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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

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 »

Immigrant Women’s Rights Group sides with “One Family, One Alabama

The National Coalition for Immigrant Women's Rights supports the "One Family, One Alabama" campaign to end anti-immigration policies. continue reading »

Anti-Cancer Vaccine Developed in Cuba to be Tested in the UK

Britain will perform clinical trials in the coming weeks of a therapeutic vaccine for advanced lung cancer - Cimavax-EGF - created by scientists at Cuba's Center for Molecular Immunology, or CIM, a source in the island's pharmaceutical sector told Efe Friday. continue reading »

Latinos Dominate “Best Goal Award” List

Vote for your favorite goal of the 2011, voting ends December 5, and the player with the most votes will be presented with the Puskas Award for the best goal. continue reading »

México Admits There’s Second 2012 Reference in Mayan Ruins

Mexico's archaeology institute says apocalypse is unlikely to occur next year, yet on Thursday admitted that a second reference to 2012 exists on a carved fragment found at ruin site in southern Mexico. continue reading »