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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Colombian Military Hostages Held 14 Years Executed When Army Attempts to Rescue Them, One Survives

Colombia’s defense ministry has announced that a rescue mission carried out in the jungle has resulted in four hostages being killed by their FARC captors. continue reading »

Rep. Charlie Gonzalez, Hispanic Caucus Chairman, Set to Retire Will Not Seek Reelection

U.S. Representative Charlie Gonzalez, a Democrat from Texas has announced he will not be seeking re-election after serving Texas’ 20th congressional district for more than 14 years. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Truck Seized Near Border with $13 Million in Marijuana

This week a tractor-trailer truck was seized in California after immigration officials found 1,146 package of marijuana valued at $13 million inside. continue reading »

Watch Out for Water in Huarmey, Peru – It Might Make You Gay Says Mayor

If you were worried about drinking the water in Peru when traveling there, this might give you real pause. The Mayor in the small town of Huarmey, Peru is claiming the abundance of strontium continue reading »

Colombia says guerrillas killed 4 captives

Four security force members held by the FARC guerrilla group were killed during a military operation in the southern province of Caqueta continue reading »

Mexican town’s police force walks out over threats

The entire police force of a town in the western Mexican state of Michoacan has deserted due to death threats from suspected drug traffickers, officials said. continue reading »

Drug war claims 14 more lives in Mexican Gulf coast state

The drug-war death toll in the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz has risen by 14 over the past 48 hours, authorities said. continue reading »

6 In every 10 Mexican women victims of violence, rights panel says

Six out of every 10 Mexican women over the age of 15 have been the victims of gender violence that has left them with physical and mental traumas, among other ill effects, Mexico's independent National Human Rights Commission, or CNDH, said. continue reading »

Fight in Dominican Prison Leaves 3 Injured, 1 Dead

An inmate was stabbed to death and three others injured Friday during a brawl at Dos de Mayo prison in the northern Dominican city of Moca, authorities said. continue reading »

RELAX this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

RELAX this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

The Holiday Season for the Families of Missing People

As the holiday season goes into high gear and Thanksgiving is approaching, we in America have a lot to be thankful for continue reading »

Body of Possible Hit Man found in Michoacan

A corpse in the advanced stages of decomposition was found in the Capire-El Lindero, near Turicato, Michoacá. continue reading »

3 Die in prison brawl in Honduras

Three inmates were killed and several others wounded in a brawl at a prison in the northern Honduran city of San Pedro Sula, authorities said. continue reading »

Employee of News Agency EFE Killed in Venezuela

An employee of Agencia Efe in Venezuela was slain Friday by unknown persons who gunned him down at the entrance to the news bureau in Caracas. continue reading »

Calle 13 Lead Singer Denies Getting Attacked by Flying Cell Phone

Rene "Residente" Perez, one-half of the Puerto Rican duo Calle 13, confirmed Friday that he was hit in the face by a cell phone during a concert in the Bolivian city of Santa Cruz, but denied media accounts of an attack. continue reading »