Commonwealth status has its own advantages

Freedom Newspapers The question of statehood for Puerto Rico is again bobbing to the surface like a mossy coconut, as it seems to with annoying regularity. Some Republicans — including a few in the Bush clan’s inner circle — apparently have convinced themselves this would mean a political windfall for the GOP, in terms of […]

Romero, Margarito

Margarito Romero Services: Have been held. Margarito Romero, 91, of Portales, died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born Feb. 22, 1912, in Puerto de Luna, to Rita and Norberto Archibeque. He was raised by Joe and Antonia Romero in Puerto de Luna and used the Romero name. […]