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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

‘Quickie Tents’ Become a Problem in Colombian Public Park

According to watchmen at Bogotá’s Simón Bolívar Park, out of every 10 tents installed in the park, 4 are used by couples to have sexual intercourse. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Drunk, Half-Dressed Cop Found Passed Out in Squad Car, Then Allowed to Go Home

A Miami-Dade police officer who was found in his squad car half-dressed and unresponsive eventually told police he was unconscious, not because he was drunk, but because of a sports injury he received more than a decade ago. continue reading »

Snow in México City? Yes! In ‘Villa Nevada’

For the fifth holiday season in a row, the Zócalo Plaza in México City will dress in white through the holiday season to welcome ice skaters and snowmen builders of all ages! continue reading »

Mexican-American Louis CK Releases Latest Comedy Special for $5 Online, Asks You Not to Steal It

Stand-up comedy veteran, Louis CK recently did something most performers are afraid to. He released his latest concert special online only – not on television, and not on DVD. continue reading »

Penis Silicone Injections Lead to Death; Latina Charged

Latina Kasia Rivera has been charged with the manslaughter of 22 year-old Justin Street, who died a day after she injected silicone into his penis at a “pumping party.” continue reading »

Will.i.am Video Featuring Jennifer Lopez HERE (VIDEO)

“T.H.E The Hardest Ever” is the debut single from The Black Eyed Peas founder and front man’s new solo album, “#willpower,” which will be released next year. continue reading »

U.S. Supreme Court to Examine Arizona Controversial Immigration Law

Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will weigh in on whether or not Arizona’s anti-immigration law is constitutional and whether appeals courts proper grounds to block certain measures. continue reading »

Brangelina to Spend the Holidays, Buy Property in Costa Rica

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are buying a farm in Costa Rica, and taking Maddox, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, and the twins there for the holidays! continue reading »

Latina’s Demi Lovato & Selena Gomez to Ring In the New Year for MTV

MTV today announced that it will close out 2011 by giving viewers an explosive night of musical performances by host Demi Lovato, along with Selena Gomez, J Cole, continue reading »

Barça Players Relax in Tokyo After Defeating Real Madrid Saturday

The Barcelona soccer team is taking a few days off in Japan before their Thursday debut against Qatari club Al-Sadd in the Soccer Club World Cup. continue reading »

National Council La Raza Dismayed by Failure to Confirm Financial Protection Head

In a show of deference to Wall Street banks and the financial industry, the Senate voted 53–45 to block President Obama’s nominee, Richard Cordray, to head the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau continue reading »

Calderon Calls for Protection of Journalists and Activists in Mexico

Mexican President Felipe Calderon urged civil society and the authorities to join forces in an effort to halt violence against human rights defenders and journalists, as well as candidates in next year's general elections. continue reading »

Manuel Noriega Arrives in Panama, Starts 60 Year Prison Sentence

Former strongman Gen. Manuel Antonio Noriega, who was extradited from France, has started serving more than 60 years in prison in Panama, with officials assigning him continue reading »

Paraguay to Improve Employment Opportunties for Its Women and Youth

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a loan for $5 million to support Paraguay’s efforts to expand the coverage and effectiveness of its employment programs continue reading »

Argentina Urged to Protect Human Rights of Indigenous Groups

A United Nations expert urged Argentina to strengthen its measures to protect the human rights of indigenous groups as well as their rights to land ownership and education, adding that a mechanism to establish dialogue between them and the Government is urgently needed. continue reading »