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UPDATE:  Evo Morales Rescinds 73% Gas Price Hike

UPDATE:  Evo Morales Rescinds 73% Gas Price Hike

Less than a week after removing gas subsidies in his country causing more than 70% price hikes, President Evo Morales has rescinded the decree. continue reading »

Laugh Out Loud This and Every Sunday With HS-NEWS SUNDAY COMICS

Laugh Out Loud This and Every Sunday With HS-NEWS SUNDAY COMICS

Your source for Hispanically Speaking Cartoons continue reading »

Latin American Economy the Bright Star in 2010, Out Pacing Europe and the U.S.

Latin American Economy the Bright Star in 2010, Out Pacing Europe and the U.S.

As a result of the global recessional and U.S. financial crisis, Europe and the U.S. had little growth versus Latin America. Latin America saw a growth rate of 5 percent with country’s like Brazil having a 7.5 percent rate of growth and Argentina a 9 percent rate. continue reading »

In the New Year Turning Bad to Good: Colombian Govt Gives Drug Lord Seized Property to the Homeless

In the New Year Turning Bad to Good: Colombian Govt Gives Drug Lord Seized Property to the Homeless

The Minister of the Interior of Colombia, has just announced that it will relocated thousands upon thousands of people left homeless from massive rains and floods to property owned by drug lords. They will be allowed to stay there for as all as it takes for them to find permanent housing. continue reading »

Effective Jan 1st–Ban on Mexican-American Studies or any Ethnic Studies Takes Place in Arizona

Effective Jan 1st–Ban on Mexican-American Studies or any Ethnic Studies Takes Place in Arizona

The teaching of ethnic studies in all of Arizona’s public schools will be banned effective January 1st and when children return from their holiday break. The ban applies to grades kindergarten through 12th grade. continue reading »

Marc Anthony in Trouble with IRS Again – To the Tune of $3.4 Million

Marc Anthony in Trouble with IRS Again – To the Tune of $3.4 Million

E! News is reporting that Latin singing sensation Marc Anthony owes the IRS $3.4 million in unpaid taxes, and this isn’t the first time Anthony has messy taxes issues. continue reading »

Beware the Exploding Champagne Cork - Can Reach Speeds of 50 mph

Beware the Exploding Champagne Cork - Can Reach Speeds of 50 mph

Be careful when opening the champagne bottle on New Year's Eve -- a popped cork can reach a speed of up to 50 miles per hour, warns an eye expert. continue reading »

POLL:  What Will Americans be Doing to Bring in New Year

POLL:  What Will Americans be Doing to Bring in New Year

For some Americans, it’s a big night out of partying while others view New Year’s Eve as just another night. Surveys conducted by Rasmussen Reports found the following plans to say goodbye to 2010 and hello to 2011. continue reading »

Democrat and Republican View Point on Immigration ‘Almost Irreconcilable’ Lawmakers Say

Democrat and Republican View Point on Immigration ‘Almost Irreconcilable’ Lawmakers Say

As Congress gets ready to convene the 112th session next week, and in light of the bipartisan accomplishments of the lame duck session with ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ and the Bush-era tax cuts, focus is now turning to finding common ground and bipartisan support for immigration reform. continue reading »

Bomb Blast in Argentina Occurs at Greek Embassy

Early Thursday a bomb exploded at the Greek Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina; no one was injured in the blast. continue reading »

2010 Deadliest Year in Mexico

2010 Deadliest Year in Mexico

Since Mexican President Felipe Calderon began in 2006 his offensive on the drug cartels that have long plagued the country, 2010 will go down as the deadliest year with 15,000 murders. continue reading »

Separate Attacks in Monterrey Mexico Target Police, Leaving Four Dead and One Doctor Killed

Separate Attacks in Monterrey Mexico Target Police, Leaving Four Dead and One Doctor Killed

Bold gunmen presumed to be linked to drug cartels killed four Mexican police officers and a doctor in separate but possibly coordinated attackes in Monterrey, Mexico. continue reading »

23 Church Workers Killed in 2010, Most were in Latin America

23 Church Workers Killed in 2010, Most were in Latin America

The Fides list avoids use of the word “martyr,” the Church has not officially ruled on the circumstances of the deaths. Most of the deaths appear to be the result of ordinary criminal activity rather than hatred for the Catholic faith. But Fides lists all those who died while engaged in full-time work for the Church. continue reading »

ICE Seizes $48 million in Cocaine on Speed Boat from Panama

ICE Seizes $48 million in Cocaine on Speed Boat from Panama

Special agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) took custody of three suspected maritime drug smugglers in Miami on Wednesday continue reading »

Peru Has Third Highest Death Rate for Traffic Accidents in the World

According to an official report from Peru’s Ministry of Health, traffic accidents caused 17,025 deaths and 233,718 injured people between 2005 and 2009, reported RPP news service. continue reading »