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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

UN Needs $7.7 Billion to Help 51 Million People in Distress Globally

The United Nations and its partners today called for $7.7 billion to provide humanitarian assistance to 51 million people in 16 countries over the course of next year, launching the largest appeal in two decades. continue reading »

6 Million Faithful in Mexico Pray for Virgen de Guadalupe While Receiving News Pope Will Visit

Pope Benedict XVI announced his next pastoral visit to Latin America during the "Misa Criolla" celebrated the afternoon of December 12, in St. Peter's for the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe continue reading »

King of Spains Says “Very Hard Times” are in Spaniards’ Future

Spain's King Juan Carlos said Tuesday that his country is facing "very hard times," calling on Spaniards to "win the battle" against high unemployment and consolidate "the definitive victory" over terrorism. continue reading »

Testimony Before Congressional Ad Hoc HB56 Hearing on Alabama Crisis

Mary Bauer from the Southern Poverty Law Center gave testimony to Congress about the Alabama crisis and suggested that we share it. I don’t think anyone else has so clearly described the situation down there. continue reading »

Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa to be Honored by NALEO

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund will host a tribute reception in honor of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa continue reading »

Executives Charged in U.S of $100 Million Bribery Scheme Involving Argentine Government Officials

Eight former executives and agents of Siemens AG and its subsidiaries have been charged for allegedly engaging in a decade-long scheme to bribe senior Argentine government officials to secure continue reading »

Journalists in Honduras Beaten by Cops at Protest

Several people were beaten by police and troops here Tuesday during a protest to demand justice for the 24 journalists murdered in Honduras over the last eight years, including 17 slain since January 2010. continue reading »

Explosion Rocks Uruguay’s Labor Ministry

An explosion Tuesday in the offices of Uruguay's Labor Ministry left as many as 20 people injured, some of them seriously, authorities said. continue reading »

WATCH Stephen Colbert Take on the Dictionary Revision of the Term “Anchor Baby” (VIDEO)

The American Heritage Dictionary’s revision of its definition for the term “Anchor Baby” didn't sit to well with Stephen Colbert... Watch his comments inside continue reading »

Political Analyst Juan Williams: Rep. Luis Gutierrez 2011 ‘Congressman of the Year’

In The Hill Juan Williams named Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) the “Congressman of the Year” for 2011. Spend one afternoon learning about Rep. Gutierrez and his commitment to his people, and one will learn that he is far different than the politicians you're used to hearing about on the news. continue reading »

Review: Barça’s Appearances in the Club World Cup (VIDEO)

The current best soccer team in the world, Barcelona FC has participated three times in the Club World Cup (formerly known as the Intercontinental Cup) Check out the highlights! continue reading »

Adopted Sons Returned to NY Times Reporter Chandler Burr

Burr travelled to Colombia in March 2011 to adopt the two young boys. While still in country finalizing the adoption and Visa in the US, Burr went to retrieve the boys passports continue reading »

Miami Marlins Ditch their All-Male Manatees Dance Team, Fans Fight to “Save the Manatees”

Since the Florida Marlins became the Miami Marlins, the name and location haven’t been the only things to change. The elimination of a group of plus-size performers known as th continue reading »

Two Shot During Texas Middle School Basketball Tryouts, Hunters Blamed

Parents of children at a border town middle school were frightened Monday when they learned police had surrounded the school after gun fire was reported and two children were taken to the hospital with bullet wounds. When parents arrived however, many said they were not given any answers from school officials or police officers, only adding frustration to their fear. continue reading »

Join Juanes Onstage in New “Unplugged” Special

Juanes has invited fans to take part in a contest in which the winner gets to sing one of the artist's hit tunes in a duet with him in an "unplugged" special that the Colombian singer will shoot next February for MTV. continue reading »