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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Death of Argentine Government Official Ivan Heyn Likely Due to Sexual Asphyxia

Argentine government official Ivan Heyn was found dead in his hotel room December 20th. While in Uruguay for the MERCOSUR summit, Heyn was found dead continue reading »

Michael Jordan Engaged to Cuban-American Model Yvette Prieto

Considered by many to be the greatest basketball player that ever lived, Michael Jordan may be ending his days as the other kind of player now that he's reportedly engaged to Cuban-American beauty Yvette Prieto. continue reading »

Deadly Year for Honduras - Over 6,700 Murdered in 2011

Honduras experienced 6,723 murders between Jan. 1 and Dec. 15, or an average of 81.5 homicides for every 100,000 inhabitants, the chancellor of the National Autonomous University said Thursday. continue reading »

Fire Breaks Out at LMFAO Concert in Honduras

During a concert this week in Latin America, music group LMFAO had to leave the stage and cut their performance a bit short after a fire broke out. continue reading »

Dinosaurs with Hispanic Touch To March in Rose Parade in Pasadena

Hispanics are constructing and decorating using natural materials and flowers a float featuring dinosaurs from Los Angeles County's Natural History Museum which will participate in the 2012 Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena. continue reading »

‘How to Steal An American Job’ - It’s Not What You Think (VIDEO)

In this year-end video, Immigration and Customs Enforcement head, John Morton, let's us know 'How to Steal an American Job' and guess what it wasn't through illegal immigration or through continue reading »

Escaped Bengal Tiger Causes Scare in Mexico & $85,000 Fine for Owner

An escaped pet tiger named Deborah spurred a massive deployment of police, firefighters and other first responders in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, authorities said. continue reading »

Latina Organization Urging Pres. Obama to Life Barriers on Teen Contraceptives

The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health has been urging healthcare leaders to address the significant structural barriers many young Latinas face when attempting to access emergency contraception, including removing medically unnecessary age restrictions. continue reading »

Colombia, Followed by Mexico Lead in Number of Religious Workers Killed in 2011

Once again this year, Fides publishes an annual document of all the pastoral workers who lost their lives in a violent manner over the course of the last 12 months. continue reading »

Bank Robbers in Argentina Leave With 2 Bags of Letters, No Money

Seven armed assailants wearing masks stormed a bank in the Argentine capital on Thursday, but walked out only with two sacks of letters. continue reading »

Fuel-Tanker Accident in Venezuela Leaves 14 Dead, Many Injured

Fourteen people were killed and 16 others injured Thursday when a tanker-truck carrying gasoline flipped over and burst into flames on a busy highway in the Venezuelan capital, authorities said. continue reading »

ICE Establishes Hotline for Immigrant Detainees Held by State and Local Law Enforcement

As part of a broader effort to improve the immigration enforcement process and prioritize resources to focus on threats to public safety, repeat immigration law violators, recent border entrants continue reading »

U.S. Latino and Accused Child Killer, Joshua Morales, Extradited to Mexico

Joshua Moses Morales, 36, of San Diego, was extradited to Mexico today, where he is wanted to stand trial for the alleged 2009 killing of a toddler in Tijuana, Baja California, announced U.S. Attorney Benjamin continue reading »

2 Days Before End of Year, Puerto Rico’s Murder Rate Reaches 1,130 - a Record

The seven people murdered in Puerto Rico on Thursday raised to 1,130 the tally of violent deaths on the island two days before the close of the year, a figure that has broken crime records. continue reading »

Seven Political Prisoners Being Held in Cuba Pardoned

The Cuban Commission on Human Rights and National Reconciliation reported Thursday that among the more than 3,000 pardoned prisoners in Cuba are seven political prisoners, two more than had been known of to date. continue reading »