Enjoy a weekend in sunny San Juan

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - I couldn't take it anymore...flight after work on a Friday and arrived in San Juan at 1 a.m. We were set to return to New...were far away from any hustle or bustle. San Juan turned out to be the perfect weekend getaway...

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Mexican vochos valued by collectors

...attend.About 40 of the original vocho taxis still survive at El Coyol scrap yard in the Mexico City neighborhood of San Juan de Aragon."We're like a taxi museum," said Miguel Angel Campos, a junkyard employee. Inside the walled lot...

Bonds back in lineup for game in San Juan

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- With just five minutes to go before the first pitch Friday...at-bat. The Giants star said he wanted to play in front of the fans in San Juan, where the Expos play 22 of their home games this season. His appearance...

Nicaragua offers peaceful times for tourists

SAN JUAN DEL SUR, Nicaragua - I'm paddling down...boarded a bus bound for the coastal village of San Juan del Sur. On the way, we watched the scenery...went along for the ride. Upon arriving in San Juan del Sur, life slows down and takes a relaxing...

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Sofrito: a Caribbean cuisine staple

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Families pass on their treasured...tomato juice and salt." Merced-Reyes is a San Juan-based travel and culinary writer, and...Grande market in Isla Verde outside of Old San Juan, where a separate section devoted to sofrito...

Great scenery unfolds while pedaling bicycle

...whale of a good time on the magical San Juan Islands. Riders flock to this bicycling...playfully swimming up the shoreline of San Juan Island. Until then, the trip had...the average high temperature in the San Juan Islands is around 70 degrees and the...

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Hunter S. Thompson's Caribbean adventures coming to the big screen

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- It was 1959. Fired for...checks. Then a sports editor opening at The San Juan Star grabbed his eye. Thompson was rejected...gloves. It was perfect." He commuted to San Juan on a motorscooter to frequent El Patio de...

Teams see a whole new game in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - This is a love story and...baseball," said Armando Colon, a retired San Juan postal worker. "Everyone follows major...Judging from Friday night's game In San Juan between the Expos and New York Mets, the...

Expos could be back in Puerto Rico in 2004

...playing some of their home games in San Juan next year. Baseball officials have...Expos' 81 home games from Montreal to San Juan. Antonio Munoz, the promoter who...baseball $7 million for this year's San Juan schedule, thinks the island commonwealth...

Auburn cruises to win

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Reserve guard Marquis...Monday night in the opening round of the San Juan Shootout at Mario Morales Coliseum. The...Virginia Tech -- 79Illinois State -- 71 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Roland Roberts and Brian...

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