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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

14 Chilean Miners Awarded Lifetime Pensions

Chilean First Lady Cecilia Morel traveled to Copiapó on behalf of President Piñera and awarded 14 of the 33 miners a lifetime monthly salary of 250,000 Chilean pesos, almost $540. The miners themselves chose the group of fourteen who would not have to work for the rest of their lives. continue reading »

Johnny Depp in Trailer for Hunter S. Thompson’s “The Rum Diary,” Set in Puerto Rico

Johnny Depp’s new movie is based on “The Rum Diary” by Hunter S. Thompson’s semi-autobiographical novel. In the novel/movie, journalist Paul Kemp (Depp) continue reading »

Rep. Luis Gutierrez Launches Initiative to Inform Immigrants About Obama’s New Deportation Policies

Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez (D-IL) announced plans for a September 10 Community Forum on Immigration in Chicago to disseminate information about what President Obama's new prioritization policies mean for immigrants facing deportation. continue reading »

Telemundo Remains Only Spanish-Language Broadcaster to Air “Sunday Night Football”

Telemundo and the National Football League announced today that they have extended their six-year partnership through the 2013 NFL season and, together with NBC Sports, will offer season-long, special Spanish-language coverage of the NFL. continue reading »

WANTED: Chihuahua, Only Eye Witness to NM Trooper Having Public Sex With Uniform On!!

Chihuahua, marmota, ardilla, whatever that furry mammal is, it’s sitting on an exclusive story. What is the scoop with that Albuquerque cop doing it on the side of the road? continue reading »

What?  Ecuador Government to Buy $400k Worth of Bad Booze

Half of the alcoholic beverages consumed in Ecuador, were produced illegally, so the government was forced to buy them back to prevent a health crisis. continue reading »

Mario Lopez Celebrates Daughter’s 1st Birthday in A Unique & Charitable Way

Mario Lopez and girlfriend Courtney Mazza are celebrating their daughter Gia Francesca’s first birthday by asking friends, family and fans to give back. Gia's actual birthday is September 11th. continue reading »

12 Pounds of Cocaine Found Inside Plane at JFK Arriving from Colombia

This flight was not showing the film “Snakes on a Plane”, but rather had cocaine hidden within the aircraft frame. continue reading »

Olsen Twins Visit Honduras To Give Shoes To Children (VIDEO)

Mary-Kate and Ashley’s “The Row” partnered with TOMS, the company that gives away a pair of kids’ shoes per every pair of shoes sold on their site. continue reading »

Longest Living Brazilian Indian Celebrates 121st Birthday, Eats Natural Food Only

Survival International has located a Brazilian Indian, believed to be the oldest living person in the world, as she prepares to celebrate her 121st birthday. continue reading »

Homeland Secretary Napolitano Meets with Honduras’ Secretary of Security

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano met yesterday with Honduran Secretary of Security Oscar Alvarez to discuss joint U.S.-Honduras security strategies and to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on the bilateral use of traveler information to strengthen international air transportation security. continue reading »

Justice Dept Settles With Puerto Rican Government on Charges of Disability Discrimination

The Justice Department today settled a lawsuit with the Puerto Rico Department of Justice (PRDOJ) to protect the rights of employees with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). continue reading »

Miami’s Cuban-Exiles Celebrate the Feast of the Virgin for the Legend of Our Lady of Charity

Sunday, a number of Cuban-American Catholics in Florida’s Biscayne Bay came together in a pre-celebration parade, to honor the arrival of the statue of Our Lady of Charity. continue reading »

Watch Comedian Katt Williams Latino Racist Rant in Phoenix (VIDEO)

Not the calmest of summers for the comedian who despite dodging jail time, was kicked out of his own show in CA, and was the a-hole in two separate Phoenix altercations. continue reading »

Is This the Next Cast of ‘Dancing With the Stars’?

Though there hasn't been an official announcement from 'Dancing With the Stars' on who will be in the next cast there is plenty of speculation. continue reading »