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After 15 Yrs Renown Migrant Safe House in Mexico to Close, Less Passages Being Made

After 15 Yrs Renown Migrant Safe House in Mexico to Close, Less Passages Being Made

Casa del Migrante in San Luis Potosi,in Mexico closes down according to Father Ruben Perez who operates the safe passage house. continue reading »

Peru’s Discloses Plans to Open ‘Uncontacted Tribes’ Land to Oil Companies

Peru’s Discloses Plans to Open ‘Uncontacted Tribes’ Land to Oil Companies

Peru’s Indian Affairs Department has revealed plans to open up uncontacted tribes’ reserves to oil companies – just days before the country’s new government takes office. continue reading »

Homemade, Bootleg Liquor Kills 21, Injures 103 in Ecuador

Homemade, Bootleg Liquor Kills 21, Injures 103 in Ecuador

Authorities in the province of Los Rios, Ecuador are investigating the deaths of 21 people from homemade alcohol that appeared to be contaminated with methanol. continue reading »

Wild Blueberries Native to Central and South American Have 2x-4x More Antioxidants Than U.S. Berries

Wild Blueberries Native to Central and South American Have 2x-4x More Antioxidants Than U.S. Berries

The first analysis of the healthful antioxidant content of blueberries that grow wild in Mexico, Central and South America concludes that some of these fruits have even more healthful antioxidants than the blueberries — already renowned as “super fruits” continue reading »

Open Letter to Sen. Marco Rubio to Get on Right Side of Legal Immigration

Open Letter to Sen. Marco Rubio to Get on Right Side of Legal Immigration

We were disappointed to hear about Senator Marco Rubio’s brother in law who was endicted on drug charges also implicated on the death and dismemberment of a federal informant in Florida. continue reading »

ODD NEWS: River in Costa Rica Disappears Due to Earthquake

ODD NEWS: River in Costa Rica Disappears Due to Earthquake

This week Costa Rica experienced several moderate earthquakes with thousands of after shocks, which is not usual for this Central American nation. What is usual is that Guacalito River located near Armenia de Upala simply disappeared and turned into a muddy mess. continue reading »

Latino Gossip Roundup:  From Bruno Mars to J. Lo and Marc Anthony Still Working Together

Latino Gossip Roundup:  From Bruno Mars to J. Lo and Marc Anthony Still Working Together

This weekend on the Latino entertainment gossip roundup we have Bruno Mars who is a stand out on his first magazine cover and J.Lo and Marc Anthony who plan on going forward with their Latin Amerian talent search project. continue reading »

Gas Station Employee Fernando Tellez $4.9M Richer Thanks to Paris Hilton’s Brother

Gas Station Employee Fernando Tellez $4.9M Richer Thanks to Paris Hilton’s Brother

Back in 2008 when 18 year old Barron Hilton, little bro of Paris Hilton, hit Fernando Mendoza Tellez at a Malibu gas station no one thought Tellez would become a millionaire. continue reading »

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Your backstage pass to HS-News showcase of emerging and established Latino musical talent. continue reading »

Chilean Miners Sue Government for Negligence that Caused Mine Collapse

Chilean Miners Sue Government for Negligence that Caused Mine Collapse

It has almost been one year when the San Jose mine in Chile collapsed on August 5t, 2010 trapping 33 miners 2,300 feet underground for 69 days. continue reading »

Hispanic Standout Arturo Pedraza: Teacher Extraordinaire in the Making

Hispanic Standout Arturo Pedraza: Teacher Extraordinaire in the Making

As the nation's schools struggle to thrive and the need for high quality teachers goes unmet there is National Louis University (NLU) who is answering the call one teaching student at a time with its 125 year history producing outstanding educators. Recently it developed a program in Chicago, the Harrison Fellowship, to identify potential educators that can serve their community and who otherwise would not have the opportunity to attend college. continue reading »

Hugo Chavez Arrives in Cuba for Chemo, Foregoes Treatment in Brazil, Cedes Some Powers to VP

Hugo Chavez Arrives in Cuba for Chemo, Foregoes Treatment in Brazil, Cedes Some Powers to VP

On Friday the Brazil government was reporting that ailing Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was heading to their country to receive treatment for his yet-to-be-identified cancer - those reports were in fact wrong. continue reading »

USA Today Study: Border Cities Safer Than Most U.S. Cities, Crime Rates Declining (VIDEO)

USA Today Study: Border Cities Safer Than Most U.S. Cities, Crime Rates Declining (VIDEO)

Apparently, crime along the border has been declining for quit some time and that the border is ‘statistically safer on average’ than most other U.S. cities. These findings of course have been proven by other studies it’s just the political rhetoric that is not reflecting these facts. continue reading »

Creepy:  14 yr Old Kidnapper Found in Home with Santa Muerte Altar & Skeleton Bride in Juarez

Creepy:  14 yr Old Kidnapper Found in Home with Santa Muerte Altar & Skeleton Bride in Juarez

Mexican authorities in the state of Chihuahua were investigating the kidnapping of 50-year old business man when they came upon a creepy and gruesome find – a Santa Muerte altar with a skeleton bride holding court. continue reading »

For-Profit College CEOs Reap Rewards of Weak Regulation

For-Profit College CEOs Reap Rewards of Weak Regulation

John Sperling, the CEO of the University of Phoenix, has cashed out $59 million in the company’s stock, according to the Huffington Post. Sperling’s shares have increased in value by almost twenty percent in the six weeks since the Department of Education issued a weaker-than-anticipated “gainful employment” rule governing the for-profit education industry. continue reading »