Football still in Portales High grad’s blood

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Courtesy photo Portales native Raul Anaya played two years at quarterback for the New Mexico Razorbacks. He now plays linebacker for the New Mexico Crush. After more than two decades playing football, Portales native Raul Anaya said he’s done after this year. An all-state quarterback and safety at Portales and a two-year starter at linebacker […]

Castro or not, meaningful change for Cuba far off

Freedom New Mexico It is difficult to tell just how significant is the fact that Fidel Castro has formally resigned as Cuba’s president. He “temporarily” ceded his powers to his younger brother, Raul, on July 31, 2006, but he remains a member of parliament and is likely to be elected to the 31-member Council of […]

Castro resigns presidency

The Associated Press HAVANA — An ailing, 81-year-old Fidel Castro resigned as Cuba’s president Tuesday after nearly a half-century in power, saying he will not accept a new term when parliament meets Sunday. The end of Castro’s rule — the longest in the world for a head of government — frees his 76-year-old brother Raul […]

County man killed in vehicle rollover

CNJ staff A 31-year-old Curry County man died Wednesday morning in a single-vehicle rollover near Texico, according to state officials. Raul Trevino was driving east on Curry Road 10 about 7:30 a.m. when he lost control of the vehicle, according to New Mexico State Police officer Kenneth Olson. The vehicle flipped several times and Trevino […]

Castro’s brother offers little hope for Cuban change

Freedom Newspapers The news that Fidel Castro was having unspecified intestinal surgery that caused him to hand over formal power to his brother Raul (who is 75) was so fraught with hope that Cuban-Americans in Miami’s Little Havana turned out for a massive street party. That even a rumor of the 79-yearold dictator’s imminent demise […]

Rodriguez, Blanca E.

Blanca Estela Rodriguez, 45, of Muleshoe, died Saturday, Dec. 24, 2005 in Lubbock. She was born on Feb. 29, 1960, in Mexico. She married Raul Rodriguez in Portales on Feb. 4, 1976. Mrs. Rodriguez was a member of the Iglesia Bautista Belen Church of Clovis. She moved to Muleshoe from Needmore 15 years ago. She […]

Rodriguez, Amelia

Amelia Rodriguez Services: Have been held. Amelia Rodriguez, 72, of Clovis died Tuesday, March 9, 2004, at University of New Mexico Medical Center in Albuquerque. She was born on April 12, 1931, in Boquilla, Chihuahua, Mexico, to Atilano and Jetrudes Marquez Arreola. She moved to Clovis in 1989. Family members said she loved to read […]