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One Hundred Tons of Dead Fish Wash Ashore in Brazil, Is It Related to Arkansas Dead Birds?

One Hundred Tons of Dead Fish Wash Ashore in Brazil, Is It Related to Arkansas Dead Birds?

Brazil is the first Latin American country to be hit by the bizarre wave of mass animal deaths in the world. continue reading »

Popular Mexican High Priest of Death Cult Arrested on Kidnapping and Extortion Charges

Popular Mexican High Priest of Death Cult Arrested on Kidnapping and Extortion Charges

Yesterday, Mexican officials announced the arrest of David Romo, high priest of the death cult ‘Santa Muerte’ also known as Mexico’s Death Saint cult. continue reading »

Voters Already Expressing Likely Disappointment in new Republican Congress Seated Today

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 67% of Likely U.S. Voters – two-out-of-three – think it is at least somewhat likely that most voters will be disappointed with Republicans in Congress before the 2012 elections. This includes 37% who say it is Very Likely. continue reading »

Argentina’s Rio Negro Region To Improve Infrastruture and Tourism

Argentina’s Rio Negro Region To Improve Infrastruture and Tourism

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a loan of up to $30 million to improve the competitiveness of fruit and vegetable production, mining and tourism in the Rio Negro province of Argentina. continue reading »

“Tax Day” Deadline Extended to April 18th; Tax Break Beneficiaries Can File in Mid-to-Late February

The Internal Revenue Service today opened the 2011 tax filing season by announcing that taxpayers have until April 18 to file their tax returns. The IRS reminded taxpayers impacted by recent tax law changes that using e-file is the best way to ensure accurate tax returns and get faster refunds. continue reading »

Ending Birthright Citizenship Would Not Stop Illegal Immigration

Ending Birthright Citizenship Would Not Stop Illegal Immigration

Ending Birthright Citizenship Would Be Unconstitutional, Impractical, Expensive, Complicated and Would Not Stop Illegal Immigration. Anti-immigrant groups and legislators have persisted in their attempts to restrict or repeal birthright citizenship in State Houses and the U.S. Congress. continue reading »

Cruz Castle - Just Remember You Heard It Here - He’s Going to be a ESTRELLA (VIDEO)

You know how it goes, you hear a song and if its good it sticks with you. Well that's what a lot of the young staffers at HS-News thought when they heard the beautiful voice of Castle Cruz singing Falling Down, a song just posted on YouTube. Enjoy the midnight lights with this young talent. continue reading »

New Mexico Authorities Seeking Daniel Cesar Dominguez-Garcia For Shooting Inside Hospital

New Mexico Authorities Seeking Daniel Cesar Dominguez-Garcia For Shooting Inside Hospital

This evening 21-year-old Cesar Dominguez-Garcia entered the 6th floor of the University of New Mexico hospital in Albuquerque with a loaded gun, which he fired after hitting his girlfriend – whose child was a patient at the hospital pediatric ward. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS:  Check Your Ticket - Mega Millions Lottery Results Are Here

BREAKING NEWS:  Check Your Ticket - Mega Millions Lottery Results Are Here

UPDATE: Two winning tickets sold - One in Idaho and one in Washington State. Illinois sold 4 tickets matching 5 numbers paying $250,000 each. The two winners from Tuesday will each get $177.5 million. CONGRATULATIONS! continue reading »

National Guard Helping Border Patrol in California, Results in Higher Apprenhension Numbers

National Guard Helping Border Patrol in California, Results in Higher Apprenhension Numbers

California National Guard members have assisted in 1,319 apprehensions along the state’s boundary with Mexico, where they have worked since August in support of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) under the Presidential Administration’s plan to beef up border security. continue reading »

President of U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Named to ‘75 Most Influential Hispanics’

President of U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Named to ‘75 Most Influential Hispanics’

United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) President and CEO Javier Palomarez has been recognized by PODER Magazine as a Business Leader in the publication's annual continue reading »

Mexico Finds More Illegal Gas Pipeline Taps

Mexico Finds More Illegal Gas Pipeline Taps

Mexico’s state-owned oil company said it found four more illegal taps drilled into pipelines by fuel thieves at year’s end. Petroleos Mexicanos said none of the taps caused leaks or spills. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG: The Mexican Attorney General’s Office Ups the Reward for the Country’s Most Wanted List

The Mexican Attorney General's office has given a second wind to its rewards campaign; with a budget of more than a thousand million pesos, it plans to locate almost 100 fugitives. continue reading »

Marijuana Mixed Tomatoes Found at Arizona Border Seizure

We’re out here every day working to keep our country and our way of life safe,” said Port Director Guadalupe Ramirez. “As long as the smugglers try to get drugs and other contraband past us, we’ll be here to stop them.” continue reading »

Spanish-Language Radio Paz Going Off the Air due to Financial Woes

Spanish-Language Radio Paz Going Off the Air due to Financial Woes

The 24-hour Spanish-language Catholic radio station, Radio Paz is going off the air after 20-years. The station (WACC-AM 830) has been a mainstay of many Hispanic Floridians and Latin Americans everywhere. It station offers local Masses, bible classes and international coverage of Catholic news. continue reading »