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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

One of ‘America’s Most Wanted’ Captured in Mexico after 17-Years

A U.S. man wanted on a federal racketeering indictment handed down in 1997 was apprehended near Tijuana, Mexican authorities said. continue reading »

REPORT:  Missing Student-Teachers were Burned Alive in Mexico

One eyewitness to the Sept. 26 abduction of 43 students in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero has recounted that at least some of the youths were burned alive, a prominent priest and human rights activist said Friday. continue reading »

Spanish Nurse Teresa Romero is Now Ebola-Free

Spanish auxiliary nurse Teresa Romero, who became infected with Ebola while treating a patient with the disease, has tested negative for the virus in a second test performed on the weekend, although that does not mean that she is "free" of the virus with yet another test being required to determine that, the results of which will not be known for 24 to 48 hours. continue reading »

Tomorrow Ricky Martin Launches New Video “Adios” on Twitter

Ricky Martin will launch Monday his new music video "Adios" on the social network Twitter, the Puerto Rican singer's promotion team said in a press release. continue reading »

Blog del Narco:  Caballeros Templarios Cartel Leader Arrested in Mexico City

A high-level member of the Caballeros Templarios drug cartel was arrested in Mexico City by Federal Police officers, the National Security Commission said. continue reading »

Pope Francies Beatified Pope Paul VI Today

Pope Francis on Sunday beatified Paul VI during a heavily attended Mass in St. Peter's Square, at which he said of the pope who closed the Second Vatican Council that "he led the Church with wisdom and a vision of the future." continue reading »

Google Launches New Web Domain ‘.soy’ for Latino Market

Google has launched a new Web domain - .soy - that is intended for members of the Hispanic community, touting it as the "place for Latinos online." continue reading »

Member of Musical Group ‘Banda El Recodo’ Goes Missing in Mexico

A member of the traditional Mexican music group Banda El Recodo has been missing since early this week, according to press reports Saturday that the 15-piece ensemble confirmed. continue reading »

Despite Opposition, Venezuela Gains Seat on U.N. Security Council

Venezuela was elected Thursday to one of the 10 non-permanent seats on the U.N. Security Council for the next two years, succeeding Argentina in one of two slots reserved for Latin American and Caribbean. continue reading »

Prolific Actress Elizabeth Peña Passes Away at 55

Cuban-American actress Elizabeth Peña, known for her roles in films such as "Jacob's Ladder" and "La Bamba," has died continue reading »

Getting Latinos to Go Out and Vote

Organizations pushing to turn out the Hispanic vote in Arizona are intensifying their efforts to get Latino voters to go to the polls on Nov. 4 and not become apathetic due to the lack of congressional action on approving immigration reform. continue reading »

“Spoon” Program Launches to Combat Malnutrition and Obesity in Latin America

The Inter-American Development Bank on Wednesday launched a pilot project in the most disadvantaged areas of Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico and Peru to reduce the risks of malnutrition and obesity, which can be linked, in children under age five. continue reading »

Citigroup Exits Consumer Banking in 6 Latin American Countries

U.S. banking giant Citigroup said Tuesday it planned to exit the consumer banking business in 11 countries, including six nations in Latin America. continue reading »

Major Kiddie Porn Ring Busted in Brazil

Brazilian authorities arrested 51 people Wednesday on charges of possession and dissemination of child pornography. continue reading »

Widespread Protests in Mexico in Name of 43 MIssing Students

Thousands of students across Mexico took part in demonstrations Wednesday to protest the disappearance of 43 education students last month in the southern city of Iguala. continue reading »