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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Heinous: Mexican Man Sells 14-Yr Old Daughter for $365 After Raping Her

A man was arrested for raping his 14-year-old daughter and then selling her for 5,000 pesos (about $365) to his buddy, who also sexually abused her, the Mexican Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Mexico to Finance Early Stage Companies, High Growth Companies - First of Its Kind Fund

The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) approved a $4 million equity investment in Angel Ventures Fund I, a fund that will invest in knowledge-intensive, technology-based firms in Mexico. continue reading »

Panama Awaits Former Dictator Manual Noriega’s Return, Some Twenty Years Later

Panama is awaiting the arrival Sunday of former strongman Gen. Manuel Antonio Noriega, who was extradited from France and will be taken immediately to prison to serve the sentences handed down to him on various convictions. continue reading »

Sofia Vergara, George Lopez and Others to be Part of CNN Heroes All Star Tribute Tonight

CNN, the worldwide leader in news, announced new show details and additions to the line-up for CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute. Hosted by Anderson Cooper, the show honors everyday people continue reading »

Jose Rico Appointed New Director White House Initiative on Hispanic Educational Excellence

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan today announced the appointment of José Rico as the new director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics continue reading »

Cristina Fernandez Kirchner Sworn in For 2nd Term as President of Argentina

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez was sworn in for a second term here Saturday in a ceremony in which she broke with protocol by referring to her husband and predecessor, Nestor Kirchner, while taking the oath of office. continue reading »

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Your backstage pass to HS-News showcase of emerging and established Latino musical talent. Introducing This Week, From Chile: MAKINA KANDELA continue reading »

Congressman Luis Gutierrez Calls For Investigation of Hate Crimes in Puerto Rico

Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez wrote Attorney General Eric Holder calling for a federal task force to investigate and prosecute hate crimes occurring in Puerto Rico. continue reading »

At Least Three Dead When 6.5 Earthquake Hits Mexico

A magnitude-6.5 earthquake killed three people and sent people into the streets of Mexico City, where power outages were reported, but no injuries. continue reading »

STUDY:  Breast Cancer Death Rates Higher for Latinas

Hispanic women are more likely to die from breast cancer than non- Hispanic white women, according to research presented at the 2011 CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held Dec. 6-10, 2011. continue reading »

Supreme Court’s Decision on Texas Redistricting Garners Negative Reaction, Bad for Latino Voters

LULAC voiced its extreme disappointment over the decision by the United States Supreme Court to grant the State of Texas' Motion to Stay. The decision will not end the fight and LULAC will continue to litigate continue reading »

New Pitbull And Chris Brown~ International Love (VIDEO)

Check out the just-released music video for International Love, the new single from Pitbull, featuring Chris Brown, off of the rapper's album Planet Pit! continue reading »

First Woman Accepted Into Mexican Navy’s Special Forces

Mexico's navy has accepted the first woman into the ranks of its special forces, an elite group dedicated to intelligence operations, the fight against criminal cells and anti-terrorism, among other missions, officials said. continue reading »

Watch Anderson Cooper & Joel Aguilar, 16 yo Extreme Couponer (Funny AND Educational Video)

Meet Joel, a 16-year-old coupon addict who once called couponing a hobby but now admits it's an obsession. continue reading »

Smoking Statistics in the Hispanic Population

Smoking causes more preventable deaths (from lung cancer, heart and lung disease, other cancers, and chronic illness) than any other single behavioral factor––an estimated 443,000 deaths each year in the United States. continue reading »