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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Number of Arrests of Undocumented Immigrants Lowest Since 1970s

Not since the 1970s has the number of undocumented immigrants arrested near the U.S.-Mexico border been as low as it was in fiscal year 2011. continue reading »

More than 250 Political Arrests in Cuba Last Month

The Cuban Human Rights and National Reconciliation Commission opposition group on Monday said that at least 257 people were arrested for political reasons on the Communist-ruled island last month, most of them for short periods of time. continue reading »

WATCH Argentine Soccer Star Juan Riquelme Falls to the Ground Face First (VIDEO)

Boca Juniors player Juan Román Riquelme had a poor motor skills moment at training with his team; he stepped on the ball the wrong way, and flopped face first to the ground. continue reading »

Demi Lovato Back In Rehab, This Time For Empowerment Chat

A year after her treatment at the Timberline Knolls Center, Demi Lovato decided to come back and speak to some of the women currently receiving care in the facility. continue reading »

Toilet Paper Heist Leads to Arrest of Attempted Murder Suspect

The owner of a New Mexico restaurant had an interesting weekend after police arrested a group of men who had been stealing toilet paper from the restaurant bathroom. The Albuquerque Burgers, D continue reading »

J.R. Martinez Spoke With Anderson Cooper About DWTS and Being One of People’s ‘Sexiest Men Alive’

Dancing With the Stars champion, All My Children actor, and Iraq war veteran J.R. Martinez recently spoke with CNN’s Anderson Cooper about being named one of People magazine’s “Sexiest Men Alive.” continue reading »

300 Kilos of Cocaine Worth $6 Million Found Floating Near Puerto Rican Coast

A US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) maritime patrol vessel intercepted yesterday afternoon a vessel with 10 bales with totaling 300 kilos/ 661.37pounds of cocaine about 50 miles north of the coast of Aguadilla. continue reading »

Dominican Shortstop Jose Reyes Makes $106 Million Deal with Miami Marlins

Jose Reyes has agreed to a nine-figure, six-year contract with the Miami Marlins after the ball club pursued the shortstop for over a month. Pending a physical, Reyes’ contract continue reading »

STUDY: Latin America’s Low Quality Education Contributing to Increasing Teen Pregnancy

It is common to blame pregnancies for school desertions. However, a new study by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) suggests that some adolescents in Latin America and the Caribbean continue reading »

NAACP: Minorities Right To Vote Being Suppressed

A new report reveals direct connections between the trend of increasing, unprecedented African American and Latino voter turnout and an onslaught of restrictive measures continue reading »

Mexico Elections Could be Filled With Drug Money

People should not rule out the possibility that drug money could play a "fundamental part" in the campaigns for Mexico's July 2012 general elections, drug expert Ricardo Ravelo said during the Guadalajara International Book Fair. continue reading »

Revered Haitian-Dominican Advocate, Sonia Pierre Dies at 48

Sonia Pierre, the outspoken defender of the rights of Haitians living in the Dominican Republic, died suddenly yesterday of a massive heart attack at the age of 48. continue reading »

Catholic Cardinal Publicly Blesses Cuban Athletes & Baseball Fans, A First

In an event that is unprecedented, the Archbishop of Havana, Cardinal Jaime Ortega, during the procession of the image of the Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre, in the parking lot outside the main stadium of baseball in Cuba, in the Latin American Park, sent a blessing to players continue reading »

Another Guiness Record For Mexico - Most Telescopes Pointed at the Moon

Mexican hobbyists and astronomers broke their own Guinness record by using a total of 2,753 telescopes all around the country to simultaneously observe the moon, organizers of the effort reported on Sunday. continue reading »

Jennifer Lopez in Peru for Her Talent TV Show “Q’Viva! The Chosen”

Singer Jennifer Lopez arrived in Lima on the weekend to tape part of her television program "Q'Viva! The Chosen," which she is producing with her ex-husband, salsa singer Marc Anthony, and which seeks to discover Latino musical talent. continue reading »