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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Peru to Allow Lori Berenson to Spend Holidays in the U.S.

Lori Berenson, an American who is on parole after serving most of a 20-year prison sentence for aiding leftist rebels, was given permission Monday by the Peruvian immigration service to travel to the United States. continue reading »

WATCH Messi’s WTF? Moment After Barça VS Santos FC Game (VIDEO)

Take a look at the bizarre post-game interview that got Lio so confused and annoyed, he turned around and walked off after question #1! continue reading »

Romeo Santos Announces 2012 Tour Dates, Christmas Contest

The bachata singer has announced he’ll be touring some of the largest US venues next year playing hits from his first solo album “Formula Vol. 1” continue reading »

“Carlos the Jackal” Given Second Life Sentence in France, Now Demands He be Returned to Venezuela

Though he has been serving a life sentence in a French prison, Illich Ramirez Sanchez, most famously known as Carlos the Jackal, is demanding that he be sent back to his native Venezuela to serve his time there. continue reading »

1,100 Homicides So Far This Year In Puerto Rico

The number of violent deaths registered since Jan. 1 in Puerto Rico has hit 1,100, making 2011 the bloodiest year in the island's history. continue reading »

Drunk Police Officer Crashes 4-Wheeler After Leaving Drunk Driving Seminar at Police Academy

New Jersey police officer Joseph B. Gaeta was charged with DWI Thursday after he flipped over a four-wheeler after taking part in a drinking and driving demonstration for officers. continue reading »

Fidel Castro Publishes “Reflections” Book in Argentina

The Argentinean Congress presented Friday a book of reflections written by Cuban leader Fidel Castro, on the mercenary invasion of the Bay of Pigs in April, 1961. continue reading »

Alejandro Sanz Chooses Mexico’s Top Voice on “La Voz de Mexico”

Alejandro Sanz is not Mexican but he has just discovered the country's best singer on the "La Voz de Mexico" television contest, which broke nationwide viewership records. Oscar Cruz, a 44-year-old man from the central state of Puebla, will leave his job as a school custodian continue reading »

More Than a Dozen Fake Cheerleaders From Colombia Arrested or Deported

Earlier this year, 16 people pretended to be cheerleaders traveling from Colombia to U.S. for a cheer competition. However, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials foiled their plan, and last week announced that the last member of the group pled guilty to visa fraud. continue reading »

Chávez Unveils $28M Coffin to Honor Latin American Hero Simón Bolívar

Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez unveiled the new pearl and diamond studded coffin during a ceremony marking the 181th anniversary of Bolivar's death. continue reading »

Kobe Bryant’s Latina Wife Vanessa Laine Files for Divorce, Couple Asks for Joint Custody of Kids

After more than 10 years of marriage and numerous claims of infidelity on his part, Vanessa Bryant (née Laine), 29, has filed for divorce from basketball player Kobe Bryant, 33. continue reading »

Massive Colombian Pothole Eats Car (VIDEO)

A giant hole opened in the middle of a Downtown Bogotá street and swallowed a family car. Four people were pulled out of the wreck unharmed. continue reading »

Raul Castro Receives Papal Delegation In Preparation for Pope’s 2012 Visit

Cuba will greet Pope Benedict XVI on his upcoming visit to the island with "affection and respect," President Raul Castro said Monday at a meeting in Havana with a delegation from the Vatican, state television said. continue reading »

Latino Blotter: Edward Salas, Convicted Child Killer & Prison Escapee Now on Most Wanted List

The U.S. Marshals Service has announced the addition of Edward Salas to its 15 Most Wanted fugitive list. A convicted child killer, Salas escaped from the Curry County Detention Center continue reading »

U.S. Defense Contractor Wins $100 Million Brazilian Military-Jet Contract

Hamilton Sundstrand, a subsidiary of United Technologies, has landed a $100 million contract from Brazil military jet manufacturer Embraer Defense and Security. continue reading »