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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Brazilian Woman Convicted of Providing Fake Visas for More than 1,000 Hotel Workers

A federal jury found a Brazilian woman residing in Orlando guilty of alien smuggling and conspiracy to commit alien smuggling and worker visa fraud on Monday, following an investigation that began with U.S. continue reading »

Whose Behind Death Threats to Potential Mexicana Airline Investors?

The judge overseeing Mexicana de Aviacion's bankruptcy proceedings said Friday that potential investors in the grounded Mexican airline told him they had received threats. continue reading »

‘Not Vagina, Not Boobs, Just Women Demanding Rights’ Says Lima’s Slut Walk Marchers

On the signs they carried were phrases like "we all have a little bit of slut in us...treating women badly doesn't make you more of a man...look but don't touch..." continue reading »

69 Undocumented Aliens from Dominican Republican Caught on Small Wooden Boat in Puerto Rico

A combined effort by law enforcement authorities under the Caribbean Border Interagency Group intercepted this week a “yola” type vessel with 69 undocumented aliens on board seven miles off the northwestern coast of the island. continue reading »

Hispanic Seniors Least Likely Amongst General Population to Get Their Pneumonia Shots

The overall proportion of Americans age 65 and older who have ever been vaccinated against pneumonia, a leading killer of seniors, increased from 53 to 60 percent between 2000 and 2008, according to the latest News and Numbers from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). continue reading »

Early Indications in Mexico Helicopter Crash Point to Weather Not Blast as Cause

The helicopter crash that killed Government Secretary Jose Francisco Blake and seven other people earlier this weekend was not due to "some type of damage caused by an explosion or fire continue reading »

Cuban Revolutionary Who Orchestrated 1958 Grand Prix Driver Kidnapping Dies

Arnold Rodriguez Camps, an early follower of Fidel Castro who took part in the 1958 kidnapping of race-car driver Juan Manuel Fangio on the eve of Cuba's Grand Prix, died in continue reading »

DREAM Act Story: Karla Contreras as told by Dick Durbin on Senate Floor (VIDEO)

Senator Durbin tells the story of DREAMers on the floor of the United States Senate. See all 13 Videos here at the Senators Dream Act continue reading »

Four Traffickers, Speedboat and 1 1/2 Tons of Cocaine Seized off Nicaragua

Naval forces of the Nicaraguan army seized 1 1/2 tons of cocaine and killed four drug traffickers, two of them Colombians, during an operation in the country's northern Caribbean region, military officials said Saturday. continue reading »

Alfonso Herrera Turns to Acting in “El Diez”

Former RBD lead singer Alfonso Herrera will play the soccer player at the center de "El Diez" (The Ten), the first original scripted series on Spanish-language sports cable network ESPN Deportes. continue reading »

MX Considering Jail Time for Those who Glorify Drug Trafficking and Violence

Mexican lawmakers want to punish those who promote violence and drug trafficking in films, on the radio, on television and over the Internet, including composers of the "narcocorridos," or ballads, that praise drug traffickers, with prison time, Congressman Oscar Arce told Efe. continue reading »

Cecilia Muñoz , White House Top Latino Faces Protest for Secure Communities Support

Members of Arizona's Hispanic community demonstrated Friday against a senior White House official for defending the controversial Secure Communities program in a television documentary. continue reading »

“Peoples Justice” ( Lynchings) up 500% in Guatemala since 2004

The number of reported lynchings of suspected criminals in Guatemala has increased from 25 in 2004 to 147 in the first 10 months of this year, the national ombud's office said Friday. continue reading »

CHILL OUT this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

CHILL OUT this weekend with a Latin American natural wonder. Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

370 Patients Dead in Mexico in Secret Medical Experimental Program

An experimental procedure carried out by doctors at Mexico's National Neurology and Neurosurgery Institute on some 500 unwitting patients caused 370 deaths between 1994 and 2007, activists said. continue reading »