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Ex-boxer 'Macho' Camacho dies after shooting

Hector Camacho

Hector "Macho" Camacho was a brash fighter with a mean jab and an aggressive style, launching himself furiously against some of the biggest names in boxing. And his bad-boy persona was not entirely an act, with a history of legal scrapes that began in his teens and continued throughout his life. The man who once starred at the pinnacle of boxing, winning several world titles, died Saturday back in the Puerto Rican town of Bayamon where he was born, ambushed in a parking lot in a car where packets of cocaine were found.


Boxer Hector 'Macho' Camacho is brain dead, doctor says

Hector Camacho

Hector "Macho" Camacho, the famed Puerto Rican boxer, is clinically "brain dead," a doctor said Thursday. A gunman shot him in the face two days ago while he was seated in a black Ford Mustang in front of a bar in his hometown of Bayamon, Puerto Rico.


Former boxer 'Macho' Camacho shot in Puerto Rico

Hector Camacho

Police in Puerto Rico say former boxing champion Hector "Macho" Camacho has been shot and critically wounded.


Puerto Ricans opt for statehood in referendum

Puerto Rico

A slim majority of Puerto Ricans sought to change their ties with the United States and become the 51st U.S. state in a non-binding referendum that would require final approval from Congress.


Romney Wins Easily in Puerto Rico Primary

Puerto Rico Primary

Mitt Romney’s campaign said his win in Puerto Rico was the latest sign of his strength over Rick Santorum as attention in the Republican presidential contest turned to Illinois.


Puerto Rico votes in Republican presidential primary

Puerto Rico Primary

Puerto Rico held its Republican presidential primary on Sunday, with 20 of the U.S. territory's 23 delegates up for grabs in a race in which an upcoming vote on statehood has taken central stage.


GOP primary hits Puerto Rico, continues in Missouri

Mitt Romney

The Republican primary process rolls on nearly eleven months after it kicked off in Iowa, and with no definitive end in sight. On Saturday, Missouri began its process of awarding delegates to presidential contenders and the campaigns of Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum each looked to win the more aggressively-contested primary in Puerto Rico on Sunday.


Puerto Rico plans vote on territorial status

Puerto Rico plans vote on territorial status

Governor Luis Fortuno has proposed a two-step election next year to determine whether Puerto Ricans want to remain a U.S. territory.


Irene may hit hurricane status Monday

Authorities posted warnings for Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic as forecasters predicted Tropical Storm Irene would strengthen into a hurricane Monday.


Obama visits Puerto Rico with eye on 2012 election

President Barack Obama is making a rare presidential visit to Puerto Rico, the U.S. island territory, with an eye firmly placed on the Puerto Ricans back on the mainland who could help him deliver at least one key state during his 2012 re-election campaign....


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