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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

LULAC Attorney, Jose Garza, Argues Before Supreme Court Today on Texas Redistricting

Today, at 1 P.M., the Supreme Court heard Perry v. Perez, a case in which the state of Texas used redistricting gerrymandering techniques to delineate districts that dilutes Latino voting strength, continue reading »

Puerto Ricans Continue to Call for Top Cop’s Resignation

Disgruntled members of the Puerto Rico Police Department are demanding the resignation of chief Emilio Diaz Colon. The spokesperson for the movement, officer Nydia Ramos, told Efe o continue reading »

Colombian Designer Adriana Castro nominated for Rising Star Award

Colombian designer Adriana Castro is among the nominees for the Fashion Group International's Rising Star Award in the category of Accessories. Castro recently received the 2011 Miami Award in the Women's Handbags category and also had the honor of opening the 3rd Bogota International Fashion Week. continue reading »

Lionel Messi Awarded FIFA Ballon d’Or for 3rd Consecutive Year - Thanks Team, Coach, Voters

At Monday's Ballon d'Or gala at Zurich’s Kongresshaus, Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi was named the world player of the year for the third time in a row. continue reading »

New York Teacher Lies About Daughter Dying to Extend Costa Rican Vacation

A New York mother is in serious trouble after she forged her daughter’s death just so she and her family could stretch out their vacation in Costa Rica for a week longer than she’d requested. continue reading »

Speaker John Boehner Leads Delegation to Latin America, Brazil First Stop

The speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday praised the pacification program being carried out in "favelas," the shantytowns de Brazil's second-largest city, during a visit to one of those neighborhoods. continue reading »

Loudspeaker-using P. Rican Police Officer Suspended After Calling for Superintendent’s Resignation

A Puerto Rican policeman has been suspended for using his vehicle’s loudspeaker to call for the superintendent’s resignation. Since police chief Emilio Diaz Colon took office in police continue reading »

AZ Girls Apologize After Racist Rant Video Goes Viral (VIDEO)

After their racist rant enraged many, a group of girls in Arizona are apologizing for a YouTube video that went viral back in the fall 2011. Back in August, a YouTuber by the name of continue reading »

Narco House & Tourist Attraction Where Pablo Escobar Gunned Down is Sold

The house where Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar died, a must-see for tourists in the northwestern city of Medellin, is up for sale, the daily El Tiempo said Monday. continue reading »

Woman Dies in Immigration Enforcement Custody as a Result of Hunger Strike

A woman in Illinois has died as a result of nearly month-long hunger strike after she was arrested and set to be deported. Lyvita Gomes, 52, is said to have died of malnutrition at the continue reading »

Mexican Cartels Using Children to Smuggle Drugs into U.S.

Children between the ages of 11 and 17 are being recruited by Mexico's drug cartels to smuggle narcotics and work as spies, the Mexican press reported Sunday, citing information from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration continue reading »

Selena to Perform at Charity Concert to Benefit UNICEF

Selena Gomez has just confirmed that she and her group The Scene are set to perform at their 2nd Annual Charity Concert benefitting UNICEF on Friday, January 20th at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, CA along with surprise musical guests! continue reading »

Chile Tries to Rewrite Its History: Eliminates “Dictatorship” Term from School Curriculum

The public school curriculum of Chilean children in first through sixth grade will no longer include the term ‘dictatorship’. Now that word will be replace with the term ‘military regime’. continue reading »

Check Out Shakira’s Bikini Bod While Vacationing in Miami (VIDEO)

Colombia singer Shakira is looking as fit as ever as photographers snapped some photos of her bikini bod. The superstar was vacationing in Miami over the New Year. continue reading »

Selena Gomez Obtains Three-Year Restraining Order Against Delusional Stalker

On Friday, Thomas Brodnicki, himself asked the judge to issue “a restraining order” so he would not contact the teen star Selena Gomez. continue reading »