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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Aussie Open: Spain’s Nadal, Colombia’s Falla Advance, American Mardy Fish Eliminated

Spain's Rafael Nadal continued his steady progression through the Australian Open draw with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 victory Wednesday over Germany's Tommy Haas in second-round play, continue reading »

Watch “¡Rob!” Tonight Urges National Hispanic Media Coalition

The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) is urging Latinos to watch the new CBS Latino-themed show ¡Rob! tonight. NHMC is a non-partisan, non-profit, media advocacy and civil rights organization continue reading »

U.S Government Officials Meet with Honduran President Lobo

Senior U.S. government officials met with the president of Honduras, Porfirio Lobo Sosa, and the president of the Honduran Congress, Juan Orlando Hernandez, on January 18 to review security continue reading »

Building Collapses in Cuba, 3 Killed

Three people died and six others were injured when one of the many dilapidated buildings in Havana collapsed, Cuba's official media said Wednesday. The three-s continue reading »

HS News Narco Blog: Murder Victims Dumped in Mexican Port City

Four people were found dead in a vacant lot in this port city on Mexico's Gulf coast, authorities said. The bodies were wrapped in plastic, police sources said. Marines and army troops were quickly deployed to the Dos Caminos district of Veracruz to search for the killers, but their efforts were unsuccessful. continue reading »

Three-Year-Old Mia Rivera Being Denied Life-Saving Transplant, Doctors Cite “Mental Retardation”

Three year old Amelia Rivera is being denied the right to a life-saving kidney transplant simply because she is cognitively impaired. Amelia “Mia” Rivera has a genetic disorder known as continue reading »

Univision Announces TeleFutura Will Add “Family Guy” to Its Primetime Lineup

Univision has announced that TeleFutura, as part of its plant to expand its programming, will add Seth MacFarlane's "Family Guy". Family Guy is one the most successful franchises in television, continue reading »

Colombia’s FARC Now Selling Cows to Fund Operations

In an attempt to increase its funding, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have begun selling cattle. With limited income from their cocaine trafficking continue reading »

Chevy Tahoe Stuffed with 1,000 Pounds of Marijuana Found, Narcos Jump in Rio Grande Fleeing

More than 1,000 pounds of marijuana were seized Saturday in Escobares, Texas, by agents assigned to the Rio Grande City Station. The agents were working near the river when they saw several people continue reading »

CHECK OUT: Will Ferrell as Mexican Armando Alvarez for ‘Casa de Mi Padre’ Movie (VIDEO)

Check out, Señor Will Ferrell say “Te voy a dar una paliza con estas manos” and become the Mexican Armando Alvarez. continue reading »

Are Justin Bieber and Pitbull Planning a Duet?

Latin American news is abuzz with rumors that Cuban-American rapper Pitbull is planning a duet with teenage super star Justin Bieber. The rumors began after the two performed at continue reading »

59 Undocumented Guatemalans Located in Mexico in Cargo Truck

Federal police intercepted 59 undocumented Guatemalans traveling in a cargo truck in the western state of Sinaloa, Mexico's public safety department said. continue reading »

Caifornia Mother Says 10-Yr-Old Who Stabbed Her Son is NOT a “Terrible Human Being”

A 12-year-old descendant of California’s last Mexican governor is dead after being stabbed in the chest by his friend earlier this week. Ryan Carter had been sleeping over at a 10-yea continue reading »

SURVEY: Strong Majority of Latinos Oppose Political Interference on Abortion Issue

A new survey conducted by Lake Research Partners found that strong majorities of Latino voters opposed politicians interfering in personal, private decisions about abortion, continue reading »

Efforts Underway to Promote Accurate Latino Perspectives on Local TV

The National Hispanic Media Coalition, NHMC, will increase its efforts to promote accurate Latino perspectives in local television markets thanks to a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation headquartered in Battle Creek, Mich. continue reading »