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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Dominican Republic Very Advanced in Fighting Child Labor, Dramatic Decreases Seen

According to the results of a study just published by local authorities, in the past 10 years there has been a 14% reduction of child labor in the Dominican Republic. continue reading »

Mexico Asks U.S. to Extradite ‘Fast and Furious” Gunrunners

Mexico's government has requested the extradition of six U.S. citizens for weapons trafficking, including three people linked to a botched federal gun-tracking operation, Attorney General Marisela Morales said. continue reading »

Alabama Looking to ‘Amend’ Its New Immigration Law, Months after Implementation

Months after Alabama’s strict immigration law was enacted, the state’s law makers are looking to make amendments to it. continue reading »

$1.4 Billion Latin American Energy Project to Build Four Wind Farms in Region

IMPSA, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, will get a $150 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to help finance its plans to expand wind energy generation in Latin America. continue reading »

Number of Deportation Cases to be Halted Increasing

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Thursday began reviewing new deportation cases, a move that increases the number of undocumented foreigners who could have their deportations suspended in accord with the new federal policy. continue reading »

Though Worried About Cost, Latinos in California Say College is Important

Seven of every 10 California Hispanics say that success in life depends on getting a university education, but the majority of Latino parents are concerned about the cost of their children's college schooling. continue reading »

Former Miltiaman Says Kidnapped Colombian Politician was fed to Crocodiles

A demobilized right-wing militiaman told Colombian prosecutors that a politician missing since October 2000 died after being thrown alive into a crocodile pit on the orders of a paramilitary commander, Caracol Radio said Thursday. continue reading »

Lula Shaves His head and Face Ahead of Treatment. Check Out his new Do!

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's wife Marisa Leticia shaved him Wednesday at their home in the industrial city of Sao Bernardo do Campo, near Sao Paulo. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Police Find 500 lbs. of Cocaine in Boxer Ivan Calderon’s Home

World Boxing Champion Iván “Iron Boy” Calderón is under investigation after a raid in a house he owns in the coastal city of Humacao turned up close to 500Lbs. of cocaine. continue reading »

Special Education Teacher Caught on Video Bullying Student Julio Artuz (VIDEO)

The parents of special needs student in New Jersey are shocked and angry after seeing a video of their son’s teacher bullying the student during class. When Julio Artuz, 15, tried to tell people that h continue reading »

Brazilian Beach Occupied by Killer Piranhas

Thousands of hungry piranhas have infested the popular Daveron beach in west Brazil’s Paraguay river; 15 people have reportedly been bitten in the past two weeks. continue reading »

PA Law that Would Punish Employers for Hiring Undocumented Moves to Senate After Passing in House

Pennsylvania legislators have proposed a bill that would punish employers for hiring undocumented immigrant workers. Just four years after the controversial Mayor of Hazelton, PA and the town cou continue reading »

YouTube Launches Its First Original Channel and It’s Latino Targeted and In Spanish

YouTube has introduced its first original channel and it happens to be Latino targeted and in Spanish from Clevver Media. continue reading »

Ortega-Hernandez, the Man Who Shot at White House, Charged With Attempting to Assassinate President

The man arrested after being suspected of shooting at the White House is now being charged with attempting to assassinate President Obama. continue reading »

Chávez: Latin Grammy Winners Calle 13 Want to Record a Song With Me (VIDEO)

Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez said that Latin Grammy winning Puerto Rican duo Calle 13 has invited him to collaborate in a song in the near future. continue reading »