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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Wife of Uruguay Soccer Coach Sprayed With Acid

Not far from her own home, Silvia Martínez (62), wife of Uruguayan soccer coach Oscar Tabárez was attacked by two men who sprayed a corrosive liquid on her face. continue reading »

Argentina High-School Teacher Distributes Her Own Sex Clip Among Students

A biology teacher from Junín accidentally pointed her pupils towards a folder containing videos of her sex-capades with another teacher, stored in a USB flash-drive. continue reading »

Undocumented Student Takes Own Life, Frustrated DREAM Act Not Passed (VIDEO)

Letters from an undocumented student provide the only window into the mind of a high school student who committed suicide fearing he had no future. continue reading »

Chile and Mexico Sign Crime Fighting Agreement

The attorneys general of Mexico and Chile signed a cooperation agreement to bolster efforts to fight transnational criminal organizations, the Mexican Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Bikini-clad Woman Holds Signs Asking for Help to Find MIssing Chihuahua

Sometimes the love of a pet can lead owners to do crazy things. Such the case of 20-year-old Arlene Mossa Corona, who took to the streets – or street, rather – to get her missing Chihuahua Chispita back. continue reading »

Spain Busts Gang Hiding Drugs in Babies’ Diapers

Spanish police broke up a gang that used children and babies to smuggle cocaine into Europe by hiding the drug in the youngsters' diapers. continue reading »

First Shipment of Venezuela’s Gold Reserve Arrives to Caracas

The Venezuelan central bank reported that about $300 million in gold was brought in to Caracas by plane and taken to the Central Bank Friday. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Christopher Valdez Killed on 4th Birthday, Mom and Boyfriend Arrested

It was supposed to be a happy day for Christopher Valdez. He was turning four and his family was preparing for the celebration. Sadly, he did not make it through the day, and police are now accusing his mother of covering up marks left by the man suspected of beating him to death, her boyfriend. continue reading »

First Bilingual Web-Original Programming Network Launches on YouTube

Web video giant Maker Studios announced today the launch of its flagship online global bilingual network Tutele and Tutele Dos. This is the first bilingual online network of original web continue reading »

Ronaldo, Ahead of Messi in Season’s Goal Count

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo scored two penalty kicks this past Saturday and became the top scorer of the season thus far, with a grand total of 16. continue reading »

Dominican Republic First Lady to Be Vice Presidential Candidate in Upcoming Election

The ruling PLD party has proclaimed First Lady Margarita Cedeno de Fernandez as its vice presidential candidate for the next elections in 2012 when her husband's term finishes. continue reading »

Four Women Found Murdered in Argentine Apartment

The bodies of three women and an 11-year-old girl were found in an apartment in the Argentine city of La Plata, 60 kilometers (37 miles) south of Buenos Aires, police said Sunday. continue reading »

Mexico’s Mariachi Music Deemed One of the World’s Cultural Treasures

Twelve elements, ranging from rice planting rituals in Japan to Mexico''s mariachi music to a horseback-riding tradition in France, were added to the United Nations-backed list of the continue reading »

Spanish-Language Rock Pioneers, Mana, Return Triumphantly to Chile

After four years away from Chilean stages, the Mexican Latino rock band Mana appeared before a delighted crowd in this capital's La Florida stadium, giving a romantic and electrifying concert in which they reviewed their hits and the new numbers from their "Drama y Luz" album. continue reading »

Chicago’s O’Hare Begins Weekly NonStop Flights to Cuba

Starting this week Chicago’s O’Hare airport will be offering weekly nonstop flights to Cuba. The charter C&T will offer one flight to Cuba every Friday and offer one weekly return flight from Cuba. continue reading »