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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Praise for Mexico in Their $41 Billion Commitment to Child Welfare Issues

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has hailed a new Mexican Government initiative aimed at improving child welfare as a “breakthrough” towards ensuring greater social cohesion continue reading »

Gang Stealing Hair From Brazilian Salons

Police are investigating a gang that has been targeting beauty salons here in Brazil's largest city to steal the natural locks used for hair extensions, authorities said Tuesday. continue reading »

Bus-Truck Collision Kills 6 in Brazil- 2nd Serious Accident in Brazil This Week

Six people were killed and two others injured when a bus and a pick-up truck collided head-on in Brazil's Sao Paulo state, the federal highway patrol said Tuesday. continue reading »

Blind Dog Named Stevie Wonder Reunited with Family Days Before Plans to Euthanize

With just a few days before an animal shelter was going to euthanize him, a lost, blind dog named Stevie Oedipus Wonder, with help from a new friend, was able to find his way back to his family. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Duo Dyland & Lenny Led Protest Against Domestic Violence

Puerto Rican reggaeton duo Dyland & Lenny led a protest march Tuesday against domestic violence and also against shooting guns in the air, so typical of the Caribbean island's New Year's festivities. continue reading »

Narco Cartels Seeking to Recruit California Latinos to their Ranks

More than 5,000 young people in San Diego, most of them Hispanics accused of being involved in street gangs, have been held in confinement by the city's corrections system during the past two years. continue reading »

Medellín Replaces Precarious Steep Steps With Outdoor Escalator (VIDEO)

The escalators in six double up-and-down segments have replaced the 350 cement steps that many Medellín commune residents had to climb as part of their daily routine. continue reading »

Father Moises Garcia Has Daughter Returned After Being Taken to Japan by Mother

A Wisconsin father had a very Merry Christmas this year, after his daughter, who had been taken to Japan by her mother, was finally brought back to him after a years-long custody battle. continue reading »

Calle 13’s René “Feels” He Won’t Get to 40-Years Old

The singer revealed in a chat with fans that he often thinks that he won’t live past the age of 40 years old, based on a number of dreams he has had in the past. continue reading »

Selena Gómez Thanks her Fans for Their Love and Support

Selena Gómez wrote a note for her fans, thanking every single one for their thoughts and prayers after her mom’s miscarriage earlier in the month. continue reading »

53 New Species of Insects Fungi and Plants Found in Costa Rica

The rich forests of Costa Rica provided the setting this year for science to discover 53 new species of insects, fungi and plants. continue reading »

California Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Horrific Sexual Abuse of Chihuahua

A California man will spend as many as 10 years in prison for the horrific sexual abuse he put a young Chihuahua puppy through. continue reading »

14 Yr-Old Found Chained, Guarded by 11 Yr-Old Sibling, Dad Claims Its to Fight His Drug Addiction

Colombian police discovered a 14-year-old bound to a pole by iron chains held with padlocks, being guarded by his 11 year-old brother since the night before. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Ruben Ray Jurado in Custody After Shooting Soldier at Homecoming Party

Monday, Ruben Ray Jurado turned himself in to Chino Hills police near Los Angeles after allegedly shooting returning soldier Christopher Sullivan at the Sullivan family's homecoming party. continue reading »

Community in Perú Ends the Year With a Fistfight Festival (VIDEO)

The community of Chumbivilcas, a province located Southeast of Cuzco, Peru maintains a very peculiar end of the year tradition. continue reading »