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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

The Cruel Story of The Mexican Monkey Woman, Still in Limbo

Through her life, and many years after her death, Julia Pastrana was exhibited around the world as a freak show. Today, a Mexican artist struggles to repatriate her remains. continue reading »

CNN Revamps Mornings With Latinas Soledad O’Brien and Zoraida Sambolin

CNN is looking to change things up a bit and is doing so by revamping its morning programming. The news network will be moving Soledad O’Brien to take over the 7-9 a.m. show, while bringing in fellow Latina, Zoraida Sambolin, and Ashleigh Banfield. continue reading »

Help Chihuahuas and Friend Survive Hundreds of Bee Stings

A dog owner is asking for help paying veterinarian bills after her dogs were stung multiple times by a swarm of bees. Carissa Musaraca of Chula Vista, is worried she will not be able to pay f continue reading »

Firefighters Called to Remove 5 Migrants Stuck in Sewage Tunnel at U.S.-Mexico Border

Wednesday, firefighters had to remove a group of people from a sewage tunnel near the U.S.-Mexico border. San Diego and Chula Vista firefighters, with help from U.S. Border Patrol agents, continue reading »

“Lumia” The Name of the New Nokia Phone, Means “Prostitute” in Spanish

Nokia’s first Windows Smart Phone will be called “Lumia,” which is an old Spanish word for “Prostitute.” Finnish phone manufacturer Nokia pr continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Latina Scalped During Girl on Girl Fight

A New Mexico woman is in the hospital after part of her scalp was ripped from her head during a fight with another woman. Police in Las Cruzes, NM say continue reading »

Brazilian Police Car Crashes Into Smuggler’s Plane (VIDEO)

Brazilian feds arrested a gang of five smugglers after crashing their police vehicle into the left wing of the criminal’s plane. continue reading »

Conan Stops for a Drink With Argentine Woman While Delivering Chinese Food in NYC (VIDEO)

Self-deprecating funnyman, Conan O’Brien told his audience he had been missing New York City since he began shooting his late night talk show on the other side of the country. continue reading »

State Department Officials Travel to El Salvador to Discuss Economic Development

Assistant Secretary of State for Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs Jose W. Fernandez and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Julissa Reynoso will travel to San Salvador, El Salvador, today through tomorrow. continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Panama on Your 108th Year of Independence

Today, all of Panama is celebrating and rejoicing its 108-year old independence when it separated from Colombia and had earlier in its history broke away from Spain. continue reading »

New Research: 5,000 Children or More Living in Foster Care Due to Deportations

“Shattered Families”, a new report from the Applied Research Center (ARC) conservatively estimates that there are more than 5,000 children currently living in foster care continue reading »

Texas Sheriff Says Shootout Was “Spill Over” of Mexico’s Drug Violence

After a shootout left a deputy seriously injured and a Mexican man dead, the local county sheriff is saying it was linked to a nearby dispute involving the Gulf Cartel, one of Mexico’s largest drug trafficking gangs. continue reading »

Guillermo Del Toro to Executive Produce Feature Length “Alma” (VIDEO)

After working with DreamWorks as executive producer of “Puss in Boots” Guillermo del Toro will be the executive producer of a feature length adaptation of the animated short “Alma" by former Pixar animator Rodrigo Blaas who also will be directing. continue reading »

Shakira To Get Own Star in Hollywood’s Walk Of Fame

Colombian singer Shakira is scheduled to receive her own star on Sunday, a few hours before being honored with the ‘Person of the Year’ award, as part of the 2011 Latin Grammys ceremony. continue reading »

Sofía Vergara and Oscar de la Hoya to Launch ‘SuperVida’

Colombian actress Sofía Vergara is joining boxing legend Oscar de la Hoya to create a web-portal dedicated to educating Latino families on health issues affecting the community. continue reading »