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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Clinton Urged to Press Mexico on Migrants’ Safety Traveling Through Country

A group of 33 Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives urged Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to pressure Mexico over the plight of Central American migrants and make respect for their human rights a key element of U.S. bilateral assistance. continue reading »

Nadal, Ferrer Give Spain Commanding Lead in Davis Cup Final

Spain took a commanding 2-0 lead here Friday over Argentina in the Davis Cup final after Rafael Nadal breezed to an easy victory and David Ferrer rallied to win a five-set marathon in the opening singles matches. continue reading »

1 Dead, 20 Injured in Protest Against Peru Prison Expansion

Clashes between Peruvian police and protesters opposed to the expansion of a prison south of this capital left one dead and 20 injured, local media reported. continue reading »

Chairman of Mexico’s PRI Party Humberto Moreira Resigns Amid Scandal

The chairman of Mexico's main opposition Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, has resigned amid a debt scandal in the northern state of Coahuila, where he served as governor until early this year. continue reading »

Gutierrez to Meet with Napolitano to discuss Alabama and Deportations

Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez (IL-04) led a delegation of 11 Members of Congress to Birmingham, Alabama to investigate how the state's new restrictive immigration law is being implemented. An ad hoc hearing was held in Birmingham's City Council continue reading »

Nightmare in Shark-infested Waters off Cuba in ‘86 May Help Save Coral Reefs

Twenty five years ago, on December 4, 1986, Walter Wyatt's plane crashed in the waters of Cay Sal Bank, a remote area between Cuba and The Bahamas. It sank almost immediately. continue reading »

US Response to Two Year Anniversary of American Alan Gross Held in Cuba

Today Alan Gross will begin his third year of unjustified imprisonment in Cuba. He was arrested on December 3, 2009 and later given a 15 year prison sentence by Cuban continue reading »

Two Central American Resorts Promote Giving Back During Your Holiday

This holiday season two Central American resorts with a tradition of giving back will provide their guests ways to participate in their charitable efforts. continue reading »

Shakira, Tito el Bambino Each Get 6 Nominations for Univision’s 2012 Premio Lo Nuestro Awards

Colombian pop star Shakira and Puerto Rican reggaeton headliner Tito el Bambino are the artists with the most nominations - six each - for Univision's 2012 Premio Lo Nuestro awards, to be presented in Miami next February. continue reading »

LOOSEN UP this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

LOOSEN UP this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder. Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

Raul Castro Asking About Detained U.S. Contractor Alan Gross’ Health

The general secretary of the U.S. National Council of Churches expressed hope here Friday that the Cuban government will give weight to humanitarian considerations in the case of American aid contractor Alan Gross, who has spent two years in custody on the Communist-ruled island. continue reading »

Multinationals to Invest $1.3 “Billion in Colombian Mine “El Cerrejón”

Anglo American, BHP Billiton and Xstrata confirmed to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos their plans to invest $1.3 billion to expand the Cerrejon coal mine. continue reading »

Don Francisco To be Inducted to Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame

For Mario Kreutzberger, the popular Don Francisco of Spanish-language television, to enter the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame together with seven other pioneers of the small screen is a total "honor." continue reading »

Sevilla Soccer Team Features Fans Faces on their Jerseys

Sevilla soccer club is presenting fans with the possibility of buying a small square within the number on their favorite player’s jersey --for little under $35. continue reading »

New Biography of Messi Reveals Lio Has a Double

The new biography of Lio Messi penned by argentine author Leonardo Faccio,“Messi, the Kid That was Always Late,” reveals that Lio has a look-alike for ad campaigns. continue reading »