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Puerto Rican Roberto Alomar Inducted Into Baseball Hall of Fame (VIDEO)

Puerto Rican Roberto Alomar Inducted Into Baseball Hall of Fame (VIDEO)

The Former Toronto Blue Jay and probably best second-base man of all time was inducted into the hall of fame. Alomar, who played second base for the Blue Jays in the 1992 and 1993 World Series Championships has become the first Blue Jay to be inducted to the HOF, and the twentieth second baseman. He is the third Puerto Rican to be inducted, the other two are Orlando Cepeda and Roberto Clemente. continue reading »

Colombian Salsa Legend Joe Arroyo Dies (MUSIC VIDEO)

Colombian Salsa Legend Joe Arroyo Dies (MUSIC VIDEO)

The legendary salsa artist from the Northern Colombian Caribbean, passed away this morning in Barranquilla, Colombia. continue reading »

Jose Fellicano, Alex Lora, Linda Ronstadt & Others to be Honored with Lifetime Latin Grammy’s

Jose Fellicano, Alex Lora, Linda Ronstadt & Others to be Honored with Lifetime Latin Grammy’s

Joe Arroyo, Gal Costa, Jose Feliciano, Alex Lora, Les Luthiers, Ruben Rada, and Linda Ronstadt will be honored with The Latin Recording Academy®'s Lifetime Achievement Award, and Manuel Alejandro, Jesus "Chucho" Ferrer and Ray Santos are the recipients of the prestigious Trustees Award, it was announced today by The Latin Recording Academy. continue reading »

Criminal Alien Turns Snitch, Turns in Fellow Drug Smuggler & Stash-House Location

Criminal Alien Turns Snitch, Turns in Fellow Drug Smuggler & Stash-House Location

An illegal immigrant working for a drug-trafficking organization was apprehended Wednesday in the West Desert. While being interviewed by Ajo Station Border Patrol agents, the subject provided information leading to yesterday’s arrest of fellow drug smugglers, as well as the location of a stash-house. continue reading »

Thugs Disarm 21 Police Officers in Michoacan Mexico- HS News Narco Blog

Thugs Disarm 21 Police Officers in Michoacan Mexico- HS News Narco Blog

Authorities in Michoacán have confirmed that criminals disarmed 21 Officers of the States Police command. The uniformed policemen were going to watch a rodeo in the community of San Miguel del Monte, located south of Morelia when hooded men armed with AK-47 have surprised them. The gunmen questioned the officers individually and proceeded to disarm them one by one. The continue reading »

Over 125 Global Scholars & Student Leaders Participate in U.S. Exchange Programs

Over 125 Global Scholars & Student Leaders Participate in U.S. Exchange Programs

The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs will host over 125 participants for the inaugural Around the World in an Afternoon, a cultural and academic festival at the Department of State in Washington, D.C. continue reading »

Hear Demi Lovato Sing “Skyscraper” in Spanish, Here’s “Rascacielo”  (VIDEO)

We first heard Demi Lovato's "Skyscraper" in English last week now she has released a version en Espanol. It really is good!! She has described the song as very personal. continue reading »

At NCLR Conference, Obama Addresses Immigration, Economy

At NCLR Conference, Obama Addresses Immigration, Economy

Monday, President Obama spoke at the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) luncheon in Washington D.C. and reiterated his commitment to the DREAM Act, continue reading »

Mexican Anthropologists Unearth Cannibal Tribe Remains  in Durango

Mexican Anthropologists Unearth Cannibal Tribe Remains in Durango

Research on bones found in caves were the Xixima Indians resided, shown the ancient Mexican tribe were cannibals. continue reading »

INTRODUCING: HS-News “Matinee” Featuring Up and Coming Latino Filmmakers

INTRODUCING: HS-News “Matinee” Featuring Up and Coming Latino Filmmakers

Celebrating, supporting and promoting Hispanic and Latin America's new generation of Filmmakers. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Woman Locks 5-year-old Daughter in Closet, Starves Her for Looking Like Her Father

LATINO BLOTTER: Woman Locks 5-year-old Daughter in Closet, Starves Her for Looking Like Her Father

Social workers found a severely malnourished 5-year-old girl in a closet in her mother’s house July 18. The child is reported to have been starved and beaten due to her resemblance to her father. continue reading »

Chatty Chihuahuas Scare World’s Tallest Dog

Chatty Chihuahuas Scare World’s Tallest Dog

The world’s tallest dog has realized what many little dog owners have long known. Chihuahuas may be tiny, but they can be mighty scary. George the Great Dane, is the largest the dog in the world. continue reading »

Labor of Love: Argentine Man Fulfills Late Wife Dream Guitar Garden

Labor of Love: Argentine Man Fulfills Late Wife Dream Guitar Garden

Using over 7,000 cypress and eucalyptus trees, Pedro Martín Ureta built a giant guitar visible from space on his property. continue reading »

Mexico Cartels Equipping Themselves with Crudely-Armored Vehicles

Mexico Cartels Equipping Themselves with Crudely-Armored Vehicles

As the drug war rages in Mexico, the cartels are increasing their number of crudely-armored assault vehicles. “Narco-tanks” known as narotanques, “rhino trucks” and “monster trucks” known as monstruos are evidence that the narcos are extending their infantry operations. continue reading »

La Ladrona of El Cajon, California – Have You Seen Her?

La Ladrona of El Cajon, California – Have You Seen Her?

The FBI and police from El Cajon, California are seeking your help to find and identify this unknown female. The ladrona of El Cajon is responsible for robbing a Bank of the West this past Friday. continue reading »