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Brazilian Doctor Surrounds Her Home With Fence of HIV+ Syringes as Crime Deterrent!

Brazilian Doctor Surrounds Her Home With Fence of HIV+ Syringes as Crime Deterrent!

Tired of coming back home from endless shifts at the Paranoá Hospital to find her house burglarized, she decided to take home security into her own hands. The Brazilian physician fancied a contaminated syringe fence would work against thieves! continue reading »

It’s a Girl! Benicio Del Toro And Kimberly Stewart’s Bundle of Joy is Here!

It’s a Girl! Benicio Del Toro And Kimberly Stewart’s Bundle of Joy is Here!

HS-News wishes to congratulate Benicio and Kimberly on the arrival of their new daughter. continue reading »

Amidst Fears of Being Kidnapped, Mexicans Turning to Human Tracking Implants “Just in Case”

Amidst Fears of Being Kidnapped, Mexicans Turning to Human Tracking Implants “Just in Case”

With travel through Mexico seemingly more dangerous than ever, and kidnappings at a high, many are looking for ways to keep an eye on those making the trek across the country. continue reading »

Internet Hacker Anonymous Threatens Dominican Republic Govt. Sites (VIDEO)

Internet Hacker Anonymous Threatens Dominican Republic Govt. Sites (VIDEO)

The internet hacker group, Anonymous, is now threatening to attack the government websites of the Dominican Republic in retaliation for what the group perceives as inadequate education for their young. continue reading »

President Felipe Calderon to Serve As Travel Guide on PBS’s “The Royal Tour: Mexico” (VIDEO)

President Felipe Calderon to Serve As Travel Guide on PBS’s “The Royal Tour: Mexico” (VIDEO)

Taking a bold step in his attempt to increase tourist travel to Mexico, President Felipe Calderon became a tour guide of sorts for the travel show to be broadcast on PBS next month. continue reading »

Check Out Enrique Iglesias Performance on Today Show (VIDEO)

Check Out Enrique Iglesias Performance on Today Show (VIDEO)

The 36-year-old hunk performed three of his hit songs, and surprised a fan with a passionate kiss onstage! continue reading »

Major Pork Producer Settles Allegations of Immigration-Related Discrimination

Major Pork Producer Settles Allegations of Immigration-Related Discrimination

The Justice Department today reached a settlement agreement with Farmland Foods Inc., a major producer of pork products in the United States, resolving allegations that it engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination by imposing continue reading »

Venezuela’s S&P Rating Drops Amidst Concerns Over Chavez’s Health and Country’s “Arbitrary” Laws

Venezuela’s S&P Rating Drops Amidst Concerns Over Chavez’s Health and Country’s “Arbitrary” Laws

Just days after Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced he wanted all the country’s money removed from U.S. markets and repatriate nearly $11 billion in gold currently in Swiss and English banks, Standard and Poor’s have lowered Venezuela’s credit rating. continue reading »

Supporters Shave Heads in Solidarity With Hugo Chávez

Supporters Shave Heads in Solidarity With Hugo Chávez

On Friday, six men from the Dominican Republic shaved their heads in support of Chávez in front of the Venezuelan embassy in the island. The group was invited Sunday to Miraflores palace, where they were greeted by Chávez himself, who hugged them and posed for a few candid shots with them. continue reading »

Are Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s Views on Immigration Being Censored by Facebook?

Are Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s Views on Immigration Being Censored by Facebook?

Thursday, Governor Jan Brewer’s (R-AZ) Facebook page posted a picture of Brewer as iconic Rosie the Riveter in response to President Obama’s immigration policy. continue reading »

Nearly Bullet-Proof Skin May Be the Prayer Gun-Violent Nations Need

Nearly Bullet-Proof Skin May Be the Prayer Gun-Violent Nations Need

It’s only a first step in figuring out how to survive a gun shot but a project in the Netherlands has created almost bulletproof human skin. A swatch of bullet proof skin was created from human skin cells and spider milk and embedded between the outer layer of skin and the dermis. continue reading »

Oscar Leads Brazil to  Under-20 World Cup Title (VIDEO)

Oscar Leads Brazil to Under-20 World Cup Title (VIDEO)

The U-20 Soccer World Cup in Colombia ended over the weekend with a spectacular match between the only two teams that speak Portuguese. The man in the 11 jersey scored all three goals in the carioca team’s victory over Portugal at Colombia’s U-20 World Cup. continue reading »

Virtual Technology Being Applied to Illegal Border Crossings

Virtual Technology Being Applied to Illegal Border Crossings

Technology is now being used to address the challenges of both crossing the border illegally or capturing those that are doing the crossing. continue reading »

Worldwide Protests Against Amazon Mega-Dam

Worldwide Protests Against Amazon Mega-Dam

Thousands of people have taken to the streets in dozens of cities worldwide, to protest against the Belo Monte mega-dam being built in the Brazilian Amazon. continue reading »

Hurricane Irene Warnings for Dominic Republic and Puerto Rico, Then Heading to Florida

Hurricane Irene Warnings for Dominic Republic and Puerto Rico, Then Heading to Florida

The Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico are bracing themselves for what might be the first hurricane of the season, if Tropical Storm Irene continues gaining strength. continue reading »