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Deceased Puerto Rican man posed with stack of chips

San Juan - In an attempt to capture his deceased son doing what he loved one more time, the father of poker player Henry Rosario Martinez had him embalmed and propped up at a poker table posing with loved ones.

Virus linked to newborn brain shrinkage rampages beyond Brazil

Until this year, Brazil had few cases of microcephaly, a debilitating and ultimately deadly disorder in which newborns are born with abnormally small brains. Then the country recorded almost 3,000 cases after reporting less than 200 cases in 2014.

Op-Ed: Puerto Rico to begin 2016 by defaulting on debt

San Juan - Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Padilla said the island will not make a $35.9 million payment to its Infrastructure Finance Authority nor another $1.4 million payment to its Public Finance Corp.

Boxing: Top 5 world champions who may retire in 2016

At least five elite boxing champions are expected to join a shortlist of retirees from the sport in 2016 after enjoying their reign and making tons of money during their professional careers.

Nonito Donaire dominates Cesar Juarez to bag WBO 122 pound title

Four-division world champion Nonito Donaire has scored a unanimous decision win over durable Cesar Juarez Friday at the Roberto Clemente Colesium, in San Juan, Puerto Rico to bag the vacant WBO super bantamweight belt.

Op-Ed: Why fans would prefer Bradley-Cotto over Pacquiao-Bradley fight

While WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley could be making more money in a third fight against Manny Pacquiao, boxing fans would rather watch Bradley face Miguel Cotto for his next fight as there is nothing new to see in the proposed trilogy.

Miguel Cotto bound to honor contract with Roc Nation Sports

Puerto Rican boxing star Miguel Cotto is definitely returning to the ring next year because he has one more contract to honor with Roc Nations Sports as part of his $50 million three-fight deal with the promotions company.

Nonito Donaire gears up for crucial battle against Cesar Juarez

Five-division world champion Nonito Donaire is making sure that he is physically prepared and mentally focused on his upcoming fight against Cesar Juarez on December 11 at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Alvarez beats Cotto, wins WBC middleweight title

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez has shown boxing fans that age does matter in boxing as he outlasted 35-year-old Miguel Cotto in their 12-round title fight at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada Saturday night to win the WBC middleweight title.

Op-Ed: Cotto-Roach relationship put to test in Alvarez fight on Saturday

The flourishing partnership and rock-solid relationship between Hall of Fame Trainer Freddie Roach and Puerto Rican boxing star Miguel Cotto will be put to the test when Cotto collides with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez on Saturday in Las Vegas, Nev.

Op-Ed: Why Canelo Alvarez favored to win over Miguel Cotto on Saturday

Hall of Fame Trainer Freddie Roach isn't going to settle for a win on points when his new-found talent Miguel Cotto collides with Mexican star Saul "Canelo" Alvarez Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, in Las Vegas, Nevada

Op-Ed: Why Cotto needs to drag fight to late rounds to win over Alvarez

Mexican boxing superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Filipino-American boxer Brian Viloria have one thing in common when it comes to endurance—they both tire out after six rounds which make them vulnerable to late attack by an opponent with better stamina

Op-Ed: Golovkin needs to share spotlight with Cotto to become PPV star

Genaddy Golovkin's first foray in the pay-per-view market failed to take off with the reported low turnout of PPV buys for his recently-concluded fight against David Lemieux at Madison Square Garden in New York.

Op-Ed: Gennady Golovkin likely to face Miguel Cotto early next year

A win by Gennady Golovkin over David Lemieux in their Oct. 17 bout at Madison Square Garden in New York could lead to a possible showdown against Puerto Rico's Miguel Cotto early next year.

No Clinton apology over use of private emails

San Juan - Hillary Clinton refused to apologize Friday for using a private email account as US secretary of state despite an uproar dogging her presidential campaign, as she knocked Republican frontrunner Donald Trump.

Op-Ed: NASA has to tell people the world’s not ending — Again?

Sydney - Trust the Internet to deliver absolute crap. Someone said it was going to happen, so every bozo on the planet believed it. That well-known biscuit maker and occasional laundromat, NASA, says an asteroid isn’t going to hit Puerto Rico next month.

Op-Ed: Cotto-Alvarez bout could break pre-Mayweather-Pacquiao PPV record

The upcoming fight between Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico and Canelo Alvarez of Mexico scheduled for Nov. 21 could eclipse the pay-per-view (PPV) record of the Mayweather-Dela Hoya fight of 2007 if the PPV price is fair and affordable.

Miguel Cotto-Canelo Alvarez fight officially set for Nov. 21

The highly-anticipated super fight between Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez of Mexico is now official and is set to take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on Nov. 21.

Puerto Rico pleads with U.S. for help with severe drought

San Juan - As the effects of the worst drought in Puerto Rico's history continue to impact the island nation, Puerto Rico is pleading with the Defense Department for assistance, asking for a task force to help in identifying ways to replenish their water supplies.

Puerto Rico defaults, bankruptcy not an option

Puerto Rico, an American territory, has now claimed that it will not be able to make a $58 million dollar bond payment due today, shedding further doubts on the territory's financial situation.
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