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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Hugo Chávez Using Twitter to Complain About Soccer and Run the Country

Hugo said he’ll talk to Conmebol officials to Protest the semifinal Copa América Match between Venezuela and Paraguay. continue reading »

Goats, Never Fear! El Chupacabra has Been Shot in Texas. Well, Sort of. Maybe. Who Knows?!

The notorious Chupacabra is dead! At least, that's what one Texas teen believes after landing three shots in an animal h saw not far form his La Salle home. continue reading »

American Interpreter Kidnapped in Mexico by Alleged Exotic Dancer Girlfriend & Accomplices is Killed

Mexican and American authorities are confirming the kidnapping and killing of 57-year-old American Jorge Luis Dieppa in Juarez, Mexico. Dieppa who was born in Puerto Rico and lived in El Paso, Texas went into Ciudad Juarez on July 5th to get his car fixed. continue reading »

WATCH NYC Subway Brawl Results in Baby Rolling Out the Door & Hair Weaves Tossed (VIDEO)

You know its hot when the fights gets really nasty on a New York subway over who took whose seat. Watch this crazy brawl between two women that turns nasty when one of their hair waives is pulled and the other's baby stroller rolls out the subway door. You think she would of stopped to make sure her baby was ok - but no way she still had some fightin' to do. continue reading »

The Murder of A Dozen Honduran Journalists Drawing International Criticism

The head of the United Nations agency that works to defend press freedom spoke out about the recent slayings of another two journalists in Honduras, where at least a dozen reporters have been killed in the past 18 months. continue reading »

Brazil Urged to Have Olympics & World Cup Leave “Positive Social Legacy”

The upcoming World Cup soccer tournament and Summer Olympics in Brazil should be harnessed to deliver a “positive social legacy” for the South American country and beyond, the United Nations envoy for sports and peace has said. continue reading »

Undocumented Pulitzer Prize Winner Jose Antonio Vargas’ Drivers License is Revoked

Soon after New York Times Magazine ran a profile of Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Jose Antonio Vargas, as an undocumented immigrant the state of Washington started investigating his driver’s license. continue reading »

Mexico’s Shame: Video Testimony of 15-yr Ponchis on the Beheading of 4 People (VIDEO)

The trial for the now 15-year-old alleged assassin known as “El Ponchis” began this week. The young man is on trial in Mexico for four beheading murders, kidnapping, drug dealing, and weapons possession all committed when he was 12 through 14 years old. continue reading »

At Iberoamerican Creative Summit Artists Asked to Help With Region’s Problems

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today asked television producers and artists in Spain, Portugal and Latin America to use their imaginative talents to find new ways to help solve challenges related to the environment, women’s empowerment, organized crime and drug trafficking. continue reading »

Peru Continues to Honor Nelson Mandela

For the last two years, July 18 has been Nelson Mandela Day. The UN adopted it as a day for global humanitarian action and called it Nelson Mandela International Day. continue reading »

Assoc. of Latino Elected Officials Urge Obama to Act on Priorities for Latinos

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) calls on President Obama to exercise strong leadership on key issues affecting the second-largest population group in the nation. Given the current challenges facing the nation, including the fiscal crisis, now is the most opportune time for President Obama to fulfill his commitment to the advancement of the Latino community they feel. continue reading »

GIANT SINK HOLE Opens Under Guatemalan Abuelita’s Bed!

65 year old Inocenta Hernández had the scare of a lifetime on Monday, when a 3ft wide, 40ft deep hole appeared under her bed! continue reading »

Jennifer Lopez Singing Away Her Woes with $1 Million Private Performance – WATCH IT (Video)

As Jennifer Lopez tries to recoup from her martial woes she agreed to give a private performance in the Ukraine for $1 million dollars. continue reading »

STUDY: Ad Agencies Are Not Diverse & ‘100% Dominated by White Men’ Super Bowl Ads Used as Example

The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) has conducted a new study on the racial and gender make‐up of creative directors responsible for the advertising spots aired during the 2010 Super Bowl at the request of the Madison Avenue Project, a partnership between the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and Mehri & Skalet, PLLC. continue reading »

Immigration Policy is Personal for Latinos

The most interesting trend from the June impreMedia/Latino Decisions (LD) poll is the personal relationship that the Latino community has with immigration policies. As reported here earlier, a majority of these voters (53%) said they know someone who is undocumented, while one-fourth (25%) said they know a person or family member who is facing deportation or who has been deported continue reading »