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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

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 »

Heinous: Mexican Man Sells 14-Yr Old Daughter for $365 After Raping Her

A man was arrested for raping his 14-year-old daughter and then selling her for 5,000 pesos (about $365) to his buddy, who also sexually abused her, the Mexican Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Mexico to Finance Early Stage Companies, High Growth Companies - First of Its Kind Fund

The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) approved a $4 million equity investment in Angel Ventures Fund I, a fund that will invest in knowledge-intensive, technology-based firms in Mexico. continue reading »

Panama Awaits Former Dictator Manual Noriega’s Return, Some Twenty Years Later

Panama is awaiting the arrival Sunday of former strongman Gen. Manuel Antonio Noriega, who was extradited from France and will be taken immediately to prison to serve the sentences handed down to him on various convictions. continue reading »

Sofia Vergara, George Lopez and Others to be Part of CNN Heroes All Star Tribute Tonight

CNN, the worldwide leader in news, announced new show details and additions to the line-up for CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute. Hosted by Anderson Cooper, the show honors everyday people continue reading »

Jose Rico Appointed New Director White House Initiative on Hispanic Educational Excellence

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan today announced the appointment of José Rico as the new director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics continue reading »

Cristina Fernandez Kirchner Sworn in For 2nd Term as President of Argentina

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez was sworn in for a second term here Saturday in a ceremony in which she broke with protocol by referring to her husband and predecessor, Nestor Kirchner, while taking the oath of office. continue reading »