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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Number of Brazilians Dying of AIDS Decreasing, Though More Than 600k Still Infected With HIV

The mortality rate from AIDS in Brazil fell from 7.6 per 100,000 suffering from the disease to 6.3 between 1998 and 2010, but there are still 630,000 carriers of the HIV virus in the country, the Health Ministry announced Monday. continue reading »

Three Killed in Chihuahua City, Mexico - Unidentified Gunmen Escape

Two men and a woman were killed by gunmen as they drove down an avenue over the weekend in Chihuahua city, the capital of the like-named northern Mexican state, police said. continue reading »

Homemade Bomb Explodes in Santiago De Chile

A homemade bomb exploded Monday outside the military prosecutor's office in Santiago, but no injuries or damage were reported, Chile's Carabineros militarized police force told Efe. continue reading »

Infamous Murder Suspect Joran Van Der Sloot Sues Perú Govt, Vicitm’s Dad

Murder suspect Joran Van Der Sloot claims his human rights were violated when the Chilean government extradited him to Perú. He seeks $10M. continue reading »

Mexican American Mathematician Seeks a Place for Minorities in Science

Mexican-American mathematician Richard Tapia, recent recipient of the National Medal of Science, has dedicated his career to endowing women and minorities with scientific knowledge. continue reading »

Wife of Uruguay Soccer Coach Sprayed With Acid

Not far from her own home, Silvia Martínez (62), wife of Uruguayan soccer coach Oscar Tabárez was attacked by two men who sprayed a corrosive liquid on her face. continue reading »

Argentina High-School Teacher Distributes Her Own Sex Clip Among Students

A biology teacher from Junín accidentally pointed her pupils towards a folder containing videos of her sex-capades with another teacher, stored in a USB flash-drive. continue reading »

Undocumented Student Takes Own Life, Frustrated DREAM Act Not Passed (VIDEO)

Letters from an undocumented student provide the only window into the mind of a high school student who committed suicide fearing he had no future. continue reading »

Chile and Mexico Sign Crime Fighting Agreement

The attorneys general of Mexico and Chile signed a cooperation agreement to bolster efforts to fight transnational criminal organizations, the Mexican Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Bikini-clad Woman Holds Signs Asking for Help to Find MIssing Chihuahua

Sometimes the love of a pet can lead owners to do crazy things. Such the case of 20-year-old Arlene Mossa Corona, who took to the streets – or street, rather – to get her missing Chihuahua Chispita back. continue reading »

Spain Busts Gang Hiding Drugs in Babies’ Diapers

Spanish police broke up a gang that used children and babies to smuggle cocaine into Europe by hiding the drug in the youngsters' diapers. continue reading »

First Shipment of Venezuela’s Gold Reserve Arrives to Caracas

The Venezuelan central bank reported that about $300 million in gold was brought in to Caracas by plane and taken to the Central Bank Friday. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Christopher Valdez Killed on 4th Birthday, Mom and Boyfriend Arrested

It was supposed to be a happy day for Christopher Valdez. He was turning four and his family was preparing for the celebration. Sadly, he did not make it through the day, and police are now accusing his mother of covering up marks left by the man suspected of beating him to death, her boyfriend. continue reading »

First Bilingual Web-Original Programming Network Launches on YouTube

Web video giant Maker Studios announced today the launch of its flagship online global bilingual network Tutele and Tutele Dos. This is the first bilingual online network of original web continue reading »

Ronaldo, Ahead of Messi in Season’s Goal Count

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo scored two penalty kicks this past Saturday and became the top scorer of the season thus far, with a grand total of 16. continue reading »