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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Chile Set to Boost and Diversify Its Fruit Exports

The Inter-American Development Bank today announced the approval of a $32 million loan to Chile’s Grupo Subsole, one of the largest locally owned fresh fruit companies and the country’s third largest table grape exporter. continue reading »

UN Helps Belize Fight Highest Incidence of AIDS in Central America

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is implementing an HIV/AIDS grant agreement with Belize to treat and prevent the disease among the large number of teens and young adults in the country, which has the highest incidence of HIV/AIDS in Central America. continue reading »

From Macho to Mariposa: New Gay Latino Fiction

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Former Soliders Receive More 6,000-Year Sentences for 1982 Guatemalan Massacre

Four former soldiers have been sentenced to more than 6,000 years each for the 1982 Guatemalan massacre that occurred during the country’s 36-year civil war that lasted from 1960 to 1996. continue reading »

WATCH Shakira Singing Hand in Hand with Dora The Explorer (VIDEO)

Check out the Colombian singer and Dora (...and Kate, Alana, Emma, and Naiya, from Nick Jr’s Dora’s Girls website) singing "Todos Juntos" together. continue reading »

Mexican Team Chivas de Guadalajara Beats The Best Team in The World (VIDEO)

The Mexican soccer team outplayed the best soccer team in the world 4-1 in a friendly match, Wednesday night in the city of Miami. continue reading »

Brazilian Baby Thought To Be Dead Cries Before Funeral

The baby was born 2 months before the due date, from a 14-year old mom and had been pronounced dead at birth. continue reading »

Sofía Vergara’s Modern Family: Brother Deported and Little Sis in Maxim Magazine

Sofia Vergara's younger sis, Sandra Vergara is enjoying much success after appearing in Maxim Magazine and appearing on the remake of Fright Night, their brother Julio though……. continue reading »

Happy Birthday, Mr. President! Obama Turns 50

Obama began his birthday celebrations at Chicago's Aragon Ballroom Wednesday night, as supporters serenaded him with "Happy Birthday" before he went on to attend several political fundraisers. continue reading »

NALEO Welcomes Department of Justice Action Against Alabama’s Immigration Law

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Justice’s actions on Alabama’s HB 56: The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund welcomes the U.S. Department of Justice decision to file a complaint and motion for preliminary injunction against HB 56, an anti-immigrant legislation that is even more flawed than Arizona’s SB1070. continue reading »

Rescue of Illegal Aliens in “Heat Distress” on the Rise Along the Border

With much of the nation locked in a blistering heat wave, the number of illegal aliens who require assistance because of extreme temperatures is on the rise. continue reading »

WWFX tour features ex-WWE and former TNA in Mexico

WWFXis giving it's finishing touches on the tour of American fighters and former ex-WWE-TNA, to be held between September 16 and October 16, 2011. The final roster has not been defined, but these fighters are already confirmed: continue reading »

Spain Grants $25 Million to Honduras for Rural Water & Sanitation Improvements

Honduras will receive a $25 million grant from the Spanish Cooperation Fund for Water and Sanitation in Latin America and the Caribbean to expand and improve drinking water and sanitation services in rural communities with fewer than 2,000 people, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) said today. The Honduran government will contribute $2.5 million to the program. continue reading »

Uruguay and Argentina To Build Connecting Railroad

Presidents José Mujica and Cristina Fernández announced Tuesday that both countries will be joined by a railroad over the Uruguay River. continue reading »

Did Alex Rodriguez Participate in Illegal Poker Playing? MLB Said to be Investigating

The USA Today and other sources are reporting that New York Yankee and baseball great Alex Rodriguez is being investigated for partaking in illegal poker games. continue reading »