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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Rivera, 39, Released after 20 Years in Prison For Murder He Did Not Commit

A Hispanic man who spent almost 20 years in jail for a murder he did not commit has been freed after prosecutors decided not to challenge an Illinois appeals court's ruling. continue reading »

Demi Lovato to perform in Chile at Iquique Festival in February

Former Disney Channel actress Demi Lovato will appear this February at the Iquique Festival in northern Chile, where she will share the stage with Colombian pop star Juanes, organization sources said Saturday. continue reading »

Companions Chain 71-Year-Old Man to Bed to Get Him to Stop Drinking

Municipal police freed a 71-year-old man, apparently an alcoholic, who had been chained to his bed in Mexicali, capital of the northwestern Mexican state of Baja continue reading »

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez Home from Hospital with Good News: No Cancer

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez left hospital Saturday and returned to her official residence in Buenos Aires with wonderful news - following her thyroid operation, doctors reversed her diagnosis for cancer. continue reading »

USCIS to Propose Changing the Process for Certain Waivers that Will Unify Families

On Jan. 6, 2012, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) posted a notice of intent in the Federal Register outlining its plan to reduce the time that U.S. citizens are separated from their spouses and children under certain circumstances while those family members go through the process of becoming legal immigrants to the United States. continue reading »

Lori Berenson returns to Peru After Spending Holiday with Family in US

American Lori Berenson, on parole after serving most of a 20-year prison sentence for aiding leftist rebels in Peru, returned to the Andean nation from the United States after spending the holidays with her family. A crowd of reporters was waiting for Berenson and her young son when they disembarked Thursday at Lima's international airport, but she left the terminal without making any statements. continue reading »

Attempt To Stop California DREAM Act Fails

This is wonderful news! The attempt to stop the California DREAM Act has failed miserably! Compassion for children and youth who have pledged their allegiance to our flag prevailed! continue reading »

Mexican Warlock’s Cards Predicts 2 more LatAm Presidents will get Cancer

Mexico's chief warlock said the fact that six former or current presidents have or have had cancer shows that Latin America was the victim of "evil eye" and prophesied that two more leaders would get the disease. Antonio Vazquez, who has a wide following in Mexico and is considered an authority on "white magic," continue reading »

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 »