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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Woman Shackled During Birth and After Cesarean Sues Sheriff Arpaio & His Deputies

Miriam Mendiola-Martinez, through her attorneys, filed a federal lawsuit against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the Maricopa Medical Center, Maricopa County Sheriff’s Officers continue reading »

MEET Carlos “Flaco” Hincapié Current Leader of “Your Big Year” Global Competition (VIDEO)

Carlos is competing to win the grand prize: a 1 year-long trip to 5 continents to volunteer and work with community and world leaders to positively impact 20M people. continue reading »

Cuba Estimates Oil, Gas Output Will Reach 4 Million Tons in 2011

Cuba's basic industry minister said the island produced an estimated 4 million tons of oil equivalent in 2011, an amount roughly unchanged from the previous four years, state media reported. continue reading »

Immigration Arrests at Border More than Doubled Since 1995, Leads Federal Arrests

Illegal immigration was the fastest growing federal arrest offense between 2005 and 2009, increasing an average rate of 23 percent each year, the Bureau of Justice Statistics continue reading »

Uruguay Set to Invest in Its Dairy Farmers to Make Them More Green

The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), in partnership with the Cooperativa Nacional de Productores de Leche (CONAPROLE), is launching a $6 million project continue reading »

Bank of America to Pay $335 Million for Discriminating Against Latino & African American Borrowers

The Justice Department today reached a $335 Million settlement to resolve allegations of lending discrimination by Countrywide Financial Corporation on behalf continue reading »

Brazilian Bus Crash Kills 5

Five people were killed and 47 others injured Wednesday when a bus collided with a truck in the central Brazilian state of Tocantins, authorities said. The accident took place around 4:30 a.m. continue reading »

Spanish Couple Celebrates 78 Years Together and 103rd Birthdays

Born in Spain in the early 20th century, Jose Pascua and Antonia Patino - married to each other for 78 years - on Wednesday became an example of longevity and perseverance by both celebrating their 103rd birthdays. Antonia and Jose, neighbors in the central town of Hinojosa de Duero, were born, respectively on Aug. 14, 1908, and Dec. 21, 1908, and they celebrated their birthdays on Wednesday. continue reading »

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Says He’s Not Backing Down, Still Plans to Run for U.S. Senate

Just as Sheriff Arpaio of Maricopa County in Arizona is catching serious flak from the U.S. Dept. of Defense, a man who was Tasered by police under Arpaio’s command, had a heart attack, and wound up brain dead and on life support, only to die a few days later. Still, “America’s Toughest Sheriff” says he is not backing down. continue reading »

Hispanics, still Victims of Health Disparities

Hispanics continue to suffer from disparities in health care, despite advances in coverage within the health care system and the reduction in mortality from certain illnesses. continue reading »

Mexican Economy Pegged to Grow 3.25% in 2012

Mexico's economy will grow 3.25 percent in 2012 even though the economic problems in Europe and the United States remain unresolved and could lead to even bigger woes continue reading »

Are NY Jets QB Mark Sanchez and Victoria’s Secret Model Kate Upton a Couple?

Page 6 of the New York Post is reporting that the quarter back for the New York Jets is now dating a current “it girl” and model for Victoria Secret. It seems the Jet’s Mark Sanchez, 25, makes as many headlines continue reading »

Mexico Says 42.2M Sea Turtles Were Born in 2010-2011 Nesting Season

Mexican authorities recorded a total of 42.2 million olive ridley, leatherback and Kemp's ridley sea turtle births during the 2010-2011 nesting season, the Environment and Natural Resources Secretariat said. continue reading »

Is Fashion Designer Marc Jacobs Dating Brazilian Porn Star Harry Louis?

Famous fashion designer Marc Jacobs has dated some interesting guys: a ( retired escort/porn star who is said to have Jacobs’ name in tattoo form, an advertising executive and former model with whom he was very serious, and now he may be adding a Brazilian porn star and model to the list. continue reading »

Diego Forlan’s Girlfriend Topless in Uruguay

The spectacular model Victoria Saravia made sure she got a smooth, line-less tan in Punta Del Este, ahead of Forlán’s Christmas Visit to Uruguay. (NSFW) continue reading »