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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Declarations Protecting Guatemalan & Nicaraguan Migrant Workers’ Rights While Working in US Signed

Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis, Guatemalan Ambassador Francisco Villagran De Leon and Nicaraguan Ambassador Francisco Campbell today signed declarations that will make it easier to protect the rights of Guatemalan and Nicaraguan citizens who work in the United States. continue reading »

Smurfs vs. Los Pitufos: What’s the Deal with the Odd Translation

As “The Smurfs” is about to hit theaters (July 29), many may have been wondering something: What’s with the translation?” The Smurfs were the brain-child of Belgian cartoonist Peyo, who continue reading »

El Salvadoran Based MS-13 Gang Member and 9 Others Guilty of Vicious Crimes in NY

Earlier today, La Mara Salvatrucha (“MS-13”) member Rene Mendez Mejia, also known as “Zorro,” pleaded guilty to two counts of causing death through use of a firearm in connection continue reading »

Watch the Entire First Total Lunar Eclipse of 2011 (VIDEO)

Yesterday’s unusually long lunar eclipse, is here, for you to watch a much shorter, but still incredible time-lapse version! continue reading »

Nat’l Latino GOP Group Permanently Puts Senator Rubio on ‘Unfriendly’ to Latino List

Cuban-Americans Sen. Marco Rubio and candidate Ted Cruz will permanently wind up on the SOMOS REPUBLICANS unfriendly to Latino list because of their support for enforcement only continue reading »

Open Letter to Arizona Senator After He Shows up Wearing Sombrero and 1/2 Filled Bottle of Tequilla

Yuma County has had a long standing tradition of sending Representatives and Senators to the State Capital that have displayed a code of conduct conducive to the position they hold as elected officials. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Seizure of Illegal Iguana Meat at U.S.-Mexico Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Otay Mesa passenger port of entry last week found 159 pounds of concealed iguana meat hidden in coolers underneath fish. continue reading »

Police Stings in Mexico Far, FAR Less Successful Than Scorpion Stings

In the five and a half months of 2011, close to one hundred thousand people have been stung by scorpions in México! continue reading »

Secretary Clinton Trying to Warm Hugo Chavez’ Heart with ‘Sports Diplomacy’

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced today that Greivis Vasquez, a player on the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies continue reading »

ERIC ROBERTS: “I Will Play Sebastián Piñera to the Bone”

The prolific actor will walk a mile in the Chilean President’s shoes for the upcoming miner film “Miracle Underground” continue reading »

Human Rights Experts, UN and Governments Meeting with Aim to Eradicate Torture in Latin America

Human rights experts and government officials from 11 countries today began a United Nations-backed meeting aimed at eradicating torture from Latin America and the Caribbean, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) reported. continue reading »

Tony Plana Leaves Rob Schneider’s Pilot, Cheech Marin is In!

The still unnamed project is also looking for new talent to replace leading ladies Ada Maris, and Nadine Velázquez. continue reading »

MEET “Los Enanitos Toreros” Mexico’s Smallest Bullfighters! (VIDEO)

"Los Enanitos Toreros" are a group of six comedians from Yucatan who travel across Mexico entertaining audiences with their daring, skillful and hilarious bullfighting performances. continue reading »

Latino Commission on AIDS Launches Local, Regional & National Educational Program

The Latino Commission on AIDS is proud to announce that it is launching Tratamiento Ahora/Treatment Now - a local, regional and national treatment education and skills building program. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  16-Yr Old Texan Boy Captured Driving Truck into U.S. with 126 Pounds of Pot

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the El Paso port of entry seized 126 pounds of marijuana Sunday afternoon. The drugs were hidden in a van being driven by a 16-year-old El Paso boy. continue reading »