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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Chilean Children’s TV Show Wins Emmy Award (VIDEO)

The Chilean television program "Con que sueñas," broadcast by the TVN network, won an Emmy Award for best children's program. "We feel very honored to have gotten here," Paula Gomez, the director of the documentary series focusing on Chilean children, said, adding that "it's been six years since a Chilean program was nominated" for an International Emmy Award. continue reading »

Bolivian Narcos Dig Up Dead Narco Mule to Extract Cocaine Cargo

A 55 year old man who had died in May got dug up recently, his insides dissected and spilled on the ground as narcos exhumed his body to retrieve the cocaine cargo in his belly. continue reading »

Grammy Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced. 3 Latinos Make the List

Albums by Brazilian Sergio Mendes, Mexican band “Los Panchos” and Carlos Santana, will be inducted to the Hall Of Fame along with works by Paul Simon, and The Stones. continue reading »

Murder Suspect, Richard Mendoza Jr., Out of Jail After DA Mistake

A mistake by the Texas district attorney's office has resulted in the release (on bond) of a man suspected of committing a 2002 murder. On November 7, 2002, Christophe continue reading »

In the Past Week 16 Wanted Fugitives Arrested at Texas-Mexico Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at South Texas ports of entry between Pharr and Roma arrested 16 persons wanted on outstanding federal, state and local warrants during the past week. continue reading »

‘Bachelorette’ Ali Fedotowsky Spilts From Fiance Roberto Martinez

Going the way of many couples formed on ABC’s The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, Ali Fedotowsky and Roberto Martinez have reportedly ended their relationship. continue reading »

Reyes Sisters Photoshopped Bikini Pics at Center of Union Fight with Hyatt (VIDEO)

A California Hyatt Hotel fired the Reyes sisters two weeks after posting their photoshopped faces in a not-so-appreciative Appreciation Week Poster. continue reading »

Mexico’s Virgin of Juquila Arrives to Its New Home in Los Angeles

A replica of the image of the Virgin of Juquila, one of the most venerated in Mexico, is now in the Southern California city of Lynwood. continue reading »

Costa Rican National Guilty of $670 Million Investment Fraud in U.S.

Jorge Luis Castillo, 56, a resident of New Jersey, pleaded guilty for his role in a $670 million fraud scheme involving victims throughout the United States and abroad. continue reading »

Number of Abused & Exploited Children in Colombia Increasing

Child abuse continues to be a very serious wound in the Latin American country. According to the latest report carried out by ICBF, the Colombian Institute continue reading »

ARGENTINA: Two Killed in Mid-air Crash Involving Air Force Plane

Two people were killed Monday when their small aircraft collided with an Argentine air force plane over the city of Mercedes, a military spokesman told Efe. continue reading »

Rep. Luis Gutierrez Urges South Carolina Hispanics to Fight New Immigration Law

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) urged the Hispanic community in South Carolina to join forces to fight law SB 20, which allows authorities to question the immigration status continue reading »

El Salvador Gets $50 Million to Reduce Risk to Slums from Natural Disasters

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a loan for US$50 million to El Salvador for a project to reduce the vulnerability of residents in slums continue reading »

Colombia arrests 14 drug suspects wanted by U.S.

Colombian police announced Monday the capture of 14 suspected drug traffickers wanted for extradition to the United States continue reading »

Calle 13 Joins UNICEF to Combat Human Trafficking in Latin America

Nineteen-time Latin Grammy winners Calle 13 joined forces with UNICEF, MTV Latin America and Tr3s: MTV, Música y Más today to launch the MTV EXIT continue reading »