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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

LATINO BLOTTER: Wife Attempts to Cut Off Husband’s Penis With Scissors

A man claims that his wife attempted to cut him penis off Saturday at their desert resort home in California. Saturday afternoon, the Palm Springs police received a call from a 62 continue reading »

Puerto Rican Governor Fortuño Denies He’s Interested in Republican VP Slot

Puerto Rico Gov. Luis Fortuño denied having any interest in seeking office in the mainland United States, reacting to a column in the Wall Street Journal that proposed him as a possible Republican vice presidential candidate. continue reading »

No Plea Deal for 12-Year-Old Murder Suspect Being Tried as Adult, Trial Set for Feb. 2012

A Jacksonville, Florida judge has set the trial date for Cristian Fernandez, 12, for February 27, 2012. The pre-teen was charged with first-degree murder after he allegedly caused the death of his 2-year-old brother when he shoved him violently into a bookcase. It now appears there will be no plea deal made. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Blow Torch-Wielding Criminal Attempts to Rob 7-Eleven

A Texas Latino was arrested after he robbed a convenience store, threatening the clerk with a blow torch, before running out with the money. continue reading »

Calle 13 Booed In Perú After Confrontation With the Audience (VIDEO)

After arriving at 2 am to a show scheduled for 9 pm, Calle 13 leader René “Residente” Pérez confronted the Peruvian crowd with a litany of political excuses. continue reading »

Latino Teen Prodigy-Composer is Working with Top Talent Like Marc Anthony

Only 18, composer-producer Jesus Manuel Nieves, a.k.a. Jhay El Superdotado (Jhay the Super-gifted), has already been awarded a 2011 Latin Grammy for his contribution to Tito El Bambino's album "Invencible." continue reading »

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Turning 35

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) will celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) on Wednesday, December 7, 2011, in continue reading »

Attorney for Imprisoned US Contractor Alan Gross Accuses Cuba of Misrepresentation

The attorney for the family of Alan Gross on Monday accused the Cuban government of "misrepresenting" what the U.S. subcontractor was doing on the island when he was arrested two years ago, and he called Havana's explanation for his imprisonment "preposterous." continue reading »

Messi, Ronaldo and Xavi The 2011 Ballon d’Or Finalists

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona stars Lio Messi and Xavi Hernández are the nominees for the 2011 Ballon d’Or, with the winner to be announced January 9th in Zurich. continue reading »

Diplomatic Visit to Brazil Underway by State Department

Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs María Otero is in Brasilia, Brazil, December 5 and 6 to lead the United States delegation to the Open Government Partnership (OGP) continue reading »

Mexicans Vital to N. Carolina Christmas Tree Industry

The Christmas tree industry in North Carolina continues to depend on Mexican labor to keep alive the tradition of placing natural pine trees in homes for the holiday season. continue reading »

Northeastern Brazil Crash Leaves 14 Dead

At least 14 people were killed and two others injured when four vehicles collided on a highway in the northeastern Brazilian state of Paraiba, the highway patrol said Monday. continue reading »

Mexico’s ‘Bimbo’ Acquires Europe Units of ‘Sara Lee’

Mexico's Grupo Bimbo, Latin America's biggest producer of baked goods, said Monday it completed the acquisition of U.S.-based Sara Lee Corp.'s fresh bakery business in Spain and Portugal for 115 million euros ($153 million). continue reading »

80,000 Fans Went to Britney’s Free Mexico Concert (VIDEO)

Britney Spears will play Monterrey tomorrow night, before heading to Puerto Rico for the final dates of her ‘Femme Fatale Tour.’ continue reading »

Organ Transplant Record set in Spain: 94 in 72 Hours!

Spain's National Transplant Organization set a new record with 94 organ transplants during the period of Nov. 23-25. continue reading »