Puerto Rico

US flag flies at half staff over the White House in honor of the Connecticut elementary school shooting victims. (AP Photo)

‘Always smiling’: Portraits of Conn. victims

Most died at the very start of their young lives, tiny victims taken in a way not fit for anyone regardless of age. Others found their life’s work in sheltering little ones, teaching them, caring for them, treating them as their own.

12/15/2012

Hector 'Macho' Camacho is on life support

Boxer’s mother arrives, expected to discuss removal of life support

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – The mother of former boxing champ Hector “Macho” Camacho has arrived at a hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where Camacho is clinging to life after being shot in […]

11/21/2012

Boxer's mother arrives, expected to discuss removal of life support

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – The mother of former boxing champ Hector “Macho” Camacho has arrived at a hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where Camacho is clinging to life after being shot in […]

11/21/2012

Puerto Ricans opt for statehood in referendum

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – A slim majority of Puerto Ricans want their island to become the 51st U.S. state in a non-binding referendum that would require final approval from Congress. The two-part referendum […]

11/07/2012

Puerto Rico votes on US ties and chooses governor

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – Puerto Ricans are facing a fundamental question on their ballots: Should they change their ties with the United States? Election Day is a holiday in the U.S. island territory […]

11/06/2012

US releases names of 55 Guantanamo detainees

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – The U.S. Justice Department has made public the names of 55 Guantanamo prisoners who have been approved for transfer to the custody of other countries. The information has been […]

09/21/2012

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