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First Recorded U.S. Death from Vampire Bat Bite Kills 19-Yr-Old Migrant Farm Worker

First Recorded U.S. Death from Vampire Bat Bite Kills 19-Yr-Old Migrant Farm Worker

The first recorded case of death from a vampire bat bite has occurred with the passing of a 19-year old migrant farm worker from human rabies. continue reading »

Newsroom Diversity Lacking as Struggling Economy Causes Staff Cuts

Newsroom Diversity Lacking as Struggling Economy Causes Staff Cuts

It appears that as the U.S. economy continues its struggle, newsrooms are being forced to let people go. However, these newsrooms seem to be becoming less diverse. continue reading »

Christina Aguilera Set to be Part of Michael Jackson Tribute Concert in the Fall

Christina Aguilera Set to be Part of Michael Jackson Tribute Concert in the Fall

Every day the organizers of the Michael Jackson tribute concert slated for the fall are announcing whom the super star cast of performers will be and today they announced Christina Aguilera’s name. continue reading »

George Lopez Leaves With a Bang: Eva Longoria, Arsenio Hall and Slash (VIDEO)

George Lopez Leaves With a Bang: Eva Longoria, Arsenio Hall and Slash (VIDEO)

“López Tonight” ended last night with a hurricane of salsa, bleeps, celebrities and heartfelt thank you-s. Check out the highlights inside. continue reading »

‘People to People’ Travel Tours Start to Cuba

‘People to People’ Travel Tours Start to Cuba

On January 28th President Obama reinstated ‘people-to-people’ travel to Cuba and yesterday inaugural trips started leaving Miami. Now everyday American can travel to the island nation if they are affiliated with a travel group promoting direction relations with the people of Cuba. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: 17-Year-Old Student Kills Memphis School Principal

LATINO BLOTTER: 17-Year-Old Student Kills Memphis School Principal

A teenage student has been arrested for the murder of the principal of a Tennessee Christian school. Eduardo Marmolejo, 17, is being held without bond for killing allegedly Suzette York, t continue reading »

Colombian “Corralejas” Leave One Dead, A Dozen Injured (VIDEO)

Colombian “Corralejas” Leave One Dead, A Dozen Injured (VIDEO)

WARNING This video is not for the faint of heart. “Corralejas” are bullfights in which the public, is allowed to participate. continue reading »

Texas Governor Rick Perry Poised to Join Presidential Race

Texas Governor Rick Perry Poised to Join Presidential Race

Texas Governor Rick Perry, the nation’s longest-serving governor, is expected announce his bid for the presidency in South Carolina on Saturday (August 13). continue reading »

Woman Pleads Guilty to Staging her Own Kidnapping in Guatemala In Order to Get Money from Family

Woman Pleads Guilty to Staging her Own Kidnapping in Guatemala In Order to Get Money from Family

A Virginia woman pleaded guilty in relation to a staged kidnapping in Guatemala, announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Neil H. MacBride for the Eastern District of Virginia and John V. Gillies, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Miami Division. continue reading »

“The Hand with Eyes” Cartel Leader Captured, Ordered & Carried Out 600 Murders in Mexico City

“The Hand with Eyes” Cartel Leader Captured, Ordered & Carried Out 600 Murders in Mexico City

The leader of a brutal drug cartel faction operating in Mexico City, “The Hand With Eyes”, has been captured and arrested for being involved in the killings of 600 individuals. continue reading »

Latin American Economy, Though Growing, Has Not Escaped Effects of Global Recession

Latin American Economy, Though Growing, Has Not Escaped Effects of Global Recession

As the U.S. stock market shoots up and crashes down hundreds of points in a matter of just hours, Latin America can do little to avoid the effects of the global recession. continue reading »

Evita Gets Broadway Revival, Ché Guevara to be Played by… Ricky Martin?

Evita Gets Broadway Revival, Ché Guevara to be Played by… Ricky Martin?

Producers Hal Luftig and Scott Sanders have cast Michael Cerveris as Juan Perón, Argentine Elena Roger as Evita and Ricky Martin as Che Guevara who narrates the play. continue reading »

J.Lo & Marc Anthony Spotted Together in the Back Seat of A Red Convertible

J.Lo & Marc Anthony Spotted Together in the Back Seat of A Red Convertible

Almost a month after calling it quits, the couple reconvened in the back seat of a red Mustang. HS-News read their minds for you! continue reading »

States Submit Record Number of Immigration Bills During 2011 Session

States Submit Record Number of Immigration Bills During 2011 Session

According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, a bipartisan research groups, a record number of immigration bills were submitted in during the 2011 legislative session – ended June 30. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Popping Zits in McDonald’s Leads to Man’s Arrest

LATINO BLOTTER: Popping Zits in McDonald’s Leads to Man’s Arrest

At some point everyone sees someone do something in public that is simply disgusting. For consumers at a Florida McDonald’s that someone was Owen Lemire Kato. continue reading »