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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Jennifer Lopez to be Featured in JBL Hi-Fi Equipment Ad Campaign

HARMAN International Industries announced today that international superstar Jennifer Lopez will star in a new brand campaign with the company's iconic Harman Kardon audio brand. Ms. Lopez continue reading »

Actor Alberto de Mendoza of Argentina Dies at 88

Argentine actor Alberto de Mendoza, one of the heartthrobs of Spanish movies and the leading man in close to 200 films co-starring such actresses as Carmen Sevilla and Sara Montiel, died Monday in Madrid, the AISGE performing artists association said. He was 88. continue reading »

Homeland Security Launches “If You See Something, Say Something” PSA’s in Spanish

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today unveiled new Spanish-language Public Service Announcements (PSAs) for the Department of Homeland Security's continue reading »

Peru to Spend $25 Million on Early Education Projects

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a loan to Peru for $25 million for an early education project that will foster safe schools continue reading »

Former Brazilian President Lula Begins Final Round of Chemo

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva entered the Sirio Libanes Hospital in Sao Paulo on Monday for his third and final round of chemotherapy to treat the cancer of the larynx he was diagnosed with in October. continue reading »

Spanish Royal In-Law Told to Refrain from Official Activities

Iñaki Urdangarin, son-in-law of Spain's King Juan Carlos, will cease to take part in official activities of the Royal Family amid the controversy over a judicial investigation into continue reading »

He Raped Her, She Forgave Him, They Got Married, He Murdered Her

An 18 year old Argentine girl was stabbed to death in front of her child by the man who had raped her, and had forgiven him enough to accept him as her husband. continue reading »

Ladies in White Harassed in Havana After Weekly Procession

Members of the dissident movement Ladies in White, which fights for the freeing of political prisoners, were harassed by government supporters after their weekly procession in the Cuban capital. continue reading »

Julio Iglesias to Play Show in Tel Aviv Tonight

Spanish singer Julio Iglesias will perform on Monday in Israel, a country with which he says he has a strong professional and emotional relationship and where he has thousands of fans. continue reading »

We’re Aren’t a ‘Narco State’ Says Puerto Rico

The government denied that Puerto Rico has become a "narco-state," after local economists' estimates that the illegal drug trade contributes about 20 percent of the Caribbean island's gross domestic product were released. continue reading »

Guatemalan Bloggers Targeting Criminals in Country’s Most Violent State

Bloggers in Guatemala have begun identifying people suspected of being criminals in one of the country’s most violent states. So far, vigilante bloggers from four sites have “outed” 39 continue reading »

‘Quickie Tents’ Become a Problem in Colombian Public Park

According to watchmen at Bogotá’s Simón Bolívar Park, out of every 10 tents installed in the park, 4 are used by couples to have sexual intercourse. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Drunk, Half-Dressed Cop Found Passed Out in Squad Car, Then Allowed to Go Home

A Miami-Dade police officer who was found in his squad car half-dressed and unresponsive eventually told police he was unconscious, not because he was drunk, but because of a sports injury he received more than a decade ago. continue reading »

Snow in México City? Yes! In ‘Villa Nevada’

For the fifth holiday season in a row, the Zócalo Plaza in México City will dress in white through the holiday season to welcome ice skaters and snowmen builders of all ages! continue reading »

Mexican-American Louis CK Releases Latest Comedy Special for $5 Online, Asks You Not to Steal It

Stand-up comedy veteran, Louis CK recently did something most performers are afraid to. He released his latest concert special online only – not on television, and not on DVD. continue reading »