just published a book about the politician based on interviews with women who have been close to him, told Efe. continue reading »

Sheen and Warner Bros. at it Again: Company Says Sheen is Using Their Photos to Promote New Show

Even after being kicked off CBS’ “Two and a Half Men”, Charlie Sheen is once again in trouble with his former bosses at Warner Bros. for using images that don’t belong to him. continue reading »