MIAMI - Once again, the United States could only watch as an opposing pitcher celebrated at the World Baseball Classic. This time it was 38-year-old right-hander Nelson Figueroa, who became the pride of Puerto Rico on Friday night when he led his team into the semifinals and eliminated the Americans,... more »
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - A military judge has denied a request to allow television broadcast coverage of the Guantanamo Bay war crimes tribunal for five men charged in the Sept. 11 attacks. Defense lawyers requested TV coverage of proceedings at the U.S. base in Cuba. But the Defense Department... more »
SAN JUAN - For the first time, a majority of Puerto Ricans voted in favor of statehood.
The Election Day vote was nonbinding, but marks a shift in attitudes.
Puerto Ricans first voted on their desire to reject their current status as a U.S. commonwealth, and that passed... more »
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Forecasters say there's still a lot of uncertainty about the path that Tropical Storm Isaac will take. It's expected to head toward Florida as a hurricane by Monday, but the National Hurricane Center says some forecast models show it could go further west into the... more »
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico- Hurricane Irene has formed and is moving over Puerto Rico with its projected path expected to take it toward the U.S. East Coast later this week. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said early Monday that Irene has maximum sustained winds of 75 mph. It's... more »
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - The prosecutor's office in Aruba says a jawbone with a tooth recently found on a beach does not belong to missing Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway. The agency says that an analysis based on dental records rules out that the bone fragment came from her. It... more »
Twenty people were arrested including employees of American Airlines in a U.S. raid targeting a drug-smuggling ring based out of Puerto Rico's largest airport. Authorities say they have a total of 23 arrest warrants for people in cities across the U.S. Caribbean territory as well as Miami. The exact number... more »