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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

BREAKING NEWS: Argentine Gov’t Official Commits Suicide While Traveling with Pres. Kirchner

Argentina’s Trade Undersecretary, Iván Heyn, committed suicide while at the Mercosur Summit in Uruguay. continue reading »

Argentina Cab Driver Gets Thumb Cut & Thrown in Street By Muggers, Reattached Later

Three young people got into the taxi of Argentine cab driver Raúl Rodríguez, took his money, and chopped off his right thumb because he didn’t have a cell-phone! continue reading »

American Held in Peru: Lori Berenson Arrives in U.S. to Spend Holidays With Family

American Lori Berenson, who has been held in Peru since being arrested in 1995, arrived in New Jersey Tuesday to spend the holidays with her family and introduce many of them to her two-year-old son. continue reading »

Mexican Student-Teachers Protesting for More Jobs Killed by Police, 12 Implicated

Twelve police officers from the southern state of Guerrero have been arrested in connection with the killings last week of two student protesters and the serious injuries continue reading »

Brazil Thinking About Exchanging Guns for World Cup Tickets

Brazilian legislators are studying the possibility to offer discounts, tickets, official soccer balls and other merchandise to fans that turn in their fire arms to authorities. continue reading »

‘Undocumented and Awkward’ Web Series Highlights Working in Corporate America (VIDEO)

A groups of DREAMers are creating a series of videos, attempting to help those who are not undocumented immigrants understand what it’s like to be those who are. continue reading »

New Face of Chanel is Brazilian Tomboy Model Alice Dellal

British-Brazilian tomboy model and Punk-Rocker Alice Dellal is the star of the next Boy Chanel handbag campaign, shot by Karl Lagerfeld himself. continue reading »

Southwest Border Security Will Include More Aerial Surveillance Less National Guard

The Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced they will continue their partnership to further strengthen the already continue reading »

POLL:  Majority of Voters Support Requiring Photo ID for Voting, Don’t See as Discriminatory

Attorney General Eric Holder signaled last week that the Justice Department will be closely examining new state laws that require showing a photo ID before voting continue reading »

Yoani Sanchez- The Federation of Cuban Women Can’t Reinvent Itself

You turned six and were already waiting for your neck scarf, the slogan “Pioneers for communism, we will be like Che.” Later, you started high school and, automatically, without anyone asking you, joined the Federation of High School Students (FEEM). continue reading »

Another Mass Grave Found in Durgano, Mexico - 280 Bodies Found in Area Since April

Army troops found 10 bodies in a mass grave in Durango, the capital of the like-named northern Mexican state, raising to 280 the number of bodies discovered in clandestine continue reading »

Man Becomes First Handicapped Person to Swim Across River Plate Estuary From Uruguay to Buenos Aires

A 51-year-old Argentine man who lost a leg three decades ago in a traffic accident on the weekend became the first handicapped person to swim across the River Plate estuary from Uruguay to Buenos Aires. continue reading »

Latin American 2011 Export Growth Pegged at 26%, Venezuela Grew by 45%

Latin America’s projected 2011 export growth of 26 percent to approximately $1.1 trillion continues the strong growth posted in 2010, according to new estimates by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). continue reading »

U.S., Mexico & Canada Reaffirm Commitment to Antitrust Enforcement

The heads of the antitrust agencies of the United States, Canada and Mexico – Acting Assistant Attorney General Sharis A. Pozen of the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, Chairman Jon Leibowitz of the Federal Trade Commission, continue reading »

Paraguay to Spends Millions to Improve Agricultural Productivity

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $25 million loan for a program to improve agricultural productivity in Paraguay by increasing security of property ownership. continue reading »