A culinary highlight was 'mamposteao,' a simple rice and bean side dish.
Drug trafficking is at the root of most of the 1,136 homicides perpetrated in Puerto Rico in 2011, the highest number ever recorded, exceeding even Mexico's murder rate. The Puerto Rican government cannot manage this crisis alone. Washington must intervene.
Johnny Depp plays a boozy American journalist in the style of Hunter S. Thompson in 'The Rum Diary.'
Hurricane Irene strengthened to a Category 2 hurricane Monday. Forecasts show it will miss Florida, but Irene may grow as it moves toward the Carolinas.
Hurricane Irene has strengthened and could become a Category 3 as it slams into Bahamas, Tuesday.
Hurricane Irene is the first hurricane of 2011 season. Irene is heading for Haiti, the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas, and maybe Florida, say forecasters.
The Aruba missing girl case focused on report that she disappeared while snorkeling. Aruba police have arrested her travel companion. American Natalee Holloway went missing in 2005 in Aruba too.
A boy stands by a poster showing President Barack Obama and former President John F. Kennedy, a day before Obama's visit to Puerto Rico, on the grounds of El Morro National Park in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on June 13. Obama's June 14 trip marks the first visit to the US Territory by a sitting US President since Kennedy's 1961 visit.