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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Filming of Twilight in Brazil Upsets Locals, not Many “Twi-Hard” Fans Here

Locals set fire to a porta-potty used by the film crew before taking to the streets to express their fury at the restricted access to their homes due to filming. continue reading »

Singer Luis Miguel Can’t Stand Shakira. See Why and Tell us What you Think.

Colombian singer Shakira, dissed Mexican legend Luis Miguel and the two are no longer on speaking terms. continue reading »

Pope Visits Spain, Gay Community Recieves him With Public Kiss-In (VIDEO)(BILINGUAL)

Massive crowds of gay men and women in the Spanish cities of Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela, greeted pope Bendict XVI kissing on the streets, in a peaceful protest against the church's discriminatory stance on gay rights. continue reading »

Nicaragua Cites GoogleMaps Faulty Map as an Excuse to Invade Costa Rica

President Daniel Ortega from Nicaragua blames Google maps for last week's accidental invasion of Costa Rican soil. Nicaraguan troops have been accused of crossing the traditionally debated Nicaragua border into Costa Rica, and setting up camp for the night. The soldiers allegedly took down a Costa Rican flag and hoisted the Nicaraguan flag. continue reading »

Audacities of Terrorist Advertising in Mexico (VIDEO)

Mexican drug cartels appear to be using more common known of marketing tools to get their message of terror out: media banners and YouTube. Following the imprisonment or death of a notable drug cartel leader by Mexican officials, continue reading »

New Vargas Llosa Book “El Sueño del Celta” Available Now in Spanish Only (BILINGUAL)

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Hard Work, Tough Lessons

In light of the rampant xenophobia in this country, I reflect on the lessons that I learned as a tween day laborer many years ago. Working alongside Latino immigrant men during a hot summer in Malibu, I learned firsthand the trials and tribulations of manual labor. continue reading »

Two Latinos Make the Newsweek Top 50 Power List

Is there a correlation between the amount of money a political or media figure makes a year, and how influential they are? Newsweek magazine seems to think there is, and asked Wealth-X, a research firm, to compile a list of the 50 highest-earning figures of 2010. They did, and published it, despite representatives for most individuals listing avowing Wealth-X's estimates were inaccurate. continue reading »

DIVE INTO DEEP RELAXATION This Weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

DIVE INTO DEEP RELAXATION this weekend with a Latin American natural wonder. Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

Chilean Miners Odyssey, Soon to be a XXX Film (BILINGUAL)

It is not uncommon in the southern most tip of South America, to hear men use the word "mina" (mine) to refer colloquially to young girls. So it comes as no surprise that in celebration of the ten years of the most lucrative industry in the world reaching Chile, director Leonardo Barrera plans to produce a film titled "La mina swallowed the 33" continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS: No Survivors Found at Cuban Plane Crash Site

Rescuers found no survivors when they reached the site of the Cuban passenger plane that crashed shortly after 6:00pm Cuban time on Thursday, killing all 68 people on board, Cuba's Civil Aviation Authority said. continue reading »

Peru Reclaims Lost Treasures from U.S. Collector

Two rare ceramic pieces can now be returned to the Government of Peru following an agreement by the United States and a New York-based collector of Peruvian pre-Columbian antiquities. The Peruvian government considers the items part of the country's cultural patrimony and believes they were unlawfully exported. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS: Red Alert in Costa Rica as Non Stop Rain Creates Mudslides

At least 17 people have died and more than 15 others are missing after Wednesday night rain caused severe mudslides in parts of Costa Rica, according to the nation's Red Cross. continue reading »

Latino Republicans at the Tea Party

These Latino Republicans rode into office not by falling through the rabbit hole, but either as a Tea Party candidate (Rubio), supported by the Tea Party (Martínez) or ran on Tea Party values (Sandoval). When the "Queen of Hearts" issues for many Latinos: the Dream Act and immigration reform with amnesty comes before these tea partiers what will they do? we'll be watching. continue reading »

Reacciones de la Prensa Latina en Torno a las Elecciones

A propósito de las elecciones en los Estados Unidos, HS-News se ha dado a la tarea de compilar las reacciones de los principales protagonistas de la prensa Latinoamericana. continue reading »