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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

The Search is On! Officials Look For Meteorite That Fell in Rural NW Mexico

Mexican authorities are searching for a meteorite that fell to earth in a rural area in the northwestern part of the country, which was sighted in the region but about which there are as yet few details, officials said Friday. continue reading »

Tennessee Begins Using E-Verify for New Hiring January 1

The Tennessee Labor Department is asking employers in the state to begin complying with the new rules for using the federal E-Verify program to ensure that they hire workers who are in the United States legally. continue reading »

Earthquake in Dominican Republic Triggers Heart Attack in 47-Year-Old Man

A 47-year-old Dominican died of a heart attack brought on by his reaction to a magnitude-5.3 earthquake that struck the Caribbean nation, the press said. continue reading »

No Wedding: Ricky Martin Not thinking of Marriage But Plans a Bigger Family

Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin told Latina magazine that he currently has no plans to marry despite rumors to the contrary, but that he would like to have a baby girl this year, according to an excerpt of the interview. continue reading »

Alex Rodriguez Confirms Relationship with Wrestling Diva Torrie Wilson With a Courtside Smooch

Though it had been rumored that the New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez was dating former WWE star Torrie Wilson, it was confirmed earlier this week when the pair was seen smooching at the Staples Center. continue reading »

Robbed, Gives Birth Early, Robbed Again – Sad Start to 2012 for Miami Family

A Miami family is still trying to deal with the events that unfolded earlier this week. While waiting in line at an ATM, pregnant Ana Johana Irias, 26, continue reading »

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Heads From Brazil to Uruguay

In the last few weeks, Facebook found Mark Zuckerberg has gone from the U.S. to Vietnam to Brazil and is now in Uruguay with his girlfriend and a reported group of seven friends. continue reading »

Bobby Martinez: Using F-Bombs to Keep the Soul in Surfing

Meet the professional surfing world’s headline-making bad boy Bobby Martinez. The surfer has rejected any claims that he should be the face of Latino surfers, even if he is the first Mexican-American to ever qualify for the World Championship Tour (WCF). continue reading »

No Marijuana Beer for Costa Rica

The Alto Tribunal de Casación Administrativo of Costa Rica has spoken and the eco-friendly nation will be not be offering its citizens and millions of tourists marijuana –flavored beer. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Texas Man Arrested for Sexually Assaulting Horses

A Texas man has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a number of horses, with at least one incident caught on video. Cirilo Rodriguez Castillo is being held continue reading »

Unemployment Dips to 8.5%, Latino Rate Also Falls Now at 11%

The U.S. economy gained 200,000 net new jobs in December, bringing the unemployment rate down a tenth of a percentage point to 8.5 percent, its lowest level since February 2009, the Labor Department said Friday. continue reading »

Chicago Cubs’ Dominican Shortstop Starlin Castro Being Accused of 2011 Sexual Assault

Police are reportedly looking to ask Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro some questions about an incident that allegedly happened in the fall. An unidentified woman in her 20s has alleged that on the continue reading »

Sen. Rubio Sends Letter to Obama Letting Him Know America’s Becoming a Deadbeat Nation

With news reports suggesting that President Barack Obama and his administration will soon ask Congress to raise the debt limit for the sixth time in his Presidency continue reading »

Buenos Aires Now a Smoke-Free City

Buenos Aires, starting Thursday, is now a smoke-free city after the entry into force of an ordinance prohibiting smoking in closed areas, such as bars, restaurants and rooms where the public gathers. continue reading »

PUERTO RICO: Mother Hands Son Over to Police

A Puerto Rican mother turned in her 15-year-old son to the police out of fear that he would be murdered, the press reported. The woman, identified as Brenda Olmedo, continue reading »