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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Eighth-Grade Student Nick Martinez Suspended For Hugging Friend in School

These days, schools are both praised and criticized for their zero tolerance policies, but the story of a young boy and girl in Florida suspended for hugging in school has many wondering if their Palm Bay school went too far. continue reading »

Miss Venezuela is Crowned Miss World 2011! (VIDEO)

21-year-old Ivian Lunasol Sarcos Colmenares from Venezuela was crowned with the title of Miss World 2011 last night in London. continue reading »

Suicide at Sea: Murder Suspect Takes Own Life En Route to Cuba

A Texas Latino was on the run after becoming the lead suspect in a Texas murder case, but with U.S. Coast Guard officers hot on his trail Friday, he chose to commit suicide rather than go in to custody. continue reading »

Check Out George Lopez Talking About His Foundation and CNN Heroes (VIDEO)

Watch George Lopez explains what his George Lopez Foundation is all about and why his special focus is helping young kidney patients. continue reading »

Seven Illegal Immigrants Being Held Hostage in Houston are Rescued

Seven undocumented immigrants were apparently being held until ransom was paid against their will in a residential area of Houston. continue reading »

Jenni Rivera’s Reality Show to Return While Working on New Project with Daughter Chiquis

mun2, the leading bilingual cable network, today announced that iconic Latin music superstar Jenni Rivera has signed a long-term, cross-platform production deal continue reading »

$150 Million Gift to Stanford University to Alleviate Poverty Expected to Benefit Latin America

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has established the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies with a $150 million gift from Dorothy and Robert King, MBA '60 continue reading »

Decades Later ‘Carlos the Jackal’ Goes on Trial for 11 Murders & Countless Acts of Terrorism

The freelance terrorist Illich Ramirez Sanchez, better known as ‘Carlos the Jackal’ will finally come to trial for 11 murders he allegedly committed almost three decades ago in France. continue reading »

Rain-Fueled Landslide Kills at Least 21 People, Traps Dozens in Colombia

Colombian authorities and the Red Cross are reporting that at least 21 people are dead and dozens of others trapped in the northwestern city of Manizales from a landslide over the weekend. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER:  Is Luis Lopez the Most Honest Convict in America? (VIDEO)

Luis Lopez, 37, thought it was very odd that he was being released three months into his year-long conviction for drunk driving, driving with a suspended license continue reading »

Newspaper Office in Vera Cruz Mexico Set on Fire With 20 Employees Inside

Mexican authorities in the state of Veracruz are reporting that early this morning a local newspaper office was set ablaze with approximately 20 employees inside it. continue reading »

Predominantly Latino Church Sues City for Discrimination When Its Not Allowed to Operate

What is going on in Lynn city, Massachussetts with the Iglesia Cristina Renacer – is it racial discrimination or a simple case of bureaucracy? continue reading »

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Your backstage pass to HS-News showcase of emerging and established Latino musical talent. Introducing This Week From Honduras, Tropa de Baco continue reading »

STUDY:  Latinos and Blacks Will be the Most Hurt With Medicaid Cuts

A new report, Medicaid: A Lifeline for Blacks and Latinos, shows how the state and federally funded health insurance program for low- income people, has historically played a critical role for people of color, providing coverage for millions of blacks and Latinos of all ages. continue reading »

POLL:  Latinos Overwhelmingly Support Stronger Gun Laws

The bipartisan coalition of Mayors Against Illegal Guns today announced the results of a new public opinion survey showing overwhelming support among Latino voters for strong gun laws continue reading »