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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Some of Mexico’s Most Renown Writers Condemn Killing of Journalists

Some 50 writers, poets, journalists and defenders of freedom of expression, both Mexicans and foreigners, invited by PEN International, condemned the murders of 67 journalists in this country over the last decade. continue reading »

Couple Suing Celebrity Wedding Planner David Tutera for Ruining Their Dominican Wedding

Celebrity wedding planner and reality show star David Tutera is being sued by a New York couple who say they were extremely disappointed by the lack of care given to them and their Dominican wedding. continue reading »

Latino Soldiers Indicted in Scheme to Illegally Obtain Military Recruiting Bonuses

Latino soldiers were allegedly involved in a conspiracy to obtain more than $200,000 in fraudulent recruiting bonuses from various U.S. military departments. continue reading »

Spanish Airline Spanair Files for Bankruptcy, Thousands Stranded

Spanish airline Spanair, which suspended operations last weekend, filed for bankruptcy on Monday amid a debt exceeding 300 million euros ($393 million), judicial sources told Efe. continue reading »

Selena Gomez and the Scene Wow the Crowd in Mexico City, Singer Presented with Gold Record

Selena Gomez was on her game in Mexico on Friday, wowing the crowd at her Mexico City concert with her band The Scene. Selena Gomez and The Scene performed in front of thousands ju continue reading »

Cesar Millan Bringing his “Dog Whisperer” Skills to Latin America

The 42-year-old Cesar Millan, was in Costa Rica over the weekend to put on his first show in Latin America. continue reading »

Calle 13 in Cuba Filming Documentary

Puerto Rican reggaeton duo Calle 13 is currently filming a documentary in Cuba, official media said Monday, citing band member Rene Perez, a.k.a. "Residente." continue reading »

Starbucks Coming to Coffee Bean Capital, Costa Rica

Starbucks continues to expand in Central America, in keeping with its plans announced in August of 2010, with an announcement that it will open its first Costa Rican location. continue reading »

Papal Events Should be Free Urges Mexican Archbishop

Pope Benedict XVI's March 23-26 visit to Mexico should serve to inspire unity and people should not be charged to attend papal events, Leon Archbishop Jose Guadalupe Martin Rabago said. continue reading »

Polled Registered Voters in Favor of Undocumented Children Gaining Path to Citizenship

The Hill has just published a poll of likely voters and their view on offering citizenship to undocumented immigrant children, specifically children brought to the U.S. at a very young age. continue reading »

Gunmen Open Fire in Northern Mexico, Leave 8 Dead, 4 Wounded

Eight people were killed and four others wounded in attacks staged by gunmen over the weekend in the northern Mexican states of Coahuila and Nuevo Leon, officials said. continue reading »

Venezuelan Kidnappers Release Mexican Ambassador and His Wife from Captivity

Mexican Ambassador to Venezuela Carlos Pujalte and his wife, Paloma Ojeda, were released after being kidnapped over the weekend and are in good condition, a Mexican diplomatic source told Efe Monday. continue reading »

Two FARC Rebels Killed by Colombian Army

Two guerrillas were killed and one was wounded in counterinsurgency operations launched over the weekend by the army after the FARC rebel group staged ambushes in northwestern Colombia, killing two civilians and a police officer, military spokesmen said. continue reading »

President Obama Busy Wooing Latino Voters

While the Republican hopefuls continued to air their dirty linen in public, getting in their last shots at each other to win the vote in Tuesday's Florida primaries, Obama appeared to be making a move below the radar to win the support of this sought-after Hispanic electorate. continue reading »

Coca-Cola Set to Invest $1 Billion in Mexico This Year, Creating 10,000 New Jobs

The Coca-Cola Co. plans to invest $1 billion in its operations in Mexico this year as part of a $5 billion long-term investment plan, CEO Muhtar Kent said. continue reading »