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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

CELEBRATE this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

CELEBRATE this weekend with a Latin American natural wonder. Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

First Mexican Carrier Set to Cross Border

Transportes Olympic, a Monterrey, Mexico-based carrier, completed a safety audit to become the first Mexican trucking company to receive Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration permission to operate beyond the U.S. commercial border zone on Friday. continue reading »

Amid Continuous Student Protests in Chile, Human Right Advocates are Watching

The Chilean Government must adopt a human rights approach in its policies, particularly those regarding education, indigenous people and freedom of expression, a senior United Nations official has said. continue reading »

Luis Miguel Sued by Spanish Actress Humiliated by “Quartet”

Mexican singer Luis Miguel has been sued by Spanish actress Carmen Molero, who said the singer humiliated her sexually while in a foursome with Mexican actress Adriana Fonseca, and other friend. continue reading »

Swiss Man Smuggles 261 Mexican Tarantulas From Dominican Republic

The Zurich Customs Investigation Office has released a statement saying hundreds of tarantulas have been seized at a Swiss airport after suspicious containers were searched. continue reading »

Selena Gómez Gets Beat up On “South Park” (VIDEO)

As it turns out, Eric Cartman is not a fan of Selena Gómez. In the latest episode, South Park Elementary teachers bring in Selena Gomez, and beat her up for Cartman, in repayment for a favor. continue reading »

WATCH Christina Aguilera’s New “Secret Potion” Ad (VIDEO)

Check out the TV spot for Christina Aguilera’s new perfume, and pick up your own bottle of “Secret Potion” at Christina-aguilera-perfumes.com continue reading »

Bieber in Latin America: Romancing Messi’s Old Flame & Personal Audience with Chávez’s Daughter

What’s a fact and what’s a rumor remains to be clarified, but let us walk you through the newest outbreaks of the unavoidable Bieber Fever in Latin America. continue reading »

“Desperate Housewives” Creator Adapts Mexican Novela “The Disorderly Maids”

“Desperate Housewives” creator Marc Cherry’s new hour-long soap on ABC will be called “Devious Maids,” and is loosely based on Mexican Novela “The Disorderly Maids” continue reading »

Santana and Gadhafi. Do They Really Look Alike?

Rumors are abound that Mexican-American rocker Santana has died. Are they just confusing him with Gadhafi, as they've always done in the past? Do you think they really do look alike? continue reading »

Brazilian Soccer Great Ronaldinho Works to Eliminate AIDS in Brazil and Globally

The United Nations has a new striker on its team to defeat HIV/AIDS, Brazilian soccer star Ronaldinho, who will now parlay his devastating skills on the sports field into raising awareness among young people worldwide to help block further infections. continue reading »

California Latino Lottery Winners Making a Difference for Others

A generous pledge of $700,000 from The Gilbert and Jacki Cisneros Foundation has led to the creation of the Cisneros Family Endowment. The endowment will provide support for two Latino students from California to participate continue reading »

ACLU Sues Immigration Officials Over Sexual Assaults of Female Immigrant Detainees

The ACLU of Texas filed suit in federal district court seeking class action damages on behalf of three immigrant women who were sexually assaulted while in custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at the T. Don Hutto Family Residential Center in Taylor, along with numerous others who experienced similar trauma. continue reading »

UN Approves Funds for Flood Ravaged El Salvador

The United Nations reported it has approved an emergency cash grant for El Salvador and sent additional staff to the country as it beefs up efforts to help the Government respond to severe floods that have affected five other countries after heavy rainfall in Central America. continue reading »

New Report Faults Secure Communities for Wrongful Arrests and Detentions of Latinos

Secure Communities relies on local law enforcement to target noncitizens for deportation. Fingerprints from individuals booked into local jails—many on minor infractions—are sent to the Department of Homeland Security for an immigration check, triggering arrests. This has transformed the enforcement landscape by allowing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents to effectively run federal immigration checks on everyone booked into a local jail. continue reading »