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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

JUST IN: Cancer Removal Surgery a Success for Argentine President, Cristina Fernandez Now Awake

Government officials from Argentina are announcing that President Cristina Fernandez Kirchner has successfully completed thyroid cancer removal surgery. continue reading »

Spain Launches Some of the Strongest Anti-Piracy Laws

While the U.S. is debating implementing the ‘Stop Online Piracy Act’ also known as SOPA, Spain has enacted some of the strongest anti-piracy laws around that will go in effect in March and in spite of much protest from open web activists. continue reading »

New Celebrity Apprentice Includes Two Venezuelan Beauties: Dayana Mendoza & Patricia Velasquez

Donald Trump took time off from disrupting the American political landscape by announcing who would be on the new season of ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ and the cast includes two Venezuelan beauties. continue reading »

In Protest of Failed Mexican Airline, Pilot Stages Hunger Strike

A pilot for Mexicana de Aviacion, which stopped flying in 2010, has gone on an indefinite hunger strike to pressure the government to rescue the bankrupt carrier and put its nearly 8,000 employees back to work. continue reading »

44 Years After Walkouts, Are Latino Students Better Off?

The following commentary was produced by South Kern Sol, a new, hyperlocal online outlet for youth reporting on community health issues in South Kern County. It is a project of New America Media, and is supported by continue reading »

Mexican Neurobiologist, Rene Drucker Colin, To Receive UNESCO Albert Einstein Medal in Science

A Mexican physiologist and neurobiologist renowned for his work on sleep has won a United Nations award honouring those who have helped to promote science, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) announced today. continue reading »

Unemployment in Spain Reaches Record High

Spain ended 2011 with record high unemployment, according to data released Tuesday as the new conservative government of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy studied additional austerity measures to reduce the budget deficit. continue reading »

Danny Fornaris Hopes First Album Reaches Many Generations

Puerto Rican singer, musician and producer Danny Fornaris is preparing to launch his first solo album, and he hopes its songs reach many generations with their positive messages. continue reading »

2 Colombian Mayors-Elect Take Oath Behind Bars, Suspected of Being Terrorist Militia

The mayors-elect of two municipalities in the northern Colombian province of Cordoba took the oath of office in a Bogota jail as they await trial on charges of links to murderous right-wing militias, officials told Efe Tuesday. continue reading »

Venezuelan Prisoners Keep Family Members Hostage Inside Prison in Protest of Conditions

Around 1,000 family members of prisoners in two jails near Caracas are presumably being kept from leaving by inmates protesting delays in their trials and threats of even more repressive treatment, human rights groups said Tuesday. continue reading »

Florida Officer Jenna Mendez Glad to Have Police Dog ‘Gunner’ Back

When her 7-month-old Bloodhound went missing just before the new year, Jenna Mendez was devastated, but thanks to a kind woman, dog and owner have been reunited. continue reading »

American Latino Heritage Fund Aims to Tell History of U.S. Latinos

Latinos have left an indelible mark on the history of the United States and, with the current wave of anti-immigrant sentiment among some sectors of the population, continue reading »

Congratulations to Joe Aguilar of “Puss In Boots” for his Producers Guild Awards Nomination

Among the nominees for the 23rd annual Producers Guild Awards were Puss In Boots producers Joe M. Aguilar and Latifa Ouaou. Aguilar and Ouaou were nominated for the continue reading »

Looking for International Latino Book Award Entries

The Latino Literacy Now project is getting ready for the 14th Annual International Latino Book Awards and therefore is seeking entries. continue reading »

Spanish LGBT Eldery May Soon Have Own Retirement Home in Madrid

Acknowledging that some retirement homes can be uncomfortable for the elderly of the LGBT community, a group of elderly Spanish men has been working on a retirement home for the gay community. continue reading »