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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Relics of Pope John Paul II Begin Tour of Mexico

A vial of blood of the former pope, a wax figure to his likeness and several personal objects will be in display in different Mexican cities until December. continue reading »

Hungry? Largest Sandwich in Latin America Assembled in México (VIDEO)

Weighing at 1,433 lbs. and measuring 165 feet, this epic Torta contained over 70 ingredients! Take a look at the largest sandwich ever made in Latin América! continue reading »

Dominican Female Narco Uses Pregnancies & Breastfeeding as Her Get Out of Jail Card–17 Times

Elena Tonton Simon has the most drug arrests on record in the Dominican Republic yet she has not seen a lot of prison time thanks to her pregnancies and breastfeeding practices. continue reading »

BIlingual Butchery: Peruvian Singer “La Tigresa del Oriente” Now Sings in English (VIDEO)

Take a look at "New Brighter Day" the new English language song of "La Tigreasa del Oriente" continue reading »

Track Hurricane Irene’s Path In Real Time. View Pictures, Alerts and More!

Keep up with the current news and position of hurricane Irene, soon to hit the eastern United States coast. continue reading »

Fiery Massacre in Mexico Leaves at Least 53 Dead, President Declares National Mourning (VIDEO)

UPDATE: Mexico's Felipe Calderon has just declared a national day period of mourning for the victims of the casino massacre. There will be three days of mourning starting today. continue reading »

Learn the new Pope Benedict XVI Choreography! (VIDEO)

YMCA meets the Vatican. Watch and learn the steps to "Benedicto Equis, U Vé, Palito! continue reading »

Record Number of California Latino Students Pass High School Exit Exam

In California all students are required to take exit exams starting in their sophomore year of high school to gauge their progress in key areas of academic study, English and math. And for the first time 90% of Latino and black students passed those exams. continue reading »

Put Your Hands Together for This Week’s Dancing Chihuahua! (VIDEO)

Don't be fooled by his petite size, this party animal is the heart and soul of the rumba. continue reading »

Hispanic College Enrollment Spikes(24%) Narrowing Gaps with Other Groups

Driven by a single-year surge of 24% in Hispanic enrollment, the number of 18- to 24-year-olds attending college in the United States hit an all-time high of 12.2 million in October 2010, according to a Pew Hispanic Center analysis of newly available Census Bureau data. From 2009 to 2010, the number of Hispanic young adults enrolled in college grew by 349,000, compared with an increase of 88,000 young blacks and 43,000 young Asian Americans and a decrease of 320,000 young non-Hispanic whites. continue reading »

Rio De Janeiro Man Sleeps In a Coffin Every Friday

Zeli Ferreira Rossi, a retired 60 year old from Rio de Janeiro has slept inside a coffin every Friday, for the last 25 years. continue reading »

Kidnapped Journalist Humberto Millán Salazar Found Dead

Unidentified gunmen ambushed the editor of “A Discusión” and presenter of Radio Fórmula Humberto Millán along with his brother in Sinaloa yesterday. His body has just been found. continue reading »

Body of “Colombiana” and “Treme” Actor, Michael Showers, Found Floating in Mississippi River

The body of actor Michael H. Shower was found floating in the Mississippi River Wednesday morning in New Orleans. It is unclear whether foul play was involved, but the actor’ continue reading »

An Environmental Win for California Latino School Children

Today, the EPA entered in an agreement with the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR) to resolve a civil rights complaints filed on behalf of Latino school children in 1999. continue reading »

Creepy is the New Disney, Guillermo del Toro Remaking The Classics

Del Toro is remaking “Haunted Mansion,” “Pinocchio” and “Beauty and the Beast”. Could a gothic “Dumbo” be in the works? Steampunk “Brave Little Toaster”? continue reading »