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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

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 »

FDA Works with Mexico on Cross-Border Food Safety, Special Focus on Papayas

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and its counterpart agencies in the Mexican government, the National Service for Agroalimentary Public Health, Safety and Quality (SENASICA) continue reading »

Mexico’s Fútbol Federation Calls for an End to Violence

After last weekend’s incident during the Santos-Morelia match, the federation has issued a plea for more efforts to control widespread violence. continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Uruguay on Your 186th Year of Independence

Today, all of Uruguay is celebrating and rejoicing its 186-year old independence from Spain. The Spanish arrived in 1516 and stayed for close to 300 years as it colonized the region and enslaved native populations. The fight for independence started in 1811 when national hero Jose Gervasio Artigas launched a revolution for freedom that was marked by the key Battle of Las Piedras. The country declared itself independent from Spain on 1825 some 14 years later. continue reading »

Pope Benedict Announces: Rio de Janeiro Will Host the 2012 World Youth Day (VIDEO)

Rio de Janeiro will host the next World Youth Day, Pope Benedict XVI announced Sunday to hundreds of thousands of young Roman Catholic pilgrims at the close of this year's event in Madrid. continue reading »

Remote Region of Peru Hit by 7.0 Magnitude Earthquake

The Global Seismographic Network (USGS) is reporting a 7.0 magnitude earthquake has hit a remote and sparsely populated area of Peru, some 370 miles from the capital city of Lima. continue reading »

Cute Overload: White Lion is Born in Colombia (VIDEO)

Her name is “Miracle” and according to Colombian biologists is the first baby white lion to be born in 14 years! continue reading »

Miss Brazil World Contestant Takes a Dive on the Catwalk (VIDEO)

A young beauty queen at the Miss Brazil World Pageant slipped during a dance number. See the faux pas inside! continue reading »

Spanish Retailer & U.S. Tween Fave “Zara” Found to be Exploiting Its Labor in Brazil

In efforts to end modern day slavery, Brazil’s Labor Public Ministry published the names of 251 companies found to be exploiting workers. continue reading »