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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Salma Hayek Knighted in France, Named to Legion of Honor

Mexican actress Salma Hayek, the wife of French magnate Francois-Henri Pinault, was named a Knight of France's Legion of Honor, the government said Monday. continue reading »

Mario Vargas Llosa Honored in Dominican Republican, Praises Country’s ‘Hold’ on Democracy

Nobel Prize for Literature laureate Mario Vargas Llosa said on Wednesday, December 28, 2010 upon receiving an honorary degree from UNSPEC, that the Dominican Republic has become an example for Latin America continue reading »

Wife is Sole Suspect After Argentine Governor Dies From Gunshot to the Face

Susana Freydoz is the sole suspect being investigated in connection with the death of her husband, Rio Negro Gov. Carlos Soria, who was shot in the face after a New Year's Eve party, an Argentine prosecutor said Monday. continue reading »

49 Kidnappings per day occurred in Mexico in 2011 up 32%

An average of 49 kidnappings per day occurred in Mexico in 2011, marking a significant increase from the prior year, the Council for Law and Human Rights, or CLDH, said. continue reading »

US and Mexico Deport 44,000 Hondurans in 2011

United States and Mexican authorities deported in 2011 some 44,000 Hondurans who had left their country to find work so they could help their families, officials said Saturday. continue reading »

Brazil has More Than One Million Child Workers, Plans to Eliminate Practice by 2020

According to the latest figures of the population census conducted by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), over a million children aged between 10 and 14 continue to work in the country, despite government measures against child exploitation. continue reading »

Mexican Hospital Welcomes Kids From both Sides of Border

Through the Hospital Infantil de las Californias, which she co-founded in 1994, Dr. Elizabeth G. Jones has helped thousands of children on both sides of the U.S.- continue reading »

Pope Details Visit to Mexico in March, Obama and Calderon Both to Receive Pontiff

the Holy Father will arrive at the Leon airport, Guanajuato, on the evening of Friday, March 23, 2012, and will be officially received by the President of the United States of Mexico, Felipe Calderon Hinojosa, by the Episcopal Conference and the Archbishop of Leon. continue reading »

Ricky Martin to Wed Boyfriend this Month in New York

Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin and his boyfriend Carlos Gonzalez will marry on Jan. 28 in New York, the El Nuevo Dia newspaper reported on its Web site Sunday. continue reading »

HS News Narco Blog: Arms Distributor for Pacific Cartel” El Ramy” Arrested in Mexico

Mexican authorities announced the arrest Saturday in the western city of Culiacan of a suspected arms distributor serving the Pacific cartel, Ramiro Rendon Rivera, alias "El Ramy." continue reading »

Anderson Cooper Joins in Univision’s Time Square Celebration (VIDEO)

The American silver fox, Anderson Cooper, showing a bit of anchor booth envy checked out the ample set up at Univision’s New Year’s Eve telecast. continue reading »

Republican Presidential Candidate Romney Vows to Veto ‘Dream Act’ if Elected

As the Republican presidential contenders prepare for the Iowa caucus tomorrow they fielded questions from audiences throughout the weekend. continue reading »

Mexican Civil Servant Sentenced 48 Years for being Ghost Payroll Cheat

A civil servant has been sentenced to 48 years in prison for presenting fake documents to get paid for time away from the office, the Mexican Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

As Deportations Rise to Record Levels Most Latinos Oppose Obama’s Policy

By a ratio of more than two-to-one (59% versus 27%), Latinos disapprove of the way the Obama administration is handling deportations of unauthorized immigrants, according to a new national survey of Latino adults by the Pew Hispanic Center, a project of the Pew Research Center. continue reading »

Pledge Now to Make 2012 the Year for Immigrant Families

The end of the year is a time for reflecting on the past, and planning for the future. This has been a tremendous year for immigrant rights -- we were able to secure continue reading »