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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Report:  Social Media Key to Obtaining the Latino Vote

Social networks, videos and Hollywood stars are the tools that different associations are using to entice the 15 million eligible young Latinos to cast their votes, since this is a group that tends to punch below its weight in legislative elections. continue reading »

Mexican President Makes Statement on 43 Missing Student Teachers

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto said Monday he was concerned about the attacks on students last month in Iguala, a city in the southern state of Guerrero. continue reading »

Marc Anthony Building Orphanage in South America with Help from Goya Foods

The Maestro Cares foundation, a non-profit organization sponsored by singer Marc Anthony and businessman Henry Cardenas, received a donation of $150,000 from Goya Foods to build an orphanage in Colombia. continue reading »

11 Colombian Indians Killed and 13 Injured by Lighting During Indigenous Ceremony

At least 11 Colombian Indians died and another 13 were injured when they were struck by lighting during a meeting in the Sierra Nevada mountains of Santa Marta in northern Colombia, millitary officials told Efe Monday. continue reading »

Spanish Authorities Rescue Nearly 60 African Immigrants at Sea

Spain's Maritime Rescue service on Sunday picked up 58 Sub-Saharan immigrants who had set sail from the Moroccan coast in a small and unstable boat, intercepting them 10 nautical miles from the Spanish islet of Alboran in the Mediterranean Sea. continue reading »

Brazil President Rouseef to Race Election Runoff

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff won a plurality in Sunday's presidential balloting here - garnering about 44 percent of the vote, but she will have to face off against Social Democrat Aecio Neves, who secured the second-largest number of votes, some 30 percent, according to an exit poll released after the last precincts had closed. continue reading »

Two Men Lynched After Trying to Rob Bus Near Mexico City

Two men who allegedly tried to rob a bus were beaten to death this weekend by passengers and townspeople in central Mexico, media reports said. continue reading »

Raulito Rodriguez’ ‘La Mujer Perfecta’ Is a Hit

Raulito Rodriguez is making a tremendous splash on the Latino music scene with a new rhythm known as "bachata-banda," and his number "La mujer perfecta" has skyrocketed to the top of the Hot Songs list on the monitorLatino Web site and remained there for 11 consecutive weeks. continue reading »

7 Peruvian National Police Officers Die in Traffic Accident

Seven National Police officers were killed and one was injured when the pick-up truck they were riding in went off a rural road and plunged into a ravine in Julcan, a province in Peru's La Libertad region, officials said. continue reading »

DEA Statement on Capture of Cartel Honcho Hector Beltran-Leyva

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued a statement late this week on the capture of the Mexico cartel honcho, Hector Beltran-Leyva: continue reading »

New Rules for Mexico’s National Polytechnic Institute

Mexico's government has accepted all the demands of student protesters at the National Polytechnic Institute, or IPN, a public university in this capital, in a bid to prevent the movement from spreading to other higher education institutions. continue reading »

Venezuelan President Maduro Accuses Opposition Parties of Murder

Venezuela's MUD coalition of opposition political parties rejected Saturday a statement by President Nicolas Maduro accusing them of responsibility in the murder of a ruling-party lawmaker. continue reading »

Google Hosts ‘Latinas Think Big Innovation Summit’

More than 300 female Hispanic executives and high-level officials met here at Google's headquarters for a conference aiming to change the stereotype of Latinas in the United States. continue reading »

Massacre in Cali, Colombia - 8 Executed

Eight men were shot dead outside the southwestern Colombian city of Cali, authorities investigating the case said. continue reading »

Banamex CEO Resigns After a Turbulent Year Wrought with Fraud

Javier Arrigunaga has resigned as chief executive officer of Grupo Financiero Banamex, Citigroup's Mexican unit, Banamex's chairman said. continue reading »