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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Global Study:  El Salvador World’s Most Dangerous Country

Using sources from the criminal justice, health, and conflict studies sectors, the Global Burden of Armed Violence’s 2011 database—which covers data on lethal violence perpetrated worldwide from 2004 to 2009—reveals that: continue reading »

Colombian Dog Interrupts Soccer Game, Gets Own Web-Game (VIDEO)

Earlier this week, a soccer match in Bogotá, Colombia was brought to a halt by a local canine fan that we think was just too excited the home team was winning 4-0. continue reading »

Halloween Reminder from Hispanic Dental Association

For many families, Halloween is pure, sweet fun. This year, the Hispanic Dental Association and Oral Health America remind families to think of their teeth while enjoying Halloween treats. continue reading »

Border Patrol Thwarts Smuggling of Honduran 8 and 10-Year Old Boys into U.S.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville Port of Entry intercepted a man and a woman for alleged violations of immigration law. continue reading »

Mexican Chef Omar Covarrubias Wins National Latino Chef of the Year

Chef Omar Covarrubias was awarded the National Award for the Latino Chef of the Year at the 3rd Flavors Of Passion Awards continue reading »

Narco Blog: Two Men Executed in Sinaloa

Authorities confirmed that two men were executed a few meters from the Culiacan-El Dorado Road, in the state of Sinaloa. continue reading »

Sign Voto Latino’s Petition to Stop Alabama’s HB56

Here is your opportunity to make a difference - sign Voto Latino's petition to Stop Alabama's HB56. continue reading »

Guatemalan Police Arrest “Facebook” Killer

Guatemalan Eduardo Chen García created a Facebook profile that he used to contact two teenage girls that were found buried in a house outside of Ciudad de Guatemala. continue reading »

Hispanics are Not Costumes, We are People. So Put Away Your Sombrero and Fake ‘Stache

An Ohio University group called Students Teaching About Racism in Society (STARS) wants you to think about who you may be offending with your Halloween costume. continue reading »

CELEBRATE With Us the 125th Anniversary of the Statue Of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty, one of America’s most recognizable landmarks and a beacon of the American Dream for millions of immigrants, turns 125 today! The statue, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and gift to the United States from the people of France, was designed by Frédéric Bartholdi and dedicated on October 28, 1886. continue reading »

Petitioners Asking Rapper Kanye West to Stand With them Against Alabama Immigration Law

Kanye West, the man who has pegged himself as the voice of this generation, has been asked to speak to Alabama legislators about the state’s harsh new immigration law. continue reading »

Bruised Steven Tyler Recovers and Continues Tour (VIDEO)

Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler was suffering from food poisoning when he fell on the bathroom of his Paraguay hotel; he’s all fine now, and back on tour! continue reading »

Stephen Colbert to Alabama: ‘I Told You So’  (VIDEO)

As immigrant workers flee the stringent immigration laws in Alabama, no one picks the state’s crops. Who could have predicted this? Only Stephen Colbert. continue reading »

Occupy Movement Moves to Colombian Orphanage Where Kids Demand to be Adopted (VIDEO)

A group of Colombian children between the ages of 5 and 12 years old, occupied a terrace of the Social Protection Center that fosters them, denouncing abuse and pledging to be adopted. continue reading »

Uruguay Set to Invest Millions in Bolstering Tourism Sector

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a loan for $5 million to promote tourism in six Uruguayan departments with the aim of boosting foreign exchange earnings, income, and employment. continue reading »