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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

“It’s 10 p.m. Do You Know Where Your Children Are?” A Parents Guide to Social Networking Sites

Remember that phrase from your own childhood? It's still a valid question, but now, it comes with a twist: "Do you know where your kids are — and who they're chatting with online?" continue reading »

Former Mexican Federal Agent Returned to Mexico to Face Drug Charges

A former agent for the Mexican judicial police, who is wanted in his native country on drug trafficking charges, was turned over to Mexican law enforcement officials at the border crossing here Wednesday morning following his capture in the Bay Area by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers. continue reading »

Outreach Program Educates Teen About Dangers of Drug Smuggling

In 2008, within 24 hours, five teenagers were apprehended at the San Ysidro Port in San Diego, Calif., and the Calexico Port in Imperial Valley, Calif. Each of continue reading »

Justice Dept Files ADA Lawsuit Against Puerto Rico Justice Dept for Discriminatory Practices

The Justice Department today filed a lawsuit in federal court in San Juan, Puerto Rico, charging the Puerto Rico Department of Justice (PRDOJ) with employment discrimination for failing to provide a reasonable accommodation to an employee with a disability, as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). continue reading »

More Counties in Ohio Participating in ICE Program to Remove Criminal Aliens

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) today began using the Secure Communities program in Crawford, Miami, Shelby and Wayne counties to help federal continue reading »

Paul McCartney’s Rio Show Sells Out in One Hour

This morning, after one hour of being open to online buyers, the website selling the tickets informed the 45,000 seats had been purchased. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Church Condemns Ricky Martin’s “Promotion of Homosexuality”

Cardinal Luis Aponte Martínez, from San Juan bashed the pop star in an interview with Primera Hora. continue reading »

Bolivia’s President Morales Plans to Expropriate All Mines

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales is set to announce on May 1st that he will be ‘dismantling the privatization model’ thereby expropriating privately owned zinc, silver and tin mines. continue reading »

Did You Know INS No Longer Exists? Thousands Doing Internet Search Don’t

Each month, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) publishes a report on traffic to their website, which includes statistics on popular search terms people use to find the site. And every month, tens of thousands of visitors search “INS” to find them. In January 2011, that monthly report registered nearly 30,000 searches for the term “INS.” continue reading »

Auteur Showdown at Cannes Sees Almodóvar as the Only Hispanic Competitor

“La Piel Que Habito,” Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar’s latest film, will compete in the Cannes Film Festival against masterpieces by giants like Terrence Malick and Lars Von Trier. continue reading »

50 Years Later, Congress Finally Honors Bay of Pigs Vets (VIDEO)

Five decades after these brave Cuban men volunteered to participate in what turned out to be a giant blunder, Congress has decided to honor their courage. continue reading »

Owl Kicking Panamanian Fined for Kicking Opponent (VIDEO)

Luis Moreno seems to get a kick out of kicking; an owl, an opponent…what's next, the ball for a change? The cleat-slinging Moreno, a defenseman for the Deportivo Pereira was fined continue reading »

Spanish & English Speaking Hispanics Dine Out Often, Go For Different Reasons

Hispanics now make up 16 percent of the U.S. population based on the 2010 U.S. Census, and are an increasingly important customer base for the foodservice industry in light of the some 9.8 billion restaurant visits continue reading »

The Annexation of Puerto Rico

This week marks the 112th anniversary of the day when the Treaty of Paris between the United States and Spain when into effect, making Puerto Rico a virtual colony of the United States ever since. continue reading »

ICE Programs to Identify & Remove Criminal Aliens Spreading in Michigan

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) today began using the Secure Communities program in seven Michigan counties including Allegan, Barry, Calhoun, Jackson continue reading »