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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Food Emergency Declared in Paraguay Due to Prolonged Drought

At least 313 indigenous communities are mostly affected by lack of food caused by the drought which has affected Paraguay since the end of November, for this reason President Fernando Lugo signed a decree yesterday which declares food emergency for 90 days. continue reading »

Objects Left by Immigrants en Route to U.S. Tell a Part of History

Shoes, backpacks and other objects discarded in the desert by undocumented immigrants have been collected by a team of anthropologists to document the difficult journey they make to get into the United States. continue reading »

Be LIBRE (Video)

Many of us decided to immigrate to the United States in search of a dream—the dream of rising and attaining a better life. This courageous and difficult decision was rewarded (and our nation was made stronger), but in the past few years, things have trended away from pro-liberty policies. continue reading »

26 Cuban Boat Refugees Arrive in Florida Keys,  Allowed to Stay Become Legal Residents w/in Year

26 Cuban refugees arrived in Florida Keys possibly being smuggled into the U.S. via a migrant-smuggling operation this past Friday. continue reading »

Ecuador Destroys WWII Bombs Found at former U.S. Military Base in Galapagos Islands

Ecuador was to complete on Tuesday the destruction of 11 U.S. bombs of World War II vintage that were found in 2010 by fishermen in the Galapagos Islands, the defense minister said. continue reading »

Rapper Ivy Queen makes acting debut in “The Vagina Monologues”

Reggaeton artist Ivy Queen will make her acting debut Feb. 26 in a Spanish-language production of the play "The Vagina Monologues," her representatives said Tuesday. The singer, whose real name is Martha Ivelisse Pesante, said she felt "very honored" to have been asked to join the cast for the performance in Altamonte Springs, Florida. continue reading »

Mexicans Hurry to Aid the Tarahumara Upon Hearing False Reports They’re Committed Mass Suicide

Upon hearing that a number of proud Tarahumara indians in Mexico’s northern mountains were committing suicide rather than succumb to famine, Mexicans rushed aid to them. However, the story of mass suicides was not exactly true. continue reading »

‘Big Brother Brasil’ Shows Footage of Housemate Allegedly Raping Another While She is Unconscious

Brazil’s version of the reality/game show worldwide crossover hit Big Brother is in serious trouble after a show participant claims she was sexually assaulted by a housemate while the production team sat back and watched. continue reading »

NY Teacher Carmen Rodriguez Still Takes Home $75K/yr Despite Numerous Complaints Against Her

A New York teacher has managed to survive three separate investigations into her conduct in the classroom to continue to earn $75,000 a year, despite a number of written reprimands and a call for her dismissal by the city’s Education Department. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Mexican Navy Recovers Yacht Stolen in Florida

The Mexican navy tracked down a yacht that was reported stolen last month from a marina in Florida, authorities said. The vessel was found docked on Isla Mujeres, near the Caribbean resort of Cancun, after the headquarters of the 5th Naval Region received an anonymous telephone tip, the navy department said. continue reading »

63 lbs of Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Seized by Border Protection inside Luggage at LAX

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Tom Bradley International Terminal stopped the attempt to smuggle 63.3 pounds of tadalafil, the main chemical component of erectile dysfunction drugs continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: After Making Meth-Smoking Video Woman Shoots Children, Boyfriend, Cousin, Self

A California woman is at the center of a horrific murder-suicide that resulted in the loss of four lives, while one hangs on his. After a fight with her boyfriend, 33-year-old Eduardo Lopez continue reading »

From One Island to Another, Can Jorge Garcia and J.J Abrams Keep “Alcatraz” Afloat?

For 6 seasons, Jorge Garcia garnered a number of fans while playing the loveable comic relief Hugo "Hurley" Reyes on the ABC series “Lost” but Monday night, he debuted his latest role on Fox’s “Alcatraz.” continue reading »

GOP Hispanic Group Throws Support Behind Gingrich, Chides Romney’s Immigration Stance

The biggest organization of Hispanic Republicans in the United States endorsed former House Speaker Newt Gingrich for the GOP presidential nomination. continue reading »

18.2 Million People Visited Mexico’s Archaeological and Cultural Treasures in 2011

Mexican archaeological sites, museums and historical monuments attracted more than 18.2 million visitors in 2011, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »