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Tucson Shooting Victim Arrested For Threatening Tea Party Spokesman-“You’re Dead”

Tucson Shooting Victim Arrested For Threatening Tea Party Spokesman-“You’re Dead”

J. Eric Fuller, 63, who was shot at the Tucson mass shooting last week was taken into custody yesterday for yelling “You’re Dead” at a Tea Party Spokesman. Fuller was attending the taping of an ABC-TV town hall event hosted by Christianne Amanpour. continue reading »

Grief: Top 10 Best and Worst Things to Say to Someone Grieving, Says Grief Expert Aurora Winter

Grief: Top 10 Best and Worst Things to Say to Someone Grieving, Says Grief Expert Aurora Winter

In the wake of the shootings in Arizona, our nation is struggling with grief - and struggling with what to say to someone who is grieving. continue reading »

Top Education Officials Critical of North Carolina Ending Busing for Diversity Program

Top Education Officials Critical of North Carolina Ending Busing for Diversity Program

Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education, joined others in criticizing North Carolina’s largest school district, located in Wake County, for ending its busing for diversity program. Hispanics are the second larges minority in the county after African-Americans. continue reading »

Laugh Out Loud This and Every Sunday With HS-NEWS SUNDAY COMICS

Your source for Hispanically Speaking Cartoons continue reading »

Napolitano Cancels Troubled Virtual Fence

Napolitano Cancels Troubled Virtual Fence

Secretary Janet Napolitano has canceled the high-tech surveillance system on the U.S- Mexican border, because it has become too expensive. continue reading »

Japan Set to Help Latin America Lessen Climate Change Effect in the Region

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support renewable energy and energy efficiency for the mitigation of climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean. continue reading »

Green Bay Women Finds $280K of Drugs in Vacuum

Green Bay Women Finds $280K of Drugs in Vacuum

A Green Bay Wisconsin woman opened her refurbished vacuum cleaner she received for Christmas and discovered a load of drugs. continue reading »

Mexican Police Commander Abducted in Veracruz Mexico

Mexican Police Commander Abducted in Veracruz Mexico

Mexican security authorities are saying Commander Raul Espinoza and his bodyguard were kidnapped this morning in Boca del Rio in the port city of Veracruz. continue reading »

When Are You Too Old To Smuggle Drugs?  68-Yr Old Nabbed in Cocaine Bust at Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the El Paso port of entry last Wednesday, made a 38.9 pound cocaine seizure with a value of approximately $1,244,800. continue reading »

Dakar Rally     Off-Road Race in South America

Dakar Rally   Off-Road Race in South America

Famed as the longest, most brutal off-road race in the world, the Dakar Rally is open to amateur and professional entries. Fifteen stages are driven over a two-week period. continue reading »

Is Golden Globe Nominee and TV Star Sofia Vergara Ready to be a Senator’s Wife?

Is Golden Globe Nominee and TV Star Sofia Vergara Ready to be a Senator’s Wife?

The Hill is reporting that television sitcom actress Sofia Vergara’s boyfriend, Nick Loeb, is mulling a bid for a Republican Senate run in Florida in 2012. Vergara is the very sexy star of ‘Modern Family’ and Loeb an heir to the Loeb Rhoades banking family. continue reading »

Tensions High in Greece over Building Anti-Immigrant Fence

Tensions High in Greece over Building Anti-Immigrant Fence

Over 1000 people marched in Athens Greece to protest the controversial plan to build a fence at the border with Turkey to stop illegal immigrants from entering Greece. continue reading »

Executives in Latin America have Highest Level of Confidence in Regions Economy

A global survey conducted by business consultants Grant Thornton has found that executives in Latin America have the highest level of confidence in their respective economy. continue reading »

Coffins by Truckload in Brazil- All Must be Buried This Evening Regardless if Identified (VIDEO)

The northern region of Rio de Janiero remains muddy and in shatters after approximately 560 people died from mudslides and rains that over took the area several days ago. The towns are seeing coffins being loaded by the truckload in order to prevent disease. Some town have burial mandates that must be completed by this evening, 5:00 p.m. even if they have not been identified. continue reading »

Another Canseco in the News – Twin Ozzie Arrested for DUI

Another Canseco in the News – Twin Ozzie Arrested for DUI

Just as Jose Canseco was reveling in the news that he would be part of the Celebrity Apprentice 2011 cast, the lone Latin, his twin brother Ozzie was arrested for DUI this early morning. continue reading »