Santamarina, Matilde

Matilde Santamarina Services: Have been held. Mrs. Matilde Labandera Santamarina, 81, of Bethlehem, Pa., died Tuesday, April 12, 2005, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Bethlehem. She was born on April 6, 1924, in Cuba, to Maria and Jose Labandera. She grew up in Cuba, where she attended school. She married Everardo Santamarina on July 31, […]

Experience on Pojoaque’s side

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers ALBUQUERQUE — Experience will be on the side on Pojoaque in today’s Class 3A boys semifinal against Portales. The Elks are making their fourth trip to the state semifinals in five years while Portales is making its first state appearance since winning it all in 2001. Pojoaque (20-7) knocked out […]

Rams rumble over Cuba

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Portales’ Bo Gabriel hits the floor for a loose ball during the second half of a Class 3A quarterfinal game against Cuba Wednesday at La Cueva High School in Albuquerque. (CNJ staff: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers ALBUQUERQUE — Portales High’s boys weren’t about to let Cuba — and its boisterous fans — […]

Class 3A boys: Portales smokes Cuba

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers ALBUQUERQUE — Portales High’s boys weren’t about to let Cuba — and its boisterous fans — or a broken bus stop them. The Rams held high-scoring senior Michael Kilroy 15 points under his Class 3A-leading average and took control from the get-go in a 67-46 state quarterfinal victory Wednesday at […]

Mexico issues mean Cuba losing support

Freedom Newspapers Cuban President Fidel Castro says it shows Mexico has become a lackey of the United States. Armand Peschard-Sverdrup, director of the Mexico Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, however, said the expulsion of Cuba’s ambassador to Mexico and the recall of Mexico’s ambassador to Cuba “is indicative of […]