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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

State Department Officials Travel to El Salvador to Discuss Economic Development

Assistant Secretary of State for Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs Jose W. Fernandez and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Julissa Reynoso will travel to San Salvador, El Salvador, today through tomorrow. continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Panama on Your 108th Year of Independence

Today, all of Panama is celebrating and rejoicing its 108-year old independence when it separated from Colombia and had earlier in its history broke away from Spain. continue reading »

New Research: 5,000 Children or More Living in Foster Care Due to Deportations

“Shattered Families”, a new report from the Applied Research Center (ARC) conservatively estimates that there are more than 5,000 children currently living in foster care continue reading »

Texas Sheriff Says Shootout Was “Spill Over” of Mexico’s Drug Violence

After a shootout left a deputy seriously injured and a Mexican man dead, the local county sheriff is saying it was linked to a nearby dispute involving the Gulf Cartel, one of Mexico’s largest drug trafficking gangs. continue reading »

Guillermo Del Toro to Executive Produce Feature Length “Alma” (VIDEO)

After working with DreamWorks as executive producer of “Puss in Boots” Guillermo del Toro will be the executive producer of a feature length adaptation of the animated short “Alma" by former Pixar animator Rodrigo Blaas who also will be directing. continue reading »

Shakira To Get Own Star in Hollywood’s Walk Of Fame

Colombian singer Shakira is scheduled to receive her own star on Sunday, a few hours before being honored with the ‘Person of the Year’ award, as part of the 2011 Latin Grammys ceremony. continue reading »

Sofía Vergara and Oscar de la Hoya to Launch ‘SuperVida’

Colombian actress Sofía Vergara is joining boxing legend Oscar de la Hoya to create a web-portal dedicated to educating Latino families on health issues affecting the community. continue reading »

@Jaguares de Chiapas Replaces Shirt names With Twitter Handles

The jerseys of Mexican first division fútbol team Jaguares de Chiapas, will feature the players’ Twitter handles instead of their names, as well as the handle of their sponsor. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Known New Mexico Gang Member Arrested on Wedding Day

One of New Mexico’s “most wanted” was taken into custody Monday, after police caught him going to a party being thrown for his own wedding. continue reading »

Mexican Army Seizes Two Catapults, 1.2 Tons of Marijuana in Border Town

Mexican soldiers raided an Agua Prieta home and found stolen vehicles, over a ton of marijuana, a portable catapult fixed to a truck, and another inside the house. continue reading »

Mexico’s President Calderon Heads Off to G-20 Meetings to Strengthen Country’s Image Abroad

Mexican President Felipe Calderón is set to travel to Cannes, France, to participate in the 6th G-20 Leaders’ Summit on November 3 and 4. continue reading »

Check out Stephen Colbert as Che Guevara at #OccupyWallStreet (VIDEO)

Silver Fox Anderson Cooper dressed up as Phil Donahue for Halloween while Stephen Colbert took to the streets of New York dressed up as Ché. Take a look at the videos inside. continue reading »

Male Model and Surfer Arrested in Dominican Republic for Selling ‘Cigar-Sized’ Joints

Dominican Republic authorities are reporting that Richard Michael Spelman, a California surf instructor and male model can be detained for a year without bail, while prosecutors prepare a drug trafficking case against him. continue reading »

Celebrate “Día De los Muertos” Throughout Latin America

Celebrate With us “Dia de los Muertos,” the Latin American holiday that starts on “All Saints Day” (November 1st) and ends after "All Souls Day" (November 2nd). continue reading »

High School Elects Lesbian Couple, Rebeca Arellano and Haileigh Adams, as Homecoming King and Queen

A California high school has taken a progressive step in its support of the LGBTQ community with the election of a lesbian couple as their homecoming king and queen. continue reading »