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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Christina Aguilera Turns 31, Feliz Cumpleaños (VIDEO)

Happy Happy Birthday to song bird Christiana Aguilera who turns 31 today. Currently she is celebrating her great success over the years and working on the upcoming season of The Voice. continue reading »

Spanish Composter Alberto Iglesias Eyeing Another Oscar Nomination

Spanish composer Alberto Iglesias is winding up one of his "most productive years" with a real chance to win his third Oscar nomination, an honor that, as the artist told Efe, would be great for widening his professional horizons. continue reading »

21 Kidnapped Central American Migrants Rescued by Mexican Army

Army troops rescued 21 Central American migrants who were being held captive at a location in Nuevo Laredo, a border city in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, the Defense Secretariat said. continue reading »

Mexico’s PRI Party Has Its Presidential Candidate” Enrique Peña Nieto

Enrique Peña Nieto's presidential candidacy for Mexico's Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, has been officially approved, the party's National Internal Procedures Commission, or CNPI, said. continue reading »

Selena Gomez’s Mother Suffers Miscarriage, Teen Star Cancels Concerts

It was just three weeks ago that 19-year old Selena Gomez excitedly announced her mother was pregnant and she was going to be a big sister. Reports are now surfacing that her mother, Mandy Dawn Cornett, suffered a miscarriage forcing Gomez to cancel this weekend concert performances. continue reading »

DWTS Winner J. R. Martinez Going to be Dad, Expecting First Child with Long-Time Girlfriend

What a year 2011 has been for actor and war hero J.R. Martinez from winning the Mirror Ball trophy to becoming a house word name to becoming a dad soon. continue reading »

28 Year-Old Former Miss Venezuela, Eva Ekvall, Loses Her Battle With Breast Cancer

Former Miss Venezuela Eva Ekvall died in Houston after fighting breast cancer since last year, her representatives said. She was 28. 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. continue reading »

First Day of Iberia Pilot Strike, Hundreds of Flights Cancelled

The Spanish airline Iberia will cancel more than 100 flights Sunday on the first day of a two-day pilots' strike called by the Sepla union to protest the founding of a low-cost subsidiary. continue reading »

Former Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid Despite Earlier Reports Still Alive, But Gravely Ill

Former Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid is in "very serious" condition, but he "has not died," contrary to reports from the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, President Felipe Calderon said. continue reading »

Sheriff Joe Arpaio Is Illegal (VIDEO)

The U.S. Department of Justice has released a report exposing abusive practices by Maricopa County Sheriffs Office and its Sheriff Joe Arpaio: "Discriminatory policing practices including unlawful stops, detentions and arrests of Latinos" - U.S. Department of Justice continue reading »

Deserted: The Human Rights Crisis on Our Soil (VIDEO)

Innovative global human rights organization Breakthrough released DESERTED: THE HUMAN RIGHTS CRISIS ON OUR SOIL, a brief video vividly depicting the scale and impact of migrant deaths in the Arizona desert. continue reading »

Protesters Demand Justice for Slain Mexican Activist Marisela Escobedo

Dozens of people held a demonstration in this violence-plagued Mexican border city to demand justice for slain rights activist Marisela Escobedo. On the one-year anniversary of her death, the protesters on Friday walked a route that Escobedo had covered while seeking justice for the August 2008 murder of her 16-year-old daughter. continue reading »

Mexican Student Group Says it’s Not Behind the Murders of 5 Bodies Found Buried There

A Mexican students' association in the western city of Guadalajara has denied any involvement in the killings of five people found buried at its headquarters and said it will work with authorities to help them solve the case. "The FEG (Federation of Guadalajara Students), as an institution, has no connection to these crimes," the head of the student group, Israel Mariscal, told a radio station Friday. continue reading »

UPDATE:  American Lori Berenson Forbidden to Leave Peru to Travel to U.S. for Christmas

A Peruvian court has given paroled American Lori Berenson permission to travel to the United States with her toddler son to spend the holidays with her family, her attorney and estranged husband said."She's traveling for family reasons to be with her parents" in New York, Anibal Apari, the Peruvian father of 2 1/2-year-old Salvador, told Efe Friday in a phone interview. continue reading »