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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Zoe Saldaña And Fiance Keith Britton Split after 11 Years

Actress Zoe Saldaña, one of the stars of "Avatar", the biggest box-office film in the history of movies, has ended her relationship with fiance Keith Britton, the Web site of television channel CBS News said. continue reading »

President Calderon Offers Condolences to Families of Helicopter Crash

Mexican President Felipe Calderon attended Saturday the two vigils being held in Mexico City, one civilian and the other military, at which loved ones paid their last respects to Interior Secretary Jose Francisco Blake and the other seven victims of a helicopter crash on Friday. continue reading »

Brazilian Authorities Take Over Three Drug Infested Favelas with 1,500 Police

The operation's success was due to cooperation between the state and federal governments, Rio de Janeiro Gov. Sergio Cabral said. continue reading »

UCLA Releases Radio Hate Speech Study

Scholars at UCLA released Tuesday the results of Quantifying Hate Speech on Commercial Talk Radio, a study analyzing content that denigrates vulnerable communities. continue reading »

UN:  Bolivia is Numero Uno Cocaine Suppler to South American Market

The head of the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime, or UNODC, in this Andean nation said in an interview published Sunday by the La Paz daily Pagina Siete that Bolivia was now the largest supplier continue reading »

Certain Republican Politicans Urging a Balanced Approach to Immigration

Republican office-holders, business leaders and law enforcement officials from Arizona, Utah and Georgia made an appeal Thursday for practical and fair solutions to the problem of illegal immigration. continue reading »

Former Surgeon General Richard Carmona Running as Democratic for U.S. Senate in Arizona

Former U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona announced that he is seeking the Democratic nomination to run for the Arizona Senate seat being vacated by Republican Jon Kyl. continue reading »

Ricky Martin Wraps Up “Musica+Alma+Sexo” World Tour After 100 Performances (VIDEO)

Pop star Ricky Martin wrapped up his "Musica + Alma + Sexo" world tour in Puerto Rico after eight long months on the road and around 100 performances in Latin America, Europe and North America. continue reading »

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Your backstage pass to HS-News showcase of emerging and established Latino musical talent. Introducing This Week From Perú: Uchpa continue reading »

Brazilian Woman Convicted of Providing Fake Visas for More than 1,000 Hotel Workers

A federal jury found a Brazilian woman residing in Orlando guilty of alien smuggling and conspiracy to commit alien smuggling and worker visa fraud on Monday, following an investigation that began with U.S. continue reading »

Whose Behind Death Threats to Potential Mexicana Airline Investors?

The judge overseeing Mexicana de Aviacion's bankruptcy proceedings said Friday that potential investors in the grounded Mexican airline told him they had received threats. continue reading »

‘Not Vagina, Not Boobs, Just Women Demanding Rights’ Says Lima’s Slut Walk Marchers

On the signs they carried were phrases like "we all have a little bit of slut in us...treating women badly doesn't make you more of a man...look but don't touch..." continue reading »

69 Undocumented Aliens from Dominican Republican Caught on Small Wooden Boat in Puerto Rico

A combined effort by law enforcement authorities under the Caribbean Border Interagency Group intercepted this week a “yola” type vessel with 69 undocumented aliens on board seven miles off the northwestern coast of the island. continue reading »

Hispanic Seniors Least Likely Amongst General Population to Get Their Pneumonia Shots

The overall proportion of Americans age 65 and older who have ever been vaccinated against pneumonia, a leading killer of seniors, increased from 53 to 60 percent between 2000 and 2008, according to the latest News and Numbers from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). continue reading »

Early Indications in Mexico Helicopter Crash Point to Weather Not Blast as Cause

The helicopter crash that killed Government Secretary Jose Francisco Blake and seven other people earlier this weekend was not due to "some type of damage caused by an explosion or fire continue reading »