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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Costa Rican National Guilty of $670 Million Investment Fraud in U.S.

Jorge Luis Castillo, 56, a resident of New Jersey, pleaded guilty for his role in a $670 million fraud scheme involving victims throughout the United States and abroad. continue reading »

Number of Abused & Exploited Children in Colombia Increasing

Child abuse continues to be a very serious wound in the Latin American country. According to the latest report carried out by ICBF, the Colombian Institute continue reading »

ARGENTINA: Two Killed in Mid-air Crash Involving Air Force Plane

Two people were killed Monday when their small aircraft collided with an Argentine air force plane over the city of Mercedes, a military spokesman told Efe. continue reading »

Rep. Luis Gutierrez Urges South Carolina Hispanics to Fight New Immigration Law

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) urged the Hispanic community in South Carolina to join forces to fight law SB 20, which allows authorities to question the immigration status continue reading »

El Salvador Gets $50 Million to Reduce Risk to Slums from Natural Disasters

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a loan for US$50 million to El Salvador for a project to reduce the vulnerability of residents in slums continue reading »

Colombia arrests 14 drug suspects wanted by U.S.

Colombian police announced Monday the capture of 14 suspected drug traffickers wanted for extradition to the United States continue reading »

Calle 13 Joins UNICEF to Combat Human Trafficking in Latin America

Nineteen-time Latin Grammy winners Calle 13 joined forces with UNICEF, MTV Latin America and Tr3s: MTV, Música y Más today to launch the MTV EXIT continue reading »

Venezuelan Poet Released From Jail While Trial Pending

A Venezuelan court freed on parole Monday publisher Leocenis Garcia, who went on a hunger strike 13 days after being arrested in September as a result of his magazine publishing a photomontage in w continue reading »

Drivers License Exam Nightmare: Chilean Woman Plunges into The Ocean!

A woman from Antofagasta, Chile took a wrong turn on her Drivers License Exam Test course, and sunk an SUV into the ocean. continue reading »

Just 2 Days to Go: Florida Shoppers Camp Outside Local Best Buy Store Awaiting Black Friday Sale

Last week, a group of Florida shopper began their preparations Black Friday, some of them even setting up tents outside a local Best Buy store. continue reading »

Andrés Iniesta is Injured and Won’t Play Milán Vs. Barça

Barça number 8, center Andrés Iniesta won’t play against Milán on Wednesday, due to pain in his left leg, from an injury he received Thursday in Zaragoza, Spain. continue reading »

Mexico Hosts Largest International Balloon Festival

The festival, which features 200 pilots from 14 countries, is expected to draw about 300,000 visitors, including 162,000 foreigners, during its four-day run. continue reading »

Puerto Ricans Shocked by Death of Malnourished 4-Year Old

A 4-year-old boy who weighed just 6.3 kilograms (13.8 pounds) died Monday in a hospital in Puerto Rico's capital. continue reading »

Zetas’s High Tech Narco-Communications Central Seized (VIDEO)

Communication equipment valued at $350,000 was seized by Mexican army elements in Torreón who raided a home known by zetas as “The Central.” continue reading »

Diego Maradona in Argentina for his Mother’s Funeral

A bereaved Diego Maradona accompanied on Monday the funeral procession of his mother, Dalma Salvadora Franco, to the Jardin private cemetery in Bella Vista, a city on the outskirts of Argentina's capital. continue reading »