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LATINO BLOTTER:  Florida Man Shoots Ex-Wife, Kills her Boyfriend and Teen Daughter

LATINO BLOTTER:  Florida Man Shoots Ex-Wife, Kills her Boyfriend and Teen Daughter

In a family dispute that turned violent in Florida, Jose Antonio Negron is accused of shooting his ex-wife multiple times, killing his teenage daughter and also killing his ex-wives boyfriend. continue reading »

Peru Election Update: Ollanta Humala Continues to Lead and Is Apparent Winner

Peru Election Update: Ollanta Humala Continues to Lead and Is Apparent Winner

In a Presidential election race that has been too close to call for most of the day it now appears that leftwing candidate Ollanta Humala has won. continue reading »

Massive Caravan of Peace Kicks off in Mexico Against Government Ineptness in the Drug Wars (VIDEO)

Massive Caravan of Peace Kicks off in Mexico Against Government Ineptness in the Drug Wars (VIDEO)

Civil disobedience is not out of order and a ‘legitimate’ response to the unprecedented drug-related violence in Mexico says Mexican poet Javier Sicilia. Sicilia also happens to be the father of slain continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  $131 Million Worth of Cocaine Seized in Paraguay – Largest Seizure Ever

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  $131 Million Worth of Cocaine Seized in Paraguay – Largest Seizure Ever

This one is for the record books of Paraguay – a $131 million worth of cocaine seized at a river port this week. Employees became suspicious about the rice bags that were due to shipped to Mozambique from the private Phoenix river port – located at the border zone of Paraguay/Brazil/Argentina. Upon further inspection officials found 1,900 pound of cocaine with a street value of $131 million. continue reading »

Hayden Panettiere and QB Mark Sanchez – Hanging Out but Not Dating So They Say

Hayden Panettiere and QB Mark Sanchez – Hanging Out but Not Dating So They Say

Several tabloids have spotted the very perky Hayden Panettiere and the very hot Latin Jets QB Mark Sanchez hanging out. Of course as things go some have them dating, others have pronounced them a couple and Hayden says “I swear I’m not dating Mark Sanchez!” continue reading »

Tragedy in Costa Rica:  American Teen Fatally Shot by Hotel Security Guard

Tragedy in Costa Rica:  American Teen Fatally Shot by Hotel Security Guard

A tragic accident has occurred this week in Costa Rica where a 16-year old Kansas teenager was fatally shot by the hotel security guard where his school group was staying. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Makes Spain Proud Once Again – Winning 6th French Open Title

Rafael Nadal Makes Spain Proud Once Again – Winning 6th French Open Title

The 25-year old tennis superstar has just added another accomplishment to his tennis resume – winning his sixth French Open title today. continue reading »

Why Latinos Love Nueva York: Male Pole Dancer with High Heels on Subway (VIDEO)

Why Latinos Love Nueva York: Male Pole Dancer with High Heels on Subway (VIDEO)

There are many reasons why Latinos love Nueva York but they have just added another reason to that list. Male dancer in high heels pole dancing on the L train - where else but in New York. Enjoy the view and thank God its not the usual rodent-on-NYC-subway-video. continue reading »

Billionaire Carlos Slim Offers Pacquiao $65 Million to Fight in Mexico with ????

Billionaire Carlos Slim Offers Pacquiao $65 Million to Fight in Mexico with ????

The World’s Richest Man, Mexican Carlos Slim Helu, apparently doesn’t want to limit his power to mining and telecommunications, he apparently now wants to get into the fight business. 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 »

Senator Dick Durbin’s Message to DREAMers and DREAM Act Supporters

Senator Dick Durbin’s Message to DREAMers and DREAM Act Supporters

Over the past two weeks, more than 22,000 people from all walks of life and all 50 states have signed on as citizen co-sponsors of the DREAM Act at DickDurbin.com. continue reading »

Chile Begins Evacuations After Puyehue Volcano Erupts, 230 Earthquakes Per Hour Ensue  (VIDEO)

Chile Begins Evacuations After Puyehue Volcano Erupts, 230 Earthquakes Per Hour Ensue (VIDEO)

Forty years later the residents that live by the Puyehue volcano are seeing its fury once again. The chain of Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcanos located in southern Chile in the Ranco Province area are 500 miles from the capital city of Santiago. continue reading »

20 Immigrant Employees Unlawfully Fired After Refusing to Sign Away Union Rights

20 Immigrant Employees Unlawfully Fired After Refusing to Sign Away Union Rights

An NLRB administrative law judge has found that parts supplier Supply Technologies LLC unlawfully required employees to sign up for a comprehensive grievance and arbitration system that would eliminate their rights under the National Labor Relations Act, and then discharged 20 employees when they refused to do so. continue reading »

U.S. Government Pledges Another $2 Million for Puerto Rico’s Clean Up of 2010 Storm

U.S. Government Pledges Another $2 Million for Puerto Rico’s Clean Up of 2010 Storm

The U.S. Department of Labor announced a $2 million National Emergency Grant increment to continue cleanup and recovery efforts that began in October 2010 following destruction in Puerto Rico caused by Tropical Storm Otto. continue reading »

Management at Popular Seafood Restaurant Chain in Houston Indicted for Hiring 33 Illegal Aliens

Management at Popular Seafood Restaurant Chain in Houston Indicted for Hiring 33 Illegal Aliens

Two current managers and three former managers or supervisors of Mambo Seafood were indicted on Wednesday on various charges related to harboring illegal aliens. These indictments were announced by U.S. Attorney Jose Angel Moreno, continue reading »